Management in Organisations

Module code: LM2503

Module co-ordinator: Paul Conville

Module Outline

This module provides students with an understanding of what is meant by an organisation and the context within which learning is provided to its members. It introduces them to the theory and practice of management within the organisation, and considers the emerging importance of leadership, HRM, and how the two functions are interrelated in modern organisations. Finally, it introduces the concept of the learning organisation and shows how organisations can achieve collective and continuous learning.

Topics covered

  • Management practice using a range of theoretical approaches
  • The organisational context of learning
  • The role of leadership and the human resource management function
  • The concept of the learning organisation and explain how it might aim to achieve collective and continuous learning


  • 150 hours of guided independent study


  • 3,000-4,000-word essay (100%)