Module Code: MG5145

Micro-credential Overview

This Micro-credential will facilitate you to engage in changing organisational practices to make them more responsible, with a focus on transformative change. The Micro-credential provides a foundation to mainstream management concepts and follows by illustrating the application of responsible management and leadership in practice. Using a balance of theory and practice, including application of central tools such as stakeholder management in addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), you will analyse key sustainability challenges encountered by business leaders, and generate real-life solutions towards resolving these.

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25, Semester 1

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is online. Assessment will be carried out on a continuous basis.

NFQ Level and ECTS

Level 9


Application Process

From the 1st April 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal

When completing your application please make sure to select the following categories:

Academic level: Micro-credentials and CPD
College/Interest type: Micro-credentials/CPD Undergrad Level 7 and 8
Academic programme: Business & Management Micro-credentials – CPC13

You will need to manually enter the Module Name and Code under ‘Module Name’ on the second page of your application. Please copy the name and code below:

Responsible Management and Leadership (ESG) - MG5145

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


*Fee Subsidy

This course has been approved under the HCI Pillar 1 in the 2024/25 academic year. You can apply via the Springboard+ website here.

This course has also been approved by Galway Executive Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 30% for students whose company is a member of their network. For more information, contact: Galway Executive Skillnet – Eamonn Molloy at:

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NB: Applicants can only apply one subsidy towards their application. 

Entry Requirements 

Applicants should be over 21 years of age. A Level 8 undergraduate is required.

Contact Information

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