Module Code: H9STRORGB
Long Title Leading, Managing and Planning in Organisations
Title Leading, Managing and Planning in Organisations
Module Level: LEVEL 9
EQF Level: 7
EHEA Level: Second Cycle
Credits: 10
Module Author: Isabela Da Silva
Departments: School of Business
Specifications of the qualifications and experience required of staff

Lecturer: Master’s degree essential however ideally a PhD. Experience of lecturing in the field and to post experience groups also desirable. Experience of industry in middle/top level management is also desirable.  May be professional qualified either. 

Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Critically examine the role of the manager and have an in-depth understanding of what ‘management’ means within an international context
LO2 Critically assess management skills, roles and functions regarding self-management and management of individuals/groups.
LO3 Assess the managerial contribution regarding creating & maintaining an infrastructure for results through planning and organising effectively.
LO4 Critically evaluate and apply theories relating to leadership, motivation, communication/negotiation to manage effectively in an organisational context
LO5 Assess a range of approaches to effective change management.
LO6 Evaluate the importance and application of control as a fundamental requirement of business processes.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is required before enrolment on this module. While the prior learning is expressed as named NCI module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

No recommendations listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Entry requirements

There are no additional entry requirements for this module.  The programme entry requirements apply.  No pre-requisites or co-requisites apply.


Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Managing Ethically and Globally
The nature of management Ethics and Social Responsibility International Management and Globalization
Planning and Organising
Individual and Group Decision Making Planning Organisational Structure and Design Control
Managing Diverse Human Resources Leadership Motivation Groups and Teams Communication and Negotiation
Change and Development
Personal Development and Team Effectiveness Organisational Change and Development
Assessment Breakdown%
End of Module Assessment50.00%


Full Time

Assessment Type: Continuous Assessment % of total: 50
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,6
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
Focused course work, group discussion and coaching from the lecturer through a series of assignments, based on case studies, which are spread evenly in the block period to maximise feedback and to promote engagement. The learning objectives are addressed by focusing on the fact that theories can only partially explain real contextual phenomena and thus a synthesis is sought by students to provide comprehensive analytical coverage.
End of Module Assessment
Assessment Type: Terminal Exam % of total: 50
Assessment Date: End-of-Semester Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
A terminal examination will test learning outcomes 1-6 in a two-hour exam format.
No Workplace Assessment
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.
Reassessment Description
The module must be passed. Where a student fails to achieve an overall average of 40% across both assessment elements they will be offered the opportunity to sit a repeat examination covering all the learning outcomes. All elements must be attempted.

NCIRL reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Module Target Workload Hours 0 Hours
Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Classroom and demonstrations 30 Per Semester 2.50
Directed Learning Directed e-learning 30 Per Semester 2.50
Independent Learning Independent learning 190 Per Semester 15.83
Total Weekly Contact Hours 5.00

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Mullins, L. J. (2019) Organisational Behaviour in the Workplace, 12th Ed, Pearson Education Limited, Harlow, UK.
  • Jones, G. R. and George, J. M. (2019), Essentials of Contemporary Management, 8th Ed. McGraw Hil, London..
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Buchanan, D., and Huczynski, A.. Organizational Behaviour, 10th Ed. Pearson.
  • Daft, R., Murphy, J. and Willmott, H. Organization Theory & Design - An International Perspective, 3rd Edition. Cengage Learning.
  • Aronson, E. and Aronson, J. (2018), The Social Animal, Worth Publishers, London, UK, p.431.
  • Carbery, R. and Cross, C. (2021), Organisational Behaviour; An Introduction, Red Globe Press.
  • Senior, B. Swailes, S. (2016), Organizational Change, 5th. Pearson Education.
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