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The success of any business depends heavily on the effectiveness of its managers. Good managers creates a direction, make the right decisions and ensure the business communicates the vision internally and externally, and is able to exploit any opportunities open to it. Effective management is important to an organisation because it involves planning and goal setting, along with motivation of workers in order to execute the plans.

Developed by skilled and experienced management professionals, this online Postgraduate Diploma in Management features case studies and real life management briefs, to hone project management industry's best skills and practice. Our practical skills approach model provides you with hands-on experience from key management industry figures. By the time you have completed this course you will have a broad base of practical skills that will enable you to be an effective, productive manager.

Course Features
Benefiting from over 30 years' experience, Fitzwilliam Institute's Online Postgraduate Diploma in Management course features:

Comprehensive modules covering all aspects of management: Introduction to Management, The Evolution of Management Thinking, Introduction to Information Systems, Organisational Analysis, Strategic Management, The Strategic Manager, Qualitative and Quantitative Management Research, Financial Management, Accounting for Performance, Managerial Decision Making, Managerial Economics, HR Management, Leadership, Risk Management, and many more.

Interactive course expert support, advice and guidance from leading industry professionals. Always ready to help and answer any questions you might have throughout the course, all of our management course experts are top industry professionals with many years of successful management experience across a broad range of industries. Fitzwilliam Institute's cutting edge program in management contains the core and vital management industry key skillset and, on completion, all of our students are industry-ready.

Real life management briefs. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Management offers practical and specific management skills that can be applied in real world situations. You will gain exposure to invaluable management toolkits and prepare real life management briefs, which will enable you to develop your management portfolio. The course project is aimed at providing you with the confidence and ability to take on and create management strategies for any organisation.

Flexible online learning. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Management course can be completed in your own time, from the comfort of your own home, to suit your lifestyle. You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Management Jobs, Networking and Volunteer Opportunities. Benefiting from over 30 years of industry experience, Fitzwilliam Institute are extremely well placed within the industry. Employers are always looking for Fitzwilliam Institute's students and alumni. Fitzwilliam Institute's website features a comprehensive jobs and volunteer opportunities section.

Entry requirements

Criteria for eligibility must be met in full prior to commencing the programme. For successful enrollment on the Postgraduate Diploma course, the minimum entry requirement is a prior Degree level qualification.


You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Further enquiries

Tel: 01 283 4579

Subjects taught

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On successful completion of this course you will receive a Postgraduate level qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).

Application date

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Course fee

€1995. To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.

Enrolment and start dates

Please contact Fitzwilliam Institute for next available start date.

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