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This one-year skills-based programme, suitable for both public sector and private organisations, provides a sound introduction to management, for candidates who aspire to consolidate their existing operational experience and gain a formal management qualification. The Certificate in Management is delivered via Tutor facilitated interactive workshops. While based on relevant academic theories, concepts and techniques there will also be significant focus on individual personal development and the practical application of learning within the workplace.
On completion of the programme participants will be able to:
- Recognise and integrate fundamental core management principles and theories
- Differentiate the central managerial components of one’s organisational role from the technical and administrative components
- Apply a comprehensive range of management skills and techniques to improve individual, team and organisational performance
- Employ interpersonal skills, confidence and ability to achieve personal targets and goals
- Identify learning needs and commit to long-term professional development.
QUALIFICATION: NFQ Level 6
DELIVERY: Skills-based workshop at the Atlantic Aviation Institute, Shannon, Co. Clare
COSTS: *Funding may be available, contact the Atlantic Aviation Institute for details
DURATION: To be confirmed
Telephone: 061 717 726
- Each month a tutor facilitated skills based workshop is held at which practical exercises and applications reinforce the learning material studied by participants in the previous workshop
- Participants prepare for each workshop by completing private study sessions based upon guided reading, textbooks and self-assessment questions
- An assignment is completed for each module, with detailed written feedback from tutors
- Ongoing coaching, advice and support provided for the duration of the programme.
Candidate Profile and Requirements:
- Those who aspire to or currently hold their first Supervisory/Management position
- Those who wish to develop a range of skills including self-management, team management and interpersonal skills
- Those seeking a third level qualification in management
- The programme is open to managers, supervisors or those aspiring to a managerial role
with a minimum of two years organisational experience.
This course requires attendance at the Atlantic Aviation Institute in Shannon for one day every three weeks from September to April.
The course will be delivered at the Atlantic Aviation Institute in Shannon by the University of Limerick Kemmy Business School
MG2101 Management and Leadership
Key role of front line manager; Managing Time: establishing objectives, setting priorities and scheduling time; Identification of core management skills; Authority, Responsibility and Accountability; Leadership theories and the Concept of Managerial Styles; Essential Skills of effective Leadership; Distinguishing Leadership from Management, also the formal and informal aspects of Organisations.
PM2031 Motivating the Team
Key role of front line manager; Group formation, norms and cohesiveness; Differences between groups and teams; Team roles and characteristics of effective teams; Content and process factors in teams; Motivation, commitment and job satisfaction; Motivational theories and concepts.
PM2021 Selecting the Team
Key role of front line manager; HR Planning & Development; Job Analysis Methods & Outputs; Preparing Job Descriptions & Personal Specifications; Regulatory Environment Influencing Human Resourcing; Sources of Recruitment & appropriate Administrative Systems; Selection Methods & Short-listing; Conducting Selection Interviews; Design, application and management of induction programmes.
MG2131 Managing Communications
Key role of front line manager; Communication barriers; Personal and Team based communication; Development of questioning, active listening and assertiveness skills; Communication Dynamics; Construction & Delivery of effective presentations; Sources & construction of written communication and Information Technology and communication.
PM2042 Reflective Learning Journal
The module seeks to empower and challenge students to engage in self-evaluation and reflection by prioritising their learning and development needs. Syllabus includes – Introduction to reflection, prioritising learning and development needs, identifying development needs and opportunities, reflective learning journals, personal development and learning plans. Evaluating the outcomes of reflection.
PM2062 Managing Performance
Key role of the front line manager; Performance management cycle; Setting and measuring objectives; Self analysis of job and personal development reviews; Relating performance and rewards; Managing marginal performance; Active listening and feedback skills.
PM2072 Managing Employee Relations
Key role of front line manager; Framework of employment law in Ireland; Role of third party institutions; Legal aspects of employment practices; Grievance and Disciplinary practices; Conducting fact-finding Counselling/ Disciplinary interviews; Active listening; communication and feedback skills.
MG2132 Quality Management
Key role of front line manager; Defining quality management; Links to mainstream management theory; Contributions of quality management theories and concepts; Methods, tools and techniques of quality management; Hard and soft approaches to quality management; TQM versus business process engineering; TQM and the management of change.
PM2082 Managing Change and Conflict
Key role of front line manager; Environmental triggers for change; Impact of change at the organisational, team and individual levels; Resistance to change and the strategies to overcome such resistance; Organisational culture and climate; Major change strategies and the HRM implications.
MG2152 Case Study
Develop analytical skills in identifying the key management problem(s) depicted within the case study. Apply knowledge and techniques gained across programme modules by solving the key management problem(s) identified. Distribution of case material and briefing session/discussion; in-depth case study on live management problem; Analysis of case and the application of strategies including – team building, problem solving, communication and analytical ability, presentation of findings to programme team, practitioners and peers.