Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
Spring 2025
5 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Professional/Flexible, Online
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Address: Science & Engineering Flexible Learning Centre Email:

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Brief Description

Next Intake: Jan 2024

This course qualifies for 50% funding under the HCI Micro-Credential Course Learner Subsidy. Check fees section for details and eligibility. Applications for Spring 2025 will open in October, express your interest to be notified when the course opens for application. Please Note: Applicants may only apply for and receive, one subsidised course per semester.

Please ensure you enter the Module Code above when applying for this module. Applications without this cannot be processed. You may apply for more than one module under the same application.

Module Description

Module Code

NFQ Level

Start Date


Teamwork, Change And Cultural Diversity



Spring 2025

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This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:

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

HCI Micro-Credential Course Learner Subsidy - Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can qualify for 50% funding subject to the availability of places. To clarify eligibility please go to Eligibility Criteria


Please click here for information on funding and scholarships.