Module Details

Module Code: YTWK B8006
Full Title: Managing Youth Work
Valid From:: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits:: 5
Module Owner:: Katherina Nugent
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: no description provided
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Distinguish the practicalities of establishing a local community youth work project.
MLO2 Analyse the importance of appropriate alliances and relationship building with other relevant organisations.
MLO3 Assess the importance of strategic planning and the management and challenges of funding and staff - to bring about the advancement of youth work activity.
MLO4 Develop management skills, including professional supervision of staff, human resourcing and team development.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Module Indicative Content
Management Theory
Nature and definition of management - to include planning, organisation, leading, managing, control. Goal setting, motivation, empowering, inclusion and delegation. Management skills and management styles.
Establish a projectand identifying new opportunities.
Analyse the community context. Traditional practices, functions of networks and alliances.
Leadership roles, personality traits, charecteristics of effective leaders. Charismatic and transformational leadership. Leadership power and politics.
Development and design of team roles / team work.
Motivational and coaching skills. Diverse aspects of leadership. Strategic leadership.
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation


Full Time On Campus

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 100
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Continuous assessment will entail the building of a portfolio to include, SWOT analysis, strategic plan and funding proposal.
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time On Campus
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time On Campus workload.
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Covey, S.. (1989), The 7 Habits of Effective People, Simon and Shulster.
  • Covey, S.. (2002), The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness, Free Press.
  • Morley, M. (2004), Principles of Organisational Behaviour, Gill and Macmilllan.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources