Executive MBA Curriculum

3-Day Block Release

The programme is part-time and delivered by intensive block teaching over 21 months. Blocks will be of 2 or 3 days duration and generally occur at intervals of every 3 weeks during the semester. With the exception of the International Leadership Gateway programme, which typically takes place in early June, all other activity takes place within the semester.

Year One - Semester One

Accounting for Managers 
Management and Organisation 
Marketing for Executives
Managing the Digital Enterprise

Semester Two - see below (under Cycles)

Year One - Year Long Module: Leadership Development

International Leadership Gateway: In June the MBA International Trip to Fordham University, New York City


Year Two - Semester One

Leadership & Change 
Business Consulting 
Strategic Management

Year Two - Year Long Module: Applied Strategic Leadership Project

Semester Two - both cycles

Cycle One :

Business Negotiations
Financial Management
Economics and the Business Environment

Lean Principles; Human Resource Management or Contemporary Issues Visiting Scholars Elective 

Cycle Two :

Innovation and Entrepreneurship; or 
Irish Economy in a Global Context

Performance Management, Ethics & Governance

Strategic Marketing; or
Business Analytics and Decision Making

Systems for Team Empowerment; or
Digital Marketing; or
Contemporary Topics - Visiting Scholar Elective