AP6049: Systemic Psychodynamic Coaching with Teams and Individuals

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 12.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 24hr(s) Lectures (and demonstrations / role play; self study using dedicated learning materials; continuous reflective practice via reflective journal; coaching practice)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: Effectively implement systemic psychodynamic coaching within organisations and teams.
Module Content: Systemic psychodynamic coaching, team and organisational dynamics, systems at work, organisational coaching interventions.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Define Systemic Psychodynamic Coaching and identify its different stages
  • Understand organisational culture and team dynamics
  • Respond with a coaching intervention when a client's actions are influenced negatively within the organisation
  • Evaluate and understand how the individual or team fits within the system at work
  • Assist the individual or team to operate in a more effective way by engaging with their role with greater understanding
  • Develop a coaching style that links well to the organisational dynamics
  • Understand the emotional dynamics associated with the different stages of organisational coaching interventions
  • Apply the Systemic Psychodynamic model of Coaching.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,500 word academic essay).
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 Module Coordinator).

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