⇒ Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 4 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 650 Understand professional management and leadership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

Unit 650 Understand professional management and leadership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

This unit is one of the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1. Understand theories of management and leadership and their application to health and social care or children and young people settings
    1. 1.1 Research theories of management and leadership
    2. 1.2 Analyse how theoretical models of management and leadership can be applied to a range of situations in a work setting
    3. 1.3 Analyse how the values and cultural context of an organisation influence the application of management and leadership models.
  2. 2. Understand the relationship between professional management and leadership
    1. 2.1 Evaluate the interdependencies between leadership and management
    2. 2.2 Analyse the conflicts between the application of management and leadership models
    3. 2.3 Describe how conflicts between management and leadership models can be addressed.
  3. 3. Understand the skills of professional management and leadership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
    1. 3.1 Analyse the skills required to be an: a. effective manager b. effective leader
    2. 3.2 Explain why managers in health and social care or children and young peoples settings need both management and leadership skills
    3. 3.3 Analyse how leadership skills can influence the values of an organisation
    4. 3.4 Explain why leadership styles may need to be adapted to manage different situations.
  4. 4. Understand the impact of policy drivers on professional management and leadership in health and social care or children and young people’s services
    1. 4.1 Identify factors that influence policy drivers
    2. 4.2 Analyse emerging themes and trends that impact on management and leadership of health and social care and children or young people’s services.

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