Module 3

Essential Management and Transferrable Skills for Librarians

Essential management and transferable skills for librarians and library staff. This module will cover:

  • International Library Standards- IFLA, ISO, Library of Congress, NISO
  • Negotiating the Library Strategic planning puzzle- strategic and business planning skills for librarians
  • Effective customer care, service and strategies in Libraries
  • Time management: prioritizing for time and workload
  • Managing staff and Library Staffing Structures
  • Communication and listening skills
  • The Librarians guide to developing presentation skills
  • Decision making, problem solving and Leadership skills for Librarians
  • Job Interviewing skills for librarians
  • Management of Change in 21st century libraries
  • Modern Library Financial management, acquisitions and processing of library materials