Master of Business Administration MBA (Strategy)
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Applicants who have a minimum of an Honours Bachelor of Business or cognate degree (Level 8) or cognate discipline (H2.2) or an approved equivalent qualification are eligible to apply for entry to the programme.
Places are limited. Applications are assessed on a first come, first served basis.
The MBA programme will allow you to develop your interpersonal, conceptual and decision-making skills which will give you enhanced management and leadership ability, confidence and critical self-awareness. The MBA will give you the required skills and abilities to assist you in navigating your chosen career path. Your organisation will benefit from your improved knowledge, skillset and confidence which will bring added value for your employer.
The aim of the MBA in Strategy is to enable learners to develop their leadership and strategic management skills, thus raising their individual performance and assisting their organisations achieve success.
The MBA enables the learner, as a professional, to review their leadership and management style and identify how they can improve upon same to increase their eectiveness at a senior level in the workplace. The programme allows learners to develop an appreciation of the interconnectedness of all aspects of the organisation, and an appreciation of the role each function must play in delivering on organisational goals.
For most learners, moving to a strategic role in their organisation requires an understanding of functions outside of their existing professional competence together with an expert command of the strategic management.
How will I benefit?
- Individual professional and personal development.
- The MBA programme will allow you to develop your interpersonal, conceptual and decision making skills which will give you enhanced management and leadership ability, confidence and critical self-awareness.
- The MBA will give you the required skills and abilities to assist you in navigating your chosen career path.
- Your organisation will benefit from you acquiring new skills and confidence and will bring an added value to your workplace and colleagues.
- Two Year part-time (4 Semesters)
- Each Semester is of 15 weeks duration
- Presentation of MBA programme consists of Lectures, Tutorials, Live Case Studies, Visiting Lecturers, International Study Trip, Consultancy Projects, etc.
- MBA Commences Wed 12th September 2018 at 6.00pm in T103, Tourism Building
Key Skills from the MBA
- Communication, Written & Oral
- Presentation Skills
- Adaptability to Change/Continuous Professional Development/Lifelong Learning
- Global Outlook
- Analytical Skills/Diagnostic/Problem Solving, Observation
- Decision Making
- Networking/Partnerships/Collaboration, Building Reputation
- Research Methods
- Planning & Organisational Skills
- Critical & Analytical Thinking, Business/Strategic Thinking, Curious Mindset
- Ability to Leverage Technology/Data Driven
- Project Implementation
The course begins in September with an induction week and following that, lectures commence for the first four mandatory modules (M). Exams are held at the end of the Semester (December/January).
- Research Methods
- Exploring Corporate Strategy
- International Performance Management
- Leadership & Organisational Behaviour
Following completion of Semester 1, students commence Semester 2 in late January, with exams at the end of the Semester (May).
- Economics of Global Markets
- International Business Strategy
- Contemporary Issues in Marketing
- IT & Data Analytics
On successful completion of Semesters 1 & 2, students choose their Elective (E) modules to complement their mandatory modules (M) and commence classes in Semester 3 (September) of the second year. Two exams are held at the end of the Semester (December) and one exam held in early January.
Economics of Global Markets
International Business Strategy
Contemporary Issues in Marketing
IT & Data Analytics
- In Semester 4, which commences in late January, students undertake their Research Dissertation which complements the Research Methods module from first year and integrates all of the theory and practice learned into a comprehensive Dissertation on a topic chosen by the student in association with the Research Supervisor.
Dissertations must be submitted by the 1st of September of the year of Graduation.
- Assessment methods consist of Projects, Presentations both Group and Individual as determined by the Lecturer and exams. Exams are of two hours duration.
CIT Masters Student Graduates:
- Course Fee: €12,500
- Credits: 90
- Duration: Two Years Part-Time
Further details, queries, questions etc please contact,
John Meyler BSc, MBA
Taught MBA Course Coordinator.
- 021 433 5900
- 087 235 6937