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On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Understand theories, principles and techniques of contemporary management science and organisational behaviour; understand their application to the environments in which information professionals work.
2. Demonstrate core management skills, such as project planning, prioritising, and coordination; effective written and oral communication and presentation; and critical thinking and analysis.
3. Create strategies for key management activities, including contextual awareness, mission development, and stakeholder accountability; budgeting and financial management; recruiting and retaining staff; marketing and promotion; and the development, implemention, and evaluation of services and programmes.
4. Think critically and reflexively about their own practice and development as emerging professionals in information environments.
* Introductions, timetable, housekeeping, ePortfolios
* Self-management, critical thinking and reflective practice
* What is management and strategy and their importance to library and information services
* Origins of management; theory and practical application
* Strategic Planning, organisational behaviour and culture
* Marketing & Communications, stakeholder engagement
* Financial planning & management, budgeting, procurement
* Core management skills
* People management, staff development and team working
* Performance measurement
* New and emerging technologies
* Module evaluation and feedback
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Claire McGuinness||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr Philip Russell||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mr Andrew Woods||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|