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Human Resource Management - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course covers the key concepts and applications of Human Resource Management (HRM) theories and techniques relating to the education sector. There will be a particular emphasis on how organisations respond to personal development in attempting to become responsive not only to individuals but to the demands of a competitive post compulsory sector market with its increasing emphasis upon entrepreneurial strategies. You will negotiate your... [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in Greater Manchester in United Kingdom. Human Resource Management - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This course covers the key concepts and applications of Human Resource Management (HRM) theories and techniques relating to the education sector. There will be a particular emphasis on how organisations respond to personal development in attempting to become responsive not only to individuals but to the demands of a competitive post compulsory sector market with its increasing emphasis upon entrepreneurial strategies. You will negotiate your assignment with your tutor, ensuring a fit between your circumstances and your employment context. If your job description includes a junior or middle management dimension, you would be expected to analyse and evaluate your own HRM skills in the light of your own experiences in addition to what you have learned, indicating areas for improvement. If you do not have the requisite work experience you would be expected to demonstrate practical problem solving skills through the analysis and evaluation of a written case study or studies. On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate of credit for 20 credits at Level HE7. In addition, you may use these credits towards one of the Masters in Education degrees offered by the University of Bolton. You will consult and work closely with your tutor whilst deciding which mode of assessment to choose. Initially if you are employed in education, training or a related area, with responsibility for managing a team of staff, you should decide whether you should produce a work-based HRM assignment or a case study analysis. Secondly, if you choose the work-based model you should then consider whether you wish to embark on either a written piece of work, or a combination of a video-recorded, work-based role play plus written analysis. If you have limited management experience you will be provided with a detailed HRM case study to analyse in the light of HRM theory and concepts. This module is part of a suite of professional development courses offered by the University of Bolton covering contemporary issues and developments in education. The modules are designed to equip you with advanced skills and knowledge as you progress in your career and take on additional levels of responsibility. To gain a Masters in Education award you need 180 credits; 120 credits from undertaking advanced professional development courses or other selected modules and 60 credits from completing a dissertation. There has to be a balance between what are called option and core modules but this is straightforward and the Programme Leader can advise. The courses can be taken over a number of years, to fit in with your career and work/life balance. Most part-time students gain their Masters qualification in 2 to 3 years, but you can take up to 5 years if you wish. You will have access to 24/7 IT facilities and campus-wide WiFi, as well as one-to-one support from professional and highly experienced tutors. Entry requirements This course is open to anyone in a managerial position within the education sector who is interested in issues of human resources. [-]

Managing Risk and Root Cause Analysis in Health Care – Advanced Professional Development (Level HE7) part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in the management of risks and their root causes. You will explore the impact of safety culture and human behaviours on reducing harm to patients... [+]

Managing Risk and Root Cause Analysis in Health Care – Advanced Professional Development (Level HE7) part-time This module is for all health and social care professionals involved with the care of individuals. Study on this course will give you the foundation to support further learning and enhance your professional development. It will enable you to demonstrate your knowledge, understanding and application of learning skills and key transferable skills and encourage you to reflect on and critically appraise your learning journey and understand the implications of learning for practice. The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in the management of risks and their root causes. You will explore the impact of safety culture and human behaviours on reducing harm to patients. This module will develop your ability to analyse critical and serious untoward incidents (SUIs) in the workplace by identifying their root causes, using a systems approach. It will improve your capacity to make management decisions regarding staff and patients involved in SUIs and critical incidents and develop your ability to diagnose the root cause of errors and develop strategies to reduce the level of harm and the likelihood of errors re- occurring. There will be participative approach to learning and encouraging personal reflection, and drawing on your experiences of errors, near misses or SUIs. Learning and teaching will involve a mixture of methods including lecture, individual and group exercises and discussion, self directed study, DVD triggers, case studies, experiential learning and activity-based learning. Associate lecturers/guest speakers may be invited to provide a perspective from their specialist sector. Your assignment will be a work based case study (equivalent to 4,000 words) that relates to a critical incident that has occurred at work. This will include a personal reflective element and a short presentation on this work related incident. What you will learn Knowledge: Building a safety culture; Promoting error reporting and effective and sensitive management of patients and staff involved in SUIs and critical incidents; Theory of human error behaviour and barrier analysis to produce effective control measures to reduce impact of harm. Risk management: General principles of risk management and governance, risk identification, probability of harm, reporting systems and risk assessment; Theory of the systems approach to root cause analysis. Tools and techniques: Root cause analysis techniques, Incident Decision Tree, grading scales, problem solving tools, barrier matrices. Entry requirements You should be employed within the health, social or voluntary sectors. Applicants must have an appropriate health and social care related qualification eg registered nurse; assistant practitioner; allied health professional; paramedic. [-]

Managing Finance - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts of financial management. You will learn the corporate aspects and their differing organisational contexts to determine sources of corporate funding. You will also consider legal and other key issues, affecting corporate financial management. Your knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts of financial management will deepen, enabling you to analyse and evaluate financial... [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in Greater Manchester in United Kingdom. Managing Finance - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts of financial management. You will learn the corporate aspects and their differing organisational contexts to determine sources of corporate funding. You will also consider legal and other key issues, affecting corporate financial management. Your knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts of financial management will deepen, enabling you to analyse and evaluate financial statements and develop an understanding of capital budgeting. It will raise your awareness of control systems and develop your understanding of strategic financial issues. Within this course you will cover: concepts of basic financial management and their application; analysis and evaluation of published financial data; the role and context of corporate financial management; liquidity, the planning cycle and the budgetary control process; financial and corporate strategy and dividend policy; policies on capital investment; external financing requirement (debt/equity ratio); working capital management and mergers and acquisitions. Learning will be in the form of lectures, which will input information, followed by seminars, case study work and videos to deepen knowledge and understanding. You will participate in discussion using your own work experience to assist your appreciation of the subject matter. You will also be expected to attend tutorials and prepare for lectures by undertaking background reading. This course is equivalent to 200 learning hours. Success will be assessed through the completion of a case study or work-related assignment. Entry requirements Applicants are required to have obtained a first degree or equivalent and two years of work experience. [-]

ACCA Professional Papers Programme

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 18 - 30 months August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is one of the world’s pre-eminent accountancy bodies with members and students in over 170 countries. The University of Bolton is now offering you the opportunity to study towards your ACCA Professional papers on a full-time basis. We provide a programme of carefully paced study with highly qualified tutors who are focused on helping you succeed. If you have already successfully completed... [+]

ACCA Professional Papers Programme The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is one of the world’s pre-eminent accountancy bodies with members and students in over 170 countries. The University of Bolton is now offering you the opportunity to study towards your ACCA Professional papers on a full-time basis. We provide a programme of carefully paced study with highly qualified tutors who are focused on helping you succeed. If you have already successfully completed (or been granted exemptions from) papers F1-F9, this course will allow you to complete your ACCA Professional papers in 18 months for the full-time version of the course and 30 months for the part-time version of the course. Exemptions can be from undergraduate accounting degree programmes, such as the University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Accountancy, which attract the maximum nine paper exemptions from the ACCA Qualification. About the course Successful completion of the ACCA Professional papers is an essential element of the ACCA Qualification, along with the Fundamentals papers (F1-F9), the Professional Ethics module and the Practical Experience Requirement. Once you have achieved all these elements you will be eligible to apply for ACCA membership. As an ACCA member you will benefit from improved career progression and very high earning potential. Special features Sessions for each module will consist of a three hour tutorial in the early afternoon from 1pm-4pm, followed by a past question focused session of two hours in the late afternoon from 5pm-7pm, over 14 weeks. Two weeks' intensive examination revision and planning sessions are built into the programme. There will be a mid-session examination practice session with detailed feedback given to each student. We offer free parking facilities for students. Campus is easily assessable by car or public transport. Bolton train station is only five minutes walking distance from our Deane Road Campus. Cafeteria facilities are available on-campus. The University of Bolton offers an excellent library and 24/7 IT facilities, free 24 hour WiFi access and learning areas. What you will learn You will gain skills and knowledge relevant to any business sector from the public or corporate sectors to financial services or public practice. You will gain the freedom to choose the type of accountancy role and organisation you work for. Knowledge of professional ethics is embedded into each of the ACCA Professional papers and is an essential component of the ACCA Qualification as you move towards becoming a Chartered Certified Accountant. What you will study In order to achieve the ACCA Professional level you will need to complete two modules: Essentials and Options. These modules require you to perform at a level equivalent to that required of students studying a master’s degree. The ACCA Professional level builds on the technical knowledge you already possess. It also explores the more advanced professional techniques, values and skills required by accountants working at senior levels in advisory or consultancy roles. ACCA Professional Papers (Essentials) In order to achieve the Essentials component you will need to complete the following three papers: Governance, Risk and Ethics (P1) Corporate Reporting (P2) Business Analysis and Strategy (P3) ACCA Professional Papers (Options) In order to qualify, you will also need to complete two of the following four papers: Advanced Financial Management (P4) Advanced Performance Management (P5) Advanced Taxation (P6) Advanced Audit and Assurance (P7) Professional Ethics and Practical Experience Requirement (PER) To achieve ACCA membership a trainee has to complete the ACCA exams, the Professional Ethics module and the PER. Students are required to complete the Professional Ethics module as part of their ethical development. The module gives students exposure to a range of ethical perspectives and includes several self-tests which require them to reflect on their own ethical behaviour. Students are given access to the Professional Ethics module when they become eligible to take Paper P1, Governance, Risk and Ethics and guidance will be provided by the course tutor. Achieving the PER allows you to demonstrate that you can apply your skills and knowledge within the workplace. The PER is a programme designed to help you to; apply and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours you have learned through the exams; develop your judgement; assess the quality of your work; and improve your work performance. Entry requirements You should have successfully completed, or been granted exemptions from, ACCA papers F1-F9. Exemptions can also be from undergraduate accounting degree programmes; for instance graduates of the University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Accountancy are granted the maximum nine paper exemptions from the ACCA. You will be invited into the University for an interview to discuss your career aspirations. [-]