Managing People Skills QQI Level 6

Overview – A highly interactive programme focusing on enhancing your management skills for success in your workplace. This training course will provide you with the essential techniques that will help you to effectively manage the interactions you have with people. It will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage challenging situations. You will also gain the personal skills to organise and develop your managerial role and learn how to foster an environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement.

QQI Course Code: Managing People 6N3945

QQI Level 6

5 Days


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Module Breakdown

Leadership, Delegation and Time Management

This module helps participants grasp various leadership and management styles’ impact on teams. It empowers managers to develop sustainable teams and companies while enhancing their transferable capabilities.

Managing Performance, Coaching and Performance Improvement 

This module develops managers’ skills in performance management and coaching, enabling effective communication for improved individual, team, and organisational performance. Participants learn to set SMART objectives aligned with organisational goals to drive team success.

Building High Performance Teams

This module focuses on the manager’s role as a team leader, exploring team building, motivation, and high performance. It delves into what constitutes a team, how to build one, structure work, and maximise team potential.

Legislation, Regulation and Policies

This module aims to provide participants a comprehensive understanding of Irish employment legislation. It is a practical and current update for managers to ensure full compliance.

Assertive and Effective Communication

This module explores communication pre-requisites, emphasising effective and efficient communication. Participants learn to confidently communicate as leaders with clients, colleagues, and staff in various situations.

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Why Should I Choose Optimum Limited

Optimum Limited provides a wide range of business development, consultancy and training, accredited and non-accredited to companies across all industry sectors, whilst also offering client-specific and scheduled training programmes. 

Since its establishment in 1990, Optimum has demonstrated a clear correlation between people development and the bottom line. This ethos has helped Optimum in establishing a portfolio of highly reputable clients in the private sector, state and local agencies, universities and professional bodies,nationally and internationally. As a preferred choice provider and partner to many of Ireland’s leading businesses, we have learned that the key to our success is putting their success first. Our focus is on building lasting partnerships that offer positive outcomes and an engaging and rewarding learning experience. 

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Who Should Apply

This programme is suited to participants of all experience levels, including beginners  and those who wish to develop their management, communication & organisation skills and in turn improve their team’s performance.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 5 or equivalent in a relevant subject area
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Competent in self-directed learning

For more details on participation suitability of this course, check out our learner handbook (click here) or contact us directly at / (01) 672 8628

What Study Options Are Available

Many of our courses are now available in a variety of classroom formats. All formats cover the same course content.

Live Virtual Online Classroom

Live lectures are delivered using Zoom ( or MS Teams if requested. During these sessions, your tutors will use interactive learning elements to ensure an engaging learning experience. When appropriate, students will be encouraged to activate their video and microphones so that they can ask questions and enhance peer to peer learning

Online courses can be accessed from any computer or laptop with an internet connection.

In-Person and Onsite Classroom

Optimum Limited can provide in-company onsite training if requested. If there is not a classroom available, Optimum can provide a training room in the HQ Office in Dublin.

Optimum can also provide training in hotels conference rooms or room hires if requested.

On Demand

On Demand courses enable you to complete your course on your own time. Optimum have an e-learning platform called MyOptimum which includes a library of online on demand training programmes. This learning platform comprises of  pre-recorded videos and interactive powerpoints followed by activities designed to put the new information and concepts into practice through exercises, quizzes, forum participation and other activities.

How Will This Course Benefit Me

QQI accredited Managing People course offers practical management skills in communication, leadership, conflict resolution, and team building. It enhances employability, job performance, and decision-making. Learners gain legal knowledge and networking opportunities, fostering personal growth and confidence. These transferable skills empower effective people management in various professional settings.

Assessment Criteria

Project 50%
Learner Record 30%
Assignment 20%

Qualification & Progression Options

This course leads to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications.

QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland.

NFQ Credit Value: 15 credits

Students who successfully complete this programme may use this Level 6 credit towards the QQI Major Business Award (6M4985). To view more Major Awards that this programme can lead to, please contact us directly or visit

Payment & Funding Options

Payment Options:

Payments can be made by EFT, PayPal or Stripe. If you need to pay by other forms of payment, please enquire with us and we can let you know if this is possible.

Funding Options:

Due to our experience and reputation, Optimum are part of many panels that provide funding opportunities to businesses in different sectors. Funding can range from 10% – 35% subsidy. Contact the Optimum Team for further information.

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How to Apply

If you have any queries and require further information, we would be happy to chat to you. Contact us directly at or talk to our team at (01) 672 8628

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