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DIT Epitech Year 4 Exchange Programme
CPD Diploma in IT Management


Programme Structure
40 Credits
20 Credits are Core (Mandatory)
20 Credits are free electives from list of approved modules

All elective modules are subject to timetabling restrictions and availability.

Semester 1 - Core
Strategic Management 1
Strategic Information Systems
Communications and TeamworkSemester 2 - Core
Strategic Management 2

Semester 1 – Options
Choose 2 from
Intelligent Systems 1
Mobile Application Development
Networking 1*
Project Management
Semester 2 – Options
Choose 2 from
Intelligent Systems 2
Software Quality Assurance
Networking 2*
*Subject to available places

All modules are 5 ECTs credits. A maximum of 30 credits may be chosen inSemester 1. The student must complete the 40 credits over two semesters.

Module Syllabi
Core Modules

Dublin Institute of Technology
Pre-Requisite Modules code(s) | Co-Requisite Modules code(s) | ECTS Credits | Module Code | NQAI level | Module TitleCommunications and Teamwork |
| | 5 | | 8 | |
Module author: Henry Mc Clave-------------------------------------------------
Module Description:
This module is comprised of four main elements. The first of these examines general communication theories, models and principles. These theories have practical relevance to both personal and organizational communication. The second component examines the nature and importance oforganizational culture, and how this is communicated to organization members. The concept of cultural diversity is considered, making use of Hofstede’s cultural dimensions. The third component is concerned with corporate communication, how organizations establish unique corporate identities, images and reputations. The role of corporate communication in promoting CSR and organization change isalso examined. The final component is concerned with the theory and practice of groups and teams. In addition, students will develop academic writing skills and presentation skills appropriate to the third year of an honours degree progamme.

Module aim:-------------------------------------------------
The aim of this module is firstly to provide the business student with an understanding of a range of communication theories and applications. Students should also develop a good critical understanding of the significance of organization culture and the important strategic function of corporate communication. Finally, students should understand the theory and practice of teams andbe able to operate effectively as team members and leaders at work.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, the learner will
- be able to critically assess a broad rangecommunication theory
- demonstrate a good understanding of the nature and importance of organization culture, including diversity issues
- be able to critically assess the strategic function of corporate communication in relation to issues such as identity, reputation, corporate socialresponsibility and organization change
- demonstrate a good understanding of the theory and practice of teamwork, and be able to operate effectively as team members
- be able to research effectively, write in a competent academic style and present to a good standard both individually and in teams...
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