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Business Management / Bainistíocht Gnó


What is... Business Management?

This two-year higher certificate programme introduces students to the fundamentals of business management and familiarises them with the factors at work in managing a modern 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

Year One

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

Year Two

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

Are there study abroad options?

There are no study abroad opportunities in this two year certificate programme. However, students who progress from this Programme to a Level 8 Honours Degree Programme may have opportunities to study abroad in Europe, the United States and Canada.

Further Information

Retail & Services Management

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

T: 01 402 7057 (School Office)