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 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.

Content includes

Learning Approach:
A tutor facilitated skills based workshop is held at which practical exercises and applications reinforce the learning material studied by participants.
Participants prepare for each module 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.

Learning Outcomes:
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.

Entry Requirements

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.
Each participant is required to have an industry mentor that they should bring to the orientation day.


QQI Level 6

Upcoming dates:


University of Limerick. , Limerick
Sept dates tbc - 1 year blended learning - Pre-Recordings, Live Tutorials & 7 classroom days. Exact dates to be confirmed Sept - Dec, & Jan - May
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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

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