Module Title:People Management Skills
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be delivered through a combination of ‘traditional’ lectures and a range of student centered learning activities including enquiry based, experiential and group learning activities.
Module Aim: The aims of the module is to encourage students to develop their understanding of People Management Skills and Organisational Psychology in organisations. These skills will help them to develop a range of definable skills which are pivotal to successful organisational management practice. Specifically, it provides students with an understanding of the skills and abilities at both (i) an individual and (ii) group level that they will need in order to operate successfully in their future careers. Students are expected to attend lectures, engage in self-reflective exercises, prepare for and contribute to class discussions.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Define and explain the key terms, concept, theories and practices of People Management in Organisations
LO2 Identify and develop critical skills and abilities that are required to be successful IT managers and professionals
LO3 Develop self awareness and understanding of own people management style and skills
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction to Management and People Management concepts
Outline distinction and explain HRM People Management. Identify importance of understanding concepts for successful management
HRM in Organisations
Understand the main strategies and functions of People Management in Organisations
Managing Yourself and PDP
An introduction to continuing professional development and personal development planning; establishing your vision of success; goal setting
Team Leadership and Teams
Team Leadership theories, Characteristics of Effective Leader; Diagnosing your teamworking skills and ability; solving inter-group conflict
Communication and Presentation Skills
How to deliver a winning presentation; delivery do's and don't; general tips and techniques; handling questions; Tips and techniques for effective verbal communication
Understand the concept of Power
Identifying sources of Power in teams and organisations
Time and Project Management
Effective and efficient time management skills and techniques Tips and Techniques for solving problems and making effective decisions in multiple contexts
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Group work/Presentation/Podcasts 1,2,3 20.00 Week 7
Other In-Class Examination/Essay//Case studies 2,3 20.00 Week 11
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Formal Written Exam 1,2,3 60.00 End-of-Semester

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Estimated Learner Hours 15 Weeks per Stage 5.13
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCIT_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management 7 Mandatory