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 May/June the MBA International Trip to Fordham University, New York City


Year Two - Semester One

Leadership & Change 
Business Consulting 
Economics and the Business Environment

Year Two - Year Long Module: Applied Strategic Leadership Project

Semester Two - both cycles

Cycle One :

Business Negotiations
Financial Management
Human Resource Management; or
Economics and the Business Environment

Lean Principles; 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

IS Innovation/Business Analytics

Systems for Team Empowerment; or

Digital Marketing; or

Contemporary Topics - Visiting Scholar Elective