This short course aims to enable participants to acquire an understanding of organisations and the behaviour which occurs within them.
Good managers are not only effective in their use of economic and technical resources, but also in their management of people. This short course aims to enable students to acquire knowledge and an understanding of the core areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) and the factors which influence behaviour within organisations. This knowledge and understanding is essential for effective and efficient management practice, in particular, effectively managing, leading and developing people. Learning will be by teaching, discussion and independent study.
This course can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/201819/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-16046
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About this course
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Good managers are not only effective in their use of economic and technical resources, but also in their management of people. The rationale for this short course is to provide participants with an introduction to the principles of people management and the factors which influence and control both the structure of the organisational framework and human behaviour. Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and the core areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) are essential prerequisites for effective and efficient organisational management.
This short course aims to enable participants to acquire knowledge and an understanding of organisations, the factors which influence their structure and the behaviour which occurs within them; to acquire knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) and to be able to apply these in a range of organisational settings. This knowledge and understanding is essential for effective and efficient management practice, in particular, effectively managing, leading and developing people.
Linked programmesMSc Management, PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development,
100% Coursework - (1) Written assignment i.e. 2500 words on a research topic to include a thorough literature review around the chosen topic and clear evidence of extensive research into a chosen case study (60%) and (2) Presentation i.e. a 10 minute presentation to peers and members of staff to effectively communicate analysis, arguments and recommendations based on the research topic (40%).
This course requires attendance for four full days from 9.15am to 4.15pm on the following dates:
Wednesday 27 March 2019
Thursday 28 March 2019
Friday 29 March 2019
Monday 15 April 2019
Dates are provisional and subject to change.
Any undergraduate degree.
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University and will need to provide recent evidence of this (certified within the last two years).
Most of our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement.
Please see details of the English language qualifications and certificates we can accept - https://www.ulster.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/177404/Other-english-language-tests-and-qualifications-2017.pdf
International applicants will also require a short-term study visa. Further information is available at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/international/visa-immigration
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ApplyHow to apply
The following page explains the postgraduate short course application procedure:
https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply/short-courses (choose postgraduate short courses)
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Fees and funding
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- Northern Ireland & EU:
- England, Scotland, Wales
and the Islands:
Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at
Scholarships, awards and prizes
Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available from FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk
Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 6680