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Programme Overview

With Corporate Governance issues becoming more and more important across all areas of business, this diploma will impart the technical competence necessary to carry out the varied tasks required of senior executives in governance positions and current and prospective company directors.

This programme offers an in-depth knowledge of corporate governance and a sound knowledge and understanding of the legal and regulatory framework relevant to directors and board members. Furthermore, participants will acquire an understanding of the technical competence necessary to carry out the varied tasks required of company directors.

Key Details

3rd Sep 2018

Next Intake

€14,950 & €14,203*

Fees

12 Months

Duration

2 x 12 Week Semesters

Delivery

NFQ Level 9 / 30 ECTS

Accredited / Credits

The Smurfit Experience

Michael

Moriarty

NAMA/NTMA

John

Webb

AIB

Eilish

Finan

Independent Financial Services Professional

Module Dates

This is a part-time programme which takes place over one year in two x twelve-week semesters:

START DATE

END DATE

DESCRIPTION

Sep 2018

 Nov 2018

Semester 1 (6 courses)

Jan 2019

Apr 2019

Semester 2 (6 courses)

Course sessions are held two evenings per week (Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

 

MSc Pathway

This standalone diploma also forms part of the optional MSc in Business (Leadership & Management Practice) Pathway. The pathway framework is comprised of eleven diploma programmes. If participants successfully complete any three of these eleven diplomas within a recommended 5-year timeframe, they are awarded with the MSc in Business (Leadership & Management Practice).

 

Our portfolio of pathway diplomas build on your existing skill set and add relevant value to your business needs. From corporate governance to leadership development, our diplomas deepen your understanding of contemporary business issues and will help you become a stronger leader who can deal with complex issues in rapidly changing environments. Our unique learning method, immersive environment and world-class faculty all come together to deliver a learning experience unlike any other.

The majority of our diploma programmes are delivered over a series of 6 two-day workshops within a 10-12 month period. Workshops are typically held on Fridays and Saturdays to minimise interference with busy work schedules. The majority of our diploma programmes are assessed on a module by module basis through a variety of practical assignments, there are no examinations other than our UCD Diploma in Corporate Governance.

Top 50 Global Ranking

We are currently ranked in the world’s top 50 open enrolment executive education programmes in the highly prestigious Financial Times rankings.

In jumping 21 places to 48th in the world, and 26th in Europe, we achieved the highest rankings increase year-on-year.  We are the only provider in Ireland to feature in the highly respected Financial Times executive education open enrolment ranking, with only eight business schools in the UK making the list

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