Certificate in Leadership Management

Programme Background

The module is offered in association with the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).  The GAA was founded in 1884 and is an All-Ireland sporting and cultural organisation that today has a presence on all five continents.  It is Ireland’s largest sporting organisation, the principles of which are based on an amateur ethos.  It is a volunteer led, community based organisation of almost 2,500 clubs and 1,000,000 members.  The GAA organises and administers a range of sports including Gaelic Football, Hurling, Camogie, Handball and Rounders.  The programme has been carefully constructed to acknowledge and develop the leadership and management skills required by those involved in team management and leadership roles in a dynamic sporting environment.

The aim of this module is to compliment the values of the GAA and support its managers and coaches to learn new ways of managing and leading in a sporting context. The programme has been carefully constructed to acknowledge and develop the leadership and management skills required by those involved in team management and leadership roles in a dynamic sporting environment.

Programme Details


Course Dates:  Programme will be delivered as requested

Course duration: This is an intensive short programme to run in the off season and comprises of 6 contact days spread over a 3 month period with continuous assessment coursework throughout.

Course Structure: Classes generally take place on Friday evenings and full day Saturday

Programme Location: The programme can be delivered in any location as requested

Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants will come through the GAA.
  • All students on this programme will be required to have a Level 6 qualification.
  • Applicants without a Level 6 can apply using the Recognition of Prior Learning route and will be considered on a case by case basis.

Certificate in Leadership & Management (Gaelic Games)
Level 7 - Special Purpose Award – 10 ECTS
MODULES


Day 1

At the end of this unit students should
- Display knowledge of theories of management and leadership
- Understand key concepts of Emotional Intelligence and its relationship to leadership
- Develop own vision based on understanding own personality profile and core values

Day 2

At the end of this unit students should
- Understand role relationship building and how it affects individual and team performance
- Appraise and apply good coaching skills – listening, questioning, raising awareness
- Display use of coaching models
- Demonstrate and assess personal responsibility
- Understand impact of own thought process and behaviours in managing performance
- Understand resistance (gestalt model)

Day 3

At the end of this unit students should
- Determine innate human needs
- Understand and demonstrate understanding of team dynamics
- Appraise and have ability to develop healthy team norms
- Understand key concepts of sustainable team performance

Day 4

At the end of this unit students should
- Appraise elements of self-care and wellbeing (player, employee, volunteer)
- Progress in one-to-one coaching

Day 5

At the end of this unit students should
- Understand elements of transactional analysis
- Understand critical and creative thinking

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