Diploma in Business Management


Professional / Short Course


24 weeks x 1 Evening (6pm– 9.30pm)

Validated by





Dublin Main Campus / Dublin City Centre / Limerick / Cork

NFQ Level


Develop the appropriate skills and knowledge essential for effective management within a business environment.

This part-time evening course is suited to the aspiring or newly appointed manager, the team leader, the self-employed and those interested in enhancing personal performance.

This course is validated by The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM). This course focuses on the development of professional skills, while it does not sit on the national framework the modules are drawn from Griffith College's suite of QQI-validated degree programmes.

Why Study Business Management at Griffith College?

The Diploma in Business Management course is a part-time evening course conducted over two 12-week periods over an academic year. This course is divided into four modules and is designed to provide a practical grounding in the skills of management.

  • You will develop your academic knowledge and practical management skills within the sphere of business management.
  • You will gain a firm understanding of the financial management of a business environment.
  • You will explore the relationship between an organisation’s strategy, culture, marketing and communications policies and procedures.
  • Provides a perfect foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace.
  • Option to further your studies in the area of business management, with progression to our BA (Hons) in Business Studies degree course through the College policy of Advanced Prior Learning (APL).

Dublin Main Campus Intake Dates

We run one intake for this course commencing in Autumn.

  • September*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

Cork Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • September*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Dublin City Centre Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • October 2022 (Tuesday evenings) *
  • February 2023 (Wednesday evenings) *

*subject to sufficient numbers

What our students say

When I enrolled for the Diploma in Business Management at Griffith College, I was amazed at the camaraderie of my fellow students and the commitment of the staff to the students.  I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and decided to continue with further studies, so I am currently completing a degree course.  I was apprehensive enrolling for the 3-year course, but because of the positive attitude and helpfulness of the tutors I know the degree is attainable.  What was once only a dream is now becoming a reality at Griffith College!

Anne Murphy
Diploma in Business Management

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