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Certificate in Business Analytics

The aims of the component are to offer the student the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained throughout the course in a relevant work-place setting; facilitate the student in developing the practical competencies and communication skills necessary to function as an effective team member in the work environment.

On completion of this module the learner will be able to:

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Certificate in Blockchain for Business

The Certificate in Blockchain for Business will appeal to business professionals and managers in a wide range of businesses.

Blockchain is a new, disruptive technology which has the potential to change way business is conducted in the future.

Graduates of this course will have the knowledge and skills necessary to apply Blockchain techniques and capabilities to their own businesses.

This course will provide students with a fundamental understanding of Blockchain, and its implications and effects on business models and processes.


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Certificate in Family Business

The aim of this Certificate in Family Enterprise is to stimulate the maintenance, establishment and growth of family-owned enterprises in the West of Ireland through developing entrepreneurial competences in key areas. 

The course is designed for those involved in family enterprises, whether employed or unemployed, including owners and managers of family businesses, family members and full-time and part-time staff working in these enterprises.


What to expect

This new innovative course will have six modules:

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Special Purpose Award in Business Analytics

The Certificate in Business Analytics is a conversion course for graduates of Level 7 programmes in any discipline.

This will enable students to apply data analysis and business intelligence techniques to their own discipline.

They will explore how data is created, stored and accessed as well as how to extract, interpret and present data. They will use tools and techniques to predict future behaviour and ultimately help business gain useful insights and make better decisions.

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Foundation Studies Diploma – Business (Galway)

This intensive part-time course is for Mature Applicants aged 22 or over commencing on Saturday 9th of September for 26 weeks.

The course has been designed for people who have been out of the formal education system for some time, and are interested in studying Business, Law or Arts at third level.

The aim of the course is to prepare students for direct entry to relevant undergraduate degree programmes at NUI Galway or Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).

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Accounting Technicians Ireland - Technician Programme (Part Time)

***Careers in Accounting Information Evening - Thursday, 21st March, 2019***

Café Foyer, GMIT, Dublin Road, Galway.

Talk begins at 6.30pm.

All Welcome.

Accounting technicians are qualified accounting professionals who work at all levels of finance.

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Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management

Graduates will be prepared for a career in a modern HRM function, and also have the knowledge and skills required to proceed to further academic and professional education. This programme will produce capable, adaptable, resilient and self-confident graduates with a capacity for independent thought and judgement and a specialised knowledge of Human Resource Management. The degree is designed around six key themes, namely human resources management, human resources skills development, business knowledge, accounting and finance, and sustainability and wellness.

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School of Business

Business is one of the most popular degree choices in Ireland due to the exciting and varied career options available to graduates.

With a wide range of courses on offer at undergraduate and post-graduate level, business students in GMIT have embraced the flexibility a degree in Business offers, all while enjoying the vibrant student city of Galway.


What's Happening

John Fitzgerald at GMIT

ESRI’s John Fitzgerald to deliver lecture on Irish economy and policy challenges to GMIT Business students

Business Staff at Brexit Masterclass

GMIT Fellow, Pat McDonagh hosted a Brexit Masterclass in Loughrea on Wednesday 26th September.

17/06/2019 - 10:00 to 21/06/2019 - 16:00
24/06/2019 - 10:00 to 26/06/2019 - 16:00

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Latest News

Chair in cherry by Kay Woodcock, winner of the James and Mary Ellis Excellence in Making Award for 2019

A stunning exhibition of student furniture is soon to be opened on the renowned Letterfrack campus of GMIT.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has been awarded €2.2m from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to deliver 14 Springboard courses in its campuses in Galway and Mayo from September.