Introduction to the Leadership & Employability

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1.INTRODUCTION TO THE LEADERSHIP & EMPLOYABILITY MODULE TERM 13
2.MODULE AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES4
Generic Aims and Generic Module Learning Outcomes4
Course/dicipline Specific Aims and Outcomes4
3.STRUCTURE OF THE MODULE (term 1)5
All Year: Self-selecting Career Management Workshops & Events5 Term 1: Course/Discipline based Lectures 6
Term 1: Course/Discipline based Seminars 8

4.ASSESSMENTS10
Deadlines/Submission Arrangements10
Course/Discipline based Assessment10
Group Report - Assessment Criteria11
Group Report - Suggested Structure/Approach11
Group Report Style/Format12
5.RESOURCES13
Recommended Reading13
Online Resources15
Other Relevant Websites15
APPENDICES17
Appendix 1: NTU Graduate Attributes17
Appendix 2: NTU Graduate Attributes - Reflective Matrix18
Appendix 3: Group Report Marking Grid20
Appendix 4: Pro-forma – Record of Group Meetings22

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INTRODUCTION - LEADERSHIP & EMPLOYABILITY MODULE (TERM 1)

Welcome to the course specific element (term 1) of the Leadership & Employability module. The purpose of this element is to help you pull together and reflect on all the different strands of your degree and to try and ensure your future employability. Term 1 will build on the skills you have developed in other taught modules, provide an overview of the graduate market and help you to focus on an activity relevant to your degree discipline. Career Management will feature throughout the year, and there will be specific lectures and seminars in term 2. However, Career Management is not just about getting your first job on graduation, which some of you may have organised already. It also encompasses longer term aspirations, career development and lifelong learning. The lectures and seminars in term 1 will allow you to focus specifically on accounting and finance across all sectors of the economy, helping you to identify and develop a long term career pathway. Embedded within the lectures and seminars in term 1 will be specific elements that have been identified as critical to graduates pursuing a career associated with accounting and finance, for example, strategic leadership, commercial awareness and decision-making.

MODULE AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

You will recall from document the Leadership and Employment Module document 1 the generic aims and learning outcomes of the module are:

Generic Aims

* To develop knowledge and understanding of global responsible leadership issues. * To enable further development and consolidation of career management and transferable skills, to help prepare you for future employment and realise your full potential. * To enable critical reflection on your degree as a whole and on your achievement of NTU’s Graduate Attributes.

Generic Module Learning Outcomes

After studying this module you should be able to:

* Demonstrate knowledge of your chosen profession or discipline and a critical understanding of associated leadership and employability issues. * Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of social, economic and sustainability issues within the context of your chosen profession or discipline. * Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a member of a team. * Demonstrate the ability to reflect critically on your achievement of NTU’s Graduate Attributes and your own employability, allowing you to manage your future career. In addition to the generic aims and outcomes the course/discipline specific element (term 1) will: * Develop an understanding of how effective strategic leadership can influence financial decision-making, organisational behaviour and strategic management. * Provide an overview of the following themes:

* International Accounting & Finance
* Professional Practice (A&F)
* Public Service Finance
* Strategic Leadership in A&F
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