Leading Groups and Teams (LEAD) (N1536)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

Develop the skills to become an effective team leader. In this module, you are introduced to some of the commonly-faced issues of working in groups or teams, so you can gain the skills to lead. 

You look at:

  • team design
  • team composition
  • interpersonal dynamics.

You also learn the key processes that occur when group and team members work together, including:

  • communication
  • problem solving
  • decision-making
  • conflicts.

You recognise the outcomes that can be achieved as a result of a group or team working together efficiently.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: