Leading and Managing Teams - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time
There is a recognised and growing demand for health care professionals with high level management skills. This module provides a dynamic opportunity to explore and develop your role as a leader and manager within the context of team working.
In brief, the course content covers management/leadership, styles and theories, personal analysis, collaboration and performance management. Team working considers the theories and concepts of teams including professional power and empowerment, team building, team dynamics and motivational theories.
The skills you will develop are highly regarded, and sought after, by employers. On completion of this demanding and thought provoking course you will be further capable of meeting the changing and complex requirements of the contemporary health and social care sectors at a management level.
The School has a leading reputation in the delivery of professional development courses for the health and social care sector. Courses and modules are designed specifically around the current and future needs of health care professionals and their employers. We have over 30 years experience in delivering the highest quality health and social care courses which enable practitioners like you to enhance their careers and progress through a variety of management roles.
The learning and teaching strategies for this course include lectures, seminars, problem based learning workshops and self-directed study. Assessment is in the form of written coursework and a presentation.
The University of Bolton offers excellent student support and small class sizes, taught by friendly, approachable and experienced tutors. Students have access to all university facilities including libraries and IT suites.
You may be given financial support by your employer to undertake this course, or you may be self-funded.
Former Bolton students are working as managers and senior managers in health care; many return to the university for additional professional development courses as their careers develop and responsibilities increase. As a learner on one of our health and social care professional development courses you are also welcome to join the University’s Alumni and Friends Association which provides valuable professional and social networking opportunities.
This course is part of a professional development framework within the School and the credits gained upon completion of this course can be used towards the BSc (Hons) Professional Studies (Health and Social Care).
The mapping of the learning outcomes of this programme of study against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (DoH, 2005) is currently underway.
Applicants should have studied at higher education (university) level before.
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