One academic semester
This course is an ideal choice for someone who is looking for a specific need in a specialist area. The Certificate in Strategic Management will give students cutting edge flare in order to guide them through the business owner's life cycle.
To successfully navigate current disruptive challenges such as Covid-19, Brexit, digitisation and climate change, today's managers require the mindset and skill-set to adapt to change, seize opportunity and lead innovation in their business in order to stay competitive and resilient.
This certificate course is available for funding under the Springboard initiative.
It's FREE for unemployed people who meet the entry requirements as “returners” or those who are “Jobseekers”. If you are in employment, the HEA funds 90% of the course with a 10% contribution fee from applicants.
If you want to know whether you qualify for this course under the Springboard scheme, get in touch with Galway Business School today.
One academic semester
13th September 2021
Part-time Evening, Online
Continuous Assessment & Exam
National Framework of Qualifications Level 7
CEFR B2 or above
Quality and Qualifications Ireland
|EU Part-time Fees||EU Full-time Fees||International Fees||Springboard|
|€870||€1,220||€1,500||FREE or 10% course fee|
“The course was fantastic!! As someone with a humanities background, I found the strategic management course the perfect way to feel more confident in my work. As a professional with supervisory responsibilities, I wanted to learn how to manage people, and also learn about business. The strategic management course has made me into a critical thinker, and ready to innovate and lead change in an organisation. Thanks a million to Tony who explained the frameworks in applicable manner, I thoroughly enjoyed the course and recommend it to anyone who wants to gain an employable edge!!” - Assia Buono, Strategic Management Certificate Course participant
The Certificate in Strategic Management will teach you the key theories and frameworks which are the building blocks for modern organisation’s strategy.
The skills you will learn are transferable and they can be used in strategic planning in any business sector.
This Certificate in Strategic Management will:
The core module of this certificate programme is Strategic Management and the indicative programme content is listed below.
|Strategic Management (10 ECTS)|
|Leadership & culture of an organisation
Business ethics & corporate social responsibility
Analysis of opportunities and threats (internal & external) to the business environment
Corporate strategy and its importance in directing the business
Strategic methods implemented by organisations
Innovation and its importance for company growth
Strategic implementation and strategic change
The Certificate in Strategic Management will be delivered over a semester (18 weeks, including exams).
You will be assessed using a combination of exams and continuous assessment throughout the semester.
On completion, you will receive a QQI Certificate in Strategic Management at level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
After completing this certificate, you can progress on to a career in business or innovation management in SMEs or multinational organisations.
Students who would like to further their academic career can choose to continue their studies through our Bachelor of Business degree and would be exempted from the modules completed within their certificate.
Students are required to have a Leaving Certificate 5 passes or High School Diploma equivalent and are required to have an English Language qualification at CEFR B2 or above.
To successfully pursue this module, an applicant would need some prior experience or knowledge in this particular field.
English language classes at the start of the programme are obligatory for non-native speakers.
Read more here.
If you wish to apply for this certificate course, please contact the college directly:
T: +353 (0)91 529000