Certificate in Management

Start date: 17 January 2023

Duration: 2 Semesters

Location: University of Limerick

Certificate: Level 6 minor award

Cost: Members: €1,196.40 Non Members: €1,994

Programme overview

This programme is designed for professionals seeking to deepen their management skills or gain a formal qualification, this one-year skills-based programme uses interactive workshops to explore relevant theory and techniques while focusing on individual development and practical application in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

Participants learn to: –

  • Recognise and integrate core management principles and theories

  • Differentiate the central managerial components of a management role from the technical and administrative components

  • Apply a comprehensive range of management skills and techniques to improve individual, team and organisational performance

  • Employ interpersonal skills, confidence and ability to achieve personal targets and goals

  • Identify learning needs and commit to long-term professional development

Who is the course for

For those who work in the following types of professions:

  • Customer Service Supervisor

  • Assistant Manager

  • Production Operator

  • Administrator

  • Sales/Marketing Assistant

  • Salon Manager

  • Legal/Medical Secretary and other similar roles


Autumn Semester

MG2101 Management and Leadership

PM2031 Motivating the Team

PM2021 Selecting the Team

MG2131 Managing Communications

PM2042 Reflective Learning Journal

Spring Semester

PM2062 Managing Performance

PM2072 Manging Employee Relations

MG2132 Quality Management

PM2082 Managing Change and Conflict

MG2152 Case Study

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.

Certificate in Management