30 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: The module aims to prepare students to manage people and resources effectively in their future place of work. Students will develop their management knowledge and skills, working towards a goal of becoming a confident and reflective practitioner. They will be introduced to key management issues and theories in the context of library and information services (LIS). Topics include: strategic planning, team working and leadership, marketing of library and information services, staff recruitment and appraisal, financial management, change management, project management, management of information systems and technology in LIS.

Restrictions on availability: Students on Information Studies programmes only

Staff Contact: Paula Goodale
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Group Presentation and Report

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