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HOSP7053 - Tourism & Hosp Leadership

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Title:Tourism & Hosp Leadership
Long Title:Tourism & Hosp Leadership
Module Code:HOSP7053
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Hospitality
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Noel Murray
Module Author: MARY FORDE
Module Description: The purpose of this module is to develop the learner's skills in professional and personal development as well as to inform them of the career paths in hospitality management and leadership roles. On completion of this module the learner should have a range of interpersonal management and professional skills necessary for their career in tourism or hospitality management. In addition they should understand the importance of interpersonal skills, professionalism, timeframes in business and techniques for enhancing their management and leadership skills.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Identify leadership skills which will be required of a professional in the area of tourism or hospitality management enabling them to achieve the business goals and deliver results
LO2 Appraise leadership models and identify contemporary examples of successful and unsuccessful leadership today
LO3 Critique a variety of leadership techniques to enhance effective management of people
LO4 Examine leadership best practice in tourism & hospitality management.
LO5 Assess the importance of self- development and the value of experiential learning in becoming a professional tourism or hospitality manager
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT 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
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.
No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Personal Effectiveness
Time Management. Stress Management. Managing a meeting. Developing exceptional problem solving skills. Work life balance. Production of career plan. The role of professionalism. Continual Professional Development.
Historical views of leadership, trait behavioral, theory, approaches.
Definition and distinctions between leadership and management, focusing on the trait and behavioral approaches. Hersey-Blanchard, Path Goal and Vroom's Expectancy Theories of Leadership.
Leading from the Middle
Matching your management style to the situation. Communicating personal values. Listening Skills. Empowerment. Combining leadership styles.
Coaching & Mentoring
Task Analysis. Listening Skills. Identifying Strengths & weaknesses, observation, verbal / non verbal skills, learning styles. Planning the approach. Conducting a coaching session, provision of feedback. Mentoring Skills, clarifying the relationship, flexibility in approach. How to conduct a mentoring session.
Best Practice in Management Tools & Techniques
Examples from best practice in International Tourism & Hospitality Management.
Experiential Learning
Examination of the four elements in experiential learning: concrete experience, observation and reflection, formation of abstract concepts and testing in new situations.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Analyzing, critiquing and applying acquired knowledge to a tourism or hospitality case study in leadership 1,2,3,4,5 50.0 Week 9
Essay Essay questions differentiating between leadership and management and appraising leadership concepts, theories and models. 1,2,3,4,5 50.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
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.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Theory 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Lab based activity including psychometric testing 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent reading and study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Theory 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Lab based activity including psychometric testing 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent reading and study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Buckley Roger, Caple Jim 2007, One to One Training and Coaching Skills, 5th Ed., Kogan Page London [ISBN: 0749749764]
  • Enda Larkin 2008, Ready to Lead?, 1st Ed Ed., Pearson Prentice Hall London [ISBN: 9780273715061]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • John Eric Adair 2009, Effective Leadership (New Revised Edition), 2nd Ed Ed., Pan Publishing [ISBN: 9780330504195]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_FTRSM_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism Management 5 Elective
CR_OHCMA_7 Bachelor of Business in Hospitality Management 5 Elective

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