Project Management & Management Development

Against the backdrop of the reform initiatives throughout the public service, the drive towards integrated service delivery and increasing consumer expectations, managers need to apply a range of skills and key competencies in order to be successful. This Professional Diploma programme has been designed for public servants keen to take up this challenge and contribute to the effectiveness of their organisation. The overall aim is to improve students’ overall competency in effective management practice. 

Professional Diploma in Management Development

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Key Facts

Delivery Method

Distance learning supported by attendance at weekday workshops at the IPA in Dublin and on a regional basis where demand warrants this. Regional locations are not available until after the closing date for applications.

Duration

One academic year

Accreditation

NUI

Place on NFQ

Level 8 (Special Purpose award) what is this?

Commences

October 2018

Application Deadline

September 2018

Fees

€1,900 (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable in two instalments.

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The Programme

Against the backdrop of the reform initiatives throughout the public service, the drive towards integrated service delivery and increasing consumer expectations, managers need to apply a range of skills and key competencies in order to be successful. This Professional Diploma programme has been designed for public servants keen to take up this challenge and contribute to the effectiveness of their organisation. The overall aim is to improve students’ overall competency in effective management practice. 

Is This Programme for you?

This Professional Diploma is ideally suited to:

  • Those wishing to make a career move into a managerial or supervisory role.
  • Newly appointed managers
  • Experienced managers who wish to develop or refresh their skills and knowledge through exposure to the latest in good management practice.
Subjects

The programme will be delivered via four modules based on key management competencies identified in the Irish public sector:

  • Elements of Management 
  • Managing Competencies and Styles 
  • Management of Staff 
  • Management of Change
Assessment

Award of the Professional Diploma in Management Development is based on successful completion of four assignments, attendance at workshops and final examinations.

Prospectus

Undergraduate Prospectus 2018 / 2019

Full details of IPA undergraduate programmes are also available in our prospectus, which can be viewed or downloaded here.

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