Module Information

Module Identifier
IL32520
Module Title
Management of Organisations
Academic Year
2015/2016
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
External Examiners
  • Ms Jacqueline P Urwin (College Librarian - Durham University)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 11 x 2 Hour Lectures
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment One report of 3,000 words  Report Of Student:  50%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Unseen examination.  50%
Supplementary Assessment Supplemetary report  50%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Supplementary Exam  50%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • describe the role of a manager;

* explain and analyse the internal and external environments in which they operate;

*profitably and productively manage their environment through the intergrated planning of human, information, technology and financial resources;

get things done through people by utilising interaction skills;

* manage themselves and others as individuals;

* assess change and risk, and manage accordingly;

* evaluate the quality and performance of their services.

Brief description

This module focuses on managing organisations in dynamic environments. In such environments, information is critical to maintaining organisational competitiveness through satisfying customer needs, retaining and expanding the customer base, increasing productivity, improving performance, and ensuring financial viability.

There are four units to this module.

  • Unit 1: What is management and why is it relevant today?
  • Unit 2: Management skills.
  • Unit 3: Planning for the future and managing money effectively.
  • Unit 4: Getting things done through people.
  • Unit 5: Delivering services.

Aims

The aim of the modules it to show students how to manage information services to meet the business needs of the organisation.

Transferable skills

  • Independent Project Work
  • Use/Analysis of numerical information
  • Writing in Academic Context
  • Career Needs Awareness
  • Self-Management
  • Group Activity

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6