Seminar on Relational and Managerial Competences

llsmd2090  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar on Relational and Managerial Competences
3.00 credits
45.0 h + 7.5 h
Q1 and Q2
Language
English
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
The main themes as a process
  1. Self-diagnosis of the students’ relational and emotional competences.
  2. Development of priority competences, within the framework of an experiential seminar.
  3. Construction of a personal development plan.
  4. Learning actions linked to two chosen competences.
  5. Reporting of learning outcomes.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 During their programme, students of the LSM Master's in management or Master's in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities:
  1. Being aware and managing his/her emotions, being able to be objective about his/her work and behaviour, recognizing his/her own strengths and weaknesses, accepting them and using them in a professional manner.
  2. Being capable of creating a project in line with his/her own values and aspirations, confident and motivated in managing the implementation of the project, and persevere in difficult situations.
  3. Interacting and discussing effectively and respectfully with diverse stakeholders in face-to-face and group contexts, using both verbal and nonverbal communication skills : demonstrating the ability to listen, empathizing, being assertive, providing and accepting constructive feedback.
  4. Working in a team : joining in and collaborating with team members. Being open and taking into consideration the different points of view and ways of thinking, managing differences and conflicts constructively, accepting diversity.
  5. Exercising enlightened leadership skills : uniting and motivating different team members, identifying, drawing on and developing skills and talents, achieving a common goal, while adapting to time constraints and the changing environment.
At the end of this learning, students will be able to :
  1. Initial self-diagnosis of the skills using the LSM reference system.   The students will be led to question themselves on their achievements and strengths and on their areas of discomfort and their potential for development. 
  2. Development of priority competences, within the framework of an experiential seminar.
  3. Construction of a personal development plan.
  4. Learning actions linked to two chosen competences.
  5. Reporting of learning outcomes.
 
Content
The identification and development of relational and emotional competences measured by the ESCI (Goleman and Boyatzis): emotional self-knowledge; achievement; adaptability; emotional self-control; optimism; empathy; understanding of organisations; conflict management; coaching and mentoring; influence; inspirational leadership; teamwork; systemic thinking; recognition of constants.
Teaching methods
This seminar offers a learning track organized around a 360 ° feedback on relational and emotional competences, a kick-off session, mentoring, a peer learning group, a skills development activity offered by the LSM (Career Path) and an open learning activity in a non-profit organisation.
The students are asked to identify their competences in this area and to choose to develop two of them.
Evaluation methods
Continuous evaluation
During the whole academic year.
Evaluation methods :
  • - Participation in a kick-off session.
  • - Realization of works (individual and groups) to post on Moodle.
  • - Strict respect of the deadlines.
  • - Evaluation by peers.
Given the nature of the proposed design and spread over time, there is no second session for this seminar.
Other information
Different guest speakers invited via Career Path conferences and trainings
Online resources
Moodle
Bibliography
Several readings and articles on managerial development are available on MoodleUCLouvain
Teaching materials
  • Genially, readings, videos, structured activities and tests.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Learning outcomes
Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Management [CEMS Programme]

Master [120] : Business Engineering [CEMS Programme]