This course is funded under the new 'July Stimulus - Modular Provision' initiative - part of Ireland's response to the pandemic which offers funded shorter courses.
The Certificate in Social Enterprise Management (30 Credits, Level 7) is a special purpose award, which aims to develop participants' knowledge, skills, self-confidence, and effectiveness as managers of social enterprises. Throughout this course, participants will develop an understanding of how to manage a social enterprise and the role of the social enterprise manager. The course is delivered online with a focus on shared learning, where participants are encouraged together to develop their knowledge and skills of social enterprise management. The lecturers will challenge the participants to become positive agents of change with their individual social enterprise context.
Progression: On successful completion of this programme, graduates may apply for progression onto other courses at WIT and other Higher Education Institutes.
Delivery: Fridays 9am–3pm, January to June 2021 (inclusive)
Qualification: Certificate in Social Enterprise Management (30 Credits, Level 7)
Please click on each module in the following list for a detailed description
Introduction to Social Enterprise (5 credits)
Financial Management and Governance for Social Enteprises (5 credits)
Human Resource Management for Social Enteprises (5 credits)
Leadership and Management of Social Enteprises (10 credits)
Marketing, PR and Communications for Social Enteprise (5 credits)
100% Continuous Assessment
Eligible: Unemployed / Returners / Employed / Previously Self-Employed
Eligibility and other requirements in respect of modular skills courses will align with Springboard+ eligibility criteria. Further information on eligibility can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility . Eligible Applicants must be ordinarily resident in Ireland and must meet the nationality and EU residency rules as aligned to Springboard as detailed here https://springboardcourses.ie/faq
No Fees Apply: Unemployed / PUP / Returners are fully funded - they pay no fee to do the course.
Fees Apply: Employed / Recent Graduates must pay 10% of the overall course fee - the amount directly payable by the student is set out below.
Level 6 courses require Leaving Cert or equivalent;
level 7 courses require a major award at level 6;
Applicants must have:
Fees: Free to Unemployed / PUP / Returners
Employed / Recent Graduates must pay 10% of the overall course fee = €220