Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

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Martin Dunn

Activities Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Martin Dunn
  • Qualities & Values - Patience, hard work, like meeting people, enjoy providing good customer service, desire to do a good job for yourself and your employer 
  • Client Skills - Qualification both education qualifications and practical ability to the job
  • Interests - to be generally interested in the field you are working in. I think that it is easy for people to look at the job and think its great and must be loads of fun because you get to go on the high ropes all the time. That is just a small part of the job and generally you are watching others having fun and playing on the activities and you only go on them to do staff training or to do safety checks. You must also be prepared for the paper work that goes along with a job where you are responsible for that safety of people and this cannot be overlooked.
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They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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Course Code:
SN002
Title:
Commerce (w/ Hotel Management)
College:
Shannon College
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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The Bachelor of Commerce Degree allows students to study international hotel management while providing them with the opportunity to specialise in one of the following business disciplines in NUI Galway: Accounting, Management of Human Resources, Economics, Marketing or Management Information Systems.

Students graduate with two qualifications; a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from NUI Galway and a Diploma in International Hotel Management from the NUI.



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Graduates pursue wide range of business careers, specifically in the field of international business and more generally in those areas of international business where their combination of business specialism, (accounting, business admin. , marketing, business law).

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

621#

Change from 2012: 

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History:

2012 - 625#
2011 - #621
2010 - #586
2009 - #577
2008 - #580
2007 - 585
2006 - 585#
2005 - 590# "
2004 - 545#
2003 - 507#
2002 - 537#
2001 - 525

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