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Leadership, Strategy & Governance

Course Codes:
Carlow Campus: CW HRLSG A
Wexford Campus: CW HXLSG A

What is this programme about?
This module will allow the learner build a comprehensive understanding of the methods of strategic planning and analysis and to produce suitable strategic options for their organisations. The module will develop a learner's understanding of leading and implementing strategic plans and undergoing appropriate change in an organisation whether in the private, public or not for profit sectors. The module will also introduce the learner into the key principles of effective governance.

On completion of this programme, students should be able to:
• Understand key challenges for leaders in organisations and comprehend the interrelationships between policy, culture and society, both nationally and internationally;

• Assess differing approaches to managing change in an organisation and select the method most suited to a particular scenario;

• Analyse, plan and formulate a strategic plan for a child/youth/ family organisation and establish goals to implement the strategic objectives;

• Interpret and evaluate the child/youth/family sector, organisational resources, competencies and stakeholders;

• Explore the principles and theories of corporate governance and how they apply to child/ youth and family organisations, both for and not-for profit.

Entry requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Duration

13 WEEKS — PART-TIME (1 evening per week)

Number of credits

10 Credit Module - NFQ Level 9

Further enquiries

Lifelong Learning Centre
Institute of Technology Carlow,
Kilkenny Road,
Carlow.
Tel: 059 9175280
Fax: 059 9175005
Email: lll@itcarlow.ie
Web: www.itcarlow.ie/lll

Faculty of Lifelong Learning
Wexford Campus
Summerhill Road
Wexford
Tel: 053 9185809 (LLL Centre)
Tel: 053 9185800 (Reception)
Fax: 053 9185801
Email: wexfordLLL@itcarlow.ie
www.wexfordcampus.ie

Course fee

IT Carlow Graduate - €675 Non Graduate - €900

Enrolment and start dates

APPLY ONLINE www.itcarlow.ie/LLL

APPLICATION PROCESS - TAUGHT PROGRAMMES
1. Choose your programme/s from our prospectus or online programme listing.

It is very important that you review all of the following before applying:

• Entry requirements
• Supporting documentation requirements for your application
• Course modules and information
• Schedule and location
• Fees
• Relevant course code
• Closing dates for applications where applicable.

Should you have any queries, or need further information on a particular programme of study, please contact the Lifelong Learning Office.

2. Gather all supporting documentation required for your application (e.g. references, CV, personal statement etc.).

Scanned copies of your supporting documentation must be uploaded with your application. Documents must be in a clear format, of good quality and a readable size.

Poor quality/unreadable documents may seriously affect the assessment of your application.

3. Apply online at www.itcarlow.ie/LLL.

The online application system is now open for new applications for the academic year 2018/2019. This is an online application system that allows applicants to apply for multiple programmes at Institute of Technology Carlow.

Course selection may be from any of our Degrees, Higher Certificate and Certificate programmes.

To ensure a place on your chosen course we advise applying as soon as possible. Certain programmes are restricted to a limited number of applicants and places on said courses are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Institute of Technology Carlow reserves the right to request that some applicants attend for interview to determine their suitability for individual programmes.

4. Applicants will be contacted by email if further information or proof of qualifications are required.

5. Getting started

Applicants who receive an offer of a place must pay a non-refundable deposit to secure their place. The dates of offers will be posted on the IT Carlow website. Our academic year starts in September and academic timetables and other news and events will be posted on the website.

Start Date: September 2018.

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