DCU in the Community: Community Organisation Management QQI Level 6

Community Organisation Management QQI L6 – 19th February 2019

QQI Level 6 component award

The course is offered by DCU in the Community – a community outreach and adult education centre linked with Dublin City University – and Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre.

The course provides an insight into the theory and practice of management and leadership in community organisations with a strong focus on developing leadership capacity. The programme is specifically designed to support those currently employed or volunteering within the community sector, as well as those in governing roles, e.g. board representation, and who are giving consideration to progressing to managerial roles within the sector, to board memberships in the sector, or to further and higher education in this area.

Topics include:

  • Community development theory
  • Analysis of the community and voluntary sector and policy context
  • Leadership and management theories
  • Developing organisational vision and mission
  • Organisational structures and processes
  • Financial management
  • Governance in community and voluntary sector
  • Expert guest speakers and site visits

Start date: 19th February 2019, Tuesday
Dates & times: Tuesdays, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (one day per week)
Duration: 12 weeks
Venue: Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre, Sillogue Road, Dublin 11
Course fee: €200 - the fee includes certification and all course materials; discounts are available for participants from the same organisation

Application: application form (deadline for applications: 18th February 2019)

Contact: Joanna Ozarowska, DCU in the Community, joanne.ozarowska@dcu.ie, 01 700 8851 / Lynda Ward, Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre, lynda@cafta.ie, 01 563 5253


Dublin 11

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