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Contemporary Management Capabilities

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Subject Aim:

The aim of this subject is to develop an advanced understanding of the diverse range of skills, capabilities and behaviours required as a contemporary business manager, including the combination of hard and soft skills. You will be given a series of assessment tasks, including a critical incident report, peer coaching case study and personal reflection that enhances self-awareness and understanding of these management skills, capabilities and behaviours.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Analyse and critique the theoretical concepts underpinning the relationship between hard and soft skills.
  2. Analyse competencies relevant to managerial effectiveness in contemporary business contexts.
  3. Communicate evidence-based insights about the efficacy of personal competencies in a variety of management settings
  4. Apply an integrated understanding of the roles of the manager as a mentor, coach and role model.
  5. Critically evaluate personal reflection to develop long term career plans.

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