Management Training

Certificate in Management for the Medtech and Engineering Sector


Developed by the Irish Medtech Skillnet in collaboration with the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick provides a sound introduction to management for the medical technology and engineering sector. Developed for employees who aspire to consolidate their existing operational experience and gain a formal management qualification. This One-year skills-based programme is an introduction to management aimed at current and aspiring people managers and supervisors with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to become highly effective managers within their individual departments and organisation.
The Certificate is delivered via Tutor facilitated interactive workshops. While based on relevant academic theories, concepts and techniques there will also be significant focus on individual personal development and practical application of learning within the workplace.

Content includes

• Each month a tutor facilitated skills based workshop is held at which practical exercises and applications reinforce the learning material
• Participants prepare for each workshop by completing private study sessions based upon guided reading, textbooks and self-assessment questions
• An assignment is completed for each module, with detailed written feedback from tutors
• Ongoing coaching, advice and support provided for the duration of the programme.

Recognise and integrate fundamental core management principles and theories.
Differentiate the central managerial components of one’s organisational role from the technical and administrative components.
Apply a comprehensive range of management skills and techniques to improve individual, team and organisational performance.
Employ interpersonal skills, confidence and ability to achieve personal targets and goals.
The Medtech Competency Framework developed by the MedTech Sector: to support recruitment and team development.

The programme is delivered in a blended format via tutor facilitated interactive workshops and additional self-directed online learning by the participant, and assessed through continuous assessment.
This Certificate in Management is the first year in a possible three-year Bachelors degree programme.

Semester 1, 2021
30 Aug. to 24 Sept.MG2131: Managing Communications
30 Aug. to 10 DecPM2042: Reflective Learning Journal
27 Sept. to 22 Oct.MG2101: Management & Leadership
25 Oct. to 19 Nov.PM2031: Motivating the team
22 Nov. to 17 Dec.PM2021: Selecting the team
Semester 2, 2022
2022 date tbcPM2062: Managing Performance
PM2072: Managing Employee Relations
MG2132: Quality Management
PM2082: Managing Change & Conflict
MG2152: Case Study

This programme is available as:

1. classroom day live tutorials 11:00 - 12:00; or

2. classroom evening live tutorials 19:00 - 20:00

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Entry Requirements

• Those who aspire to or currently hold their first Supervisory/Management position
• Those who wish to develop a range of skills including self-management, team management and interpersonal skills
• Those seeking a third level qualification in management
• The programme is open to managers, supervisors or those aspiring to a managerial role with a minimum of two years organisational experience.


QQI Level 6

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Certificate in Management for the Medtech and Engineering Sector

Training Days

1 year

Training Location

Available nationally, based on demand

Course Cost

Member: €1,500
Non-member: €2,000
* Cost quoted per person

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