Graduate Development

Graduate development programme


The primary objective of the Diploma in Professional Competence (12 Day) programme is to facilitate the development of management and professional competence skills which are essential in business today. It is a very practical course, which is particularly beneficial for graduates, as they make their transition from Academia into the workplace. This programme will enhance your professional competence and self-confidence and allow you to demonstrate these skills in the context of your own career.

Content includes

The programme takes place over 12 days, with the 1 day offered to cover the following subjects:
  • Commercial awareness
  • Leadership
  • Communications in organisations
  • Team working
  • Project management
  • Performance and people
  • Time management, assertiveness and conflict
  • Motivation
  • Presentation skills
  • Financial skills
  • Decision making
  • Self awareness

Who should attend

Graduates, or high potential employees, across the full range of disciplines within the Food and Drink sector that need practical training to support their transition from academia into the workplace.


Level 6, CPD Special Purpose award from DIT / Ibec

Upcoming dates:

No training dates available at the moment.

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Graduate development programme

Training Days

12 days

Training Locations

Cork, Dublin, Kildare

Course Cost

Member: €1,500
Non-member: €3,100
* Cost quoted per person

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