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2005/06 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1100 Personal Development Planning

20 creditsClass Size: 999

Module manager: Pat Owens
Email: p.j.owens@adm.leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan), Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2005/06

This module is mutually exclusive with

CSER1010

Module replaces

PTED1006

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

On completion of this module, students should be able to:

Demonstrate awareness of changes in the employment market;
Understand what are the higher level skills required by employers;
Match personal qualities and experience with recruitment criteria;
Make use of a range of job-search strategies including on-line web searches;
Understand and reflect upon own decision-making criteria in relation to career planning;
Develop realistic career plans;
Create a working CV and covering letter.

Skills outcomes
Planning
Information searching using a variety of media
Critical reflection and reflective writing
CV/letter writing
Presentation skills
Planning
Information searching using a variety of media
Critical reflection and reflective writing
CV/letter writing
Presentation skills


Syllabus

The aim of this syllabus is to prepare students for re-entry into the work-force at skills level NVQ4.

Students will: be introduced to ideas and evidence of the changing pattern of the labour market and to the changing pattern of skills required ; have the opportunity to experience job-search strategies, both local and national, including web searches; match personal qualities and experience with recruitment criteria; learn to analyse job adverts and be supported in constructing realistic career plans, including a working CV and covering letter; have the opportunity to create and make a careers presentation.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

11 x 1.5 hr workshops


2 x 1.5 hr presentations


30 mins individual tutorial


Private study

15 hr creating presentation
165 hr writing Personal Development Plan

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Entries into PDP
Presentation

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Personal Development Plan including CV and covering letter
(equivalent to approx. 6,000 words)
The module will be marked on a pass/fail basis.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 15/08/2007

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