Certificate in Business in Agricultural Entrepreneurship (Certificate in Business in Agricultural Entrepreneurship)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in Business in Agricultural Entrepreneurship

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

School of Business

General Information
Contact

Peter Butler

Email

springboard@gmit.ie

Phone

085 805 3691

Address

Graduate and Professional Development
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology | Galway Campus | Dublin Rd. | Galway | Ireland

Important Dates
Application Deadline

28/08/2020

Start Date

11/01/2021

End Date

17/12/2021

About this Course

The Certificate in Business in Agricultural Entrepreneurship will give participants a foundation in business and entrepreneurship content in the context of the agricultural sector. The programme hopes to stimulate creative thinking and innovation, while delivering the business fundamentals to enable participants to develop, and potentially launch, product and service ideas for the agricultural sector. The focus of the programme is on idea to launch of an agricultural business idea (product or service).

Entry Requirements

Minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement grade O6/H7 or better in 5 Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English or Irish with a minimum of 160 points.
- OR a pass in any QQI FET major award at level 5 or 6
- OR mature applicants (age 23 on or before the 1st January) do not have to meet the Leaving Certificate entry requirements/points, but are considered on an individual basis (previous education, work experience and demonstration of ability and competence to undertake the programme).
Mature applicants may be invited to interview which will be used to rank applicants where demand exceeds the available places on the programme.
- or Applicants may be considered for admission based on recognition of prior learning (RPL) in according with the institute’s recognition of prior learning policy (RPL).

Long Description

The programme is aimed AT :
- Individuals who have a business idea for the agricultural sector and wish to turn that into a reality but require an understanding in the business fundamentals (finance, marketing, management, etc.)

- Individuals who have a small business in the agricultural sector but require an understanding in the business fundamentals to progress and grow their business.

- Individuals who have already completed a third level qualification.

Timetable Info

Fully online

Delivery Notes

Online

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Peter Butler

Address

Graduate and Professional Development
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology | Galway Campus | Dublin Rd. | Galway | Ireland

Phone

085 805 3691

Email

springboard@gmit.ie