Top Up - Management and Leadership BA (Hons) DegreeCoventry University
£ 6.010 - (6.729 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
IT Project Management
Skills and Training
Whether you dream of setting up and running your own business or aspire to working your way to the top of a much respected Public Limited Company (PLC), management skills and knowledge are essential. At Coventry University College our management courses focus on contemporary management issues, giving you the opportunity to develop a wealth of general and project management skills to deal with a wide range of business scenarios. From managing people and resources to more strategic managerial skills, our courses are designed to help you progress from an operational level right through to leadership.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course focuses on leading and managing people and change and project leadership, covering a broad range of topics, from theories related to effective business decisions to critically engaging with the theories and concepts of marketing. You should also be able to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to gain professional qualifications.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- Organisational development
- Strategic leadership
- Business project
On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Markets – you will look at the development and operation of markets for resources, goods and services, customer expectations, service and orientation and the wider environment within which business operate. At this level modules will critically engage with the theories and concepts of marketing; including the contribution of marketing at a strategic level to the organisation’s aims and objective;
- Business policy and strategy – you will examine the development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment, to meet stakeholder interests. At this level management and organisations are viewed in an environmental context rather than as isolated activities in a self-supporting system. Modules will cover the theories related to effective business decisions when managers need to maintain a clear sense of the organisation in its environmental web and the interrelationships and interdependencies with which it operate;
- Finance – you will explore the sources, uses and management of finance; the use of accounting and other information systems for managerial applications. At this level, modules will focus on the use of financial information as a leadership and management tool for monitoring and managing individual and organisational performance;
- People – you will look at the management and development of people within organisations. At this level modules will offer a more critical study of management and leadership, with the opportunity for self-reflection and the development of a professional development plan. It will also consider more complex leadership and management issues such as diversity, ethics and change. Modules will also consider the theories related to effective project management. Those who occupy positions of senior management, as well as those who aspire to such positions, require the knowledge and skills to develop and implement strategy and the competence to lead others in this process. The module will provide you with opportunities to develop an understanding of theoretical models, skills and frameworks to underpin strategic leadership practice;
- Operations – you will study the management of resources and operations. At this level the modules will cover three main topics: the design of the product/service, the control of the product/service and improving how the product/service is delivered. The final module of the programme is an opportunity for you to undertake a project, through which you will implement the theories of resource and operational management they have covered in previous modules;
- Information management – you will examine the development, management and exploitation of information systems and their impact upon organisations. You will explore communication and information technology and the comprehension and use of relevant communication and information technologies for application in business and management. At this level the modules will develop an understanding of the characteristics of information management and information systems, to provide effective services.
This course will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, tutorials, self-directed learning, textbooks, module webs, scenario-based learning sets, professional libraries and resources, journals and case studies, seminars, discussion forums and peer-to-peer learning.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Assessments will take the form of individual and group coursework, which is vocationally relevant. The wide range of assessment techniques used at Coventry University College will ensure that you have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in full.
There are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we will assess your learning through course work and phase tests. Assessments take place during and at the end of each six-week block.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
As a full-time student a normal learning block will mean that you get 18 hours of teaching each week in groups of approximately 25-50 students. Depending on the course you have chosen, you will attend morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14.00-18.00) sessions. You will also need to attend one two-hour tutorial each week."