Global Leadership Development - GOLD500

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Canterbury
Yearlong 5 15 (7.5) checkmark-circle

Overview

This module is a co-curricular venture, which provides a framework of activities for globally-minded undergraduate students to develop their leadership skills, global citizenship and cultural awareness. Students will also contribute to internationalisation initiatives, and advise and assist the Dean for Internationalisation and staff across the University. Activities will include a range of internationalisation projects throughout the academic year, in particular the promotion of events and initiatives and contribute to workshops to inform and lead on the development and review of certain internationalisation ventures. Students will be required to complete all components of the GOLD programme as outlined at kent.ac.uk/global.

Details

This module appears in the following module collections.

Contact hours

150 hours as follows: Lectures and Workshops throughout the year totalling 24 hours; usually as three-hour blocks, and 126 hours of independent study.

Method of assessment

100% coursework:
Reflective journal (2,000 words; minimum 5 entries): 50%
Seminar participation: 20%
Presentation (5-8mins): 30%

Indicative reading

Killick, D. (2015) Developing the Global Student: Higher Education in an Era of Globalization. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Leask, B (2015) Internationalizing the Curriculum. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Livermore, D. (2015) Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success. New York: AMACON.

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
8.1 Demonstrate awareness and understanding of internationalisation and its current relevance in the leadership context
8.2 Reflect on and identify how to maximise the benefits of an international academic community
8.3 Reflect on and evaluate different international perspectives

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
9.1 Demonstrate development of leadership qualities and project management skills in a global context
9.2 Critically reflect on their own development and identify areas to improve
9.3 Identify and develop their own cultural intelligence quotient
9.4 Demonstrate strong international communication skills in both verbal and written contexts

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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