Date: Friday, October 8th, 2021
Duration: Oct 8th, 15th and 22nd, 9.30am - 4.30pm daily Plus self-directed learning after the course to complete an assignment, a project and a learner record in order to gain a certificate (further details on this below)
Screen Skills Ireland and Screen Skillnet are delighted to offer People Management – QQI Level 6 Higher Certificate to the Irish Screen Industry.
Often, the transition to a management role is made without any training or preparation. Therefore, even the most naturally talented managers can feel unprepared at times. Taking 3 days to complete this People Management Course will help develop your skills and confidence as a manager. Team motivation and morale has a huge impact on productivity and overall performance. Successful managers lead rather than drive. During this course, we look at your responsibility as a positive role model, how to empower your team and motivate others for top performance.
- Discover and Develop Their Management Style
We devote an entire module of this course to the role of the manager and different management styles. Developing self-awareness is key to understanding how your own style can impact on your ability to manage others and to deliver excellence through your team members. This is the foundation from which outstanding managers
- Gain a Versatile Management Toolkit
You will learn a range of management tools including organisational, interpersonal, and motivational techniques as well as an awareness of workplace legislation. The skills you’ll gain can be applied in any working environment.
- Be Confident to Deliver Results through your Team
A key feature of this programme is the practical application of the newly learned skills to a range of management situations including adapting your leadership style, communicating effectively, motivating and managing individual and team performance while effectively handling tricky and sometimes difficult situations.
- Be prepared to gain your QQI Level 6 Credential
In order to achieve the QQI Level 6 certification in Managing People, you will need to complete assessment work in the 8 weeks following training. You will be working on this during the 3-day workshop and will receive a step-by-step guide from your highly experienced training professional throughout.
- Module 1: Management Styles
The qualities of a good manager
Management vs leadership
Understand different management styles and their impact on staff
Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of each style
Discover and evaluate your own style
- Module 2: Motivation and Team Building
Your responsibility as a role model
Engaging with staff to build great working relationships
Using motivational techniques
De-motivation: recognise the symptoms
Addressing and resolving low morale
- Module 3: Organisational Skills and Planning
Managing your time
Goal-Setting: short, medium, and long term
Using the SMART goal-setting approach
Delegation skills and work allocation
- Module 4: Communication and Assertiveness
Understanding how we communicate
Communicating with confidence and clarity
Learning to say “No”
- Module 5: Managing Performance
Setting recognisable performance goals
Improving staff performance
Providing constructive feedback
Addressing poor performance constructively
- Module 6: Managing Conflict and Tricky Situations
Identifying areas of conflict
How to handle difficult conversations
Responding vs reacting
- Module 7: Coaching Your Team
The Coaching Model
Identifying poor performance
Unlocking potential so as to improve performance
Helping people to change
- Module 8: Values, Culture, and Attitudes
Identify and understand the character and personality of your organisation and its impact on team members
Creating a positive culture within your team / organisation
- Module 9: Stakeholder Engagement
Understanding levels of engagement and the influence of various stakeholders
Communicating effectively with all stakeholders
Benefits of building relationships and creating effective networks
- Module 10: Legislation, Equality, and Diversity
Workplace legislation relevant to organisations and staff
The impact of this legislation on organisational culture
What is the QQI assessment and certification process?
Participants must begin by attending this QQI People Management Course. Following training, there is a period of self-directed learning which includes completion of the required assessment work including an assignment (max 2200 words), a project (max 3700 words) and a Learner Record (max 2500 words) We provide each participant with a detailed assessment brief and relevant course materials.
Assessment Work for QQI Managing People:
Written Assignment (20%)
Learner Record (30%)
Assessment work must be submitted 8 weeks after the last day of training. It will then be graded, and if successful, submitted to QQI for certification. Those who have achieved the certification will receive their physical QQI certificate approximately 5 – 6 months after they submit their assessment work.
*PLEASE NOTE: Participants who wish to do the training but who DO NOT wish to gain a certificate can do so. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org at the time of making your application to let her know.
This course is aimed at anyone those interested in moving into a management role, or those who have found themselves in a management role and wish to understand all aspects of management including effective communication, team building, and performance management.
The course is limited to 14 participants.
Screen Skills Ireland courses are open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability. All necessary accommodations will be made to ensure equality of access.
Please apply online at www.screenskillsireland.ie by 12pm on Friday 17 September 2021.
IMPORTANT: Please upload an up-to-date CV and EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (max 400 words outlining why this course would be beneficial to you) as one document.
For further information, please email email@example.com
For technical difficulties with the online system please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for this course are limited and we expect a high volume of applications. Applications without a CV will not be considered for selection.