Certificate in Management for Healthcare Professionals

CertificateManagement for Healthcare Professionals

Cork Road
3 mts

The programme will be opened for registration in Sept. 2020 

This is a stand alone 10 credit module in management specifically designed for those health professionals who wish to develop new skills and knowledge in healthcare management.


What is the aim of Certificate in Management for Healthcare Professionals?

  • Provide students with appropriate knowledge and personal skills to enable them to contribute effectively to the management of health services

  • Programme will provide opportunities for the student to develop and enhance their knowledge of relevant management theory, tools and best practice

Special Feature

This programme places an emphasis on self-directed learning with workshops and online material to support students in achieving their learning outcomes. This approach to learning creates an exciting and stimulating environment that is student and practice focused. The ratio to staff to student is low which provides students with a great opportunity to develop and learn.


For information on fees please visit our website at www.wit.ie/pgfees

In order to facilitate the delivery of programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, module outline and order may change slightly for the academic year 2020/2021.

Programme Outline

This 10 credit level 9 special purpose award will be delivered over one semester using a blended learning approach.

Programme Structure

The programme will be delivered using workshops spread over the semester with online work being completed by students in between the workshops. 

Delegation, negotiation and conflict Culture
Resource planning Employment legislation
Performance monitoring (HIQA standards) Resilience and motivation
Reflection Feedback


What career opportunities will I have?

  • Opportunities to advance a career in a clinical, management or academic post.
  • Opportunities for further studies at Masters/PhD level in nursing
  • Opportunities to develop professionally and personally

Entry Details

  • Working as a healthcare professional, eg registered nurse.

  • Hold a minimum of an NFQ Level 8 degree in Nursing.

  • Applicants who do not hold the standard qualifying NFQ Level 8 qualification criteria, but have relevant work experience may be considered for admission to the programme under the Institute’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process and subject to an interview.

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English. Please see our website for more details www.wit.ie/englishrequirements

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