BA in Management Practice

Start date: 01 September 2023

Duration: 2 Semesters

Location: University of Limerick

Certificate: Level 8

Cost: Members €2,553.60 Non Members: €4,256

Programme overview

The BA in Management Practice is a one year programme specifically designed to broaden and develop generic management competencies required by middle-level managers from a variety of disciplines working within public, private and voluntary sector organisations.

Learning outcomes

Participants learn to: –


  • Understand management principles and practices, as well as what it means to be an effective manager in a constantly changing national and international landscape

  • ­Reflect upon their managerial experience by encouraging self-evaluation and enhancing self-awareness

  • ­Use key personal and managerial skills, including problem-solving, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and presentation skills, to improve teamwork, motivation and performance

  • ­Develop their creativity and operational effectiveness, and execute leadership responsibilities within their organisation

  • ­Use analytical thinking to diagnose problems, formulate solutions in collaboration with others and make effective decisions to address contemporary management problems


Who is the course for

The programme is open to applicants who hold a Level 7 NFQ, ECTS 60 credits award (Minimum 2.2) in Management or Business Studies or equivalent.


Autumn Semester

MG4917 Supply Chain Management and Customer Relationship Management

PM3018 Personnel Management Practice

MG4927 Cross Cultural Management

MG2131 Management Project: Planning Techniques and Decision Making

Spring Semester

MG4918 Strategic Management

MG4928 Organisational Performance and Effectiveness

EC4908 Issues in the Global Economic Environment

MB4938 Management Project: Implementation and Evaluation

Training Provider Profile


The Management Development Unit (MDU) was established in 1995 at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, to meet the management development and leadership needs of public, private and voluntary sector organisations.  Since its establishment, it has been helping managers realise their potential by providing skills-based development programmes.

BA in Management Practice