Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM885DA: Leadership in Public Organisations

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Aims

Module Four will help apprentices meet a range of skills (S2, S4, S8, S9, S10), knowledges (K2, K4, K5) and behaviours (B1, B4, B7) implicit in the IATE Systems Thinking Practitioner standard.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here - you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Constructively manage confrontation and conflict in organisational change settings.
2. Appraise the theoretical and practical ethical dimensions of leadership and decision-making in complex systems settings.
3. Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the Patterns of Systems method
4. Plan, influence and lead systemic change in public organisations
Discipline-Specific Skills5. Analyse and systematically review complex organisational challenges
6. Evaluate the applicability, benefits and limits of different systems approaches in leading complex public agenda and projects.
Personal and Key Skills7. Undertake independent self-reflective practice
8. Evidence well-developed oral presentation and communication skills