Essential Management Skills
Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.
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This course will provide you with an understanding of the skills, techniques and knowledge required to be a successful manager. This comprehensive course is highly interactive, and provides excellent coverage of the essential knowledge, skills and techniques for success as a manager. The course is designed for students looking to become managers or supervisors but with no formal management training.
Who is this course for?
This course is taught in tandem with Employability Skills.
Learning and Teaching
The course has 5 fortnightly meetings in the classroom, with 10 tutor-led online learning hours.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved.
You will not have formal examinations but you may have class tests. You may be asked to write assignments, keep a course journal or put together a portfolio. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student.
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.
Provided by the tutor on the university Virtual Learning Environment
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you must join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on
(029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.