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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Personal Leadership & Management Skills
Module Code HR5012A
School DCUBS
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: John McMackin
Semester 2: John McMackin
Autumn: John McMackin
Module TeachersJohn McMackin
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

This module will equip students with insights and skills to work effectively in teams and their personal management and leadership skills. The module will provide students with opportunities to identify key areas for personal development and support their efforts to achieve this change.

Learning Outcomes

1. Assess the effectiveness of their teamwork and apply strategies for effective teamworking
2. Demonstrate presentation skill competence
3. Evaluate feedback on their management competencies to identify development priorities
4. Set medium term personal development goals and take actions to progress these
5. Critically evaluate ethical considerations in applied work setting

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Independent Study40Assigned readings and preparation for lectures
Fieldwork25Research, prepare and deliver in class presentation
Assignment Completion36Research and writing individual paper
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Team building & Presentation skills Workshop 1 Day Induction programme on campus

Team based decision making – online simulation
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Emotional intelligence & Personal Agility (360 feedback setup)
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Personal development planning & Ethics workshop
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Team presentations

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
PresentationTeam presentation applying an appropriate model to reflect on their team’s development journey during first year30%n/a
Reflective journalReflective paper (max. 2,500 words) applying conceptual frameworks as appropriate to identify key personal leadership insights from year 1 of the MSc experience, including but not limited to: - Insights from personal profiling and 360 feedback - Critical incidents from year 1 (induction, working with group, in lectures, outside MSc but affecting it) -70%n/a
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    MSLDMSc in Strategic Learning & Development

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