Diploma in Management

Start date: 04 September 2023

Duration: 2 Semesters

Location: University of Limerick

Certificate: Level 7 major award

Cost: Members: €2,370 - Non Members: €3,950

Programme overview

Designed for middle managers looking to develop their managerial competencies and skills, this one-year, level 7 Diploma in Management uses individual exercises, group discussions, formal presentations and more to help learners make measurable progress in the areas of communication, teamwork, influencing, strategic thinking and planning and organising.

Learning outcomes

Participants learn to: –

  • Understand and appreciate core management principles and theories

  • Apply a range of management skills and techniques to manage themselves and their teams more effectively

  • ­Demonstrate interpersonal confidence, communication skills and organisational techniques in a range of settings

  • ­Appreciate the impact of the economic environment on their organisation

  • ­Control stress and manage their work/life balance

Who is the course for

For those who work in the following types of professions:

  • Accounting Technician

  • Lead Supervisor

  • Electrical/Production Manager

  • Sales/Marketing Manager

  • Executive Administrator and other similar roles


Autumn Semester

MG3641 Management

PM2081 Organisational Behaviour I

MG2081 Supply Chain Management

EC361 Irish Economic Environment

MG3631 Project 1

Spring Semester

MG3602 Management of Change

MG3652 Strategic Management

PM3012 Organisational Behaviour II

PM3022 Human Resource Management and Development

MG3642 Project 2

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.

Diploma in Management