Notice

The Institute of Technology Blanchardstown is running two important training opportunities of great relevance to the Irish nonprofit sector. The first is a seminar and the second a full MA programme.

Full details and links below.

Seminar on Performance Measurement in the Not for Profit Sector

The School of Business here at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB) is pleased to announce a series of Industry Seminars for the Not for Profit sector. See below details of our first event : 

Seminar Theme: Performance Measurement - Developing the power tools to measure success 
When: July 11th 2017 , 8.30am - 10.45am 
Where: Learning and Innovation Centre (LINC) Building, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Blanchardstown Road North, Dublin 15 

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Masters of Arts in Management for the Non-Profit Sector

This course is aimed specifically at people working in the not-for-profit sector (NPOs). This course will enable participants to develop advanced core competencies in Management in the NPO sector, to build on learning and management skills already gained and to further develop the analytical skills and academic knowledge of students. The curriculum offers a richness and variety of learning that will ensure students develop a range of high-level knowledge and skill in research, strategic thinking and reflective learning. Students will further develop an ability to integrate knowledge, manage complexity and formulate judgements thereby establishing the foundation for a successful career.

he MA in Management course focuses on equipping students with the essential skills necessary to make an increased contribution to their NPO. In addition to the academic content of the programme the MA in Management equips its students with the requisite practical skills for a career in the ever changing environment faced by NPOs. The course is structured to develop competitive managerial leaders and decision-makers who can help their NPO meet the challenges facing them. The course will be assessed through work based projects which will allow the students to apply the knowledge learnt in class to their work situations.

Course Schedule

The course will be delivered through eight Fridays per semester – 2 per month. In addition, there will two hours of online delivery every week during the semester. There will be three semester of taught modules. During the fourth semester students will work on a research project with the guidance of a supervisor.

Career Opportunities

The Non-Profit sector employs a substantial number of people in Ireland. This course will enhance students’ ability to make an increased contribution to their organisation and is likely to improve career prospects as NPOs try to balance the needs of their clients and the available resources.

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