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Business Management / Bainistíocht Gnó

DT324

What is... Business Management?

This two-year higher certificate course is an introductory course to Business Management. It introduces students to fundamentals of Business Management and familiarises them with the factors at work in managing a modern 21st century complex business.

What are my... Career Opportunities?

It is envisaged that graduates of the programme will enter the job market as junior or trainee managers in any business organisation.

What other options do I have after completion?

Students who have reached the appropriate level in final examinations and meet certain subject prerequisites may have the opportunity to access honours degree programmes at the year 2 or 3 level in DIT or elsewhere in Higher Education.

Learning Outcomes: What will I Study?

This overall objective of this programme is to contribute positively to the professionalism and competency of Irish management at a junior/ trainee level. It aims to provide a programme of education that is theoretically robust and practical in its application to business management. It provides students with an understanding of the principles and practices of business management and related disciplines. It also provides students with an overview of the main functional areas in business enterprises and an understanding of how each element contributes to the overall performance.

Module Listing

Students will take general business modules over the two year programme and are given special accounting options in year 2. 

Year One & Two

  • Financial Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Enterprise Development
  • Applied Management
  • Organisational Behaviour & Communications

Options - Year Two

  • Financial Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Retail Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Analytics

Are there study abroad options?

Students who transfer to most other four year DIT honours degree programmes after completion of the higher certificate have the opportunity to study in either a European or North American University.

Further Information

School of Retail & Services Management

T: 01 402 7057 (John Jameson)

T: 01 402 7062 (Dr Edmund O’Callaghan)

E: john.jameson@dit.ie

E: Edmund.ocallaghan@dit.ie

W: www.dit.ie/retailandservicesmanagement/