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Certificate in Supervisory Management (60 credit) - MAYO

This is a 60 credit Special Purpose Award at level 7 which is aimed at those who work in or aspire to a position of supervisory management. This course involves approximately 2 days per month attendance at our Mayo Campus in addition to online delivery.

Why Study?: 

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to manage people and other resources on a daily basis in order to help achieve management objectives. Students gain knowledge in the areas of:

  • Personnell management
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Leadership
  • Motivation and evaluation
  • Business skills.

To facilitate the (adult) working cohort of students, we use a combination of classroom-based teaching along with online learning resources. It is also expected that the adult learner will engage in significant self-directed learning.  The course is delivered in ‘block delivery’ mode over approximately two-days per month (Thursdays and Fridays).

This course is primarily assessed through continuous assessment. The forms of assessments may include:

  • Projects
  • Business reports
  • Case studies
  • Role-plays and presentations undertaken on an individual or group basis.

There will also be one end of year examination for the module Financial & Economic Environment.

This course will be delivered at the GMIT Mayo campus over two-days per month from September 2016 to May 2017.

Programme Modules: 

Students will undertake a total of 60 credits in a twelve month period. The programme will consist of two 15 credit modules, and three 10 credit modules, as follows:  

  • Management for Supervisors
  • Law & HRM
  • Financial & Economic Environment
  • Managing Operations
  • Work-based Project

For full module descriptors click here.

Career Opportunities: 

Programme content will be useful for those applying for supervisory and other management positions.

Follow-on Studies: 

On successful completion of the Certificate in Supervisory Management, graduates can progress to year 2 of the BA in Human Resource Management in GMIT (Mayo or Galway) or year 2 of the Bachelor of Business degree.

Other Essential Information: 

  • It is possible to apply to take individual subjects from this programme.
  • Click here to see delivery dates for 2016.
  • Fee:  €3,000.  (Note:  Corporate discount of 15% on second and subsequent bookings or 20% discount for 5+ bookings or 30% discount on 10+ bookings)
  • Application:  To apply please complete the application form by clicking here.
  • Closing Date:  9th September 2016.  (A decision on the feasibility of the programme will be made by 16th September)

Discipline: Business

Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 7

Category: Part-time Accredited


Clodagh Geraghty

Phone: + 353 (0) 94 904 3197 / 087 6363326

eMail: Clodagh Geraghty

Location: Mayo campus, Castlebar

Places: 30

Programme Duration: One year