ACC40910 Professional Development

Academic Year 2020/2021

The objective of this module is to assist students in developing non-technical skills required to be successful in a professional environment. It aims to provide students with a foundation toolset for lifelong personal and professional development.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, students should:
1. Understand different personality types (including an awareness of their own) and how they can impact on decision making and team dynamics.
2. Understand the importance of Personal Brand and understand how it impacts others.
3. Understand the importance of professional ethics in the workplace.
4. Understand how to communicate information/arguments with clarity and influence a target audience.
5. Have improved their ability to build and deliver effective presentations.
6. Understand group dynamics and the skills required to motivate and lead small groups and teams.
7. Understand structured problem solving through the use of established frameworks and tools.

Indicative Module Content:

On completion of this module, students should:
1. Understand different personality types (including an awareness of their own) and how they can impact on decision making and team dynamics.
2. Understand the importance of Personal Brand and understand how it impacts others.
3. Understand the importance of professional ethics in the workplace.
4. Understand how to communicate information/arguments with clarity and influence a target audience.
5. Have improved their ability to build and deliver effective presentations.
6. Understand group dynamics and the skills required to motivate and lead small groups and teams.
7. Understand structured problem solving through the use of established frameworks and tools.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

30

Autonomous Student Learning

5

Total

35

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
Continuous Assessment: Varies: Personal journals, team building, presentations Unspecified n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

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