Available: Part- Time
Duration: 1 Year
Award: Specialist Diploma
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Taught Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.
Application Deadline: Sunday, January 10, 2021
The application deadline for these programmes has been extended to the January 10th 2021 to accommodate demand. Please note programmes may close in advance of deadline.
In today's fast-paced competitive environment, organisations both large and small face many challenges. Managing innovation is just one of the challenges that impacts on an organisations performance every day. With the introduction of new products many organisations often struggle with what they should be doing or implementing for business process improvement.Ireland's economic survival depends on the upgrading of innovation skills and knowledge within its workforce. By providing individuals with further knowledge and innovative thinking this programme will support organisations in their drive towards innovation and help establish an innovative business setting.
The aim of the programme is to facilitate innovation management learning amongst the participants and in turn to promote an awareness of business innovation.
Participants will learn about innovation and change, and how it eﬀects business operations. They will seek to identify new process technologies that are appropriate to their industry and that will contribute to improving operational eﬃciency and competitiveness.
The programme will also address how to manage new product innovation strategies and process technologies eﬀectively, and identify appropriate business process improvements to facilitate the introduction of such technologies.
|AU5102||Improving Business Processes|
|AU5022||Managing Technology Projects|
|AU5013||Product Design & Development|
This programme has secured Government funding through the July Stimulus Postgraduate Skills package. Eligible applicants can avail of 90-100% funding. Please click here for eligibility criteria
What to include with your application
- Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
- English language qualifications (if English is not your first language)
- A copy of your most recent CV
- A copy of your passport or birth certificate (long version)
- Proof of status - Please click here for more information
Academic Entry Requirements
A minimum Level 8 qualification.
Where an applicant does not meet the entry requirements above, they can be evaluated under the UL RPL (prior learning) policy and may be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for the programme