Professional Diploma in Leadership & Management – Managing People in Organisations

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Organisations are only as good as their people, which is why great business leaders are celebrated across industries. Demonstrate your capacity to lead with this Professional Diploma in Leadership & Management from UCD Professional Academy.

Live online course: August & September intakes enrolling now.

As anyone in a management role knows, real-life leadership is not one glamorous, never-ending TED talk! Rather, it’s a challenging responsibility that requires coordinating and motivating teams of people through the highs and lows of day-to-day business.

If you want to develop your leadership skills and learn how to encourage others to flourish while driving real business results, this career-transforming course is for you.

With this Leadership & Management course, you will fast-track your leadership skills by unpacking the complexity of people management and gaining valuable insights and tools to assist you in your practice.

You can secure your place with a deposit of 5% and pay the rest in instalments. Part time students can avail of a 50-50 payment plan, whereby 50% of the fees are due upon commencement and the balance of 50% is due 30 days after you start the course. Full fees are due before commencing a 1-week Boot Camp.

98% of our students say they would take another course with us. Give your career an advantage: Enrol or inquire today.

36 hours live online: 5 days full time or 1 evening a week part time €1,500 : Secure your place with a 5% deposit

Course content:

  • • Organisations
  • • Getting the Right People
  • • Change
  • • Management & Leadership
  • • Coaching & Mentoring as Managers
  • • Teamworking and the Management of Teams
  • • Getting the Best from your People
  • • Networking
  • • Developing People
  • • Difficult Conversations
  • • Succession Planning

General Information

Location Supported learning with live, online lectures.
Tuition 36 hours

Boot camp: 7 hours per day, Monday – Friday

Evening class: 3 hours per lesson, once a week for 12 weeks.

Delivered through an interactive online learning environment with supplementary learning resources.

Timetable 9 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday: Online Boot camp

6.30 pm – 9.30 pm Thursday evenings: Online evening course

Bootcamp (Online, full time):

24 August – 28 August 2020

28 September – 2 October 2020


Part time (Online, evenings):

13 August – 5 November 2020

24 September – 17 December 2020


What to expect

  • Learn from experienced business professionals via live lectures accessed from your laptop (see more about our online offering in the FAQs below).
  • Discover effective techniques in people management that you can directly apply to real-life business scenarios.
  • Develop a range of leadership skills applicable to all stages of the employee journey.
  • Experience lively group discussion, and work on individual and group exercises, as part of your learning.
  • The assessment will be in the form of a written project/paper and a learning log (reflective diary).

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Gemma Creagh

Paul Higgins Appointed as Vice-President of Commercial at Virgin Media
Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Project Management (Built Environment)


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