Leading Teams - Micro-credential

6 weeks
30 Places

Overview

Who is this Micro-credential for?

• This micro-credential is suitable for anyone interested in improving teams –leaders, managers, team members, HR, L&D, professional coaches, project managers, business owners.

• This programme is designed to help participants improve the performance of their teams. The programme will blend theory and practice. 

• Participants will have the chance to deepen their own self-awareness and develop a grounded approach to teamwork. 

• There is an opportunity to work through your own team case study to ensure that the learning you take away is directly relevant and tailored to your unique context. 

Why should I take this Micro-credential?

• Participants will have the chance to deepen their own self-awareness and develop a grounded approach to teamwork. 

• There will be an opportunity to work through a team case study to ensure that the learning is directly relevant and tailored to the unique context of the participant.

When can I start this Micro-credential? 

• There are two intakes annually

• Next available start date: October 2023

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: 

• Design and apply a team structure to enable team effectiveness.  

• Critically analyse and apply reliable strategies to improve team performance. 

• Develop critical awareness on how to leverage talent in a team and communicate effectively for team success. 

• Engage with a team’s key stakeholders and demonstrate that the team is open to feedback and committed to the highest performance.  

• Understand the importance of creating an environment that has a learning orientation and demonstrate how leaders can take responsibility for initiating a learning culture. 

What will I do? 

• This Micro-credential is designed to help participants improve the performance of their teams through a blend theory and practice.

• Content areas which will be covered are:

1. The role of teams in organisations. 

2. Designing and structuring teams to enable team effectiveness. 

3. Stakeholder Engagement and Expectations. 

4. Strategies for improving Group Processes. 

5. Creating an environment for individual and collective learning. 

6. Motivating teams for Success.

How will this Micro-credential be delivered? 

• Four days of in-person delivery based on 2 x 2-day blocks, comprising of lectures and interactive workshops, with additional reading material and independent learning and reviewing via Blackboard.With approximately one to three weeks between sessions.  

• 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. 

How is this Micro-credential assessed? 

Individual Assignment (4000 words) - 100% 

• The individual assignment requires students to write an essay detailing their interpretation and application of the Team Diagnostic Survey (TDS), considering their leadership approach and how their approach to effective team leadership can be enhanced.  

 

 

Course Details

Number of Places

30 Places

Next Intake

October 2023
Please note intakes are subject to applicant numbers.

Course Coordinator

Liam Butler - BUTLERL4@tcd.ie

Course Director

Prof. Melissa Sayer

Closing Date

12th September 2023

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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

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Apply

To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Get in Touch

Telephone Number

+353 1 896 2538

General Enquiries: micro-credentials@tcd.ie

 Course Coordinator: Indrani Chakravarty -  chakravi@tcd.ie

TBS Executive Education contact: Maria Merriman - MERRIMMA@tcd.ie

Register Your Interest

Register your interest at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.

As Ireland’s leading university, we offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes at masters, diploma and certificate level.

Trinity is an international university steeped in history, with a reputation for excellence in education, research and innovation.

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