BA in Management Practice

Accelerate Your Health Services Career

Designed to enhance the key competencies required to provide direction, facilitate change, manage resources and collaborate across functions, the one-year BA in Management Practice uses interactive workshops and self-directed study to empower learners by developing their individual strengths, expanding their practical skills and offering the latest and best-practice techniques.

Course Details

Award:

University of Limerick, BA in Management Practice

Qualification:

NFQ Level 8 Major Award - Honours Bachelor Degree

Delivery:

Skills-based workshops

Duration:

2 Semesters

Attendence:

2 consecutive days, every 3 weeks

Start Date:

September 2018

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For professionals who:

  • Fill middle-level managerial roles in a variety of disciplines within public, private and volunteer organisations
  • Hold a Level 7 (NFQ), ECTS 60 credits award (minimum 2.2) in Management or Business Studies, or an equivalent qualification

Participants learn to:

  • ­Understand management principles and practices, as well as what it means to be an effective manager in a constantly changing national and international landscape
  • ­Reflect upon their managerial experience by encouraging self-evaluation and enhancing self-awareness
  • ­Use key personal and managerial skills, including problem-solving, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and presentation skills, to improve teamwork, motivation and performance
  • ­Develop their creativity and operational effectiveness, and execute leadership responsibilities within their organisation
  • ­Use analytical thinking to diagnose problems, formulate solutions in collaboration with others and make effective decisions to address contemporary management problems

How it works

  • ­Meeting for two consecutive days every three weeks, learners engage in interactive workshops which are augmented and supported by self-directed and personal study hours.
  • ­Continuous assessment is a core feature of this programme.
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Graduate Testimonials

This course was instrumental in my gaining further knowledge and practical experience in management.

Bernadette Murphy,

Operational Director of Nursing, UL Hospitals, University Hospital Limerick.

The breadth & depth of learning from the course material was strongly complimented by the diversity of backgrounds of my colleague students.

Julie Ryan,

Head of Business Relationship Management, Health Business Services, HSE