- Business Management
- Ms Ashley Hughes
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Curricular information is subject to change
1. To develop your knowledge in the areas of leadership and behaviour in organisations. At the end of the module you should have a greater understanding of the theories and concepts used to explain how and why individuals and groups act the way they do in organisations.
2. To develop your analytical/diagnostic skills that enable you to use this knowledge to improve your leadership abilities. Specifically, these skills include:
• Critique organisational concepts and theories.
• Integrate the diverse concepts and theories.
• Translate these concepts and theories into management practices.
• Analyse a “real life” management situation and make sense of what is operating and why.
• Offer sound recommendations for improving leadership practices.
3. To develop your ability to actually practice management, e.g., leadership, collaborative teamwork, communicating, decision-making, etc. Applying the learning to one’s own life as an organisational member and leader.
The specific content will be documented in the module Outline document which will be issued prior to module commencement
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Short Individual reflective learning paper. This assignment encourages each student to reflect on the topics, themes and 'ah moments' that impacted them most over the course of the module.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Group Presentations and Report (through semester)||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Pairs Project. Applying L & OB concepts to address a relevant theme in a real organisation.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Group Presentations & Reports: written feedback will be provided to the presenting group within two weeks after submission of the final report. If practical, an element of peer review may also apply. During the semester feedback will be provided on presentations however grades will not be released. Pairs Project: Students may submit a brief proposal of the proposed project and receive feedback on the potential of their project and advice. Additionally students may engage the lecturer in a face to face discussion regarding their project concept. After the final grades are confirmed students may request feedback on their specific submission.
|Ms Roisin O'Loughlin||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|