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Workplace Learning With Coaching and Mentoring

6 months
2305 GBP/year
1690 GBP/year
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This Workplace Learning With Coaching and Mentoring module from The Open University UK offers both a strategic and an operational focus. Students will consider the factors which inform choices about learning and talent development strategies in different contexts.


Throughout this Workplace Learning With Coaching and Mentoring module from The Open University UK there will be an emphasis on workplace and practice based learning and, relatedly, on professionalism and continuous professional development. Students will look closely at coaching and mentoring in the workplace and will have an opportunity to develop and practise their own coaching and mentoring skills.

Vocational relevance

This module is part of a qualification that provides a route to professional membership of the CIPD if you wish to develop a career in HR management. It will also provide training in research and academic skills if you want to develop an academic career in the field of HR management.

More generally, by studying a postgraduate business qualification you can expect your salary to increase and for it to have a positive impact on your career progression, as well as bringing improvements to their organisation.

Programme Structure

By the end of this module you will have:

  • critically reviewed the processes of formulating strategies for managing learning and development within the organisation and for identifying and managing the development of talent.
  • examined a range of possible interventions to support learning and talent development in the workplace and critically examined the theories and models which underpin these.
  • demonstrated an understanding of the concept of professionalism’, particularly as it applies to HRD and of the relationship between ethical principles to HRD practice.
  • explored the principles and practice of work-based learning and of continuous professional development
  • evaluated the psychological theories which underpin the use of coaching and mentoring interventions and considered the organisation factors to be taken into account in using these to support learning and talent development.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is an optional module in our MSc in Human Resource Management and therefore you must hold a BA/BSc degree awarded by a recognised university, or equivalent. You should study The human resource professional (B863) before taking this module.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2305 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2305 GBP per year during 6 months.
  • National

    1690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1690 GBP per year during 6 months.


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