The programmes aim to train business executives, entrepreneurs or university graduates on those applied methods and business practices which lead to the effective management and continuing development of businesses and organizations, within the ever-changing and competitive national and multinational business environment.

The programme is structured in such a way as to encourage participants to use knowledge gained in various courses of the program or in previous courses, as well as knowledge or skills that they may possess from relevant working experience.

  • Managing and Building Capacity in the Healthcare Sector
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Human Resource Management in Health
  • Health and Diversity
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Promotion and Procurement in Health
  • Management in Health Services

This Cert, Dip or Adv Dip can be completed in as little as 6 Months

The programme will be delivered through lectures, group discussions, practical demonstrations, video presentations, practical and experiential exercises, case studies, and role-plays. Students will be assessed through written assignments, projects, oral presentations, and videotaped counselling project/examination and online formatting

  • Health Economics
  • Healthcare Systems Policy & Planning
  • Healthcare Organisations Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Corporate Policy & Strategy
  • Project/ Dissertation

At the end of this course, students will be able to demonstrate core knowledge/skills in:

  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding of the practices, theories and principles required to be effective managers in the health care sector or work in a professionally related field. They will also be:
    • Equipped with the skills, attitudes and values required to be able to function as confident, independent and reflective professionals
    • Lead to further study in the area of health services management, at degree level, post graduate level or relevant industry qualifications.
  • Appraise current economic, social and administrative frameworks in healthcare and personal services
  • Integrate a broad perspective of the management issues, problems and strategies in health services in Ireland and internationally
  • Apply enhanced skills in managing people, resources, projects and information technology, as well as acquired research and communications techniques
  • Exercise appropriate managerial judgement in the planning, design and delivery of healthcare and personal social services
  • Conduct independent research involving the analysis of management practice within health services

The recommended books for this program can be purchased directly by the student or through our school merchandise

Tuition for certificate programs is $560. Tuition for the Diploma programs is $900 and Tuition for Adv. Diploma programs is $1350. A one-time, non-refundable, application fee of $50 – and a Technology fee of $100 – are also required.​

After paying the application fee of $50, students pay a deposit half payment upon acceptance or conditional acceptance to the program. Students then make monthly equal payments of the balance, which includes the technology fee of $100

The faculty at the Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies will exceed your highest expectations. Our accomplished teachers and scholars engage in research and scholarly work that is characteristic of the learning environment both online and at cohort sessions. Our faculty is comprised of leading professors, diplomats, psychologists, educators, authors, coaches, practitioners, and theorists from across the globe. 

Majority of faculty members hold doctoral degrees and stay well-informed through research and scholarship that advance their field and enhance the value of your training.​

  • Complete the online admissions application, including:
    • Essay questions, admissions and program-specific
    • Resume/curriculum vitae (CV)
    • Non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities where you earned a degree or certificate.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, from people who are in a position to evaluate your professional or academic work. The person making the recommendation may not be related to you.
  • Interview with a faculty member of the department to which you seek entry if selected. This admission. We consider all of your application materials, and evaluate your academic potential in a variety of ways.