HRM08011 2016 People Management Skills 1
This subject aims to develop the learner's general people management skills in a variety of professional people management contexts. The module aims to develop the skills required of graduate managers in effectively managing people in professional settings; this may be in the context of engaging professionally with staff and/or clients. The learner will appraise current theory and practice in managing people, specifically in the areas of personal self awareness and interviewing skills. Learners will develop the capacity to evaluate professional situations and to identify and engage in appropriate strategies to manage people effectively.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Critically evaluate the current theory and practice in relation to effective people management skills
Analyse the role of people management skills in successful organisations.
Formulate creative and effective strategies and solutions with regard to people management issues.
Critically assess one's own people management skills and identify strategies to improve and develop them.
Develop and effectively conduct a 20 minute interview in relation to a business related scenario
Teaching and Learning Strategies
This subject will be delivered through combining lectures on the theory underpinning best practice and practical skills workshops. There will be a strong emphasis on the development of skills through participation in practical exercises and role plays as appropriate.
Module Assessment Strategies
The assessment for this module will be continuous. Assessments will incorporate both the development of appropriate strategies, based on an understanding of best practice, and the application of these strategies through an assessment of skills in role play excercises as appropriate.
Repeat assessments will be developed as appropriate to meet the module requirements.
1. The professional manager as a leader of people.
2. The role of emotional intelligence and self awareness in effective people management.
2. Personal skills of self awareness and personal development planning
3. Interviewing theory, techniques and skills
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Personal People Management Skills: Self Awareness and Personal Development Plan||Continuous Assessment||Individual Project||50 %||Week 7||1,2,3,4|
|2||Interview Skills Preparation & Practice||Continuous Assessment||Group Project||50 %||Week 14||1,2,3,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Independent reading & project work||4||Weekly||4.00|
|Lecture||Flat Classroom||Practical Skills Development - maximum student numbers @ 20||2||Weekly||2.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2015-04-03 Developing Management Skills (9th Edition) Prentice Hall
ISBN 0133127478 ISBN-13 9780133127478
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For undergraduate/graduate Principles of Management and Management Skills courses.
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2014-01-21 Interpersonal Skills in Organizations McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 007811280X ISBN-13 9780078112805
Interpersonal Skills in Organizations by de Janasz, Dowd, and Schneider takes a fresh, thoughtful look at the key skills necessary for personal and managerial success in organizations today. Exploding with exercises, cases, and group activities, the book employs an experiential approach suitable for all student audiences. The book is organized into 4 distinct sections (Understanding Yourself, Understanding Others, Understanding Teams, and Leading) that can be used collectively or modularly depending on the instructors' preferences and students' needs. The emphasis in this edition focuses on making the text more current along with making the text pedagogically effective for students and instructors.
David A. Whetten (2015) Developing Management Skills (9th Edition) Prentice Hall
Suzanne de Janasz (2014) Interpersonal Skills in Organizations (5th edition) McGraw-Hill Education
Doherty N. & Gulyer M. (2008) The Essential Guide to Workplace Mediation & Conflict Resolution, second edition, Kogan Page
Fisher S. (2007) Working with conflict: skills and strategies for action (4th editiona) Zed books
Passmore J. (2010) Excellence in Coaching, the Industry Guide (2nd edition) Kogan Page
Routledge C. & Carmichael J. (2007) Personal Development and Management Skills, CIPD
Zeus, P and Skiffington, S (2005) The Complete Guide to Coaching at Work, McGraw Hill
DVDs: Practical Leadership Skills, CIPD 2009; Selection Interviewing Skills, CIPD, 2009
Recommended Journals: People Management;