10 credits at level HE5
All students on the Foundation programme must undertake a project either as part of the Chartered Management Institute's qualifications or within the programme. Specifically this will have been the 10 credit (Level 5) Unit 5006 or MLE 2001. In this module students are required to carry out a critical analysis and review of that project. Students are required to critically evaluate and reflect on the research carried out, the conclusions and recommendations made, the way they presented the results and also the skills they developed whilst completing the project.
Reflecting "on action"
Carrying out a research project.
Learning and learning styles
This module is offered as a taught programme and in a blended learning format (distance learning materials plus workshop). Teaching activities and study materials will be placed on Moodle and students will be able to contact a tutor through email for both methods.
The module comprises 100 learning hours. For the taught version the learning hours are as follows:-
Lectures (7 at 3 hrs each) 21 hours
Reading and research 59 hours
Coursework/assignment 20 hours
The blended learning version of this module will include two 3-hour interactive workshops. Teaching and learning materials will be placed on-line (Moodle) or in written form. Tutor support is also available.
The assessment will be in the form of one report of 2000-2500 words. The report is a critical review of how the student carried out the management project (carried out previously).
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Understand the reflective practice process||
Apply reflective practice and critical thinking to evaluating a project, which has been previously completed.
|2.||Analyse data collection techniques, previously applied to a project.||Critically analyse and evaluate the methods used to collect information for the project in support of its objectives|
|3.||Review the management theory applied to the project||Critically evaluate the theoretical assumptions used in the project.|
|4.||Review the outcomes of the project||Reflect critically on the conclusions and recommendations and their applicability within the workplace|
|5.||Determine personal learning objectives||Critically reflect on your learning and identify appropriate learning objectives.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Assignment - evaluation of a project previously carried out, 2000-2500 words.|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Bolton, G. (2005) Reflective Practice. Sage. London.
Bowell, T. and Kemp, G. (2005) Critical Thinking. Routledge. London.
Fisher C (2007) Researching and Writing a Dissertation: a guidebook for Business Students, Pearson Education. Harlow.(also available online)
Gill, J. and Johnson, P. (2002) Research Methods for Managers. Sage. Gateshead.
Jankowicz, A.D. (2004) Doing Research in Organisations. Thompson. Filey..
Moon, J. (2005) Reflections in learning and professional development. RoutledgeFalmer. Abingdon.
Moon, J. (2004) A handbook of reflective and experiential learning. RoutledgeFalmer. London (also available on-line)
Saunders M, Lewis P, Thornhill A (2009) Research Methods for Business Students, 3e, London: Pitman (also available online)
Schon D. A .(1983) The Reflective Practitioner: how professionals think in action London: Temple Smith
Grey, D.E. (2004) Doing research in the real world. Sage.
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