Module Title:Leading Self and Others
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: • Lectures • Discussion • Case study • Problem-solving exercises • Readings • Self-directed learning
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to support learners to develop skills in leading others through an increased awareness of self. Leading the self, a prerequisite for leading others begins with self-awareness, and this module uses contemporary approaches including emotional intelligence as a theoretical framework for self work.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Describe the theoretical approaches underpinning the premise that leading others begins with leading the self (D2, 10, D5 13, 19).
LO2 Be able to evaluate the effect of self on others (D1 22), and through self-awareness improve communication, working in partnership and professional judgement for effective practice (D5 13), including role of whistle-blowing (D1 14)
LO3 Understand how to increase personal growth (D1 17), self-awareness, non-judgemental attitude (D1 23) and professional development through the life plan (D 5 19) and understand how to use emotions in professional practice.
LO4 Leading Others -learn to enhance relationships with professional colleagues and develop skills to create professional relationships based on mutual respect and trust (D 5 8 9 12 13 15 ) and asses the dynamics of communicating (power, authority, values) in leading and relating to others. (D2 12 13 15 D5 12)
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

9416 PRTC H3421 Supervised Professional Practice 2
Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Theoretical Understanding on Leading Self Before Leading Others
Leading Self before leading others, Dare to lead, Mindful Leadership, Mindful and sustainable practice (D2, 10, D5 13, 19).
Learning to Understand Self
Self-awareness, understand personal growth (D5 19), role of self and responsibility for actions and workload (D1 17),
Leaning to Lead Self
Develop personal self-care skills (D5 19), non-judgemental attitude (D1 23) and emotional intelligence through self-plan (Hacker and Washington, 2018) and learning how to understand and use emotions in professional practice.
Leading Others
Learn to enhance relationships with professional colleagues and develop skills to create professional relationships based on mutual respect and trust (D 5 15) learn role of whistle-blowing (D1 14) and asses the dynamics of communicating (power, authority, values) in leading and relating to others. (D1 22 23 D2 10 12 13 15 D5 8 9 12 13 19)
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment40.00%
Project60.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Essay/ case study/ problem based learning exercise (D1 14 17 22 23 D2 10 12 13 15 D5 8 9 12, 13, 15, 19). 1,2,3,4 40.00 n/a
Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Continuous Assessment using self-awareness tools for leading self (D1 14 17 22 23 D2 10 12 13 15 D5 8 9 12, 13, 15, 19) 1,2,3,4 60.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Independent Learning 12 Weeks per Stage 8.42
Total Hours 125.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_HHPSC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Professional Social Care Practice 8 Mandatory