This comprehensive course, equips existing Managers (and those considering a career in managing people) with detailed knowledge of employee legislation, motivating staff, appraisals, disciplinary procedures, recruitment, selection, and personal development. Students will learn how to: (1) manage staff performance and underperformance, (2) motivate, empower and develop staff, (3) build effective workplace relationships, and (4) understand the implications of Irish employee related legislation.
This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at work, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. This course is designed for those working in Large Companies, SMEs or the Public Sector.
Topics covered in this Course
Unit 1: Management, leadership and culture
Management v. Leadership
Self-Assessment Questionnaire 1
Self-Assessment Questionnaire 2
Unit 2: Managing performance
Performance and task management
Set performance standards
Define the deliverables
Action plan with deadlines
Managing conflict and disputes
Unit 3: Training and development
Staff Development Options
Personal Development Plans (PDP)
Unit 4: Workplace legislation in Ireland
Key workplace legislation in Ireland
Contracts of employment
Working time regulations
Privacy and data protection
Health and safety at work
Who should complete this course?
Existing Managers and Supervisors who wish to gain a formal accredited qualification.
Newly appointed Managers and Supervisors who wish to learn how to manage people and teams.
Managers in business who have direct reports and wish to learn best-practice techniques for managing people.
People who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in the subject matter by home study distance learning.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
Level 5 Certificate, Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) or relevant life experience.
As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
A basic working knowledge of computers and access to a computer with internet access is required to do the course.
Learners must currently be working or have access to work experience where they will be able to implement, evaluate and discuss management/supervisory duties with relevant colleagues, employees and management – this is to facilitate the completion of performance management and employee development activities, the recording and reflection on leadership, teamwork and delegation activities as part of the assessment requirements for the course.
This course is assessed through completion of a Learner Record, an Assignment and a Project.
All work submitted must be your own work. There is no exam with this course.
As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent FETAC External Authenticator.
Transfer and Progression to Further Studies
This course leads to a level 6 component award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Students who successfully complete this programme may use this level 6 component certificate as credit towards QQI Advanced Certificates including: Business (6M4985) and Administration (6M5013). For more details contact us.
Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 6 component certificate in Managing People (6N3945).