Last call for Drug Project Mangers Training

12 Jun 2007

The closing date for the next course in "Managing Organisations in the Community & Voluntary Sector" for Community based Drug Project Managers run by the National College of Ireland in association with Citywide is June 28th.

There are 12 places available and subject to confirmation will be cost-free to participants. The course will run on Wednesday afternoons over two semesters, September - December 2007, and January - April 2008 and will cover the following areas:


Drawing on organisational theory and practice, this unit identifies sociological, psychological and managerial perspectives on organisations in order to understand organisational processes and behaviour.

  • Organisation Structures & Cultures
  • Theories of Motivation and Organisational Behaviours
  • Leading Organisations


This module introduces the functions of management, enabling students to appreciate and apply this knowledge in practice

  • Key Functional Areas of Management
  • Financial Management
  • Management Committees and Corporate Governance


This module examines the core components of HRM and the effective management of people within organisations.

  • Principles of HRM
  • HR Practices in C&V Sector
  • Employment Law
  • Health & Safety
  • Leadership & Change


Building on an understanding of strategic management, this module develops analytical and decision-making skills to formulate, explain, implement and evaluate organisational development and planning strategies.

  • The Planning Process
  • Mission and Objectives
  • Environmental Analysis
  • The Strategic Plan

To apply for a place on this course contact Ruth