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Leadership Development - Cork

Lifelong Learning
CR_BLEAD_8

This is a one semester (six months) part-time programme that is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and confidence required to successfully manage teams in a manufacturing environment. The programme uses an innovative blend of real-world situations and problems to assist participants in exploring the opportunities of the manufacturing environment.

Award Name Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)
NFQ Classification Special Purpose
Awarding Body Munster Technological University
NFQ Level Level 8 NFQ
Award Name NFQ Classification Awarding Body NFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ) Special Purpose Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
Course Provider:
Location:
Cork City
Attendance Options:
Daytime, Part time
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
15

Duration

1 Semester, Part-time.

Course Delivery
One semester (six months) part-time programme.

Participants will attend classes for two full days per month (totalling 12 days). Some classes will be delivered in MTU, while others will be delivered on-site.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
Applicants will be expected to have a Level 8 degree in a technical, non-business discipline.

What is RPL?
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is when formal recognition is given for what you already know prior to starting on a programme or module. With recognition of prior learning the focus is on learning and not on experience as such. You can apply for RPL in any MTU accredited programme or module. Programmes which are accredited by professional bodies or any external awarding bodies may have their own procedures for RPL which you should refer to.

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Further information

Online application is open for course commencing 19th September 2022.

MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork.

€2,500

Applications not yet open for 2023

Overview
This is a one semester (six months) part-time programme that is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and confidence required to successfully manage teams in a manufacturing environment. The programme uses an innovative blend of real-world situations and problems to assist participants in exploring the opportunities of the manufacturing environment.

The industry-focus of the programme coupled with the applied nature of teaching provides a practical bedrock of knowledge and experience which can be used to immediate effect in a multitude of business contexts. Participants will explore various theories and concepts that will develop their skills and competencies, in an applied context, developing a toolbox of skills that is valuable and readily usable and which will lead to improved team performance in a working environment.

The programme is structured to ensure that participant’s time is used wisely and entails a wide variety of leadership development tools. A phased approach, consisting of a series of lectures, facilitated workshops and work-related projects will be used to ensure that the programme is relevant, engaging and enjoyable.

The teaching methods that will be employed on the course will be intensively interactive, with an action-learning focus and use of live case studies and workplace problems. Rather than an exclusively lecture-style approach, the emphasis in class will be on lecturer-led group discussion and class debate, which will draw upon the experiences of learners to illustrate key learning points and to bring concepts, theories and frameworks to life.

The live case study method will be a consistent feature throughout the programme. This practical, applied approach to teaching methodology will be underpinned by assessment instruments, and the practical application of best-practice theory to analyse the environment in which the learners work.

Effective Leadership – This module explores leadership styles, motivation, change management, communication and impact.

Driving Team Performance – This module considers project management, problem solving and performance management. The module will include the use of live case studies from the employer sponsor.

Leadership Management – leadership principles, developing high-performance teams, coaching and mentoring, and employee legislation will be considered in the context of this module.

Assessment Strategy
The programme will make extensive use of reflective logs, together with a cross-modular project, report and presentation, in teams. Students will build on their experience and learning gained on the programme, to develop their leadership style and hone techniques and skills that will inform their best- practice application.

Award
On successful completion of the three modules, graduates will receive a Special Purpose Award – Certificate in Leadership Development (Level 8, 15 ECTS).

Don Crowley
T: 021 433 5900
E: don.crowley@mtu.ie

Course Provider:
Location:
Cork City
Attendance Options:
Daytime, Part time
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
15