Course Details

Course Code(s):
5 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


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Brief Description

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Module Description

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Teamwork, Change And Cultural Diversity




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This module actively engages students in three key areas of academic study: Teamwork, Cultural Diversity and Change. The module builds on students' professional and personal experiences while highlighting relevant and influential thinking drawn from the literature. Teamwork explores, group dynamics, role, and communication. Cultural diversity covers the concept of team and organisational culture and explores individual identity. Change deals with the cycles of change, resistance, and strategies for implementing change. Students engage in a workplace change initiative.

Programme Content

  • Demonstrate awareness of cultural diversity and leverage its effects in the workplace
  • Describe and use effective techniques for managing diversity
  • Select appropriate strategies for supporting teamwork at the interpersonal, departmental, and organisational level
  • Apply current concepts and techniques related to dealing with change
  • Gain an understanding of the stages of team development
  • Develop a knowledge of the characteristics of effective teams 
  • Understand the theories of motivation

Entry Requirements

A minimum Level 7 qualification.  Where an applicant does not meet the entry requirements, they can be evaluated under the UL RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) policy and may be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for the programme.


The fee for this programme is €600


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