Professional Studies in Supervision


Postgraduate Development Module: Professional Studies in Supervision (20 credits at level 7)

YMCA Staff entitled to 10% discount on this course

This short course is aimed at leaders and managers looking at how mentoring and coaching skills can be utilised within their role. It is a postgraduate module, accredited by Coventry University.

Students benefit by:

 Working more effectively with people to achieve your personal and organisational goals.

  • Relating your everyday work experience to relevant theoretical models using a highly practical and applied approach.
  • Sharing your work based challenges and opportunities in a supportive and participative environment.
  • Gain greater insight into your organisation’s barriers and drivers in order to achieve your professional objectives.
  • Harness your colleague’s enthusiasm and passion for your work, and achieve organisational goals.
  • Explore the implications for you and your organisation of emerging trends in leadership, organisational change, the role of power and politics in organisations
  • Achieving 20 credits at Level 7, which you can use towards gaining a full Masters qualification if you wish to.
  • Work full time while you study – this programme only requires one day of release from work per month.

“My supervision helped me in a lot of ways. I was able to reflect on my practice and think about the best way to support individuals better”

“…the study and group discussions served an element of nurturing good supervisors”

The Postgraduate Development Module in Supervision will involve attendance at 5 study days which run from times to be advised at the College in East London.

Successful students will be able to gain accelerated entry on to the MA Reflective Leadership and Management programme <link to https://www.ymca.ac.uk/pg-dip-ma-youth-work-and-community-learning-and-development-professional-studies/> .

Our courses are informed by our extensive experience in working across multiple communities in the UK as well as globally via our work with many countries and regions. This ensures that students develop the skills to differentiate various world views of youth work and the links with social pedagogic practice. This unique approach ensures rich perspectives on local, national and global practices.

Course fee: £950, inclusive of all course materials and accreditation fees. YMCA staff fee: £855

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 April 2018

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