Management Development

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Management Development
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 96612 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September/ October 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

By Email (preferred method)
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Duration One academic year.

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend classroom-based seminars and are supported in their studies by various online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee €2,500 (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable two instalments.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants Require:
1. Leaving Certificate (examination from 2017 onwards): Candidates must obtain a pass in at least six subjects accepted for NUI matriculation purposes, with at least Grade H5 in two subjects on the Higher Level and at least Gr...

Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 8 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+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...

Subjects Taught Programme Content
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 Method Award of the Professional Diploma in Management Development is based on successful completion of four assignments, attendance at workshops and final examinations.
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600