Managing 1 - Organisations and People

The Open University

Course Information

The Managing 1 – Organisations and People programme offered by The Open University is suitable for aspiring managers provided you have experience of either paid or unpaid (voluntary) work involving leading a group or team; a project or task involving one or more others; or running/helping to run a voluntary organisation. It is not suitable if you have no previous work experience (paid or unpaid) on which to draw.

Vocational relevance

The teaching and learning strategy is problem-based. Through this approach, the module aims to develop the skills an effective manager needs: skills such as analysis, constructing sound arguments, critical and reflective thinking, problem identification and solving, active listening and communication, sourcing and presenting information, and report writing. Many of these are the same learning skills that any university-level learner requires and will help to equip you for study at postgraduate level.

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