Good managers make the right decisions, exploit opportunities and protect the business against threats. Do you recognise yourself here? It’s all very well being the best in your field technically however if your management skills are lacking, your business won’t be able to grow.
Is it time you committed to being a better manager?
The IMI Diploma in Management can give you the management skills you need to make your business a real success.
What will it do for me?
Equipped with practical managerial skills, you will be better placed to make a difference to your organisation’s bottom line.
By completing the IMI Diploma in SME Management you will:
- Gain a management qualification that changes the way you work day-to-day
- Dispel any fears you might have about hard or soft skills such as finance or team building
- Learn the skills to manage with fewer resources
- Gain the ability to take a panoramic view across all the areas of your business and to make effective decisions on an holistic basis
- Develop and apply a comprehensive toolkit of best-practice management techniques
What is it?
The postgraduate IMI Diploma in SME Management is a nationally accredited and internationally recognised postgraduate programme at Level 9 of the National Framework of Qualifications. The diploma is delivered using a mix of classroom teaching, action learning, class discussion, case study analysis, and individual and group activities.
Look forward to: An 18-day taught programme delivered three days per month over six months covering six modules:
- Business Strategy
- Financial Management
- Sales and Marketing
- Advanced Communication Skills
- Human Resource Management
- Organisational Behaviour
The IMI Diploma in SME Management is a minor award and a constituent part of the IMI Master of Business framework, accredited with 30 credits at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Successful participants will be awarded the IMI Diploma in SME Management and a Postgraduate Certificate from University College Cork.
For sixty years IMI has pioneered the development of executive education in Ireland. Thousands of senior executives attend developmental programmes at IMI annually, ranging from NFQ level 9 Masters and Diploma qualifications to one- and two-day master classes. Programme participants reflect the full spectrum of Irish industry, from the smallest micro-organisations to the world’s largest multinationals. Common to all IMI programmes is the translation of academic best practice to real-world solutions for practising managers.
Who is it for?
- Experienced business owners and managers
- Experienced functional specialists who are ready to take on a management role
- Executives who intend to develop professional careers in management
How much does it cost?
The subsidised cost of the programme is €3,000 per person. This rate is available to SMEs only, i.e. companies in Ireland that employ fewer than 250 employees.
The includes all training, course materials, tutor support, assessment, certification, lunches and refreshments.
Is it time to invest in yourself?
If you would like to speak to the programme manager to request more information, simply contact us via the details below or fill out the Enquire Now Form at the bottom of this page.
If you would like to formally apply for the course immediately, you can do so by clicking here to download the Application Form and follow the instructions to submit.
Programme Manager Details:
Brian Colleran, Business Development Manager
+353 87 292 8900