Prepare for Academic Management

Prepare to become an Academic Manager with the IH DOS course

If you are looking to move into a management position, or have already made that step and would like more support, the IH DOS course is for you.

This online specialist course will give you an overview of the tasks and responsibilities involved as an academic manager or DOS, so you feel confident managing your team every day. 

This 12 week part time course covers

•    Defining the Duties of an Academic Manager
•    Communication
•    How to Manage Change
•    Time Management
•    The Recruitment Process
•    Induction
•    Developing a Teacher Development Programme
•    Conducting Observations
•    Motivating Staff
•    Conducting Appraisals
•    Customer Satisfaction
•    Financing

The course is an asynchronous online course.  It is designed this way so that you can access the material whenever it suits you. You don't have to attend at a certain time which means that wherever you are in the world the time difference is never an issue.


"It covers concepts and provides information that would help anyone wanting to be a DOS." Mohammad Shehbaz Hanif


"It's short and snappy. Lots of practical ideas." Dinara Massanova

Find out more about the IH DOS