Course Description

Innovation Management in the Public Service

This Innovation Management in the Public Service course begins in January each year. The next intake will be in January 2018.  The closing date for applications is December 2017.

The highly successful Master of Science in Innovation Management in the Public Sector develops the leadership talent of public sector managers in order to deliver significant organisational improvement in participating organisations. It draws on the real life experience of its participants and is the only North-South programme of its kind.

This programme has been developed by LYIT and Ulster University in collaboration with the Office of An Taoiseach and the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister who were integral to deciding on the content, structure and philosophy of the programme.

Key Features
Focused towards developing responses to key public reform agenda issues
Leading national and international best practice speakers
Discussion-based mode of delivery
8 x 2 day block delivery over 2 years
Action learning communities of practice reflective learning approach
Assessment is assignment based and centred on work issues
Dissertation held on major in-house and organisational project
Residential modules based in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

CollegeLetterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Course LocationLetterkenny, Donegal
Course CategoryBusiness
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course Start Date8th January 2018
Course Duration2 years part-time
Course FeeFees for this programme are €9,960 payable in 3 instalments over three calendar years.
Entry RequirementsA second-class honours degree or better from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; and be in relevant employment within the Public Services.
Carear PathThis programme aims to substantially develop the capability of executive managers as innovating leaders and to develop significant business improvement in participating organisations.
Phone074 918 6202
Course CodeLY_ BIMPS_M
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Course Provider

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)

Port Road, Letterkenny, Donegal, Republic of Ireland


Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Port Road
Letterkenny, Donegal
Republic of Ireland
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