New Management Course Launched At IT Tralee

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Launching the new Level 6 Supervisory Management Programme were, from left; Mary Stritch, IT Tralee; Jerry Gallagher IT Tralee; Jane Leonard CIT; Dr. Siobhan Bradley, Regional Skills Manager, South-West; Aoife O’Reilly South Kerry Skillnet; Katie Kerin South West Gnu Skillnet; Daithi Fallon CIT; Don Crowley CIT; Mary Rose Stafford IT Tralee; Ray O’Connor Desmond IT Tralee.

IT Tralee has announced the launch of a new Level 6 Supervisory Management Programme.

Already attracting significant attention from local companies, the Level 6 Certificate in Supervisory Management has been co-developed by IT Tralee and Cork Institute of Technology incorporating both Institution’s academic expertise and industry partners and is supported by South West Gno Skillnet and South Kerry Skillnet, and will be flexibly, delivered on a part-time basis on IT Tralee, North Campus from October 31.

The programme develops high calibre professionals, distinct in their abilities, understanding, skills and knowledge associated with a supervisory role in the manufacturing or services sector.

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Participants will explore various theories and concepts developing a toolbox of skills that is valuable and readily usable and which will lead to advanced personal and interpersonal supervisory skills, enhanced operational excellence and improved team performance.

Students will study Introduction to Management: Management Practice, Introduction to Operations Excellence: Lean Practitioner, Performance Management, People Management including Conflict & Mediation.

Commenting on the upcoming programme Ms Brid Mc Elligott, Vice President – Research, Development and External Engagement at the Institute said “the development and delivery of this Special Purpose Award is a direct response to industry in the Cork and Kerry region with the programme being delivered on a part-time flexible manner in response to the need of the companies and their employees.  The IT Tralee in partnership with CIT look forward to welcoming the new cohort of students on to the programme at the end of this month.  Companies are extremely committed to supporting employees who are seeking progression opportunities to supervisory and managerial level and this course is a direct response to this need”.

All module delivery days will take place in the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus.  The programme is due to commence on Tuesday 31st October full details of the programme are available at or tel: 066 7191701.

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