The Role of the Manager

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Role of the Manager

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module is intended to prepare students for supervisory and managerial roles and, as such, deals with the core
    skills involved in management. These include delegation, managerial & leadership styles, motivation; chairing
    meetings, workplace counselling, staff development, identifying and managing conflict and negotiating skills. The
    module aims to help students identify how people become managers, what the role of the manager is and how to
    maximise their effectiveness in that role. Real-life examples are offered throughout, with the variations in styles of
    management and leadership required by different organisations and different cultures taken into consideration.
    Assessment: Report - 2000 words (50%) ; In-class Test (Case Study) (50%). *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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