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Innovation Management

Your Course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management aims
to produce the next generation of innovators.

Students will learn about innovation and change and how
these affect business operations. They will investigate new
process technologies that contribute to operational efficiency
and competitiveness. They will also explore innovation of
products, processes and services and identify business
process improvements to facilitate sustainable change.

The programme is delivered in association with the University
of Limerick (UL) and University College Cork (UCC), with
the location of Saturday workshops (approximately monthly)
alternating between the different universities.

3 Good Reasons To Study This Course

1. Flexible learning: The programme is delivered using a combined approach of distance/ online learning materials and face-to-face tutorials and seminars.

2. Peer learning and professional networking: As this is an executive education course, participants will learn from each other and benefit from the high level and diverse experiences of fellow students.

3. Experience different campuses: Sttudents attend seminars on one Saturday per month on average, held on a rotating basis at NUI Galway, UL and UCC.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates must have a First or Second Class Honours degree at undergraduate level in any discipline, with three years' work experience; or an ordinary or third class honours degree with five years' work experience; or a recognised professional qualification with five years' work experience.


1 year, part-time.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Innovation skills are currently much in demand globally and
in all sectors. Graduates of the course are working in areas
such as production and operations management, research and
development in a broad range of industry and service sectors.

Students who successfully complete the PDip with an average
grade of 2.1 honours may apply for the MSc in Technology
Management with exemptions.

Further enquiries

Niamh Nolan
T: +353 91 493 746

Application date

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Closing Date: Applications will open in April 2020 and places will be offered on a rolling basis. The final application deadline is Sunday 26 July 2020.

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