Module Code: H9LMAN
Long Title Leading and Managing
Title Leading and Managing
Module Level: LEVEL 9
EQF Level: 7
EHEA Level: Second Cycle
Credits: 10
Module Coordinator: COLETTE DARCY
Module Author: Isabela Da Silva
Departments: School of Business
Specifications of the qualifications and experience required of staff  
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Critically discuss people management roles/skills & reflect on levels of self-awareness, self-management, and continuous self-improvement, leading to enhanced organisational success and career progression.
LO2 Critically evaluate a range of decision-making models, including decisions around ethics and CSR.
LO3 Critique the concepts & theories underpinning organisational strategy and structure.
LO4 Appraise and debate the characteristics of effective leadership across a range of organisations.
LO5 Critically evaluate the major theories of motivation & critically discuss the importance of aligning the reward framework to the wider organisational context.
LO6 Analyse effective management & leadership of change in organisations & assess a range of approaches to change management.
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
Management of Self in a Professional context
External environment and internal organisational context for learning and development; Self-awareness and individual differences; well-being; time management; personal organising skills; principles of continuous professional development; professional/ethical approaches to self-management.
Personal Development & Perception
Factors influencing perception, problem solving, creative thinking, capabilities of working in flatter organisational structures without supervision; Team & Organisational effectiveness.
Managing interpersonal relationships
Characteristics of effective teams and team building; assertiveness and emotional Intelligence; interpersonal communication; effective negotiation, written, verbal and non-verbal communication; networking and negotiating; organisational politics.
Decision making, problem solving & CSR
Evidence-based decision-making; creative and team-based decision-making; ethical decision-making & common ethical dilemmas faced by managers and ways of resolving them; communicating and justifying decisions; proactive approaches to problem-solving; consulting skills.
Motivation and engagement at work
Major theories relating to motivation and how these are put into practice by organisations; achieving vertical fit between reward strategy and organisational strategy; achieving horizontal fit with people practices; training & development and performance management.
Effective leadership & methods used to develop leaders in organisations
Types of leadership/management styles and their impact; characteristics of successful and unsuccessful leaders; Emotional Intelligence; developing Effective leaders in organisations; coaching/mentoring & influencing skills.
Change management in organisations
Effective change management in organisations; effective approaches to change management: central role played by people management practices in the effective management of change.
Assessment Breakdown%
End of Module Assessment40.00%


Full Time

Assessment Type: Continuous Assessment % of total: 60
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
Learners will be presented with a case study and required to analyse the key issues in the case and answer four questions. Learners will also be expected to present reasoned arguments by applying appropriate models and concepts from the module.
End of Module Assessment
Assessment Type: Terminal Exam % of total: 40
Assessment Date: End-of-Semester Outcome addressed: 1,4,5,6
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
Learners are required to complete a three-hour examination where they answer three questions from a total of five.
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.

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 36 Per Semester 3.00
Directed Learning Directed e-learning 36 Per Semester 3.00
Independent Learning Independent learning 178 Per Semester 14.83
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00

Module Resources

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