Certificate in Work Related Leadership, Teamwork and Change Management

12 Weeks Full-Time or 24 Weeks Part-Time
Validated by
Blended Learning
Dublin Main Campus
NFQ Level
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Course Overview

Enhance your knowledge, skills and competences to manage complex organisational challenges, to inspire individuals and teams and drive meaningful organisational change.

This is an ICHAS course delivered at Griffith College by ICHAS.

The Certificate aims to provide participants with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to perform and support others in this emergent area of importance to organisational development and survival.

The programme will introduce learners to critical areas of leadership, teamwork, the principles of change management and an understanding of decision-making for graduates.

This programme will enable learners to act as well-informed leaders and managers to enhance participation and performance in work-related contexts. It will introduce learners to the centrality of leadership and management and help them understand the processes associated with strategic decision-making within work-related contexts. 

Successful students will receive a QQI Level 9 minor award upon completing this Certificate programme. This programme uses blended learning approaches, offering flexibility for all students.

The aims of the Certificate in Work-Related Leadership, Teamwork & Change Management are to:

  • Provide an introductory postgraduate qualification in Work-Related Leadership & Management for graduates who work (or seek to work in) professional Work-Related leadership or management roles.

  • Support learners in achieving a comprehensive theoretical discourse and understanding of the key principles of Work-Related Leadership & Change Management.

  • Help learners to develop and apply theoretical knowledge around Leadership & Change Management to work-related contexts.

  • Provide access routes to appropriate Higher Education for participants to specialise based on their current professional needs, individual professional interests and/or career orientation.

  • Enable learners to critically evaluate the conceptual and theoretical basis for applying Work-Related Leadership, teamwork, and change management competencies

  • Address the needs of graduates who wish to develop their professional competence in these contexts. It will also help them develop personal and professional capacity and collaborative problem-solving competencies underpinned by evidence-based practice and reflection.

Intake Dates

  • Dublin - Blended - September 2024

Course Details

The programme comprises 20 ECTS and is being offered as a Minor Award. It will supplement existing academic and professional learning among graduates who seek to understand and utilise leadership and change management theories and apply them within work situations to optimise organisational effectiveness. 

This embedded certificate programme is intended to enable learners to act as well-informed leaders and managers to enhance participation and performance in work-related contexts. It will also introduce learners to the centrality of leadership and management and the processes associated with strategic decision-making within work-related contexts.

Module Outline

The module aims to facilitate students' exploration and critical evaluation of 'people management' principles across diverse work-related contexts. Content is devised to provide learners with the theoretical knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to evaluate organisational challenges and to reflect on their capacity to effectively identify, assess and manage those challenges.

Oriented toward students with prior leadership experience as well as those with domain experience seeking career advancement through a leadership role, the module aims to critically evaluate and explore the application of contemporary conceptual and theoretical approaches to leadership focusing on individual capacity to lead self, others and organisations most especially in change circumstances. It is intended for students to develop and critically reflect on leadership roles across cultural contexts, including the leadership skills and competencies required to formulate, lead, and sustain innovative and responsive change strategies. The module also aims to promote active leadership and membership in a productive and agile team activity, emphasising positive interactivity as a core leadership stance.

Course Contact

If you have any queries or would like to receive further information, please contact:

Griffith College Professional Academy team at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.




The timetable has been structured to optimise the utilisation of hybrid learning. Thus, it allows the learner to access classes in person or online for a better work/life/study balance. This course can be taken over 1 Semester on a full-time basis or 2 Semesters on a part-time basis. 

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Open entry to participants who have an interest in studying the field of counselling.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill in the following application form and upload copies of the relevant documentation.


Please note that not all study modes may be offered at all times; for confirmation, refer to the Intake dates on the Overview tab.

Tuition Fees

Study Mode: Full-Time / Blended

Dublin Main Campus

EUR 1,750.00


Study Mode: Part-Time / Blended

Dublin Main Campus

EUR 1,750.00

Flexible Payment Options

Students wishing to avail of an instalment plan should contact [email protected]


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