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Award in Effective Management

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Award in Effective Management


MQF Level
17:30 - 20:00
Mode of Delivery
Online 100%


This part-time training programme, aims to provide participants with a broad picture of the numerous and diverse areas of management theory, functions, concept, content and also their application. The field of Management is very diverse, dynamic and in a constant state of evolution and change; hence the importance of keeping up to date with historical aspects and future directions need to be focused upon by those who choose a career in this field.

The course is targeted for:

  • People who are already in a managerial position and would like to enhance their role, underpinning it with the necessary skills to be more effective and efficient in management.
  • People who aspire for managerial roles in various industries.

This is a 40 hr guided learning course.  Students need to invest further hours which will include private study and home assignments.

Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.

Learning Outcome 1: Develop own knowledge of management 

Unit Content

  • Introduction to management
  • What is management?
  • The three main levels of management
  • Managerial skills/roles

Learning Outcome2:  Explain the main functions of management and their application in practice

Unit Content

  • Four main functions; planning, organizing, leading and controlling
  • Efficiency vs. effectiveness
  • Definition of an organization-S.W.O.T
  • Market forces-P.E.S.T
  • Historical developments of management
  • Management – science or art?

Learning Outcome 3: Apply different management analysis tools which aid effective management

Unit Content

  • The environment
  • Corporate environment
  • Corporate culture

Learning Outcome 4: Deal efficiently with various dynamic practices of management

Unit Content

      • Team building
      • Delegation
      • Feedback and Communication
      • Leadership
      • Authority and power
      • Crises management 

Learning Outcome 5: Apply the necessary leadership styles to deal with various occurrences within own organisation. 

Unit Content

  • Fundamentals of organizing
  • Stress management
  • Employee motivation/management
  • Organization behaviour
  • Communication

Learning Outcome 6: Contribute to the improvement of organisational fibre within the entity they manage, underpinned by aspects of team building, delegation, and motivation

Unit Content

  • Managing change
  • Setting goals
  • Strategic formulation and implementation
  • Managerial decision-making
  • E-business
  • Organizational development
  • The importance of control

The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:


  • Access to the course is open to participants who can show evidence of work experience leading to Administrative and Middle Management roles

Entry requirements:

  • Participants are expected to have a good, working knowledge of English, which will be considered as an asset in favour of participants

Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.

MCAST Certificate of Attendance

  • An MCAST Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to those candidates who attend at least 80% of the lessons.

MCAST Certificate of Achievement

  • An MCAST Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to those candidates who satisfy the 80% attendance criteria AND ALSO choose to sit and pass the course assessment/s.
  • Students who opt not to sit for the assessment/s or fail (the assessment/s) will however be awarded an MCAST Certificate of Attendance provided that they fulfill the minimum attendance criteria as stated above.

If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s.  Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test.  However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.

There are no additional costs or special materials/equipment to bring.

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