SpringBoard Initiative

 
 

SpringBoard Initiative, University of Limerick

   

Diploma in Human Resources Management
(NFQ 7, 66ECTS) (On Campus, evenings)

This is a level 7 qualification of one year’s duration. Classes take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-10pm with two Saturday sessions a semester (Sept-Dec; Jan-May). Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website.

 

Applications are processed by the Department of Continuing and Professional Education (cpe@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to the course leader Dr. Juliette McMahon (juliette.mcmahon@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014

 

Higher Diploma in Mobile & Secure Cloud Computing 
(NFQ 8, 60 ECTS) (On Campus, full time, daytime classes)

The aim of the HD in MSCC programme is to provide graduates with an understanding of Mobile and Secure Cloud Computing and a set of practical skills to meet the industrial needs in both generic and targeted ICT areas. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website

 

Applications are processed by the Department of Continuing and Professional Education (cpe@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to the course leader Dr. Hussain Mahdi (hussain.mahdi@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014

 

Higher Diploma in Software Development 
(NFQ 8, 60 ECTS) (On Campus, full time, daytime classes)

The Higher Diploma in Software Development will provide learners with fundamental theoretical and practical skills, abilities and knowledge to gain a comprehensive intermediate understanding of software development closely aligned to current employer needs. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website

 

Applications are processed by the Department of Continuing and Professional Education (cpe@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to the course leader Dr. Annette McElligot (annette.mcelligott@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014

 

Higher Diploma in Software Development for Middleware Integration
(NFQ 8, 60 ECTS) (On Campus, full time, daytime classes)

The Software Development for Middleware Integration course will provide learners with fundamental theoretical and practical skills, abilities and knowledge to gain a comprehensive intermediate understanding of software development closely aligned to current employer needs in the area of middleware integration. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website

 

Applications are processed by the Department of Continuing and Professional Education (cpe@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to the course leader Dr. Reiner Dojen (reiner.dojen@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting July 2014

 

MSc in International Entrepreneurship Management 
(NFQ 9, 90 ECTS) (On Campus, full time, daytime classes)

This one-year Masters in International Entrepreneurship Management provides students with the specialist knowledge and a practical understanding in the areas of business opportunity recognition, market validation, resource leveraging, financial management and business planning which are the key tasks required to establish, manage and grow an international new venture. Additionally the programme equips students with skills in creative thinking; opportunity recognition; market validation, resource leveraging, business planning and cross cultural management.  Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website

 

Applications are processed by  Briga Hynes in the Kemmy Business School (briga.hynes@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to briga.hynes@ul.ie

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014.

 

Specialist Diploma in Lean Systems
(NFQ 9, 42ECTS) (Part time, On Campus, Saturdays)

The Specialist Diploma in Lean Systems will provide education and practical application to a Black Belt level in Lean. The course will enable unemployed participants gain competitive advantage through the acquisition of Lean skills and competencies that can be used to drive improvement with measurable results. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website

 

Applications are processed by the Ulearning Department (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014

 

Specialist Diploma in Six Sigma 
(NFQ 9, 42ECTS) (Part time, On Campus, Saturdays)

The Specialist Diploma in Six Sigma will provide education and practical application to a Black Belt level in Six Sigma. The course will enable unemployed participants gain competitive advantage through the acquisition of Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control skills and competencies that can be used to drive improvement with measurable results. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website.

 

Applications are processed by the Ulearning Department (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014

 

Specialist Diploma in Supply Chain Management 
(NFQ 9, 42ECTS) (Part time, On Campus, Saturdays)

The Specialist Diploma in Supply Chain Management will create graduates that will be equipped to use in practical application the range of theories and concepts that form the supply chain management body of knowledge. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website (link below).

 

Applications are processed by the Ulearning Department (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014

 

Specialist Diploma in Technology Commercialisation
(NFQ 9, 42ECTS) (Part time, On Campus, Saturdays. On-Campus Sessions are rotated between Limerick, Cork and Galway on a Saturday)

The development of this programme was inspired by a specific demand from industry to meet the clear need to up-skill current personnel who have shown the aptitude and track record of competence in expanding company product portfolios and to aspire to a postgraduate degree level qualification. The course is delivered through on-line blended learning by practitioners in the field of technology commercialisation and new product development. Further information on the programme can be obtained on the Springboard website

 

Applications are processed by the Ulearning Department (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

Content queries can be addressed to (ulearning@ul.ie)

 

For more information on the course and to apply for a place on this programme starting September 2014.