Lead your way to a successful management career and learn all the skills and knowledge you need. Studying from home couldn’t be easier.
This course will enable you to:
Understand how to use information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Management Studies
Learn about practical management skills
Explore the strategy development and implementation of the management process
Explain the manager’s role in training and development
Discover a clear understanding of motivation
Understand the different stages of the communication process
Investigate how conduct good team building
Study change management
Explain the principles of organisational psychology
Look at co-operation in the workplace
Explore ways to research and take care of resources
Understand what psychometrics is and its uses
Develop an understanding in project management
The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace.
You will receive all of the course material through an online eLearning portal, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.
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Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in Management Studies
Types of ICT skills
Tools and strategies
4 Principles of self-assessment
Unit 2: Introduction to management studies
Levels of leadership and leadership styles
Aims and objectives of delegation
Limitations and levels of delegation
Measurement of outcomes
Unit 3: Practical management skills
Planning, preparation and information related to management meetings
Structure and control strategies
Summarising and record keeping
Unit 4: Managing process
Strategy development and implementation
Costing and budgets
Budget controls and reporting processes
Management decision making processes
Planning for decisions and decision making
Unit 5: The manager’s role in training and development
Process and application
The training cycle and training needs
Hard and soft skills
The Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
The skills gap
Unit 6: Training and development choice
Work orientated learning
Induction and instruction
Unit 7: Motivation in the workplace
Motivation allied to performance
Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
Effects of personality on motivation
The Big Five Model (Costa and McCrae)
Taylor and McGregor: Instrumentality Theory
Content theories by Maslow, McLelland and Herzberg
Unit 8: Effective communication: understanding the communication process
Emergence of ‘speake’
The culture of buzzwords
Shift to paperless communication
Comparative evaluations between theories
Unit 9: Team building
The Japanese doctrine
Quality management related to teams
Pros and cons of teams
High performance teams
Team development processes
Unit 10: Change management
Informal and formal conflict
Culture as a form of conflict
Symptoms of conflict
Effects and implications of conflict
Unit 11: The principles of organisational psychology
Historical origins of organisational psychology
Emergence of current practice
Working in organisations
Aims and objectives of organisational psychology
Explicit and implicit rules
Unit 12: Co-operation in the workplace
Competitive working processes and practices
Impacts of globalisation
Unit 13: Resources and research
Changes in technology and demands
Research methods and ethics
Unit 14: Psychometrics
Aims and objectives
Scientific basis and argument
Attitudes to psychometrics
Types of tests and analytical procedures
Intelligence and ability
Unit 15: Project management
Historical development of project management
Types of project management approaches and the project lifecycle
Customers and clients
Project definitions and fulfilment
Aims and objectives of project assignments
Stakeholders and procurement
Business plans and financial appraisal
Communication, teams and task forces
Unit 16: Management development
Skills and applications
Direction and continuum in business
Feedback and reflection
Models and approaches
Self-awareness, the manager as mentor, coach and counsellor
Role in organisational structure
Case study reviews
You are required to create an ePortfolio. After each unit you will have to send your work by email to your tutor. This means you are assessed on 16 tutor marked assessments. You will also have to take part in self-assessment activities, do your own independent research and conduct your own reflective journal.
You will have 2 years to complete this course. The approximate learning time for each unit is 60 hours.
This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received online. You will also get tutor support by email.
Successful students will achieve a CIE Level 5 Diploma in Management Studies.
This course is awarded by CIE. CIE (Centre for Interactive Education) is an innovative awarding organisation in the UK. Their courses are known to allow learners to study in an interactive and effective way and in a time-efficient manner without compromising the quality of learning.
This course is thoroughly checked to ensure the best practice of quality assurance.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
course questions & answers
What skills are needed to enrol in this course?
All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or an A level standard course (or equivalent) before enrolling on this Level 5 qualification.
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?
You may start at any time and have 2 years to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Online learning platform
Personal tutor support
Assignment marking and feedback
Dedicated student support
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
How do I get my work assessed?
You will send your work by email to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your CIE Level 5 Diploma in Management Studies.
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