Higher Certificate
Programme Code: TA_BADMN_C
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Modular
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Language of Instruction:English
CAO Code:
  1. TA106
CAO Code:Progression to the Ordinary Bachelor Degree in Management or Accounting (Level 7) and on completion of level 7 to the Honours Bachelor Degree in Management or accounting as applicable to level 7 completion (Level 8) at ITT Dublin or to alternative programmes of studies in other universities or Institutes of Technology. The Articulation process will conform with the requirements of ITT Dublin and QQI

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a) Students will be expected to be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the following general business areas: a. Business Administration (including Organisational Behaviour) b. Management Accounting & Financial Accounting c. Information Systems d. Marketing e. Management & Organisational Behaviour f. Law g. Economics h. Business Mathematics And electively, i. Business Environment (including European Business Environment) j. Research Methods k. Personal Finance l. Services Management m. Business Communications n. Languages (French, German and Spanish)
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a) To provide a comprehensive introduction to the main theories, concepts and knowledge that underpin the above mentioned functional areas of management To understand the applicability of traditional management theories and also emerging concepts in current business practice
PO3Skill - Range
 (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will be expected to be able to: a. Use basic economic models and approaches in problem solving b. Perform organisational and environmental analysis c. Use established frameworks to analyse organisational behaviour d. Use effective communication and group work skills e. Collect, organise and present statistical data f. Construct a standard set of financial accounts g. Prepare and interpret cost, budget and projected cash statements h. Use computer applications to produce documents and design spreadsheets i. Implement specific marketing activities and programmes j. Communicate effectively and translate in French, Spanish or German
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will be expected to be able to: a. Use quantitative techniques to support management decision making b. Interpret and use financial data to improve decision making c. Use environmental and organisational knowledge to identify business opportunities and threats and develop appropriate strategies in response d. Deliver business presentations and communicate in a professional business manner e. Develop interpersonal skills for effective group problem solving f. Use information technology to improve their efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace a. Employ language skills for use in an international work environment b. Examine whether and to what extent business activities (i) comply with legislation and (ii) practice corporate governance
PO5Competence - Context
 (a) On completion of the programme the graduate will be expected to be able to: a. Perform an environmental analysis of the business environment of industries b. Demonstrate an understanding of how to apply organisational and behavioural principles to the development, training and management of employees c. Use economic models to improve internal business operations and understand the external economic environment d. Apply appropriate marketing and market research techniques to different situations e. Apply financial and costing techniques in business decision-making f. Evaluate investment decisions using capital budgeting techniques g. Apply principles of mathematics to specific types of business problem h. Assess and present key financial information i. Apply computing technology to basic business problems j. Demonstrate an understanding of national and international legal frameworks in the context of business activities
PO6Competence - Role
 (a) On completion of this programme, the graduate will be expected to be able to: a. Work alone to produce specific output to an agreed or pre-determined timescale b. Participate (contribute and collaborate) and contribute constructively in a structured team environment across the core business areas c. Be self-directed in terms of time, motivation and planning; and self-aware to be open and sensitive to others
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a) Upon completion of the programme, the graduate will be expected to be able to: a. Demonstrate a capacity for independent and self managed learning through preparation of project work and class presentations as well as assignments requiring the development of IT skills b. Show preliminary evidence and understanding of the interpersonal and communication skills required in team work and group presentations
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a) Upon completion of the programme, the graduate will be expected to be able to: a. Demonstrate an awareness of social, community and ethical issues in a business context b. Demonstrate an increased awareness of the complexity and interconnectivity of the environment and business problems

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
LAWS H1022 Principles of Law
INFO H1019 Data Skills & Information Technology
CSKD H1000 Critical Skills Development
FNBS H1000 Principles of Business 1
FACC H1006 Financial Accounting 1
MATH H1013 Business Mathematics 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INFO H1013 Data Technology in Organisations
FNBS H1001 Principles of Business 2
FACC H1008 Financial Accounting 2
MATH H1011 Business Mathematics 2
LAWS H1023 Business Law
ECON H1003 Economics 1

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
INFO H2014 Enterprise Systems & Processes
ECON H2010 Economics 2
MACC H2010 Management Accounting for Business Managers 1
BEHV H2019 Management & Org Behaviour 1
COMM H2014 Management Communications
INTL H2000 International Services Management
SPAN H2012 Spanish
FREN H2023 French 3
GERM H2016 German 3

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INFO H2015 Business Processes and IS
MACC H2011 Management Accounting for Business Managers 2
LAWS H1023 Business Law
MKTG H2014 Marketing
BEHV H2020 Management & Org Behaviour 2
ECON H2001 Applied Macroeconomics
INTL H2001 International Trade & Policy
GERM H2017 German 4
FREN H2024 French 4
SPAN H2013 Spanish