OTC Open Information Event: Managing in Challenging Times

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OTC Open Information Event: Managing in Challenging Times

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence. It is to act with yesterday’s logic.”  (Drucker 1959)


You are invited to join Open Training College at this virtual event, where you will be informed about:


  1. The importance and relevance of effective management in current times.


  1. Strategies and skills for managing human services organisations. Meeting the challenge – Managing human services (for example, services that support people with disability) in a regulatory environment.


  1. The benefits of studying management courses in relation to career development in human services organisations. The role of education in staff retention. 


  1. An overview of three cutting-edge management programmes. Including dealing with regulation, HIQA inspection, quality, employment law, leadership and learning organisations.


  1. The relative ease of managing Open Training College studies – balancing work, study, finances (flexible fees instalment plan) and family commitments.



Audience: PICs, PPIMs, managers and supervisors and those aspiring to be managers in the human services/disability sector.

When:   Tuesday, December 6th, 5:30pm – 7pm.

Where:  Online Zoom event.

Who:     A non-profit organisation, the Open Training College (OTC) is an award winning, independent third level college offering QQI accredited courses in social care and management since 1992, and online since 2004.


Please read OTC latest blog: Managing in Challenging Times

Please email Conor at info@opentrainingcollege.com to register

The Open Training College (OTC) offers courses in management, social care and continuing professional development. Courses at the Open Training College include applied management, professional development, professional social care, intellectual disability practice and CPD courses. OTC exist to provide accredited training courses and consultancy services to the human services and non-profit sector.

Learn more & explore courses here.


Steven Galvin

Certificate in Applied Management (Human Services) at Open Training College
Last Chance to Apply for the Hons BA in Contemporary Disability Studies at OTC