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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2003 - 2004

Module Title Strategic Context of Ed./Training Management
Module Code ES504
School School of Education Studies

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Level 5 Credit Rating 7.5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
To enable participants to: Gain insight into policy formulation and the factors which affect it Understand the factors which impinge on education/training management Appreciate the role of budgeting and budgetary control in education/training management

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to: Describe the main contributors to policy formulation Identify how policy impinges on education/training management Evaluate the role of budgeting and budgetary control in education/training management

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 26
Tutorials 9
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 77.5

Total 112.5
Assume that a 7.5 credit module load represents approximately 112.5 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Essential: Mintzberg, H & Quinn, B (1992) The Strategy Process, Concepts & Contexts, New York, Prentice Hall Levacic, R. (1989) Financial Management in Education, Milton Keynes, OU Press Senge, P. (1999) The Dance of Change. Nicholas Brealey Publishing. London Supplementary: Anthony, R.W. and Young, D.W. (1988) Management Control in Non Profit Organisations, Homewood, Ill: Irwin. Purdy, D.E. (1993) Accounting, Controls and the Perceptions of Managers: A Longitudinal Study of Ward Units in a Teaching Hospital in financial Accountability & Management, 9(1), pp 45 - 66 Weatherly, C. (2000) Leading the Learning School. MPG Books. Cornwall
Programme or List of Programmes
GEMGrad Dip in Ed. & Training Management