- Business Management
- Ms Carolin Grampp
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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module students will be expected to be able to:
(a) evaluate resilience building practices based on personal experience and academic research,
(b) explain and discuss concepts exploring resilience in general - and in the workplace, and
(c) appraise resilience - and in particular compassion - frameworks within the context of an organisation.
Personal development is an important outcome of this module. The class sessions and assessment components encourage students to develop and practice a range of skills which are not just relevant for this module but also their personal and working life. Personal development in its nature is about change and as such requires honest attention to one’s existing behaviour which can be challenging at times.
Direct experience of reflective practices with supporting literature (for example 3 minute breathing space, self-compassion break, soles of feet, lovingkindness, gratitude, sleep hygiene, Shinrin-yoku, mindful movement/yoga, mindful doodling, mindful eating).
Review of academic and other sources on topics such self-care, loss, neuroplasticity, workplace culture, values, character strengths, resilience, focus, lovingkindness, compassion, self-compassion, mindfulness - including activities inside/outside of the classroom setting.
In depth exploration of compassion in the workplace based on independent research in a real life setting which is visually presented and outlined in a report including action points.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students must have online access to complete module work/tasks.Learning Recommendations:
Ability to use UCD library online resources
Proficiency in use of in text citation and bibliographies
Proficiency in professional written and oral presentations
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Practice reflections||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Preparation for and contribution to sessions||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Compassion at work investigation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Students will receive class level feedback on first submissions of recurring components like the practice reflections, continuous contributions or follow on components within 2 weeks of the submission deadline. In addition, individual feedback in the form of provisional grades/completion record will be posted on Brightspace within twenty working days of a submission deadline. Supplementary individual feedback will be given upon written request. Students will also provide formative feedback to their peers after the completion of a project elements.