DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP SKILLS - 2020/1
Module code: MANM483
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This module is designated as Core by The Chartered Institute of Development (CIPD) making its successful completion a prerequisite for those seeking Chartered Membership. This assessment method will ensure alignment with other Universities and other providers of the CIPD advanced level qualification.
Surrey Business School
STOKES Michelle (SBS)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: N340
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Indicative module content includes:
• Principles of continuous professional development
• Professional networking skills
• Systematic and evidence based decision making skills
• Effective team management
• Interpreting financial information eg budgets
• Demonstrating enhanced IT proficiency
• Demonstrating an essential people management skill set
• Demonstrating post graduate study skills
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Pass/Fail competencies||Completion of a Portfolio including a reflective learning diary - reflective essay and personal development plan||50|
|Pass/Fail competencies||Individual Presentation||50|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate and apply a range of HR and Leadership skills; the opportunity to critically reflect on their skill set integrated with critical evaluation of the principles of continuous professional development and develop a personal development plan.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
• Completion of individual portfolio and an individual student presentation
Formative assessment – students will receive verbal feedback during seminars related to case study analysis and during participation in skills workshops
Feedback; Written feedback on individual coursework and individual presentation
- Postgraduate study skills
- Self management skills
- Interpersonal relationships
- Leading, influencing and decision making
- Interpreting financial data
- IT skills
- Specialist HRM skills (eg. Selection interviewing, appraisal and disciplinary interviewing, participating in an employment tribunal, HR consultancy, presenting a business case)
|001||Students will be able to demonstrate competence in the skill areas set out in the CIPDs syllabus entitled “Developing Skills for Business Leadership”||CKPT|
|002||Develop and enhance a HRM skill set||CKPT|
|003||Reflect critically on their professional development as a HR professional||CKPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Workshop Hours: 15
Independent Study Hours: 102
Lecture Hours: 22
Seminar Hours: 11
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
The teaching and learning methods are designed to give students the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the relevant theory and application of a broad range of skills which are pertinent to contribute to an effective Human Resource Management career. HR Skills workshops will include but are not limited to role play scenarios ;participation in a mock recruitment assessment centre and a professional networking workshop with external HR professionals invited as part of our Community of Practice for HR professionals in collaboration with the CIPD Surrey and North Hants branch.
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
Reading list for DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP SKILLS : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/manm483
Programmes this module appears in
|Human Resources Management MSc(YEAR LONG)||Year-long||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2020/1 academic year.