AD2820: Leadership and Team Building

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 8.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Teaching Period(s): Semester 2.
Teaching Methods: Workshops (Classroom mode: 20 hours lectures, seminars and group work. Blended Learning mode: 8 hours lectures, seminars and group work; on-line tutorials and e-mentoring. Distance Learning mode: on-line tutorials, e-mentoring and discussion forums); Directed Study (Classroom mode: in classroom assignment instructions. Blended Learning mode: in classroom assignment instructions and on-line assignment instructions and feedback. Distance Learning mode: on-line assignment instructions, e-mentoring and feedback); Other (Classroom, Blended and Distance Learning modes: online resources - articles, readings and case studies)
Module Co-ordinator: Mr Simon Healy, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education; Staff, Department of Food Business and Development.
Module Objective: To familiarise the student with the importance of people management in the supply chain environment.
Module Content: Effective leadership, team-building, conflict management and resolution and relationship management.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Identify important Leadership Traits and examine how these could be used to drive dynamic change and development within organisations and supply chains.
  • Assess the role of team-building in supply chain management.
  • Evaluate approaches to conflict resolution in the supply chain.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 1,500 word report, 50 marks and 1 Journal of Learning, 50 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 (as prescribed by the Department).

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