Course Description

Certificate in Communication and Group Skills for Managers

The NUI Certificate in Communication & Group Skills for Managers will assist individuals to develop effective leadership, facilitation and communication skills in a work-based environment. It is suitable for individuals with no management/supervisory experience as well as managers who wish to develop their existing skills and knowledge. It is comprised of 4 modules.

  • Module 1 will introduce students to the primary roles of the manager.
    Practical study skills are integrated into this module to equip to students to
    successfully complete the programme.
  •  Module 2 will look at managing individuals and covers topics such as
    employee relations, supervision, performance management and motivating
  •  In module 3 the focus turns to groups and examines the dynamics that make
    for successful teamwork and how groups contribute to organisational
  •  Module 4 addresses managing the organisation. This involves managing
    change, developing culture within organisations and the development of and
    implementation of strategy.

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CollegeMaynooth University
Course LocationMaynooth, Kildare
Course CategoryCommunications, Business
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationOrdinary Bachelor Degree
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Awarding Body DetailsNUI Certificate in Communication and Group Skills for Managers
Course Start Date3rd October 2019
Course End Date7th May 2020
Course Duration100 hours One evening per week x 3 hours plus 3 Saturdays over the year.
Course TimeThursday Evenings 6.30-9.30
Course Fee1250
Entry RequirementsParticipants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements.
Carear PathThe Certificate in Communication and Group Skills for Mangers is a standalone qualification however when combined with the NUI Certificate in Equality Studies (On Line) and the NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education it forms part of the Diploma in Arts for Socially Inclusive Workplaces. This suite of CPD courses provide a comprehensive educational/training package in core skills such as managing organisational change, conflict, equality, and cultural diversity for Team Leaders, Managers and Learning and Development Specialists. As with all of our level 7 and 8 certificate and diploma courses credits gained upon completion can be used for Recognition of Prior Learning to go towards the Degree in Local Studies/Community Studies.
Phone01 708 6062
Course CodeCMM1
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Maynooth University

1 Floor School of Education, North Campus Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Maynooth, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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