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Diploma in Strategic Business Management

Learn how to shape a business

Duration:
11 weeks, one evening per week,
(6.30pm-9.30pm)
Start Date:
Sept 2022
Days:
Thursday
Certification:
IBAT DIPLOMA
Reference Code:
OCIBDSBM1P
Normal Price:
Online: €980
On-Campus: €1395

This Course is starting in September 2022.

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Strategic Business Management

Build a toolbox of approaches for business planning and performance management and discover new leadership concepts to develop your own leadership style.

This course will:

  • Introduce you to a range of business management and leadership frameworks
  • Develop your own leadership style, tailored to get results in your career
  • Enhance your confidence and ability as a manager
  • Teach you the importance of relationships in terms of leadership
  • Equip you with best practice and innovative thinking on strategy and leadership
  • Support you to extend your professional network.

According to TRVST, 97 percent of employers believe that soft skills such as management, leadership, and strategy are essential for business growth and success. Any company's success is determined on the leadership and employee's soft skills.

Course Overview

This business leadership programme introduces you to a range of business management and leadership frameworks. It explores what organisations are looking for in modern management. Key leadership and management issues will be discussed and you will develop your own leadership style to get results. Your confidence and ability as a manager will be enhanced, and you will understand how relationships impact on leadership.

Throughout the programme, you will build up a toolbox of approaches for business planning and performance management, and discover new leadership concepts and begin to understand your own leadership style. You will be enabled to enhance your own personal effectiveness and become equipped with best practice and innovative thinking on strategy and leadership. The programme will support you to extend your professional network through meeting other practicing managers, and sharing your experiences.

Course Content

The programme is structured to develop your confidence, even if you have no formal training in management, by providing a comprehensive toolkit that covers the key aspects of management, and provides a solid foundation for your career as a team leader, supervisor or front-line manager.

You will become empowered to use enhanced staff management concepts and theories, develop plans and practice strategic leadership and future planning.

Modules:

  • Strategic Management Principles
  • Making Strategy Everyone’s Job
  • Tools for Business Planning and Performance Management
  • Understanding Leadership
  • Developing leadership styles and the need to be strategic
  • The Leader Within
  • Leading successful change – improving performance
  • How to Communicate as a Leader
  • Motivating the Team
  • Dealing with conflict, poor performance and problems

Assessment

The Diploma in Strategic Business Management is assessed through a project (by continuous assessment), which may include assessment on one’s own leadership style and the application of this style to a typical business challenge (through case study).

What is a Professional Diploma?

An IBAT Professional Diploma is a focused, short duration practical course that consolidates, upskills and/or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications  that do not lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Lecturer Profile

Trevor Fisher
Trevor Fisher/ Lecturer Diploma in Strategic Business Management /
Trevor has 15 years business management experience within the retail sector across a number of companies, Trevor brings real working environment experience and scenarios to the classroom. He holds a first class honours degree in business management as well as a Level 3 qualification from the WSET in London for whom he is also a certified educator of their qualifications.

Meet Trevor Fisher, Lecturer for Diploma in Strategic Business Management

Testimonials

Indepth structure around processes. Change Management was my favourite aspect of the Course. John L. - Diploma in business Analysis

Sandra Eaton Diploma in Strategic Business Management Graduate
This course formalised and helped me to develop my skills in strategy formulation and implementation, as well as my leadership skills. Case studies of other industries also really broadened my horizons.
Lisa O Connor Diploma in Strategic Business Management Graduate
This course helped me better understand my leadership style and also helped me better understand the impact of change and how to manage it.
Sean Finlay Diploma in Strategic Business Management Graduate

 

I found the teacher to be very professional, informative and has made the course very interesting and relevant with specific examples that resonate

The course content has been extremely relevant to my current role and I have been able to implement certain aspects of this course already. I can see the course being of significant value to me in the future.

I have enjoyed my experience with IBAT and would be very happy to look at additional courses. It to be very efficient and professional from registering to date 

 

Paul Savage Strategic Business Management Graduate

Career Opportunities

On completion of this course, you will have gained the skills to structure, formalise and implement a leadership style and align your management skills with best in practice to improve your career and job prospects.

Possible careers within this field include:

  • Assistant/trainee Manager
  • Head of Function
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Team Leader

Globalization, rapid technological advancements, and artificial intelligence are driving the demand for business professionals with soft skills, according to the OECD's 'Future of Education and Skills 2030' report, published in 2019.

According to TRVST, 81% of organisations find it difficult to acquire personnel with good soft skills, such as strategic business management.

Entry Requirements

While no prior academic qualification or professional experience is required to participate in this programme.

The programme is ideally suited if you wish to develop your organisational and/or staff leadership practices to better manage your team and/or organisation.

How to Apply

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Meet Trevor Fisher, Lecturer for Diploma in Strategic Business Management

Trevor is a lecturer at IBAT College. He teaches the Diploma in Strategic Business Management which covers all the basics of business management and leadership for students.

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