Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
Autumn 2024
5 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
Faculty: Kemmy Business School
Course Type: Professional/Flexible, Online
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.
Application Deadline:


Name: Breda Ahern
Address: Programme Administrator – Management Pathway
Email: Telephone: +353 86 0661706

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Brief Description

Next Intake: TBC

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

Description Code Level ECTS Date Cost
Management MG3641 7 6 TBC €750

Course commencement is subject to internal validation and approval

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 MicroCred is designed to:

  • provide a conceptual understanding of the role of the manager and to help apply techniques towards the self-analysis of management and leadership styles, time management priorities, and planning or organisational skills
  • explore the main theories of management and leadership
  • critically evaluate the current practices of planning, organising leading and controlling within the organisation
  • heighten awareness of current personal effectiveness as a Manager and to provide action planning skills to help design personal development plans aimed at improving managerial performance
  • apply management skills and techniques to improving personal performance and team performance.

On successful completion of this MicroCred, students will be able to:                                                                                                                 

  • Describe the main roles, functions and challenges faced by managers
  • Differentiate between management and leadership and the ways the  two concepts can be integrated and linked to team working
  •  Appraise the  theories of leadership and relate these to their own personal styles to the workplace
  • Evaluate their own styles of leadership and identify areas of strengths and development
  • Recognise the importance of personal effectiveness in managing oneself before  managing others
  • Analyse patterns of time usage, planning and ongoing, one’s time, and how to  delegate tasks effectively
  • Apply different approaches to problem solving and decision-making
  • Challenge own values on current management style and reflect upon improved ways of managing and leading groups.


Assessment: There is no final exam for this module. You will be assessed through 1-2 continuous skill based assignments, provided by your lecturer

The programme is open to managers, supervisors or those aspiring to a managerial role with a minimum of two years organisational experience. Completion of an NFQ level 6 certificate in management or equivalent qualification. 

Entry requirements are established to ensure the learner can engage with the course material and assessments, at a level suitable to their needs, and the academic requirements of the module. By applying to this micro-credential, you are confirming that you have reviewed and understand any such requirements, and that you meet the eligibility criteria for admission.

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.


The fee for this MicroCred is €750

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