Community Organisation Management course starts in September 2021

QQI Level 6


The course provides an insight into the theory and practice of management and leadership in community organisations with a strong focus on developing leadership capacity.

The programme is specifically designed to support those currently employed or volunteering within the community sector and who are giving consideration to progressing to managerial roles, board memberships in the sector, or to further and higher education in this area.

  • Start: 21st September 2021
  • Duration: 12 weeks, Tuesdays, 10.00am - 3.00pm
  • Venue: Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre, Sillogue Road, Dublin 11 and online
  • Course Fee: €200 (the fee includes certification and all course materials)
  • Applications: Application form and short interview

Please note that we plan to hold this course on site in the venue but depending on Covid-19 guidelines some classes may take place online

Topics include:
— Community development theory
— Analysis of the community and voluntary sector and policy context
— Leadership and management theories
— Leadership in the community
— Organisational theory
— Developing organisational vision and mission
— Organisational structures and processes
— Financial management
— Governance in community and voluntary sector
— Expert guest speakers and virtual site visits

For further information and application forms, please contact:
Joanna Ozarowska, DCU in the Community
T 087 797 3210
Lynda Ward, Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre
T 01 563 5253


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