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.
Suitable for professionals in middle-level managerial roles in a variety of disciplines within public, private and volunteer organisations, this course provides students the opportunity 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.
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 course.
Applicants must hold a Level 7 (NFQ), ECTS 60 credits award (minimum 2.2) in Management or Business Studies, or an equivalent qualification.
Funding available through Next level Skillnet for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria.
Award: NFQ Level 8