Management for the Non-Profit Sector
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TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus

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.

IT Requirements: Students on this course will be required to have a medium spec computer/laptop (i.e. able to run Win 10, an AV solution and Office comfortably. It should be able to use Wi-fi and camera in order to attend online classes, and use other software such as SPSS, Adobe Connect; e.g. Latitude 5510; Latitude 5410;

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Subjects taught

Year 1 Semester 1
Policy, Politics and NPOs
Leadership and Change Management

Year 1 Semester 2
Strategic Management
Financial and Performance Management

Year 2 Semester 3
Social Marketing
Governance
Human Resource Management

Year 2 Semester 4
Dissertation

Entry requirements

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

Application dates

Apply for this course online at https://www.itb.ie/StudentCategories/parttime.html

Duration

2 years full-time / part-time

Classroom / Online

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.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MA

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Blended

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