Postgraduate Diploma Advanced Diploma Strategic People Management (CIPD)

Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management (CIPD)

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

This Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management is designed for participants with human resources or people management experience who are looking to take the next step in their career to a senior people management role. This programme provides you with a unique opportunity to deepen your personal effectiveness and business acumen. You will learn how to design and manage your own strategy, enhance people management skills, recruit and nurture talent to sustain success, and reward and motivate the talent that is your workforce.

Please note: Expressions of interest should be emailed to

What will I experience?

Within this programme you will have the opportunity to engage with the following modules:

  • Work and working lives in a changing business environment
  • People management and development strategies for performance
  • Personal effectiveness, ethics and business acumen
  • Business research in people practice
  • Strategic employment relations
  • Resourcing and talent management to sustain success
  • Strategic reward management
  • One of the following modules (as determined by TUS)

    – Organisation Design and Development
    – Advanced Employment Law

What opportunities might it lead to?

When you complete your qualification, you will be awarded CIPD Associate Membership, and the designation “Assoc CIPD” after your name. This establishes your credibility as a professional, raises your profile and opens doors to new job opportunities.

You may also be able to apply for Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow, depending on your experience. This would recognise your ability to work strategically, handle complexity and influence business practices.

Additional Information

Blended/flexible mode of delivery. Classes are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays (6.30pm - 9.30pm). Attendance at some Saturday workshops is also required.

Course Details

Course Fees:
Course Fee €4,950 (CIPD Learner Fee & Membership fee payable directly to the CIPD.)
Course Duration:
36 Weeks
Registration Closing Date:

1 August 2022

How to apply to this programme at TUS Athlone Campus:


Course Commencement Date:

Induction: Saturday, 10 September 2022

Course commences ​13 September 2022

Course Award:
Postgraduate Diploma
Course NFQ Level:
Level 9
Dept of Business & Management
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • Holders of an honours degree (Level 8) or equivalent. Recognition of prior learning and work experience can be taken into consideration.





Careers & Opportunities

Career Prospects

Associate CIPD designation establishes your credibility and knowledge as a professional, demonstrating you have the people skills to deliver on today’s business needs. You will be sought-after for your experience, trusted for your up-to-date knowledge, and respected for your professional commitment to good practice.

Working at Associate Member grade means you’re delivering an operational impact with increasing complexity. You’re using your knowledge to address and react to business needs, and you actively influence the day-to-day people approach in your organisation.

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