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CIE Level 5 Diploma in Management Studies

Course Code: OLL323

Course Overview

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.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 50,000 students that have already done so.

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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in Management Studies
    • Types of ICT skills
    • Research techniques
    • Portfolio skills
    • Self-reflection
    • Tools and strategies
    • 4 Principles of self-assessment
    • Reflective writing
    Unit 2: Introduction to management studies
    • Defining leadership
    • Historical comparisons
    • Leadership research
    • Levels of leadership and leadership styles
    • Aims and objectives of delegation
    • Limitations and levels of delegation
    • Measurement of outcomes
    • Team Building
    • Strategies
    Unit 3: Practical management skills
    • Planning, preparation and information related to management meetings
    • Structure and control strategies
    • Summarising and record keeping
    • Interview skills
    Unit 4: Managing process
    • Strategy development and implementation
    • Financial planning
    • Costing and budgets
    • Budget controls and reporting processes
    • Management decision making processes
    • Planning for decisions and decision making
    • Process management
    Unit 5: The manager’s role in training and development
    • Process and application
    • The training cycle and training needs
    • Hard and soft skills
    • Needs strategies
    • The Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
    • The skills gap
    Unit 6: Training and development choice
    • Work orientated learning
    • Induction and instruction
    • E-learning
    • Blended learning
    • Practical applications
    • Knowledge retention
    Unit 7: Motivation in the workplace
    • Motivation allied to performance
    • Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
    • McGregor’s Theory
    • Effects of personality on motivation
    • The Big Five Model (Costa and McCrae)
    • Taylor and McGregor: Instrumentality Theory
    • Content theories by Maslow, McLelland and Herzberg
    • Historical perspectives
    Unit 8: Effective communication: understanding the communication process
    • Historical perspectives
    • 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
    • Team performances
    • Pros and cons of teams
    • Scholte’s model
    • High performance teams
    • Team leadership
    • Independent development
    • Team development processes
    Unit 10: Change management
    • Informal and formal conflict
    • Culture as a form of conflict
    • Harassment
    • Blame cultures
    • Symptoms of conflict
    • Constructive conflict
    • Effects and implications of conflict
    • Change management
    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
    • Current applications
    Unit 12: Co-operation in the workplace
    • Competition
    • Conflict management
    • Handling criticism
    • Competitive working processes and practices
    • Negative communication
    • Impacts of globalisation
    Unit 13: Resources and research
    • Global markets
    • Evolutionary patterns
    • Changes in technology and demands
    • Research methods and ethics
    Unit 14: Psychometrics
    • Aims and objectives
    • Formats
    • Scientific basis and argument
    • Qualitative qualification
    • 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
    • Risk analysis
    • Stakeholders and procurement
    • Business plans and financial appraisal
    • Communication, teams and task forces
    • Project organisation
    Unit 16: Management development
    • Skills and applications
    • Direction and continuum in business
    • Self-directed learning
    • Feedback and reflection
    • Models and approaches
    • Self-awareness, the manager as mentor, coach and counsellor
    • Decision making
    • Self-limiting benefits
    • Role in organisational structure
    • Case study reviews
    • Performance management

Other Information

  • Assessment

    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.

    Course Duration

    You will have 2 years to complete this course. The approximate learning time for each unit is 60 hours.

  • Study Method

    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.

    Course Outcomes

    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
  • Accreditation
  • 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.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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