Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management

Start date: 12 September 2020

Duration: 1 Year

Location: Delivered via blended learning

Certificate: Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management

Cost: Members €1,185 Per Semester Non Members €1,975 Per Semester

Programme overview

The Diploma in Innovation Management provides students with the knowledge and skills to meet the needs of companies in their drive towards innovation and establishing an innovative business environment.

You will learn about innovation and change and how it effects business operations. You will seek to identify new process technologies that are appropriate to your industry and that will contribute to improving operational efficiency and competitiveness. The programme will also address how to manage new product innovation strategies and process technologies effectively, and identify appropriate business process improvements to facilitate the introduction of such technologies.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the programme students will be able to:

  • Identify and develop the skills necessary to manage innovation at both operational and strategic levels in their organisation

  • Familiarise themselves with business process improvement methods and simulation tools

  • Present a professional innovative idea to their peers with the potential to improve business within their organisation

Modules

The programme is worth 30 ECTs in total. There are four individual modules and a project to complete. Each module is worth five ECTs while the company project is worth ten ECTs .

Semester 1 Autumn

  • Managing Innovation

  • User Centred Design

  • Project

Semester 2 Spring

  • Managing Technology Projects

  • Improving Business Processes

  • Project

Training Provider Profile

 

The Atlantic University Alliance (AUA), was a consortium of three Universities on the Atlantic coast of Ireland – NUI, Galway, the University of Limerick and University College Cork. The AUA aimed to pool the individual expertise and resources of its constituent Universities making them available through a number of joint projects in the area of training, education and R&D.

Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management