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Creating a Culture for Innovation and Change Level 7



Thursday 23 January 2020 - Monday 30 March 2020


UEA, Norwich

Start Date

23rd January 2020







This module is available as a Health CPD credit only module or can be taken as part of the Advanced Professional Practice programme.  For further information on the Advanced Professional Practice programme please visit

Course Description

The module aims to enable leaders to manage the business and resources (including people) to meet external targets and drivers by enhancing their understanding of the political, policy and business drivers impacting on the strategic operational management and leadership of their organisation and of healthcare per se.

What will I learn?

By the end of the module the practitioner will demonstrate:

• Critical appraisal of the political, social, technical, economic, organisational and professional environment and its impact on service delivery;

• Evaluation of current legislation, policy and evidence;

• Utilisation of creative ways to influence the wider organisation/sector;

• Expert application of assertiveness skills;

• Expertise in identifying, developing and influencing networks to influence best practice in service delivery-

• Critical appraisal of a diverse range of evidence and datasets to inform the development of a systematic and well-argued business case;

• Evidence of effective decision-making with well-argued rationale;

• Developing strategic awareness.

These feed into the CLF competencies:

5.1 Identifying the contexts for change • Demonstrate awareness of the political, social, technical, economic, organisational and professional environment; • Understand and interpret relevant legislation and accountability frameworks; • Anticipate and prepare for the future by scanning for ideas, best practice and emerging trends that will have an impact on health outcomes; • Develop and communicate aspirations.

5.3 Making decisions • Participate in and contribute to organisational decision-making processes; • Act in a manner consistent with the values and priorities of their organisation and profession; • Educate and inform key people who influence and make decisions; • Contribute their unique perspective to team, department, system and organisational decisions.

Study Dates

23rd January 2020

3rd 17th February 2020

2nd 16th 30th March 2020

Course Director

Kate Delves-Yates


Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules and regular (five-yearly) review of course programmes. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, there will normally be prior consultation of students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff or sabbatical leave. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will endeavour to inform students.

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