Leading People - Micro-credential

6 weeks
30 Places Places

Overview

Who is this Micro-credential for? 

• This programme is designed for those in management roles or those transitioning into management, with the underpinning logic that effective communication and leadership is critical to success, maximising engagement, nurturing talent, and teamwork. 

Why should I take this Micro-credential? 

• Participants of this micro-credential will learn how to directly improve performance and the professional development of the people within their organisation and/or value chain.   

• The programme covers conversation practice, coaching skills principles, and essential elements of talent management by way of practical exercises, tools, and techniques.

When can I start this Micro-credential?

• There is one intake this academic year in November:     

• Next available start date: 15th November 2022    

What do I need to be accepted onto this Micro-credential? – Entry requirements & Prerequisite documents 

• The micro-credential targets professional learners from mid and senior levels from the private, public and third sectors and will be open to graduates with a degree (or equivalent) with a strong academic record in any discipline from a recognised third level institution.  

• Applicants without a degree are welcome to apply provided they can show a proven managerial track record. 

• All applicants are required to have a minimum of 3 years professional or managerial work experience (this is in-line with entry criteria for other TBS post-experience postgraduate programmes such as the MBA and Executive MBA programmes).  

• Language requirements for students whose first language is not English are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL IBT 90 for non-native English speakers.  

• In case of heavy competition for places or concern regarding a particular applicant’s suitability, applicants may be interviewed.

• Up to date CV required. 

What will I learn? 

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to: 

• Critically Analyse personal and organisational challenges to effective people management.  

• Critically select/analyse and apply coaching skills to develop essential executive leadership and management skills and confidence.  

• Critically select/analyse and apply effective communication skills for leading people, supporting their growth and increasing performance. 

• Demonstrate a growth mindset to leadership, and influence collaboration, change and innovation in an organisation.  

• Reflect on personal and professional growth and demonstrate how reflection has been central to the development of personal leadership model and approach to teamwork. 

• Create a critically evaluated signature approach to sustainable leadership and illustrate how leadership works in practice and integrates a sound knowledge of the appropriate literature. 

What will I do? 

• This micro-credential aims to bring the disciplines of organisational behaviour and leadership into a practice orientated focus and covers conversation practice, coaching skills principles, and essential elements of talent management by way of practical exercises, tools and techniques. 

How will this Micro-credential be delivered? 

• This micro-credential will be delivered online

• The VLE (BlackBoard) will be used to host activities including Collaborate Ultra and discussion boards. It will also be used to provide structured access to all resources and assessments

How is this Micro-credential assessed? 

Individual Assignment (2,500 words) 70% 

The individual assignment requires students to build an annotated model of leader as coach.  

Reflective Learning Log 30% 

  Student’s individual learning goals will support the context for reflection, and the

context for live practice coaching sessions. 

 

Course Details

Number of Places

30 Places Places

Next Intake

15th November 2022
Please note intakes are subject to applicant numbers.

Course Coordinator

Indrani Chakravarty
chakravi@tcd.ie

Course Director

Prof. Melissa Sayer

Closing Date

30th September 2022

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Admission Requirements

• All applicants are required to have a minimum of 3 years professional or managerial work experience (this is in-line with entry criteria for other TBS post-experience postgraduate programmes such as the MBA and Executive MBA programmes).  

• Language requirements for students whose first language is not English are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL IBT 90 for non-native English speakers.  

• Up to date CV required. 

Before Applying, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: 

1. Submit your personal details on the application form. 

2. Log in to the my.tcd.ie portal with your (new) login credentials. 

3. Upload documents as required by the school for the micro-credential including a copy of your Curriculum Vitae. 

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees

Get in Touch

Telephone Number

+353 1 896 2538

General Enquiries: micro-credentials@tcd.ie 

Course Coordinator: Indrani Chakravarty - chakravi@tcd.ie