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  • QQI Certification: Our People Management Course leads to a respected QQI certification.
  • Confidence: Develop your people management skills and gain the confidence to motivate others.
  • Expert Trainers: Our People Management trainers have extensive management experience.
  • Essential Skills: You’ll gain the management tools needed to delegate, communicate, and motivate.
  • Choose Your Style: We offer this People Management course for both classroom and virtual training.

Choose your training delivery style:


  • Classroom
    Attend in person at our Dublin venues

  • Virtual
    Connect anywhere to real-time, trainer led sessions

  • In-House
    Training exclusively for your team
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  • QQI People Management Course
  • Gain: Practical Skills + Certification
  • Certificate: QQI Level 6 (code: 6n3945)
  • Styles: Classroom, Virtual, In-House
  • In-House: Tailored training for teams
  • Locations: Dublin, Online, Onsite
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Our People Management Course (QQI Level 6) equips you with a comprehensive overview of the skills used by effective managers. This live virtual or classroom training covers the theory behind strong management skills and the practical aspects of being a motivational leader. Course content includes team building, how to motivate staff, understanding EU Legislation relating to management, and the key principles of management.

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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 capabilities.

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€699
  • Tutor-led learning
  • Location: Dublin
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Focused learning
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Virtual Training

€524
  • Live, Tutor-led learning
  • Access from anywhere
  • Duration: 3 Days
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In-House Training

  • Classroom or Online
  • We come to you
  • Flexible Duration
  • Tailored Team Training

In-House Management Training

Our QQI Managing People course is intensive and thorough, equipping your team with everything they need to successfully manage others.

Course content includes key management skills such as developing strong team relationships, creating a productive culture within your team, enhancing communication skills, and understanding relevant legislation. Choosing our in-company training format enables us to focus on your team’s needs and goals.


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What is the Focus of this QQI People Management Course?


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.

Training Objectives


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 3-day workshop and will receive a step-by-step guide from your highly experienced training professional throughout.
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Virtual & Classroom Training

Our classroom training (attend in person) takes place in Dublin throughout the year. You can connect with our real-time virtual training from wherever you are located. While social distancing is in place, all of our People Management Courses will run as live virtual training.

All you'll need to connect with our virtual training is a steady, standard internet connection and a device with a web-camera. Read more about how we deliver this course and how to join virtual training by downloading our PDF brochure.

Who is This Course Designed for?


This is a programme that works well for all levels of management experience. New managers absorb the course as a practical, informative guide to management. Those who have been in management roles for some time find the programme beneficial as a ‘refresher’ and a source of new ideas.

People Management: Reserve Your Place


This is a very popular course and we recommend reserving a place on your chosen date as far in advance as possible. You can do this either by using the buttons below, or by calling our team at Freephone 1800 910 810 during office hours.

What is covered on this People Management Course?


You can get a good outline of the content covered during this People Management course below. For full details on this training and getting certified, we recommend downloading our PDF Brochure.

  • 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-House Training


We offer this QQI Level 6 People Management course as a customised in-house (also known as 'in-company' and 'on-site') 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.

What are the Benefits?


There are many reasons to choose 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. You also choose the training delivery style (classroom or virtual).
  • 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 your team attending training individually.
  • Consistency


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

How can I find out more about running QQI People Management in my company?


Here are 2 easy ways to get started. You can call us on Freephone 1800 910 810 during office hours. Our training consultants will chat with you about the best route for your training needs.

Alternatively, click below to ask us a question, or to request your in-company quote.

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. We provide each participant with a detailed assessment brief and relevant course materials.

Assessment Work for QQI Managing People


  • Project (50%)

  • Learner Record (30%)

  • Written Assignment (20%)

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.

Find Out More


You can read more about this course by downloading our PDF brochure, or clicking below to ask us a question.

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Virtual 20th of May 2020 Virtual Reserve
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Virtual 10th of August 2020 Virtual Reserve
Classroom 14th of September 2020 Dublin Reserve
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Classroom 16th of November 2020 Dublin Reserve
Classroom 14th of December 2020 Dublin Reserve

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). It comes with 15 credits towards a relevant QQI major award.

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 People Management 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 the 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 People Management 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.

You can connect with our live virtual training from any location.

Our classroom QQI People Management 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 or virtual training, course materials, lunch on each day of training (for classroom training only), and your QQI certification costs.

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

For this in-house style of training, we deliver a management programme tailored specifically for your team.


We incorporate a broad selection of people management skills over 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 People Management Course:

  • By Phone: Call our training consultants on Freephone 1800 910 810 (Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.30pm, Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm).
  • Online: Use the buttons below to reserve a place on upcoming course dates.

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