Postgraduate Certificate in Volunteer Management and Leadership

Category: Educational Courses, Leadership and Management, Masters Programmes
Duration: One academic year
Level: 9
Start Date: -
Qualification Attained: Postgraduate Certificate

THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED

Course outline

This one-year, part-time Postgraduate Certificate places volunteer management and leadership within the context of effective volunteer resource planning, strategic operations, communications, leadership skills, governance and compliance.

 

Who should apply? THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED

Volunteer managers and leaders and those aspiring to such roles in community, voluntary, non-profit, public and private sector contexts.
 

Reasons to apply:

· Unique programme on the island of Ireland
· Balancing theory and practical skills-based training
· Volunteer Ireland and Volunteer Now approved
· Offers progression to Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Arts in Leadership and Management in the Community and Public Sector
 

Programme Accreditation

National University of Ireland, Galway (Level 9) (Level 7 Northern Ireland)

 

Duration

Part-time

 

Course modules

·         Introduction to Volunteer Leadership and Management (5 ECTS)

·         Organisational and Operational Management (10 ECTS)

·         Advancing the Organisation (10 ECTS)

·         Volunteer Governance, Management and Leadership in Practice (5 ECTS)

 

Why St Angela’s College, Sligo – NUI Galway?

Since 2012, St Angela’s College, Sligo, has delivered the Postgraduate programme in Leadership and Management for the Community and Public Sector on a part-time basis for middle and aspiring managers and leaders in the civil/public service, community and voluntary sector and non-profit organisations. NUI Galway has an internationally recognised reputation in civic engagement and volunteering through the work of the Community Knowledge Initiative within the Institute of Lifecourse & Society. St Angela’s was directly involved in the successful bid for Sligo’s designation as European Volunteering Capital 2017. St Angela’s and NUI Galway draw on their academic and practical expertise and extensive resources in volunteer management for the programme design and delivery.  All the modules provide specific volunteer management resources and practical assignments to build a student’s knowledge, skills and capacity to manage and lead within volunteering roles.

 

Fees

€2,250 to complete Certificate. 50% to be paid upon offer of place.

Payments are processed through the Finance Department.

Please contact fees@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

You will be invoiced and payments can be made by direct transfer to the College Bank Account or by cheque/postal order. All information on tuition fees and payment methods will be available on your invoice.

 

How do I apply? THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED

Please complete the on-line application form here: educational-application

 

 

SCHEDULE ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21 - TO BE CONFIRMED

Semester 1

 

Module: Introduction to Volunteer Leadership and Management (5 ECTS)

 

 

Module: Organisational and Operational Management – 10 ECTS

 

 

Semester 2

 

Module: Advancing the Organisation

– 10 ECTS

 

Module: Volunteer Governance, Management and Leadership in Practice (5 ECTS)

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