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Overview

This short course aims to enable participants to acquire an understanding of organisations and the behaviour which occurs within them.

Summary

Good managers are not only effective in their use of economic and technical resources, but also in their management of people. This short course aims to enable students to acquire knowledge and an understanding of the core areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) and the factors which influence behaviour within organisations. This knowledge and understanding is essential for effective and efficient management practice, in particular, effectively managing, leading and developing people. Learning will be by teaching, discussion and independent study.

This course can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/201718/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-13809

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About this course

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About

Good managers are not only effective in their use of economic and technical resources, but also in their management of people. The rationale for this short course is to provide participants with an introduction to the principles of people management and the factors which influence and control both the structure of the organisational framework and human behaviour. Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and the core areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) are essential prerequisites for effective and efficient organisational management.

This short course aims to enable participants to acquire knowledge and an understanding of organisations, the factors which influence their structure and the behaviour which occurs within them; to acquire knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) and to be able to apply these in a range of organisational settings. This knowledge and understanding is essential for effective and efficient management practice, in particular, effectively managing, leading and developing people.

Linked programmes

MSc Management, MSc Management, MSc Management in Creative Industries, MSc Management in Creative Industries, PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development, PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development, PgCertPD Post

Assessment

60% Coursework, 40% Examination - (1) Group Project (60%) i.e. Written Report (50%) and Presentation (10%) and (2) Written Examination (two hours) (40%).

Attendance

This course requires attendance on Mondays 10.15am - 1.15pm during the 12 week semester (January to May) starting Monday 30 January 2018.

Entry requirements

Any undergraduate degree.

English Language Requirements

International applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University, which is a minimum acceptable score for the British Council IELTS of 6.0 (with no contributing band of less than 5.5) or equivalent.

Start dates

  • 30 January 2018
How to apply

Apply

How to apply

The following page explains the postgraduate short course application procedure:

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply#pgsc

Start dates

  • 30 January 2018

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£646.60
England, Scotland & Wales:
£646.60
International:
£1,471.00

Fees information

Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/payment_policy_1718.pdf

Scholarships, awards and prizes

Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available from FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Contact

Email: FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 6680