EG220-5-AP-CO:
Management and Leadership

The details
2023/24
Edge Hotel School
Colchester Campus
Autumn & Spring
Undergraduate: Level 5
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 22 March 2024
15
03 February 2022

 

Requisites for this module
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(none)
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Key module for

BA N888 Events Management,
BA NA88 Events Management (Including Year Abroad),
FDA N889 Events Management

Module description

This module will equip you with a range of management and leadership skills to support your career development in the hospitality and event industries. You will identify how reflective practice enhances the effectiveness of managers, and assess your own skills set, identifying areas for development. You will show appreciation of the types of management skills that are transferable from academia to the work of hospitality and event managers, for example team working, delegation and self-management.

Module aims

This module aims to enable you to:

1. Evaluate the relevance of reflective practice, demonstrating an ability to reflect ‘on-action’.
- Reflective practice and reflexivity;
- Learning journals/diaries;
- Critical incident reports;
- Schön’s in-action and on-action model;
- Personality tree.

2. Carry out self-assessments of management and leadership skills and identify areas for improvement.
- Communication skills;
- Interpersonal skills;
- Resilience;
- Prioritising workload;
- Team work;
- Leadership skills;
- Personality types.

3. Demonstrate competence in relevant management and leadership skills.
- Communicating effectively with others;
- Conflict management;
- Team work;
- Time management;
- Delegation;
- Leadership skills.

4. Analyse theories of management and leadership and apply theories to own learning/skills acquisition.
- Transactional analysis;
- Emotional intelligence;
- Leadership theories;
- Johari window;
- Jung Typology of human metrics;
- Motivation.

Module learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this module you should be able to:
1. Evaluate the relevance of reflective practice and personal development planning, demonstrating an ability to reflect ‘on-action’.
2. Carry out self-assessments of management and leadership skills and identify areas for improvement.
3. Demonstrate competence in relevant management and leadership skills.
4. Analyse theories of management and leadership and apply theories to own learning/skills acquisition.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Learning and teaching will take the shape of either classroom based or online lectures and seminars where Wivenhoe House will be used to contextualize theory and illustrate practice. Self-managed learning will supplement seminars where you will be provided with guidance on required reading and on-line learning resources.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Individual Reflective Report    100% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Ms Jennifer Kaye, email: jennifer.kaye@essex.ac.uk.
Jennifer Kaye
Edge Hotel School, ehs@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
Yes
No
No

External examiner

Mr James Ellerby
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 32 hours, 31 (96.9%) hours available to students:
1 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information
Edge Hotel School

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