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People Management Course (QQI Certified)

Delivery: Live Virtual Classroom Training

Our People Management Course (QQI Level 6) equips you with a comprehensive overview of the skills used by effective managers. This live virtual training covers the theory behind strong management skills and the practical aspects of being a motivational leader.

This People Management course content includes team building, how to motivate staff, understanding EU Legislation relating to management and the key principles of management.

Live Virtual Classroom Training

  • What: Virtual classroom training delivered by experienced management trainers.
  • When: Click our next course start dates to select your preferred training date.
  • How: Connect from wherever you are with any internet-enabled device that has a web camera.

Next Course Start Dates

22nd of April 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
20th of May 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
15th of June 2020 Dublin Reserve
13th of July 2020 Dublin Reserve
  • What Are The Benefits?
  • Objectives
  • Course Content
  • Train Your Team

What are the benefits of this QQI Managing People Course?

3 Reasons to Choose This Course:

  • Develop your skill and confidence to manage and motivate others
  • Achieve a respected certification (QQI Level 6, code: 6N3945)
  • Skills and techniques to empower and motivate your team

Course Content

  • Essential Management Skills

    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 Managing People course will help develop your skills and confidence as a manager.
  • A Recognised QQI Certification

    Successfully completing this course and its assessment work makes you eligible for a QQI Level 6 certificate in Managing People. Underlining your management skills with a respected certification adds credibility to your capability with prospective employers.
  • Learn How to Motivate and Empower Your Team

    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.


4 Objectives of this QQI Managing People Course

There are 4 core objectives for this People Management Course. Our objectives are that following training, participants will:

  • 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 grow.
  • 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 three-day workshop and will receive a step-by-step guide from your highly experienced training professional throughout.

What is covered on this QQI Managing People Course?

  • 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
    Prioritising tasks
    Delegation skills and work allocation
  • Module 4: Communication and Assertiveness

    Understanding how we communicate
    Communicating with confidence and clarity
    Understanding assertiveness
    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
  • Coaching Your Team

    The Coaching Model
    Identifying poor performance
    Unlocking potential so as to improve performance
    Helping people to change
  • Values, Culture & 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
  • 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
  • Legislation, Equality and Diversity

    Workplace legislation relevant to organisations and staff
    The impact of this legislation on organisational culture

Tailored In-Company Training

We offer this Managing People QQI Level 6 course as a customised, in-company training programme. This solution is ideal for organisations with a requirement to train a group of people in the most cost and time-efficient way possible.

There are many reasons to choose onsite or in-house training. Some of the main benefits include:

  • Convenience

    Organise your training at a time and date that suits your schedule, minimising disruption and maintaining productivity.
  • Customisation

    We tailor the course content to bring it in line with your requirements and goals.
  • Cost-Effective

    Opting for In-House training can save you up to 60% on public course rates.
  • Consistency

    Deliver a clear and consistent message and approach to management to your team through focused, group training.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This course is beneficial to both new and experienced managers, supervisors and team leaders.

The core management skills covered are useful as new learning, a refresher course, or simply as a fresh perspective.

Successfully completing this course and its assessments renders you eligible for a QQI Level 6 Certificate in Managing People.

This course is a minor award, at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and gives you 15 credits.

Achieving this certification requires assessment work rather than an exam. You will have 8 weeks following training to complete and submit your assessment work.

There are 3 parts to your assessment work: a project, a written assignment, and a learner record.

We will provide you with a detailed assessment brief that guides you through the requirements for each part.

Here is a breakdown of the certification process from start to finish:

  • Step 1: Attend our QQI Certified Managing People Course (3 days).
  • Step 2: Assessment Work + Self-Directed Learning (8 weeks).
  • Step 3: Grading Process and Certification (1 – 3 months).

You can read full details on what’s involved in each step by downloading our PDF brochure for this course.

Overall, the certification process takes an average of just over 5 months (depending on when you submit your assessment work).

We blend theory with practical, interactive learning on this 3-day Managing People course.

We promote a comfortable, positive learning environment and a group dynamic where participants learn from each other as well as from the trainer.

Our panel of trainers have a wealth of management experience, bringing real-life examples and trusted techniques to the course.

Managing others can be a complex business, and a varied range of skills is required in order to be effective.

Key people management skills include communication, performance management, team building, conflict resolution, and motivation.

Our QQI Managing People Course takes place in Dublin throughout the year.

We choose training venues that are in close proximity to the M50. All venues offer free parking.

Your course fees include 3 days of classroom training, all course materials, lunch on each day of training, and your QQI certification costs.

Yes, we have extensive experience in providing customised management training solutions for teams.

For this in-company style of training, we come to your location and deliver a management programme tailored specifically for your team.

View our in-company management training courses.

We incorporate a broad selection of people management skills during the 3 days of this course.

This includes communication skills, understanding the management role, organisation, workplace legislation, team building, and human resource management.

You can view a detailed outline of the course content on this page, or by downloading our PDF course brochure.

There are 2 ways to reserve your spot on an upcoming Managing People Course:

  1. By Phone: Call our training consultants on Freephone 1800 910 810 (Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.30pm, Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm).

  2. Online: Use the buttons on this page to Reserve a Place on upcoming course dates.

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