Diploma in Management Effectiveness and Practice Level 7

Diploma in Management Effectiveness and Practice Level 7


Course title:              

Diploma in Management Effectiveness and Practice (Level 7 Special Purpose Award, 60 credits from Institute of Technology Carlow)

Course start date:    

Wednesday 11th March 2020 One Wednesday a month for 18 months (9.30am to 5.00pm )

Course venue:           

Institute of Technology Carlow 

Course price:             

Full price €2500 per person, Discounted price Skillnet Price €1500 Paid in 3 instalments to Carlow/Kilkenny Skillnet of: €500 in February 2020 and October 2020 and the final one in February 2021

Booking Contact:       

Jacqueline: 059 9132152 [email protected]


Programme Aims:

The Diploma in Management Effectiveness & Practice aims to provide knowledge and skill development in delivering supervisory leadership and management in a modern commercial environment. Tailored specifically for those in or seeking supervisory/team lead roles, the programme provides a complementary set of modules which allow the student to explore topics such as personal effectiveness, team leadership and change management. In support of the learning experience and resulting application of learning to the student’s workplace, the programme is based on continuous assessment methodologies and offers an opportunity to gain accreditation through a balanced attendance at class based lectures/ workshops and work based assignments and learning guidance.

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Apply enhanced personal effectiveness skills to their role;
  • Develop job specific leadership and management competencies and skill sets;
  • Explore their personal strengths and weaknesses in delivery of leadership and management;
  • Analyse their leadership style and consider how this translates into work behaviour;
  • Deliver more effective decision making within team activities through the use of specific techniques;
  • Demonstrate best practice in developing a communication approach to meet the needs of a change programme;
  • Develop personal insight into one’s own skill set in relation to coaching and mentoring requirements.

Programme Modules:

  • Strategy, Innovation and decision Making
  • People Management and Strategy
  • Professional Report Writing
  • Personal Effectiveness and Communications
  • Operations and Project Management

Plus one from the following must be chosen:

  • Effective Leadership and Change Management


  • Finance for Non-financial Management