MGMT06025 2016 Management and Communication

General Details

Full Title
Management and Communication
Transcript Title
Mgmt & Comm
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Subject Area
MGMT - Management
MRKT - Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Lisa Dunne
Programme Membership
SG_BAPPL_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Applied Sport SG_BAPPL_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with Business SG_BSPOR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport with Business SG_BSPOR_H08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport with Business SG_BAPPL_B07 202100 Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with Business

This module aims to provide the student with an understanding of the theory and practices of management and communication with specific reference given to the leisure and services sector. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Apply management theory in different scenarios


Understand the influence of the Business Environment on an organisation's operation.


Comprehend the key functions of management


Understand the communication process


Develop and demonstrate key oral communication skills

Teaching and Learning Strategies

A mixture of active and collaborative learning with frequent discussion opportunities


Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment Breakdown:

Final Examination                                      70%

Continuous Assessment                             30%

Examples of Continuous Assessment Methods:

Group Case Study

Oral Presentation


Repeat Assessments


Individual Project

Indicative Syllabus

  1. Introduction to Management                                                                  
  2. The Functions of Management  
  3. Introduction to the Business Environment      
  4. The Communication Process                                                 


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
30 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
70 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment Group Project 30 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 70 % End of Term 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Flat Classroom Tutorial 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Self Directed Learning 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2013-09-13 Modern Management: Theory and Practice for Students in Ireland Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN 071715632X ISBN-13 9780717156320

Updated edition of this authoritative introduction to management, incorporating theory and practice, with emphasis on the changed Irish and global business environments. * Extensively revised, this edition includes: * historical and recent developments in the Irish business sector, supported by new data, trends, legislation and policy * emphasis on the role of ethics in business and management today, with specific reference to Irish case studies * the changed global business environment; its challenges and impact * an introduction to change management, its pivotal link with innovation, and it's strategic role in a rapidly changing business environment. * Includes many new case studies, vignettes and bestpractice examples, reflecting today's workplace in a variety of industries and sectors. * Provides practical information and examples in how to apply management theory in a changing and challenging work environment. * Engaging examples as well as skill-building and application exercises in each chapter help students understand and apply basic management principles. Written For: Management courses at diploma or degree level, and professional examinations with a management module

Recommended Reading
2015-01-01 Management South-Western College Pub
ISBN 1285861981 ISBN-13 9781285861982

MANAGEMENT, 12E readers gain the confidence to manage and develop the ability to lead with innovative solutions in today's rapidly changing business environment. Daft explores the emerging themes and management issues most important for managers in businesses today. Current and future managers learn to look beyond traditional techniques and ideas to tap into a full breadth of management skills. D.A. F.T. defines Management with the best in new and proven management competencies.

Recommended Reading
2014-04-11 Effective Communication Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN 0717159760 ISBN-13 9780717159765

The fourth edition of this hugely popular textbook has been updated for the revised Level 5 Communications module [5N0690], which focuses on the four main communication skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, incorporating all communications technology. * New to this edition: * Discusses current issues in communications and information technology with emphasis on trends, developments and the impact of social media * Presents all updated legislation in relation to work, including health, safety and welfare at work, and communications-related legislation * Introduces reading techniques - such as skimming, obtaining an overview and identifying key points - as a basis for developing summary writing skills * Includes new hints and tips for students throughout the book. * Considers verbal skills, listening skills, and nonverbal and visual communication in one-to-one and group interaction, as well as both personal and work-related settings. * Discusses various forms of communications technology and how they can be used in various contexts and for different required results. * Presents key research methodologies and editorial skills, including drafting and proofreading. * Each chapter contains activities and points of discussion to encourage participation in the classroom, and provides additional web resources for further study and exploration. Written For: * Communications module [5N0690] at Level 5

Recommended Reading
2004 Communications for Business Gill & Macmillan
ISBN 0717131912 ISBN-13 9780717131914

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