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Change Leadership

This Certificate in Change Leadership is a 10 Credit Level 9 programme designed to enable participants to develop their knowledge and skill as creative leaders in their chosen field. The core areas include; leadership theory, principles & emerging trends, creativity, the psychology of teams and organisational change.

This programme is primarily for those at work in the business, community and voluntary sector who seek further professional development to progress their career in management or leadership. It is also for those seeking new skills who already have an undergraduate or equivalent qualification. The ideal candidate is someone who wishes to develop their personal and interpersonal capacity to become an effective change agent in their relevant field.

Entry requirements

QQI Level 8 award or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experience. Mature students (23 years of age on 1st January preceding application) can apply.


12 days.

Programme Delivery Mode
This programme is delivered with a mixture of online and classroom delivery. Some of the content will be delivered online with the remaining involving either lectures/practicals/tutorials delivered at the LIT Clonmel Campus.

The programme will run over 6 weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from 10am to 5pm as follows:
Feb 1st and 2nd
Feb 29th and March 1st
April 4th and 5th
May 2nd and 3rd
June 6th and 7th
June 27th and 28th

Number of credits


Further enquiries

For further information:
Department of Flexible Learning
Tel: 0504 28112

For academic queries:
Marie Walsh, Programme Leader
Tel: 086 0701086

Subjects taught

Modules: Change Leadership: Leadership models, creativity, team psychology and change processes.


Postgraduate Certificate in Change Leadership (Special Purpose Award, Level 9, 10 Credits).

Course Location: LIT Clonmel Campus, Co. Tipperary.

What is Springboard+?
Springboard+ allows you to bring your career to the next level, learn new skills, enhance your existing skills and get the promotion or job you have always dreamed of.

Springboard+ provides free college courses for people who are unemployed, returning to the workforce, or were previously self-employed. If you are already working, you can also participate in a Springboard+ course by paying a small fee of 10% of the overall course fee.

Who is Eligible for Springboard+?
1. The unemployed or formerly self-employed All courses are open to these applicants, with the exception of the two year part-time ICT conversion courses which are not open to those in receipt of a Jobseeker related payment

2. Returners (Formerly known as Homemakers) May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.

3. People in employment May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.

Places will be provided free of charge to those participants from categories 1 & 2 above. Level 6 courses are free to all eligible participants. In the case of category 3, level 6 courses remain free, but a contribution of 10% of the cost of the place will be collected by the provider for level 7-9 courses, with the HEA funding 90% of the course fee. This contribution can be paid by the participant or the employer. Please refer to individual course pages on for fee details.

Application date

Application Deadline: Monday 13th January 2020.

Course fee

This programme is free of charge for participants who are unemployed or previously self-employed. Participants who are in current employment will be required to pay a fee of €130. Please see for eligibility criteria details.

Enrolment and start dates

Course Opening Soon.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply for these programmes on the Springboard Website (Please see Application Weblink" below).

Start Date: January.

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