Module/Course Description

Course Title: Professional Development

Course Code: UU-MBA-713-ZM

Programme: Master of Business Administration

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

The main objectives of this course are to prepare students for a career in business and management and enhance and develop employability, professional and lifelong learning skills and personal development.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course students will be expected to:

1) Critically evaluate the acquisition of a range of academic and professional skills using a number of theoretical frameworks.

2) Engage with the practical and theoretical aspects, through their action, interactions, reading and reflections, of the following:

1. Academic skills

2. Coaching and Mentoring

3. Communication Skills including ICT

4. Creativity and innovative thinking

5. Developing and Managing Self

6. Emotional Intelligence

7. Employability

8. Negotiation and Conflict Management

9. Networking

10. Personal and Professional Development Planning

11. Team management

12. Critical thinking and debate

Prerequisites: UU-MBA-710-ZM, UU-MBA-712-ZM, UU-MBA-714-ZM, UU-MBA-717-ZM, UU-MBA-718-ZM, UU-MBA-716-ZM, UU-Msc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-203-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)


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