Ait Postgraduate Steps - Business Studies

Master of Business/Post Graduate Diploma Master in Business in Advanced Business Practice / Minor Award in Advanced Business Practice (Postgraduate Steps Model)

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

This programme is delivered through the AIT Postgraduate Steps Model. it was designed for Business graduates, in the workplace, seeking to further their education through part-time provision.

Modules are normally taught one night per week for 10 weeks in addition to 2 Saturdays.

Assessments are typically based on live issues based on the student’s workplace.

The next Module is entitled “Management of People, Culture and Change”

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What opportunities might it lead to?

Graduates with a Master’s degree (level 9) can reasonable be expected to rise to more advanced positions, including senior executive level in industry, in the public and private sectors, and in education.

Additional Information

Any learner who enrols will have three potential avenues open to them as follows:

Master of Business Studies in Advanced Practice: Completion of 4 designed modules of 10 credits each in addition to the module “Research Methods” and the Dissertation

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Business Practice : Completion of 6 Designed Modules worth 60 Credits

Minor Award (level 9) associated with the Master of Business in Advanced Business Practice: Completion of one or more designed modules

Applications can be received in advance of either the semester 1 (September-December) or the Semester 2 (February- May)

Assessment Information

This programme is assessed through an array of continuous asssessmeents based on the live issues associated with the participants workplace.

Course Details

Course Fees:
€750 per Module ;
Course Duration:
12 Weeks
Course Commencement Date:

Next Intake September 2018

Management of People, Culture and Change.

Course NFQ Level:
Level 9
Department of Business & Management
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Students are expected to have a minimum of a Bachelor degree (level 8) in Business Studies or a cognate discipline at 2.2 level or an approved equivalent qualification.

Please contact:

MS Caroline McLoughlin at the Admissions Office: or phone 090-6468131

Mr Owen Ross, Head of Department of Business & Management: or phone 090-6471895

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Course Structure

Year 1

Designed Modules delivered to date:

Management of People, Culture & Change; Managerial Finance; Leadership; Selling and Influencing; Innovation and Creativity; Taxation; Services Marketing Management

Next Module: September 2018 Management of People, Culture and Change

Year 2

Next Module: Commencing September 2018 (Currently Taking Applications)

Management of People, Culture and Change

Developing skills

in the supervision of people, culture and change will equip you with the skills
and knowledge to work in a supervisory role, in a cross-functional capacity.
Every aspiring leader needs to understand fundamental elements of supervisory
management competencies in order to leverage their career success.

The aim of
the module is to introduce the principles of managing people
in a business context. The module will examine the role of management in
creating and sustaining an efficient and effective organisation. The student
will develop the range of skills necessary to operate successfully in a
business environment, including analytical, critical thinking, problem solving,
research, team working, presentation, report writing and communication skills.

Careers & Opportunities

Further Study

Graduates with a level 9 can apply to an array of institutions to study either a PhD or taught Doctoral programme

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