Certificate in Management

Power Up Your Management Career

For professionals seeking to deepen their management skills or gain a formal qualification, this one-year skills-based programme uses interactive workshops to explore relevant theory and techniques while focusing on individual development and practical application in the workplace.

Course Details

Award:

University of Limerick, Certificate in Management

Qualifications:

NFQ Level 6 Minor Award

Delivery:

Skills-based workshops

Duration:

2 Semesters

Attendence:

1 day, every 3 weeks

Start Date:

September 2018

Download Course Schedule & Module Descriptions

For professionals who:

  • Aspire to or currently hold their first management position
  • Wish to develop a range of skills, including self-management, team management and interpersonal skills
  • ­Seek a third-level qualification in management
  • Have a minimum of two years organisational experience

Participants learn to:

  • Recognise and integrate core management principles and theories
  • ­Differentiate the central managerial components of a management role from the technical and administrative components
  • ­Apply a comprehensive range of management skills and techniques to improve individual, team and organisational performance
  • ­Employ interpersonal skills, confidence and ability to achieve personal targets and goals
  • ­Identify learning needs and commit to long-term professional development

How it works

  • ­In each class, a tutor leads learners through a skills-based workshop designed to reinforce the learning material studied since the previous class.
  • ­Learners complete an assignment for each module and receive detailed written feedback from tutors.
  • ­Participants prepare for class in their own time, using assigned guided reading, textbooks and self-assessment questions.
  • ­Ongoing coaching, advice and support is provided by MDU for the duration of the programme.
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Graduate Testimonials

The accessibility of the programme allowed me to meet my work commitments, whilst still having time to complete assignments.

Brid Coffey,

Administration Manager, North Tipperary Community Services Limited

I enjoyed the assignments and found them a great way to learn about a subject without the stress of examinations.

Rebecca Gachet,

Senior Administrator, KBS Research Office