ACE

AD1093: Personal Effectiveness

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 10.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 16hr(s) Lectures (and workshops, case studies and presentations); 8hr(s) Other (practical assignments via coach); 8hr(s) Other (self-directed study, guided readings)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: This module aims to offer the student an opportunity to explore and develop their strengths and areas in need of improvement across a range of key generic personal and interpersonal skills which are essential to the effective engagement of work related activities.
Module Content: Understanding one's values and approach via personality assessment tools.
Motivation.
Individual difference in organisation behaviour.
Time Management.
Communications and Presentation Skills.
Giving and receiving feedback.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Increase their effectiveness in work related actions.
  • Recognise specific areas of personal strength and areas which require improvement.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of individual motiviation theory and recognise resulting behaviour.
  • organise and plan time more effectively.
  • Deliver constructive feedback.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (Presentation, 20 marks; 1 x 1,500 word reflection on coaching sessions and psychometric test, 80 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated.

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