BMGT20100 Developing Future Leaders

Academic Year 2024/2025

The purpose of this course is to explore the idea of Future Leadership as something which involves more than thinking, behaviour, techniques and position, but who we are, our identity or fundamental ethical state.

In this context, students will explore various theoretical dimensions of leadership whilst simultaneously learning how they might shape and manage their own sense of leadership into the future.The course will be of interest to students who seek an understanding of leadership as understood within present organisational paradigms as well as those who seek new ideas of Future leadership.Students should only choose this module if they are interested in exploring developmental and academic ideas in various topics in the literature on leadership.

A combination of readings, multi-media (music, film, art) presentations , and class discussion will be the pedagogical tools used in this course.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:

1. Articulate their individual leadership vision and their part in shaping 21st century organisations.
2. Describe and critically appraise key issues regarding leading and leadership theories.
3. Identify aspects of systems and organisational structures that need to change or develop to more effectively accomplish globally responsible leadership.
4.Develop and enable a holistic approach to both articulating and generating future leadership constructs.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and Action Based Learning.
Reflective learning to help integrate the material.
Group work and critical writing in group assignments. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade

Not yet recorded.

Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Students are given feedback orally in the lectures when partaking in facilitating and /or presenting on a topic area.