This diploma explores key areas in modern management theory and practice. The course will provide newly appointed managers, the self-employed and those interested in enhancing personal performance with the key skills and knowledge required of a today’s professional manager. Students will be introduced to the principles of management, human resource management, organisational communications and finance, and acquire foundational skills in key information technology applications that are used in the contemporary work environment.
September 2020 Online Option
For September 2020 intake only, students have the option of taking the entire diploma programme online. We will be teaching on a hybrid basis but on-campus time will be limited due to social distancing requirements that need to be adhered to.
Programme Aims and Objectives
The Diploma in Management Studies aims to provide students with key skills and knowledge required of a modern professional manager.
Equip learners with competencies across a range of key business functions.
Enable learners to develop foundational skills for human resource management.
Apply tools and techniques for effective organisational communications.
Appraise the significance of financial management to effective business operations.
Advance ability in the use of current office software applications.
Click here to view provisional 2020 timetable.
To meet the requirements of the Diploma in Management Studies, students will be required to complete the following assessments:
Principles of Management: group presentation (100%)
Information Technology Applications: lab project (100%)
Human Resource Management: individual written assignment (100%)
Contemporary Management Practice: individual written assignment (100%)
Organisational Communications: group assignment and presentation (100%)
Financial Management Principles: weekly assignments (30%) and final exam (70%)
Please note this programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).