Certificate in Designing Innovative Services

Course Code: CR_BDEIS_8 Delivery: Part-time, Blended Duration: 1 Semesters  Fees €1250 Hosting Academic Department: Accounting and Information Systems



Catherine Murphy
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Dr Fred Creedon
Department of Organisation and Professional Development

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Who is this course aimed at?

The Certificate in Designing Innovative Services is aimed at those wanting to launch a career in the area of service design.


What skills will I learn?

Students will develop their analysis and design skills. On completion of this program they will be attractive as potential designers of services across a range of industries. In particular these skills would be useful for those working within the local government arena where there is established demand.

Can I study and continue working in my full time job?

Sure - The programme is structured to support those in full time employment. The first module Seminar Series in Design Thinking will be delivered online weekly. The second module Design Thinking for Services will have lectures with the theory content delivered online and the workshops will be delivered over 4 Saturdays. The workshops will be the more practical element of the course requiring students to use the tools and methodologies. The students will be able to use real world cases from their workplace for the applications of the tools and methodologies.


What are the benefits of blended learning?

The programme is delivered in a blended format, combining both online delivery and face-to-face placement activities. Blended learning will offer you the opportunity to study part of the programme within your own schedule and at your own location. Using state of the art communication and education technology, you will have live access to MTU lecturers and a range of international speakers. The work placements in Semester Two will be on-site in an industry setting.


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