Module Title:Business Psychology 2
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 7 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures; problem-solving exercises - student will work as part of a team and will work together to resolve various business psychology scenarios. Class Discussion/Debate - Students will be encouraged to actively participate in the class sessions which will develop their analytical and communication skills. E-Learning - This module will be supported with on-line learning materials. Self-Directed Independent Learning - the emphasis on independent learning will develop a strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to expand students knowledge to the area of psychology as it is applied to a business context.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Analyse the nature and function of groups and describe how group conformity and power can occur the workplace
LO2 Evaluate organisational behavior and the role diversity and culture play in an organisational setting
LO3 Assess the impact both domestic and global societies have in the business environment
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
1. Introduction to Groups
Definition; reasons for joining a group; categorising groups; group structure; stages of group development; group conformity; group influence on members. -
2. Organisational Behaviour
Definition of organisational behaviour; identify business culture, diversity in the workplace, management v leadership .
3. Business Environment
Business and the environment, role of business in society, society's influence on business, globalisation
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Students will be asked to work in groups and make a presentation assessing groups, and the role of group power 1 50.00 Week 6
Written Report Students will be asked to write report on the topic of OB and the business environment 2,3 50.00 Sem 1 End
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer Supervised Learning 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning Time 15 Weeks per Stage 5.93
Total Hours 125.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer Supervised Learning Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Time Every Week 7.50
Total Hours 9.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBBBM_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 3 Elective
CW_BBOPT_B (BAKB) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 3 Elective
CW_BBHRM_D Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management 3 Elective
CW_BBINB_D Bachelor of Business in International Business incorporating Double Degree 3 Elective
CW_BBOPT_D (BAKD) Bachelor of Business in Marketing 3 Elective
CW_BBSCM_D Bachelor of Business in Supply Chain Management 3 Elective
CW_BBBUS_C Higher Certificate in Business 3 Elective