BMGT45190 Leadership & Team Management

Academic Year 2023/2024

Working with others and leading others is a challenging but critical part of management. This module introduces psychological theories and tools for dealing with problems encountered when managing people in your work and career. The module will offer opportunities to apply these theories, and use them to solve problems you will encounter at work. The module will begin by examining the individual within the organisation, then examine working with teams and groups, and finally examine leadership. The format of the course involves a series of lectures and readings, and exercises and case analyses which allow students to apply their knowledge.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

1. To understand how to use psychological theories to deal with problems at work
2. To be able to examine your own management and leadership style, and use this knowledge to improve how you work with others
3. To explore how individuals and groups make decisions.
4. To understand and apply leadership theory

Indicative Module Content:

• Introduction to leadership and Team Management
• Individual differences (personality)
• Decision making in individuals
• Decision making in groups
• Managing conflict and team effectiveness
• Leadership, Power and Influence
• Ethical Leadership
• Leadership and Team Simulation
• Teams over time

Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning






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
Essay: Continuous assessment- individual essay on application of psychological theory. Unspecified n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Class Participation. Unspecified n/a Graded No


Group Project: Continuous assessment-group project assignment. Unspecified n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
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