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Certificate in Management Fundamentals Course Guide

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Certificate in Management Fundamentals Course Guide


This course will provide an introduction to the role of managers in an organisation and effective communication methods. It will include but not be limited to the key attributes effective managers in different roles should possess, how to prepare a formal, professionally written report, and how to undertake professional communication internal and external to the workplace.
This course will provide an overview of management theories and procedures, including but not limited to the different schools of thought in management studies and types of written orders used when implementing change.
This course will provide an introduction to different types of problem-solving techniques, including but not limited to potential management issues and identifying problem-solving techniques, when workers should be involved in organisational decision making, and a look at supervisory scenarios and duties.
This course will take a look at how external influences can affect management styles, including but not limited to how supervisors can affect employee attitudes and factors that may limit management ability.
This course will provide an introduction to key concepts in advertising for and interviewing potential employees, including but not limited to the necessary components of a job advertisement, how to create a job advertisement using key legislation and key concepts and how to develop interview questions.
This course will provide an introduction to workplace procedures and how to create and implement basic guidelines. It will include but not be limited to how to write a workplace procedure, the steps required to deal with a grievance, workplace safety checklists and how to write a job description for a supervisor role.
This course will provide an introduction to equity, ethics and morality and how they affect the workplace, including but not limited to how to write a code of practice for an organisation, the importance of intellectual property rights in regards to maintaining ethical and equitable practices within an organisation, and key legal considerations specific to workplaces.
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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email

This course costs €499.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 80 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as an Assistant Manager.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

You can gain a Certificate in Management Fundamentals without a degree, as there are no entry requirements. Learn the foundation theories and concepts of successful management, organisational structures, and problem-solving techniques and understand what it takes to employ people and manage staff. 

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After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

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