To provide an experiential learning context that will consolidate and integrate the programme modules. It is designed to provide the learner with the opportunity to complete a relevant project for an organisation (public, private or voluntary).The learner will identify an issue within the organisation that merits investigation and draw upon a wide range of specialised or conceptual information in order to formulate a response appropriate to that issue.
Apply knowledge and skills gained in modules completed previously
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the host organisation, its aims, ethos, business model and management systems
Research a management related business issue agreed by the organisation and college.
Write, present and discuss material that articulates ideas, insights and analysis and reflect on the learning and process.
Demonstrate enhanced communication, interpersonal, organisational skills and build self-confidence and self-esteem working in a group environment.
In order to achieve the learning outcomes successfully and pass the work based learning module, Learners must fulfill the following tasks:
- Identify an appropriate organisation and agree a topic to be investigated with the organistaion and have it approved by the College Coordinator.
- Attend pre-placement workshop, culminating in the submission of individual Learning Objectives prior to the work based learning period commencing.
- Produce and submit a detailed work based learning report
- Give a presentation of the learning from the work based experience