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Certificate in Management

Course Points
10
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 6
Course Places
25 Places
Course Start Date
28th September 2019

Three great reasons to consider this course

  • Students will study the general principles of management and organisational behaviour against the backdrop of economic and social sustainability.
  • Gain the skills to manage and lead people and organisations efficiently and effectively.
  • Learn about the key factors influencing behaviour of people at work - personality, perception, attitudes, learning, motivation, group work, and emotion/stress in the workplace

Course Summary

The aim of this Certificate in Management is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the general principles of management and organisational behaviour against the backdrop of economic and social sustainability.

On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Develop informed solutions on how to manage and lead people and organisations efficiently and effectively.
  • Appreciate the key factors influencing the behaviour of people at work - personality, perception, attitudes, learning, motivation, group work, and emotion/stress in the workplace.
  • Describe both the history and the current context of managing and leading both the employment relationship and organisations.
  • Define management and identify its key functions and practices, and their relationship to work and people in an organisational setting as well as to organisational competitive advantage.
  • Discuss the main challenges management and leaders face today - corporate responsibility, diversity, managing in a global arena, creativity and innovation, managing organisational culture, change, and sustainability.

This course covers a wide range of Management topics including:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership
  • Business Environment
  • Planning & Organising
  • Controlling & Influencing
  • Organisational Culture
  • Business Ethics
  • Managing & Leading Change
  • People at Work
  • Managing Conflict at Work

The mode of delivery is part-time with some blended via DkIT Moodle. Assessment of this Certificate will comprise course work and an examination. Exams take place in January and May. 
This course runs over 4 Saturdays as follows:

  1. Saturday 28th September 9am - 3pm
  2. Saturday 19th October 9am - 3pm
  3. Saturday 9th November 9am - 3pm
  4. Saturday 7th December 9am - 3pm

Graduates of this Certificate in Management may be eligible for exemptions on other similar programmes within DkIT and with other providers.

Learners who successfully complete this Certificate will be offered the relevant module exemption from the DkIT BBS part time degree.

Learners completing this may also apply to the full-time BB in Business & Management programme and, provided they meet entry criteria for that programme, will be offered exemptions for the relevant module that they have successfully completed.

€50 Application fee (refundable only if you are not made an offer)
€100 Accept Offer fee (non refundable)

Balance of €350 payable by 31st October 2019

Total fee = €500

All applicants will normally hold a relevant level 5 qualification (or equivalent) or higher.

This course is best-suited to:

  • Students who wish to develop informed solutions on how to manage and lead people and organisations efficiently and effectively.
  • Students who wish to appreciate the key factors influencing the behaviour of people at work - personality, perception, attitudes, learning, motivation, group work, and emotion/stress in the workplace.
  • Students who wish to understand the main challenges management and leaders face today - corporate responsibility, diversity, managing in a global arena, creativity and innovation, managing organisational culture, change, and sustainability.
  • Students who wish to be able to define management and identify its key functions and practices, and their relationship to work and people in an organisational setting as well as to organisational competitive advantage.

Nuala Rispin
Email: nuala.rispin@dkit.ie

Professor Colette Henry (Head of Department of Business Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370253
Email: colette.henry@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_BMNGT_6
Level 6
Duration 1 Semester
Credits 10
Places 25
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €500
Starting Date 28th September 2019
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