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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development has now made it even easier to experience learning through CPD - Continuing Professional Development.
What is CPD?
CPD is a process by which you manage your own professional knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis. CPD gives you the opportunity to record, review and reflect on your learning. It is essential for continued employment and advancement.
How does CPD work?
You can take a selection of modules on a separate, standalone basis. Our modules are industry focused and provide an ideal opportunity to upskill in your profession and add to your CPD portfolio.
What modules are available through CPD?
Please see modules below for 2018/2019 academic year. Contact the administrators below regarding the CPD modules listed. For general CPD enquiries, you can email: email@example.com
Business & Management
||TE1740: Organisational Management HR
Focusing on the area of human resource development, this module adds to your training expertise by studying topics such as organisation development, employee involvement, training and team development.
|16 Nov||TE1105: Effective Leadership
In this module, you will learn about leadership theories, typologies and taxonomies. Such a foundation is seen as strengthening leadership styles, optimising organisational and sectoral culture and driving overall success.
|18 Jan & 21 Mar, 2019
(14 week course)
|EC201: Microeconomics; Business & Management
This course is designed for students from a non-economics background who are thinking of applying for a postgraduate programme that requires applicants to have taken a preparatory course in microeconomics. The course is designed as an advanced introductory level and some familiarity with calculus is required for this course.
Sample modules offered: Social Inclusion, Civic Engagement & the Modern State, Community Health, Volunteering: Theory, Policy & Practice
Contact: 091 495241/495472 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Studies
Sample modules offered: Health, Hygiene & Nutrition in Early Childhood, Promoting Inclusion in Early Years Care and Education, The Child and Family in Irish Law, Effective Leadership for the Childcare Sector, Child Protection & Safety in Childcare Services, Management Skills for Childcare Environments, Psychology – The Developing Child 1 & 2, Implementing the Early Years Curriculum, Working in Varied Care & Education Settings, Creative Development in Early Years.
Valerie Kelly • Tel: 091 492080 • Email: email@example.com
|11 Feb 2019||EOS1101: Our Coastal Ocean
This module will introduce students to the coastal ocean, the interface between land and sea. A weekend fieldtrip (23-24 March) in Bundoran is an integral part of this module.
|Jan - Mar
Provides students with the fundamental software engineering knowledge necessary to develop and deliver quality software.
|Mar – May||Object Oriented Programming*
This module provides detailed coverage of Object Oriented (OO) programming principles. It focuses on programming in Java, an OO language that is modern, vendor-independent, and widely used in industry.
|May - July||Object Oriented Design*
Introduces students to Object Oriented Design, the Unified Modelling Language (UML) and Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools.
|May - July||Distributed Systems and the Cloud*
Provides a good understanding of designing and implementing internet based distributed applications. Uses Java and API's to create networked applications.
|May - July||Artificial Intelligence||5 ECTS||€1,100|
*Prior to registering, you may need to complete one of the other modules from the list above.
Check your eligibility. Further information at www.nuigalway.ie/itonline
|Jan - May (Semester 2)||MK5129: Inbound Marketing*
Hubspot, the acknowledged global leader in Inbound Marketing, promotes a simple but powerful model based around four primary actions (Attract, Convert, Close, Delight) that businesses must take in order to get more visitors, leads, customers, and promoters. Included in this methodology are the tools and technology that companies typically use to accomplish these goals.
*NB: Entry Requirements: Minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree in any discipline or a high 2.2 undergraduate degree, with a minimum of three years’ work experience relevant to the module, as determined by the Programme Director. Please submit a CV outlining the relevant experience.
Science & Technology – Level 7 & 8
|Jan 2019||Maths 1||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Biology and Biotechnology 1||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Organisational Behaviour||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Physics 2||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Introduction to Environmental Science||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Science, Technology & Innovation||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Introduction to Management Science||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Molecular Medicine||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Biology & Biotechnology 2||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Design of Engineering Systems||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Project Management||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Regulatory Compliance||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Biocompatibility & Device Design||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Medical Device Science||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Lean Thinking & Lean Tools||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Quality Science – Six Sigma||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Automation 2||6 ECTS||€380|
|Jan 2019||Machine Design||6 ECTS||€380|
Social Care Management and Leadership in Social Care Settings
Contact: 091 493874 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Technology Management (Level 9)
|Jan - May||People Management for Technology Organisations||10||€1750|
|Jan - May||Six Sigma||10||€1750|
|Jan - May||Managing Technology Projects||5||€875|
|Jan - May||Improving Business Processes||5||€875|
|Jan - May||Technology, Finance & Capital||5||€875|
|Jan - May||Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship||5||
Training & Education
|24-November||The Ethical Leader||5||€330|
Modules offered in Semester 2: Coaching for Improved Performance, Quality Assurance: Monitoring, Evaluation Assessment, Management of Innovation, Quality Assurance: Monitoring, Evaluation Assessment, Course Design, Learning in Groups, Project Planning, Management and Evaluation, Understanding Communities, Course Delivery