Module Overview

Management Skills

This module will provide learners with an awareness and understanding of the management role within community development and youth work organisations. The module will facilitate the learner to engage critically with management theory in value based settings. Learners will develop the skills and competencies to enable them to carry out essential managerial tasks and provide learners with opportunities to apply and implement core management skills throughout the module.

Module Code

SACD H4012

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Development of Management Theories

o Early management theorieso Overview of current business managemento The unique aspects of community/voluntary organisations

The Managerial Role

• Managing and leading• Effective management• Time management• Stress management• Managing teams with volunteer membership• Analysing the economy and society as a manager (political and legal)

Managerial Tasks

• Planning for community development and youth work practice.• Developing and implementing polices and procedures for community development and youth work practice.• Setting and measuring objectives.• Measuring quality• Managing relationships with funders and other stakeholders• Financial management- funding appllications, managing budgets.• Relationships and communication with Voluntary Boards of Management and participants

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)40
Formal Examination60