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Management - Certificate

Course Details

Available: Part- Time

Duration: 1 Year

Award: Certificate

Qualification: NFQ Level 6

Faculty: Kemmy Business School

Course Type: Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Breda Ahern
Programme Administrator Management Development Unit Kemmy Business School University of Limerick
+353 61 202 915

Brief Description

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.

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.
Autumn Semester Spring Semester
  • MG2101 Management and Leadership
  • MG2102 Motivating the Team
  • MG2111 Selecting the Team
  • MG2131 Managing Communications
  • MG2152 Case Study
  • MG2112 Managing Performance
  • MG2122 Managing Employee Relations
  • MG2132 Quality Management
  • MG2142 Managing Change and Conflict
  • PM2042 Reflective Learning Journal

For those who work in the following types of professions:

  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Assistant Manager
  • Production Operator
  • Administrator
  • Sales/Marketing Assistant
  • Salon Manager
  • Legal/Medical Secretary

and other similar roles

What to Include with your Application
Delays in receiving these documents will affect the progress of your application.
- Photo or Scanned original copy of your transcripts for all years of study. (Graduates of UL need only provide us with their Student ID number.)
- Photo or Scanned copy of passport to verify ID and full legal name.
- Digital quality head and shoulders photograph.
- A copy of your most recent CV, (for Springboard applicants, please note that by providing this document you are agreeing that we may send it to members of industry if you require assistance when searching for an Industry Learning Placement (ILE) or project work). Applies to some courses only.

- Proof of status depending on what you filled on the website (Springboard+ only) Click Here.
- Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
• If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate

For more information Click Here

For information on the course fees Click Here.