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Leading and Developing Public and Community Services Module

Learn about the course below
Code
IPL 3100
IPL 4100
Start
March 2018
Duration
One day per week via on campus or distance learning
Two months in total
Attendance
Full-time
Fees
See the Fees and Funding tab
Course leader
Daniela Collins

Develop the skills to work more effectively as a leader or manager within a public or private organisation in this short course, available either on campus or via distance learning.

Why study the Leading and Developing Public and Community Services Module at Middlesex University?

At Middlesex we understand the needs and challenges for professionals working within a wide range of public sector and private organisations. That's why we developed this course to benefit any practitioner who is looking to move into a leadership or management role, including those who wish to enhance their current managerial position.

Taught by experienced practitioners at our state-of-the-art London campus or via distance learning to fit around your schedule, this course will challenge you to develop your own leadership role, with opportunities to critically evaluate your managerial style and apply knowledge within your workplace. Through a series of lectures and workshops you will examine the theoretical underpinnings of leadership with particular focus on models, influence, co-production and participation within service contexts.

Armed with these valuable insights and contemporary skills you will enhance your existing practice and future career prospects.

What will you study on the Leading and Developing Public and Community Services Module?

Available at our London campus or via distance learning, this course uses a variety of teaching methods and innovative resources to explore the following subjects:

  • Examination of leadership within its legislative and policy frameworks particularly in relation to public and community sector environment, its underpinning principles, ethics and values
  • Systemic approaches to leadership and organisational development
  • Theoretical frameworks underpinning a range of leadership models and their application to practice
  • Examination of moral, ethical issues in leadership using theories of power and influence
  • Case studies involving participatory and distributory leadership styles
  • Leadership and team work within a multi-agency context and working towards co-production
  • Principles of leadership, entrepreneurship, leading change using professional and personal leadership skills

Assessment

You will be assessed through coursework.

Qualifications

  • If you choose to study the Level 6 module, you must provide evidence of successful study at Level 5 or the ability to study at Level 6
  • If you choose to study the Level 7 module, you must provide evidence of successful study at Level 6 or the ability to study at Level 7.

Applications

If you are studying this programme and your fees are being paid for by an NHS Trust under contract with the University, then please download an application form by following the link from our CPD health webpage.

If you are studying this programme and your fees are not being paid for by an NHS Trust under contract with the University (for example, you are funding your own studies), then please complete the Middlesex University application from our postgraduate applications webpage.

There are several funding options available:

  • receiving course fees via CPPD contracts between NHS trusts and Middlesex University
  • paying your own fees
  • sponsorship by your employer (but not under a CPPD contract).

For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.

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