Certificate in Supervisory Management (January 2021)

Limerick Institute of Technology (SB20SM)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in Supervisory Management (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 20 Credits)

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

20

Department

Department of Business & Financial Services

General Information
Contact

Nicola Kelly

Email

Springboard@lit.ie

Phone

+353 61 293094

Address

Springboard+ Team @ LIT
Flexible Learning Department
Limerick Institute of Technology
Flexible Learning Office (3A.06)
Moylish Park
Limerick
V94 EC5T

Important Dates
Application Deadline

27/11/2020

Start Date

18/01/2021

End Date

19/07/2021

About this Course

The Certificate in Supervisory Management programme is aimed at those in junior management positions in manufacturing or service industries. It provides learners with key skills in the following: planning, organising, control and leadership. Applied assessment allows the learner to apply the theoretical aspects of the programme to their own work environment and develop their management skills in their own work setting. It also examines the key skills of conflict resolution, developing emotional intelligence and delegation.

Course Modules:
Management Concepts: Core concepts of planning and control
Conflict Resolution: Learners learn how to deal with conflict
Leadership: Applied leadership in an organisational setting
Organisational Behaviour: Learners examine how organisations work and achieve outputs

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

1. QQI Level 5 award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experience.

2. Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) / Special Case Registrations: Prospective participants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, should notify the Flexible Learning Office and request consideration under RPL. Please submit your application online and then email all your supporting documents to Springboard@lit.ie

3. EXAMS: Please note that there are no final exams. Students will complete a number of assignments and projects throughout the course.

4. ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

5. FEES: This programme is 100% Springboard funded for ALL successful applicants.

Long Description

The Certificate in Supervisory Management programme is aimed at those in junior management positions in manufacturing or service industries. It provides learners with key skills in the following: planning, organising, control and leadership. Applied assessment allows the learner to apply the theoretical aspects of the programme to their own work environment and develop their management skills in their own work setting. It also examines the key skills of conflict resolution, developing emotional intelligence and delegation.

Course Modules:
Management Concepts: Core concepts of planning and control
Conflict Resolution: Learners learn how to deal with conflict
Leadership: Applied leadership in an organisational setting
Organisational Behaviour: Learners examine how organisations work and achieve outputs

Assessment: Please note that there are no final exams. Students will complete a number of assignments and projects throughout the course.

What will the time commitment be?
Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Timetable Info

This programme will be delivered 100% online.

Semester 1
Management Concepts: Core concepts of planning and control
Organisational Behaviour: Learners examine how organisations work and achieve outputs

Semester 2
Conflict Resolution: Learners learn how to deal with conflict
Leadership: Applied leadership in an organisational setting

Live lectures will be held Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Recorded lectures will be online every Friday evening.
In addition to the online lectures there will be a number of 'live' tutorials on Wednesday evening on MS Teams. These tutorials will give students the opportunity to review and go back over topics covered. Tutorials will be 1.5 hours and your lecturer will advise of dates etc.

Delivery Location

This programme will be delivered 100% online via Moodle and MS Teams.

Delivery Notes

This programme will be delivered 100% online.

Semester 1
Management Concepts: Core concepts of planning and control
Organisational Behaviour: Learners examine how organisations work and achieve outputs

Semester 2
Conflict Resolution: Learners learn how to deal with conflict
Leadership: Applied leadership in an organisational setting

Live lectures will be held Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Recorded lectures will be online every Friday evening.
In addition to the online lectures there will be a number of 'live' tutorials on Wednesday evening on MS Teams. These tutorials will give students the opportunity to review and go back over topics covered. Tutorials will be 1.5 hours and your lecturer will advise of dates etc.

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Nicola Kelly

Address

Springboard+ Team @ LIT
Flexible Learning Department
Limerick Institute of Technology
Flexible Learning Office (3A.06)
Moylish Park
Limerick
V94 EC5T

Phone

061 293094

Email

Springboard@lit.ie

RPL Information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be granted based on relevant experience and training in accordance with LIT's RPL Policy.

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie

To complete your application process you must scan the blow documents to ONE FILE and upload to your online application.

1. Current CV
2. Proof of existing educational qualifications
3. Proof of nationality ie. passport
4. Proof of employment ie. payslip/P60 (amounts can be redacted) / social welfare payment ie. receipt/letter

Please note that places are LIMITED and only COMPLETE applications can be assessed. Please apply online here for your programme and ensure ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS are uploaded to your online application. Any missing documents will lead to a delay in processing.

This programme is 100% Springboard funded for all successful applicants.

EMPLOYED APPLICANTS: ONE of the following: A recent payslip / most recent P60 / revenue documentation letter from employer confirming this (amounts may be redacted from financial documents) / letter/email from employer / proof from company website etc.

UNEMPLOYED APPLICANTS: Proof of social welfare: Written confirmation from the Department of Employment Social Protection (DEASP) that you are a Social Welfare recipient at the commencement of the course. Name of payment. Receipt from Post Office may suffice.

RETURNERS: If you are a returner who has been on home or other caring duties for 9 of the last 12 months OR you are economically dependent on a partner or spouse and have been unemployed for 9 of the last 12 months you must supply a notarized affidavit confirming this. Please email Springboard@lit.ie to request this form.

FORMERLY SELF-EMPLOYED: Provide a letter/statement from Revenue stating that the applicant is no longer trading or a similar letter from the applicants (former) accountant should be sufficient.

EXAMS: Please note that there are no final exams. Students will complete a number of assignments and projects throughout the course.

FEES: 100% Springboard funded for all successful applicants.

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