Behind every successful organisation is a great team of people. Managing and motivating people is an integral skill that everyone needs in any business. The Managing People course is designed to give the learner essential knowledge and skills in developing standards, measuring performance, motivating and empowering staff and oneself. Learners who successfully complete this course will practice effective supervisory management skills, design, implement and change standards, and appreciate the value of effective and open communication within organisations. Participants will develop their skill in crafting strategies for staff support and empowerment. This Managing People course will engage learners in the understanding and importance of effective relationships within a multidisciplinary team. Participants will develop an understanding of effective conflict resolution and mediation skills and understand the importance of stakeholders rights and expectations in the delivery of a quality service.

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Qualifications Gained

  • QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Managing People (6N3945)

Entry Requirement

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.


Course Structure

This is a part time course, delivered one evening a week for 10 weeks

Course Content Modules

  • Perform effectively in a supervisory management role, recognising the importance of self-management and being a positive role model.
  • Managing Performance - understand how to identify and agree performance standards, manage under-performance and deviation from agreed standards in a manner that achieves a positive outcome.
  • Motivating, developing and empowerment - address skills and motivation amongst staff through strategies such as skills audits, clear attainable goal setting, support for continuous professional development, team building exercises and enhancement of individuals self esteem.
  • Diversity - support the diversity of social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Building effective relationships - appraise the impact of the different styles of leaderships, motivational theory and its impact on staff. Recognise the importance of having good working relationships at all levels in the organisation.
  • Legislation, regulation & policies - research and renew the main elements of legislation including Employment, legislation, health acts and European directives.

Further Study

This module is part of the QQI Level 6 Major Award (6M4587) in Management and contributes 15 credits towards achieving this award.  Learners can study this programme as a single award or can use it towards the 120 credits required for the Major Award.

Special Offers

This programme can be booked as part of a course combo with Business Management or with any of the other business modules commencing in 2018, or as part of the Management Major Award.  There are reductions in tuition fees available when booking more than 1 module at a time.  Popular combinations include studying this module with modules on Leadership, Employment Law and/or Conflict Management


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