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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 HR5012B
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

Learning Outcomes

1. Reflect in depth on their personal leadership journey and development needs
2. Develop insights from their learning journey across the MSc for their personal leadership development
3. Assess the implications of observer assessment centre feedback for their personal leadership development
4. Apply careers models and frameworks to the development of their own career
5. Assess their career situation and plot proactive career plans

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Independent Study40Assigned readings and preparation for lectures
Assignment Completion60Research and writing reflective 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

New Team formation and development
Year 2 induction on campus

Reflective thinking and reflective writing
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Career management in the future world of work
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Leadership Development Workshop - Assessment Centre
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Career Development Workshop – Psychometrics, and navigating the executive job market
Online synchronous workshop (3 hours)

Final class meeting – sharing reflections on your MSc Journey

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reflective journalA reflective paper max 3000 words that will include but is not limited to: - Insights from their MSc experience and learning for their personal leadership journey - for the development goals they identified following 360 feedback, the specific actions they took to achieve these goals, with what results - A career plan for the next 5 years reflecting the above100%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 2
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    MSLDMSc in Strategic Learning & Development

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