Unit 7: The Developing Manager

Unit code:                L/601/1743

QCF level:                QCF Level 5/ NFQ Level 6/7

Credit value:            15


This unit enables learners to gain understanding of behaviour management principles and gain  skills to review their managerial potential, show managerial roles and responsibilities and create a career  development plan.

Unit abstract

This unit focuses on learners’ personal development and their career in management. It explores  a range of management behaviour principles and practices. Learners can then apply this knowledge to self-appraisal, examining their potential as a prospective manager.

Using the knowledge developed throughout this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to actively demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of a manager in an appropriate context. This  may be through part-time work, a work placement or simulation. This experience will enable them to consider how the unit and the programme can contribute to their career development.

Learners must ensure that their evidence relates to the hospitality industry.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this unit a learner will:

  1. Understand principles and practices of management behaviour
  2. Be able to review own potential as a prospective manager
  3. Be able to show managerial skills within a business and services context
  4. Be able to create a career development plan for employment within a business and services context.