Fiontraíthe le Gaeilge

Fiontraithe le Gaeilge


Higher Certificate in Business in Enterprise Development

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is pleased to offer the HC in Business in Enterprise Development in association with the Fiontraithe le Gaeilge Programme, Oideas Gael, Forbairt Feirste and Westbic.

The Higher Certificate Programme consists of the following modules:

1 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
2 Marketing and Market Research
3 Business Planning and Finance
4 Managing People
5 Information Technology
6 Mentoring Advice, Learning and Support
7 Mentoring and Growing your Business
8 Communications, Selling and Sales Management
9 Business Accounting
10 Law for Enterprise
11 Operations and Quality Management
12 Enterprise Project

Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11 will be addressed in Residentials over the duration of the programme. If participants possess an ECDL or equivalent qualification they will be granted an exemption in Module 5, if not appropriate arrangements will be made to allow participants acquire such a qualification over the duration of the programme.

Modules 6 and 7 will be addressed in association with the Mentor allocated to you through the programme.

Module 12 is the development of a Business Plan/Business Development or Improvement Plan/Feasibility Study or equivalent. This will be agreed with the Programme providers early in the programme.

The HC Programme will be assessed using a combination of assessment methods consisting of:

1. A Personal Learning Diary
2 Written Assignments of approx 1500 words each on Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 & 11
3 A Business Plan or equivalent
4 An ECDL Qualification or equivalent
5 Formal Feedback and confirmation from Programme Mentors

Participants will be facilitated to register as Learners with LYIT during the next Residential in Derry in November. The Higher Certificate Programme will operate under the auspices of LYIT's Quality Assurance procedures and John Andy Bonar will be the LYIT Programme Coordinator.

Programme Participants will be provided with recommended reading texts which may assist participants in meeting the requirements of the Higher Certificate.

Participants who successfully complete the Higher Certificate Programme will be awarded a Higher Certificate in Business in Enterprise Development by LYIT at a Conferring Ceremony provisionally scheduled for January 2008.

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