This diploma is designed for professionals engaged in social welfare and social development work who wish to pursue further studies to gain a higher level of competence in their field of practice.
❖ Current Trends in Human Services Management
❖ New Leadership for the Human Services: Involving and Empowering Staff through Participatory Management
❖ Improving Performance in Social Work through Positive Approaches to Managing Change
❖ Ethical Issues for Social Work and Social Care Managers
❖ Managing across Interagency Boundaries: A Learning Agenda for Change
❖ Managing Diversity in Social Service Settings
❖ Liability and Safety Issues in Human Services Management
❖ Managing Care Environments: Reflections from Research and Practice
❖ Active Service-User Involvement in Human Services: Lessons from Practice
❖ The Impact of New Technology: Implications for Social Work and Social Care Managers
❖ Managing Diverse Sources of Funding
❖ From Policy Visions to Practice Realities: The Pivotal Role of Service Managers in Implementation
Overall Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module learners will be able to:
1. provide social assistance to the individual, family, and (or) group of clients to achieve their optimal social functioning in the changing society.
2. capable of not only organizing and delivering specific social services for different customer groups, but also to manage social service organizations.
3. equip knowledge of the development of social services, management of social service agencies, programs and projects.
Executive Diplomas are professional diplomas delivered in a manner that gives you the flexibility to learn at a time and place that suits your personal and work life. You can embark immediately on an Executive Diploma knowing you can fit it into your schedule.
There are 50 Multiple Choice Questions (“MCQ”) for each module. If you start an MCQ session, please remember that it will time-out after 1.5 hours. You have three attempts at the MCQ to achieve a pass mark, which is set at 50%.
You should show that you will be able to fulfil and benefit from the objectives of the diploma or certificate and be able to achieve the required standards. Although no prior knowledge is required you should normally be at least 16 years old and have the following:
➢ Level 2 (QCF) Certificate; or
➢ 4 GCSEs at grade C or above; and/or
➢ Relevant work experience.
Mode A: Fully Taught mode
Available at selected Approved Learning Centers. For each module we recommend that Approved Learning Centers provide at least 48 hours of face to face lectures and tutorials.
Mode B: Blended Learning mode
Available at selected Approved Learning Centers where classes are held plus learners are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be accessed through our designated Learning Portal.
We recommend that Approved Learning Centers provide between 24 and 36 hours of lectures/tutorials and that you spend at least 12 hours learning online.
Mode C: Fully Online mode
Learners are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be accessed through our designated Learning Portal. For each module we recommend at least 72 hours of online learning.
For the Blended and Fully Taught modes please Contact Us for an Approved Learning Centre near you. Please note we are constantly adding Approved Centers.
Student Learning Time
Executive Diploma should be completed in 6 months.