€8,400 will be refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme.
€8,400 will be refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme.
DCU is a young dynamic and ambitious university, with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through our education, research and innovation. DCU has been the only university in Ireland to be featured in the QS Top 50 under 50 three times over the last 10 years. This leader board ranks the top next-generation, leading universities all established within the last 50 years. In the last nine years, it has twice been named Sunday Times ‘Irish University of the Year’.
The National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) deems this Masters Degree to be at Level 7 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.
Candidates for the MSc in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour should have an honours degree in a business, social science or organisation related discipline. Alternatively, students will sit for an interview with Dublin City University to determine eligibility. Excellent command of written English is required.
Assessment of the programme is by semester papers, group work, performance assessment, and by research project. All modules are assessed by continuous assessment with no formal exams.
This module builds an understanding of what drives the behaviour of individuals and groups in organisational settings. Learning about personality, well-being, motivation, group dynamics, team development and trust will provide participants with an enhanced ability to understand, predict, influence and manage their own behaviours and those of others in the workplace.
The module prepares participants for the design, development and operationalisation of their research dissertation research project. The development of valid research questions and hypotheses are covered. Participants will develop the skills to design objective interview schedules and survey questionnaires. Data gathering and data storage issues are dealt with and the ethical issues underpinning organisational research are covered in depth.
Patrick is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Dublin City University and Co-Director of the Leadership and Talent Institute. He is the recipient of the President's Award for Research (2011) and the President's award for Teaching (2017). He is an expert on organizational behaviour, leadership and change management. His research work focuses on the impact of leadership and management practice on organisational performance especially in professional service firms, high technology firms and hospitals. He consults on top management team functioning and leadership development. He is a frequent conference speaker and media commentator. His advisory work is concerned with improving the effectiveness of organisations and senior management teams.
Studying at BLM Academy was an enjoyable period where I experienced various ways of learning and it removed the gap between theories and the real business environment. Through collaborating with fellow students and mentors, I have also gained team work experience and am now able to handle different challenges using different leadership styles. I found myself a lot more confident when facing new challenges and I was willing to take more initiative to deal with different situations.
It is an academy that takes care of its students and treats its students in a way that makes them feel at home. It is an academy that take its students' suggestions into consideration and that also treats all matters seriously.
I chose to use BLM because they are on the forefront of training services. The academy offers training that addresses audiences in various levels and categories, utilizing flexible delivery and payment methods.
I have just completed my first year of the Masters course and am completely satisfied about my decision to pursue my studies with the Academy of Business Leaders. Our needs and concerns were always taken into consideration and we were always provided with the necessary help. Lectures were all interesting and well prepared. I am pleased with the high level of DCU and the professionalism at the Academy. From one module to the next, I always noticed small changes/improvements, which showed that our feedback was always listened to. I also consider myself lucky to have met and gotten to know other individuals from different walks of life and work environments. The way lectures were organized and the learning environment ensured that we got to know one another well and we have always supported each other all along. I am looking forward to my second and last year of the course. I am positive that it will be another success at BLM. If I could go a year, I would certainly choose the Academy of Business Leaders once again and would highly recommend it to others :)
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BLM provides contact with leading industry professionals and offers relevant training at times suitable for those working full-time.
Lecturers are very professional and we have been given a lot of support and material to work with. It has been a wonderful experience and I'm eagerly looking forward for the second year.
It is an amazing experience.
I am so satisfied with my decision to choose the MA with DCU through BLM. The lecturers are very professional, the topics are engaging and the lecturers deliver the lectures excellently - combining academic theory with real life examples.
Academy of Business Leaders is a one stop shop for those who are determined and aiming high in their career.
My experience with the Academy has been a positive one overall. The Academy has empowered me to succeed and its professional setting has encouraged me to further my studies.
I enjoyed every lesson and the lecturers are very professional and skilled...they help me to reach my potential and achieve my goals.
Very professional, efficient and helpful. I will definitely recommend the Academy of Business Leaders.
Future students need to know how great the Academy is. Everything about it is laid out so nicely and you always know what is going on. Also, the directors, staff and lecturers are so nice and helpful.
BLM have provided me with the opportunity to study what I want, in a way which fits my schedule and they do this in the most effective way possible. This allows me to focus on what really matters - my development.
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