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TE190 Coaching for Improved Performance
Beginning: Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
This module introduces you to the core skills of coaching and mentoring, and outlines the emergence and development of these practices particularly in recent years. It aims to build on trainers’ competence by developing their coaching and mentoring knowledge, skills and abilities. It explores the role of coaching and mentoring in the performance improvement in the workplace. Closing date: 01 January 2020
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2019/12/20 €660
TE302 Blended Learning Design
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
Developing Learning Design focuses on pedagogical concepts and instructional design models that are fundamental to designing and developing an online learning environment One day workshop 17 January One day tutorial online Closing date: 10 January
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/01/03 €760
TE302 Blended Learning Design
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
Developing Learning Design focuses on pedagogical concepts and instructional design models that are fundamental to designing and developing an online learning environment One day workshop 17 January One day tutorial online Closing date: 10 January
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/01/03 €760
TE1106 Leading Organisational Change
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
This module aims to examine the theory and practice of organisational change Two day workshop 03 and 10 January Closing date: 30 December
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/01/03 €760
DS109 Maths 1
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
The course will be laid out as follows (delivery may vary): • Trigonometry • Functions • Differentiation • Applications of Differentiation • Linear Systems • Matrices • Linear Systems and Matrix Equations • Integration • Linear Transformations
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
DOE1101 Human Biology Fundamentals
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
Learning outcome of the module: Relate the fundamentals of molecular biology in the context of the human organism Identify the basic forms and functions in human anatomy and physiology Describe the basics of the human circulatory system, musculoskeletal system, respiratory system and the immune system Review existing studies and describe the immune response in relation to implantable devices
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
DS157 Organisational Behaviour
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
In this module you will learn about Organisational Behaviour, that is, you will learn about individuals and groups in organisations. Learning about Organisational Behaviour will help you to better understand yourself and others in the workplace.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
DS151 Physics 2
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
Module DS103 Physics 1 introduced some of the fundamental ideas of physics. This module, Physics 2, completes the overview of Classical Physics by introducing the basic theory of electrostatics, electric currents and circuits, electromagnetism and light and optics. Classical Physics is still very relevant and is still used and applied today. During the 20th century, however, a new physics, which we call Modern Physics, was developed.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
DS154 Intro to Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
The aim of the module is to introduce you to various disciplines that fall under the heading of Environmental Science and provide you with a rounded overview of the relative topics and concerns. Studying this module will give you facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
BST120 Medical Device Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
Module Objectives To understand the practical application of materials, mechanics and stress analysis theory in the design of medical devices To understand the clinical need, function and design requirements of the most widely used orthopaedic and vascular medical devices To understand the effects of mechanical loading (static, fatigue, wear) and environment on medical devices
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
BST118 Biocompatibility & Device Design
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
In recent years, the role of biomaterials has been influenced considerably by advances in many areas of biology, engineering and chemistry as well as advances in surgical techniques and instruments.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
BST114 Quality Science – Six Sigma
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
This course will give candidates a solid foundation in Quality Science & Six Sigma. Candidates will explore the history and development of Quality Science and the emergence of Six Sigma. You will develop a broad understanding of Six Sigma methodology [DMAIC] and the range of Six Sigma tools and techniques applicable in a Manufacturing or Service environment. Candidates will also get the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of the Statistical software package Minitab.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
BST113 Lean Thinking & Lean Tools
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
The module consists of 16 units which take the student through the history and development of Lean thinking; explores Lean principles including Value & Waste; and explains several of the main Lean tools & techniques.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
BST130 Automation 2
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
The aim of the Automation 2 module is to give you some important insights into the application of automation in industry as detailed in the module aims of Automation 1. The Automation 2 module introduces material transport systems, outlines the use of storage systems, and presents an overview of automated manufacturing.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/04 €380
NU6622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 2)
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
This module on clinical supervision (CS) aims to provide the students with the required knowledge and practical skills to become effective supervisees/supervisors, and will thus enhance the implementation of CS frameworks in practice. Application deadline 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2020/01/09 €850
ECS401 Promoting Inclusion in Early Years Care and Education
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
Promoting inclusion in Early Years practice is crucial in order to provide a holistic approach to children’s development and care in the early years. There are legal, regulatory and best-practice guidelines that Early Years practitioners are obliged to follow to guide practice. Each of these highlights the importance of promoting inclusion of all children and families.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2020/01/10 €660
TE2103 Performance Management
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
This module focuses on strengthening your capacity to motivate staff, to build continuous improvement to manage individual and team performance and to deliver excellence. Two day workshop 16 and 17 January Closing date: 10 January
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/01/10 €760
MG616 Improving Business Processes
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020
On completion of this module you should be able to put innovation to work in any organisation through being able to: Have an awareness of the tools and methods available for process modelling. Appreciate the important role business process modelling and improvement plays in the design and development of integrated business, service and manufacturing systems. Apply modelling tools and techniques in analysing business processes in their organisation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/01/11 €875
MG670 Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020
On completion of this module you should be able to put innovation to work in any organisation through being able to: Present a curriculum in the area of Technology Innovation &, Entrepreneurship that reflects the needs of the user. Provide easy to access, state of the art reference material in the area of Technology Innovation &, Entrepreneurship to help learners to understand the essential fundamental concepts involved in the discipline.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/01/11 €875
MG614 People Management for Technology Organisations
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020
On completion of this module you should be able to put innovation to work in any organisation through being able to: Have an awareness of the tools and methods available for process modelling. Appreciate the important role business process modelling and improvement plays in the design and development of integrated business, service and manufacturing systems. Apply modelling tools and techniques in analysing business processes in their organisation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/01/11 €875
TE1750 Project Planning, Management, Evaluation
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This module introduces business and project management techniques. It focuses on tackling projects efficiently, managing productively, monitoring effectively and evaluating constructively. Workshop: 17 January Closing date: 10 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/01/13 €380
MK7108 Marketing Analytics & Research
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
Successful organisations direct all their efforts to giving customers what they want, while still earning a profit. The critical factor in such market dominance is the extensive use of data from Marketing Research. To be truly marketing orientated, companies have to make data work and be information driven. Marketers must actively engage with data searches, analyse, summarisation, interpretation, visualisation and presentation for intelligent marketing decision making and action.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
MG7102 Leading and Managing People
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This course provides a solid foundation to the study of Leading and Managing People. The material delivered and presented highlights the practicality of the issues involved in work and employment, and specifically in managing and leading people. People management is essentially about leading and managing people in a way that both maximises and rewards the contribution each individual makes in the organisation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
MG8102 Contemporary Management Thought (Semester 2)
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
The central aim of this module is to examine the theory and practice of the management process today. It discusses the core concepts of management and the role of the manager, the skills and ability they require to manage the organisation successfully. Furthermore, it focuses on the manager as a person, their personal characteristics, values and attitudes and how these elements can impact and influence the organisation and its culture. Application Deadline 8 January 2020
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
EC426.3 Ireland in the Global Economy
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This module explores Ireland’s economic experience in the global economy using a comparative historical approach, grounded in an understanding of globalisation as a process of economic integration. The module aims to: explore Ireland’s economic experience in the context of globalisation processes. Introduce learners to the approaches and methods of the ‘new comparative economic history’. Deadline for applications: 8 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
EC1002 Principles of Macroeconomics
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This course provides an introduction to core concepts of macroeconomics: how to measure gross domestic product, inflation and unemployment as well as the role played by government fiscal and monetary policy. Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. The pre-requisite for enrolling on this module is that applicants have completed EC1001 Principles of Microeconomics. Deadline for applications: 8 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
MK5129 Inbound Marketing
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
Inbound marketing is used by both global companies (e.g. Starbucks, Taco Bell, American Express, Microsoft, Tesco...the list goes on) and small businesses alike as a means of engaging their target audience, driving quality lead growth and ultimately their bottom line. Application closing date 8 January 2020
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2020/01/13 €435
MK5130 Digital Marketing Strategy
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and skill-set to conceptualise and deliver a creative digital marketing campaign, which can be integrated into an overall marketing strategy. Application closing date: 8 January 2020
Credits: 10. Cost: €810.
2020/01/13 €810
MK5104 Marketing Analytics
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This module will introduce you to the major components of marketing and sales analytics across multiple channels. You will be introduced to how current analytical tools and techniques generate analytics to support data-driven decisions in such areas as marketing insights, competitive analysis, strategy, segmentation, promotions, and a number of approaches to generated social media analytics.
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2020/01/13 €435
CT610 Software Engineering
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This module will provide students with the fundamental software engineering knowledge necessary to develop and deliver quality software products. This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns.
Credits: 10. Cost: €1100.
2020/01/13 €1100
ECS205 The Child and Family in Irish Law
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
This module gives a broad overview of the Irish legal system as it stands today. It discusses the impact the legal system has on the child and the family, and the various services relevant to children and families engaged with or affected by the legal system. The module also gives a broad overview of the impact of international law on the Irish legal system and explores the relevance of international law to those working with children and families in Ireland today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €330.
2020/01/18 €330
BST110 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
The module aims to: Present a curriculum in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship Provide easy-to-access, state-of-the-art reference material in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship to help learners to understand the essential fundamental concepts involved in the discipline.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
DS129 Science, Technology & Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
Science, Technology and Innovation covers the historical evolution of scientific thought and the periods of major industrial development, coupled with a focus on innovation and how it works today What will be covered in the module Scientific Method, Steam Engine, Telegraph, Kondratiev Waves, Industrial Revolution, Railways and Steel, Electrification, Mass Production, Information Age, Innovation, Globalisation, Types of Innovation, Creativity & Innovation
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
DS126 Database Applications
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
The module and its associated learning activities aim to introduce you to the core information in development of database systems. It includes analysis of system requirements, conceptual modelling and system specifications, their translation into a relational model, and use of the process of normalisation to minimise data duplication and anomalies in relational database tables.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
DS110 Intro to Management Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
Introduction to Management Science is a module designed to give you an understanding of management science as a discipline that can help managers solve problems and make good decisions.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
DS127 Design of Engineering Systems
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
Design of Engineering Systems represents a complex interconnection of many elements to maximise performance. This science relates to all fields of engineering, and requires contribution from diverse technical disciplines. It involves the combined effort of all the team involved in the design process, leading to a structured development process that proceeds from conception to production to operation, and in some cases to termination and disposal.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
DS125 CAD Modelling
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
Currently parametric 3D solid and surface models are the principal means of communicating design ideas and of developing new products and systems. One of the most widely-used 3D CAD software systems for creating these models is SolidWorks. This module will introduce you to the essential aspects of using SolidWorks productively and effectively.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
BST101 Product & Process Development
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
In Product and Process Development, you are introduced to the methods and techniques used to take an initial idea for a new product concept from the drawing board right through to the marketplace. As you progress through the course, you will be introduced to the different stages involved in developing a new product: 1 Identification of customer needs 2 Concept generation 3 Concept selection 4 Concept testing 5 Product specification 6 Product launch
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2020/01/18 €380
TE305 Online Learning and Teaching Essentials
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
This module covers introductory design, development, delivery and evaluation of online and blended programmes. Two day workshop 06 and 07 February Closing date: 27 January
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/01/27 €760
AR3300 Archaeology in Practice 1
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020
The first part of this module introduces students to the discipline of archaeology and provides the theoretical and methodological foundations for later work. The first weeks are devoted to a series of topics designed to introduce students to modern archaeology, its historical development, aims and practices.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/02/01 €390
TE164 Learning in Groups
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 3, 2020
Managing learning groups is a key trainer skill. This module helps you develop techniques for analysing group dynamics and examining stages of group development. Workshop 09 and 10 January Closing date: 03 January
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/02/03 €760
TE1660 Management of Training and Education
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 3, 2020
This module examines key aspects of the management function in training and education. Topics include leadership, motivation, decision-making, change and conflict management. Two day workshop 13 and 14 February Closing date: 03 February
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/02/03 €760
ECS101 Psychology – The Developing Child 1
Beginning: Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
The objective of this module is to introduce a range of theories in relation to the holistic development of young children and to look at their application in early childhood care and practice settings. The module will also provide students with an insight into atypical child development. The module will look at the role of adults in planning a child-centred environment.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2020/02/07 €660
EYS1115 Contemporary Perspectives on Play, Learning and Pedagogy
Beginning: Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
This module explores contemporary issues and perspectives on play, learning and pedagogy concerning ECEC. Drawing from a range of theoretical perspectives, learners will explore and analyse existing debates, emerging issues and current approaches, with the aim of developing critical and reflective thinking skills, enabling transformative practice within the early years sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2020/02/07 €865
ECS202 Implementing the Early Years Curriculum
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020
This module examines underlying theories on educational activities and play for babies and children (0-8). The module examines a range of early childhood educational philosophies, including Montessori, HighScope, Reggio Emilia, Steiner, and ‘Play Based’. In addition, the module analyses Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework in relation to devising suitable educational activities and play.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2020/02/08 €660
EOS1200 Observing Earth
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 10, 2020
This 8 week module will introduce students to an array of remote sensing techniques used in Earth observation. It will include satellite, airborne, and marine based technologies, and cover image processing and interpretation. Case studies will show how this information can be applied to the fields of environmental science, agriculture, archaeology, resource mapping, habitat mapping, natural hazards and land use.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/02/10 €390
TE1107 Critical Thinking for Leaders
Beginning: Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
This module aims to develop your critical thinking and problem analysis skills to identify effective ways of finding solutions to a range of problems. You will apply core critical thinking skills to real world business and workplace situations. Two day workshop: 05 and 06 March Closing date: 28 February
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/02/28 €760
TE2102 Business Negotiations
Beginning: Sunday, Mar. 1, 2020
The module introduces you to the concepts and principles that are fundamental to negotiation theory and practices. workshop March Closing date: 28 February
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/03/01 €380
TE304 eLeadership
Beginning: Friday, Mar. 6, 2020
This module is designed to equip participants with the eLeadership capabilities, communication skills, awareness, knowledge and tools required to navigate and leverage this dynamic environment. One day workshop 13 March One day online tutorial Closing date: 06 March
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2020/03/06 €760
ECS307 Understanding Children’s Early Learning
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020
Contemporary understandings of childhood construct the child as an active agent in matters that affect their lives. Underpinned by the sociological understanding of childhood, this approach portrays the young child as an active and confident agent, and as a catalyst for their own learning and development.
Credits: 5. Cost: €330.
2020/03/07 €330
ECS103 Creative Development in Early Childhood
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020
This module will allow students the opportunity to explore and understand their role as facilitators and supporters of creative expression in young children. A theoretical approach will be used to consider the value of extending play through the use of music, movement, storytelling, art and drama in early years’ settings. Application deadline: 18 January.
Credits: 5. Cost: €330.
2020/03/07 €330
CT619 Object Oriented Programming
Beginning: Monday, Mar. 9, 2020
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. Recognising that programming requires skill as well as knowledge, this module places emphasis on the practical aspects of developing significant Java programs using a professional development environment.
Credits: 5. Cost: €1100.
2020/03/09 €1100
TE140 Course Delivery
Beginning: Friday, Mar. 20, 2020
Focused on effective facilitation of learning, the module addresses the establishment of a successful learning environment and explores training methods and techniques. workshop 26 March and 27 March Closing date: 20 March
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/03/20 €380
CT621 Artificial Intelligence
Beginning: Monday, May. 4, 2020
The module begins by examining the concept of AI and as well highlighting some important real-world applications of AI. It then presents search strategies currently employed in AI research. This is developed further by the examination of the functional programming language Prolog. The second half of the module looks at Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning. It also deals with the topic of uncertainty in AI.
Credits: 5. Cost: €1100.
2020/05/04 €1100
CT5114 Distributed Systems and Cloud Technologies
Beginning: Monday, May. 4, 2020
The emphasis in this module will be on explaining and evaluating the standard APIs and frameworks that are commonly used. The module will cover the essential Java language features and APIs that are needed to create network based applications; I/O streams and multithreaded programming support in Java; and the various APIs and frameworks that are used to implement distributed applications.
Credits: 5. Cost: €1100.
2020/05/04 €1100
CT618 Object Oriented Design
Beginning: Monday, May. 4, 2020
This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns. The course brings together the various software components (technology) and the diverse issues impacting their development (process, project, people) to improve software product quality.
Credits: 10. Cost: €1100.
2020/05/04 €1100
SS123 The Education System of Ireland
Beginning: Thursday, Jun. 25, 2020
This Continuing Professional Development programme is designed to offer teachers the opportunity to study particular aspects of the Irish education system and, concurrently, to study the history, literature and culture of Ireland. It is suitable for elementary and secondary teachers, adult learning practitioners, STEM, minority language and special education teachers, those involved in school administration and graduate researchers.
Credits: 12. Cost: €2200.
2020/06/25 €2200
CT611 Computer Architecture & Operating Systems
Beginning: Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020
This module introduces the structure and operation of the various system components including the CPU, system buses and internal/external memory, with an emphasis on programming techniques and/or access mechanisms for those components.
Credits: 5. Cost: €1100.
2020/08/23 €1100
CT609 Fundamentals of Programming
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 26, 2020
This is intended as a foundational programming module, suitable for students with no previous experience of computer programming as well as those with moderate previous knowledge or knowledge of languages other than C.
Credits: 5. Cost: €1100.
2020/10/26 €1100

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