This module aims to equip the student to function effectively as an independent self‐learner within the higher education learning environment, with specific reference to the area of business and management. Students will be introduced to the learning context and the responsibilities of the individual learner will be communicated to encourage them to develop practical skills such as time-management, reading and note taking, essay and report writing, referencing, the use of IT and associated software packages, presentational skills and problem-solving, both individually and in groups.
They will be introduced to learning theories and learning styles. The module would focus and analyse the changes to organisational structure, architecture and the evolution from self‐contained structures to boundary-less organisations. The methods of forming groups and teams and motivation will also be examined to reflect on theories of motivation and apply them to real-life situations and case study scenarios.