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MGMT7072 - Business Mgt & Community

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Title:Business Mgt & Community
Long Title:Business Mgt & Community
Module Code:MGMT7072
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: TOM O CONNOR
Module Author: MARGARET O KEEFFE
Module Description: Business management skills are core to Community Work. The ethical stewardship of public monies is essential to effective community work. This module provides the learner with some of the key requisite skills for this area of work (underpinned by community work principles and practice).
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Discuss why business management skills are core to effective community work in both the non-governmental (NGO) and statutory sectors in Ireland
LO2 Using examples, outline four key elements of management and their implications for good practice in community development work
LO3 Evaluate the challenges and opportunities for strategic planning in the Irish and European Union (EU) community development context
LO4 Critique the management role of key Government Departments and Agencies in the context of community work practice in Ireland
LO5 Critically analyse the nature of best work practices in a community context
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 MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

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
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The Managerial Role
Managerial Decision Making: the Fundamentals and Implementation of Strategic Planning; Monitoring and Evaluation; Management Information Systems and Control; the Management Role of some key Statutory Bodies (for example, Pobal) and Non-Governmental Organisations in the Community Development field (for example, The Community Foundation of Ireland); Ethics and Management.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Short Answer Questions In Class Test 1 20.0 Week 7
Written Report Research Action Project - for example a research action project on developing a micro community initiative, given in week 2 2,3,4 60.0 Sem End
Reflective Journal Journal of Learning 5 20.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

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 Lecture/workshop 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study and reading 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 Lecture/workshop 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Study and reading 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
  • Brown H.H. and D. L. Ruhl 2003, Breakthrough Management for Not-for-Profit Organisations: Beyond Survival in the 21st Century, Praeger Westport, Conn. [ISBN: 9781567206395]
  • Dubrin, A.J., Duane Ireland, R. 1993, Management and Organisation, College Division, South-Western Publishing [ISBN: 9780538815857]
Supplementary Article/Paper Resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_HCOED_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Development 6 Mandatory

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