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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.


Catherine O'Doherty
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Brief Description

Starting on January 24th 2022.

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.
- A copy of your most recent CV.
- 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.

For information on funding and scholarships please click here.