This high-end management qualification focuses on practical management skills development, preparing graduates for management or self-employment.
The Griffith College Professional Diploma in Management & Leadership is available on a part-time evening basis over a two-semester period. The course places a strong emphasis on practical management skills and has been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind.
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn. Our next intakes are:
*subject to sufficient numbers
This unit will study leadership and management theories and principles, leadership styles and motivating and managing performance.
This unit will study the role of strategic planning and management in an organisation and how internal and external environmental factors can influence the planning process. The unit will also consider strategies to aid the organisation to achieve competitive advantage.
This unit will study the role of information in strategic decision making and how information systems can support business activity, as well as both quantitative and systematic approaches to strategic decision making.
This unit gives learners an understanding of corporate social responsibility and sustainability and the impact on organisations & business performance. This unit also provides an introduction to the concept of business ethics and the conduct of the organisation, as well as the strategic requirement for corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
This unit will examine the importance of corporate communication strategies and their relationship with corporate objectives and corporate reputation, as well as the dimensions of corporate communication processes and the development of organisational communication strategies.
This unit will examine the characteristics of what makes a successful business team and how to use these characteristics to develop successful business teams.
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with the understanding and skills to manage their activities in the business workplace to improve their effectiveness and efficiency. The importance of business processes in delivering outcomes based on business goals and objectives is discussed, as well as the process of monitoring work plans and systems to improve organisational performance and health and safety requirement when managing business activities
This course is next scheduled to commence on the following dates, depending on the campus of your choice:
Griffith College City Centre: Next intake February 2020, in Wolfe Tone Street, D01 X9K. Contact [email protected] for further information
Griffith College Limerick: Next intake February 2020. Contact [email protected] for further information.
Under 23 Years
Two Honours Level, Grade C3s or above and four Ordinary Level D3s in your Leaving Certificate (subjects to include Maths and a language) or equivalent exam taken.
If you are 23 years or over from the 1st January of this year, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.
Applicants can Apply Online Directly
Study Mode: Part-Time
Fee: EUR 1,950
There is an instalment payment scheme for those who are interested.
Fee: EUR 1,950
Direct Debit Scheme
Is your company paying for your course?
They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme, please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
Upon completion of the course, learners can progress onto a range of Certificates, Diplomas or Degrees in Business.
This qualification allows graduates to enter a variety of management level careers where professional management skills are required and valued in a wide range of environments. It also allows graduates to progress within their existing career.