Management for the Non-Profit Sector
This course is aimed specifically at people working in the not-for-profit sector (NPOs). This course will enable participants to develop advanced core competencies in Management in the NPO sector, to build on learning and management skills already gained and to further develop the analytical skills and academic knowledge of students. The curriculum offers a richness and variety of learning that will ensure students develop a range of high-level knowledge and skill in research, strategic thinking and reflective learning. Students will further develop an ability to integrate knowledge, manage complexity and formulate judgements thereby establishing the foundation for a successful career.
The MA in Management course focuses on equipping students with the essential skills necessary to make an increased contribution to their NPO. In addition to the academic content of the programme the MA in Management equips its students with the requisite practical skills for a career in the ever changing environment faced by NPOs. The course is structured to develop competitive managerial leaders and decision-makers who can help their NPO meet the challenges facing them. The course will be assessed through work based projects which will allow the students to apply the knowledge learnt in class to their work situations.
Second class Honours Grade 2 (GPA 2.5 or above) or equivalent in any level 8 primary degree. Applicants should be working or have a minimum of 1 years work experience in an NPO or equivalent
Year 1 Semester 1
Policy, Politics and NPOs
Leadership and Change Management
Year 1 Semester 2
Financial and Performance Management
Year 2 Semester 3
Human Resource Management
Year 2 Semester 4
Credits for Full Award: 90 @ NFQ Level 9
2 years full-time / part-time
Online Lectures: Wednesday 7pm-9pm
On Campus Lectures: 8 Fridays per semester 9am - 5pm
Fee: €3,000 per year.
An application fee of €50 must be paid at the time of online application. This fee is non-refundable.
If you are made an offer on an undergraduate or postgraduate course you will be required to pay an acceptance fee to secure your place, this fee will be offset against the course fee and is non-refundable.
• Undergraduate acceptance fee €100
• Postgraduate acceptance fee €300
Please note 25% of the course fee will be due at time of registration, full details on payment deadlines can be found at: https://www.itb.ie/CurrentStudents/feesgrantspt.html
Commencement Date September 2020
Post Course Info
The Non-Profit sector employs a substantial number of people in Ireland. This course will enhance students' ability to make an increased contribution to their organisation and is likely to improve career prospects as NPOs try to balance the needs of their clients and the available resources.