BA in Management Practice

Accelerate Your Management Career

Designed to enhance the key competencies required to provide direction, facilitate change, manage resources and collaborate across functions, the one-year BA in Management Practice uses interactive workshops and self-directed study to empower learners by developing their individual strengths, expanding their practical skills and offering the latest and best-practice techniques.

Course Details


University of Limerick, BA in Management Practice


NFQ Level 8 Major Award - Honours Bachelor Degree


Skills-based workshops


2 Semesters


2 consecutive days, every 3 weeks

Start Date:

August 2020

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For professionals who:

  • ­Fill middle-level managerial roles in a variety of disciplines within public, private and volunteer organisations
  • ­Hold a Level 7 (NFQ), ECTS 60 credits award (minimum 2.2) in Management or Business Studies, or an equivalent qualification

Participants learn to:

  • ­Understand management principles and practices, as well as what it means to be an effective manager in a constantly changing national and international landscape
  • ­Reflect upon their managerial experience by encouraging self-evaluation and enhancing self-awareness
  • ­Use key personal and managerial skills, including problem-solving, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and presentation skills, to improve teamwork, motivation and performance
  • ­Develop their creativity and operational effectiveness, and execute leadership responsibilities within their organisation
  • ­Use analytical thinking to diagnose problems, formulate solutions in collaboration with others and make effective decisions to address contemporary management problems

How it works

  • ­Meeting for two consecutive days every three weeks, learners engage in interactive workshops which are augmented and supported by self-directed and personal study hours.
  • ­Continuous assessment is a core feature of this programme.
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Graduate Testimonials

The programme was very accessible; the lecturers were extremely helpful, approachable & supportive

Kevin O'Dwyer,

Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning, DELL Computers

Knowledge transmitted by lecturers who are experts in their field and understand the business world.

Avril Glynn,

Human Resources, Health and Community Affairs Coordinator, RUSAL Aughinish