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CPD - Business

Application Details

Please contact sandra.thompson@tudublin.ie for further information.

Module Details

TU Code: TU5533
Level: NFQ Level 6
Award: Certificate in Business in Organisational Governance and Behaviour
Duration: 1 Year
Mode of Study: Part Time
Method of Delivery: Online and face to face workshops
Location: To be confirmed
Contact: sandra.thompson@tudublin.ie

Schedule: This programmes runs for 2 semesters, one module per semester. Semester 1: September 2023 - January 2024, Semester 2: February 2024 -  June 2024 

Commencement Date: September 2023

Fees: To be confirmed

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Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants may meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • Graduates of QQI level 5 or 6 awards are eligible.

  • Leaving Certificate – Applicants must have a pass in five subjects (ordinary level) in the Leaving Certificate to include Mathematics and English or Irish, or an equivalent qualification. Leaving Certificate Mathematics at Foundation Level at grade H3 or higher is acceptable for this programme.

  • Mature applicants (i.e. those who are aged 23 years or more on January 1st in the year of entry) are also eligible to apply and will be assessed to considering all aspects of the applicants prior learning and work experience. Applicants may be required to sit a suitability test and/or an interview to secure a place if they do not wish to compete on a Leaving Certificate or QQI level 5 or 6 as above. Focus for such applications will be on the following:
    • Any relevant experience or training
    • Career goals
    • Preparation for higher education (recent courses/study)
    • Awareness of the demands of part-time higher education (workload, finances, impact on personal and social circumstances, etc.)
    • Evidence that the applicant has researched the course

An English level of IELTS 6 or above is required for entry to the programme. Due recognition of prior learning will be given to students which may provide the necessary pre-requisites required for this programme.

There is no minimum requirement in any specialism outside of the minimum requirements above. 

Overview

This Level 6 programme aims to provide learners with a broad understanding of the governance framework guiding Organisations and an understanding and appreciation of the organisational behaviours within an organisation. This will allow the learner to be informed and confident in their roles.  

Course Content
  • Governance & Legal Compliance Responsibilities: The module focuses on the legal and accounting framework as it applies to organisations. The module will draw on the Law, Accounting and Governance that is required to fulfil their duties and responsibilities effectively in compliance with the regulations.

    • Charities Act
    • Charities Governance Code
    • Trustee Governance
    • Companies Act 2014
    • Financial Governance
    • Risk Management
    • Data Protection
    • Cyber Security
  • Organisational Behaviour & Dynamics: This module focuses on the behaviour of individuals and groups in organisations including not-for-profit organisations. It will provide learners with an understanding and appreciation of this behaviour and an awareness of how it contributes to the success of the organisation. The module will draw on concepts and theories from the field of organisational behaviour, management and the not-for-profit environment to gain further understanding of different organisational behaviours and to improve learners’ self-confidence and potential governance effectiveness. Learners will engage in self-reflection regarding their use of individual and organisational actions.
Application Details

Please complete the form at the following link to make an application: APPLY ONLINE

Module Details

TU Code: TU5101
Level: NFQ Level 9
Award: CPD Certificate in Creative Thinking in Creative Commercial Communications 
Duration: 3 days
Mode of Study: Part Time
Method of Delivery: Classroom 
Location: Aungier Street
Contact: Please contact Dr. Emma Sweeney at emma.sweeney@tudublin.ie or Dr. Rosie Hand at rosie.hand@tudublin.ie           

Schedule: This module is delivered in a 'bootcamp' style over 3 days. The dates of delivery are as follows: 19th, 20th, 21st January 2023

Commencement Date: 19th January 2023

Fees: IAPI members: €800, non-members: €1,000

Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum second class honours bachelor degree (2.2 or higher) in any discipline or equivalent third level qualification.
 
Applicants not meeting the normal entry requirements but with relevant prior experiential learning may be proposed by the Programme Director for exceptional entry by submitting an Exceptional Entry application to the sub-committee of College Board.
 
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Overview

This CPD programme is the result of a unique partnership between TU Dublin and The Institute of Advertising of Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) and has been developed with extensive contributions from both industry and academia.

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The CPD in Creative Thinking in Creative Commercial Communications is designed to explore the diverse facets of creativity and creative work. Drawing on the psychological theories of creativity and interdisciplinary collaboration, the module explores the characteristics, traits, skills and competencies associated with creativity. It looks at the principles and practices of creative collaboration, including the tools, methods and processes employed in creative communities of practice.

Learning Outcomes

On Completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate advanced theoretical underpinnings and emergent literature in the area of
    creativity and creative thinking.
  • Appraise the seminal pieces of academic and practice-based work in the area
    Integrate knowledge from a range of subject areas and analyse information from a variety
    of contexts
  • Contribute valuable creative and innovative perspectives to develop business initiatives
  • Reflect on own practice and re-organize skills set in order to produce something new
  • Appraise individual creativity characteristics, skills and competencies
  • Engage with the fundamental principles, process and practice of creative work
  • Engage with various strategic and practical techniques and industry best practice in
    creative development
  • Critique the theoretical foundations of interdisciplinary creative collaboration
  • Apply the methods and processes of collaborative creativity
Application Details

Please complete the form at the following link to make an application: APPLY ONLINE

Module Details

TU Code: TU5101
Level: NFQ Level 9
Award: CPD Certificate in Leadership in Creative Commercial Communications 
Duration: 3 days
Mode of Study: Part Time
Method of Delivery: Hybrid / blended
Location: Aungier Street
Contact: Please contact Dr. Emma Sweeney at emma.sweeney@tudublin.ie or Dr. Rosie Hand at rosie.hand@tudublin.ie           

Schedule: This module is delivered in a 'bootcamp' style over 3 days. The dates of delivery are as follows: 7th, 8th, 9th September 2023

Commencement Date: 7th September 2023

Fees: IAPI members: €800, non-members: €1,000

Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum second class honours bachelor degree (2.2 or higher) in any discipline or equivalent third level qualification.
 
Applicants not meeting the normal entry requirements but with relevant prior experiential learning may be proposed by the Programme Director for exceptional entry by submitting an Exceptional Entry application to the sub-committee of College Board.
 
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Overview

This CPD programme is the result of a unique partnership between TU Dublin and The Institute of Advertising of Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) and has been developed with extensive contributions from both industry and academia.

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The CPD in Leadership in Creative Commercial Communications is concerned with facilitating an understanding of and ability to apply leadership theory and best practices in work roles. The CPD will deal with Leadership Theories with particular focus on challenges faced by and expectations on leaders in a contemporary context. There is a clear and legitimate focus of intrapersonal skills. The delivery will be via a combination of live classes and independent learning. The achievement of CPD learning outcomes will be via a group-based engagement with a seminal contribution in the leadership literature and an individual critical personal reflection on leadership in practice. 

Learning Outcomes

On Completion of this module, the learner will be able to

  • Evaluate critically the antecedents of effective leadership (including the management of
    meaning, attention, trust and self)
  • Operate at the strategic level including via a conceptual appreciation of the interrelationships between business functions and processes
  • Value the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Design and lead high performing teams – including virtual teams
  • Recognize the general ethical implications of job roles and responsibilities                                                                                 
  • Reflect on key leadership actions including motivations, decision making, negotiation and change management AND enablers including emotional, social and cultural intelligence levels