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Introduction to People Management

One of the most important jobs of a manager is to lead, motivate and inspire others. This course introduces you to the key principles and practices of effective people management. It includes sessions on the role of a manager, key human resource management processes, effective communication, and managing performance and change.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Tuesday 4 June, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information

This course has now started, but we have a number of Summer University courses starting in July - please check our courses here.


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Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

What you study

Indicative content
Stakeholder analysis, influence and needs
The role of the manager
Managing performance
Problem solving
Managing change
Change resistance and change management tools and techniques
Reflection & its application

How you are assessed

Formative feedback will be given through class-based case studies, discussion groups and other practical activities.

Summative assessment consists of a 1500 word assignment (100%) requiring students to produce a report describing how they manage performance or manage change within their work role. This will include a 300 word piece of self reflection on the learning gained from undertaking the module.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Tuesday 4 June, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information