The Level 6 Certificate in Supervisory Management develops high calibre professionals, distinct in their abilities, understanding, skills and knowledge associated with a supervisory role in any profession organisation.
Who should apply?
Organisations who wish to provide continuous support and professional development upskilling for existing or potential supervisors/managers or aspiring supervisors. This programme covers all key areas relevant to supervisory management roles and is suitable to an extensive range of industry sectors from manufacturing to services organisations.
The programme uses an innovative blend of realworld situations to assist participants in exploring opportunities and managing the challenges of supervisory management roles. Participants will explore various theories and concepts developing a toolbox of skills that is valuable and readily usable and which will lead to advanced personal and interpersonal supervisory skills, enhanced operational excellence & improved team performance. The Certificate is a six month part-time programme, Level 6 Special Purpose Award, accredited by Cork Institute of Technology. The programme has been co-developed by CIT and IT Tralee incorporating both Institution’s academic expertise alongside industry partners through the South West Regional Skills Forum and is supported by Cork Chamber Skillnet & Bio Pharma Chem Skillnet.
Learners will benefit from an induction session that will focus on wellbeing, work-life harmony, programme structure, group work, use of Blackboard, library access, referencing. This is to support the learner and make them aware of all resources/supports available to them from outset of programme throughout entire course duration.
Teaching methods feature practical classroom exercises and accelerate the transfer of learning back to the work place. Learners will build on their experience and learning gained on the programme to develop the professional skills and hone techniques that will inform their best practice application.
Case Study Analysis
Live case studies reflecting the programme focus points will be regularly analysed in class. This will include analysis of challenges and solutions for a variety of contexts to hone skills and techniques for real life application in the work place. Peer to Peer Learning: Learners will have the added value of peer to peer learning and knowledge sharing, working on case studies and teasing out challenges and best practice solutions with professional peers from across multiple industry sectors - from manufacturing to services - in their region over programme duration.
Experienced Lecturers & Industry Partners
Lecturers on the programme bring a unique blend of academic qualifications, incorporating business, human resource management, management accounting, work and organisational psychology, together with comprehensive industry experience and backgrounds in training and change management.
On successful completion of the four modules, graduates will receive a Special Purpose Award – Certificate in Supervisory Management (Level 6, 20 ECTs).