Module Identifier MBM9130  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Ian Thomas  
Semester Semester 3 (Summer)  
Co-Requisite MBM9230  
Mutually Exclusive MBM9160  
Course delivery Workshop   8 Hours + ongoing contact during the programme.  
Assessment Essay   One written report (of no more than 5000 words) on the subject of managerial skills in general, or selected topics within the subject area, utilising the knowledge and experience gained during the programme activities as well as researching relevant literature.   75%  
  Essay   One written report (of no more than 2000 words) based on personal experiences during the programme, critically evaluating the students own managerial skills capabilities as well as those of their team.   25%  

Brief description

This module will use a series of activities and workshops, delivered during the programme, as points of reference on which to base two written reports. One of these reports will cover the subject of managerial skills in general or a selection of certain topics within the subject area. The second report will critically evaluate the managerial skills ability of the student and others in their team. Students will also be required to research the subject area involved, thereby raising their awareness and knowledge of the subject area.


The main aims of the module are to:


Learning outcomes

On completion of the project, students will be able to:

Transferable skills

Reading Lists

A D Jankowicz. (2000) Business Research Projects. Thomson, Business Press
J Adair. (1997) Effective Team Building. Macmillan
J Adair. (1986) Effective Team Building. Macmillan
M R Belbin. (1981) Management Teams: Why They Succeed or Fail. Butterworth Heineman
R M Stogdill. (1974) Handbook of Leadership: A Survey of Theory and Research. New York: Free Press, London: Collier Macmillan
J Adair. (1988) Effective Leadership. Pan Books
W David Rees. The Skills of Management. Thomson Business Press
Dorothy M Stewart. Handbook of Management Skills. Gower
Students will be expected to research relevant material via electronic and other library sources.