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The BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Skills for the Workplace is designed both for progression from the Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education Skills for the Workplace and for credit transfer from other business related programmes.Successful completion of studies on the Cert HE Skills for the Workplace will enable learners to progress straight into Level 5 of this degree programme which follows a similar pattern of flexible delivery as the Certificate, being delivered with discrete modules,
The BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Skills for the Workplace is designed both for progression from the Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education Skills for the Workplace and for credit transfer from other business related programmes.
Successful completion of studies on the Cert HE Skills for the Workplace will enable learners to progress straight into Level 5 of this degree programme which follows a similar pattern of flexible delivery as the Certificate, being delivered with discrete modules, studied consecutively, with face-to-face tuition at a convenient community location.
This programme complements the portfolio currently offered through the Faculty of Business and Management and can lead to further progression onto the extensive postgraduate suite of programmes offered both locally and via distance learning.
In terms of subject content, the title “for the workplace” reflects the contextualisation of each module to the personal workplace experiences of the learners. This project based, discursive approach to study ensures that generic theoretical models are consistently explored within a workplace context ensuring continued relevance to the needs of employers and career progression.
The curriculum content of the BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Skills for the Workplace has been carefully developed to provide a series of discrete 20 credit modules. Each module focuses on a key generic aspect of management and leadership capable of being contextualized to specific workplace experiences.
The modules can be studied in any order within the Level, with the exception of EMPL5001 Developing Workplace Critical thinking and EMPL6001 Emergent Leadership Skills for the Workplace which will always begin each new level of study and provide a contextual introduction.
In general terms Level 5 study focuses upon areas relating to business and management i.e.
Developing Workplace Critical Thinking
Developing Relationships and Workplace Achievement
Understanding and Engaging in the Customer Experience
Managing Projects in the Organisation
Workplace Culture and Organisational Efficiency
Knowledge and Information Management Skills for the Workplace.
Progress to Level 6 study focuses upon areas relating to leadership skills within a management context i.e.
Emergent Leadership Skills for the Workplace
Developing Innovation and Creativity for Business Advantage
Leading and Implementing Workplace Change
Strategic Management for SMEs.
Coaching and Mentoring Skills for the Workplace
Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills for the Workplace.
Grades / Points required
Not currently available, please contact university for up to date information.
The vast majority of students following this programme will have progressed from an initial year of study on the Certificate of Higher Education in Skills for the Workplace. In addition learners from other differing backgrounds tend to be attracted to this programme. It is recognised that many candidates for this programme could be returning to study after several years in the workplace.
Mature applicants without formal qualifications are required to demonstrate their capacity to pursue and benefit from the programme and will be required to follow the University’s regulations for the Recognition of Prior Learning.