Virtual Open Day November 11th 2020

This event has now ended.  You can watch presentation recordings on-demand at the link below. Future Virtual Open Days will be announced soon.

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Welcome

Welcome to UCD Smurfit School's Virtual Open Day.  Join us throughout the day to learn about Ireland's leading business school and the range of programmes available to students from all academic backgrounds.  Over the course day you will have the opportunity to attend a number of live presentations, delivered by our leading academics, current students and alumni.  Most presentations will host a live Q&A session at the end, giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have. You can also explore a range of videos and take a 360 virtual tour of our beautiful campus.  Visitors are invited to review the schedule below and attend sessions of interest.  Enjoy your virtual day with us!

Live Presentation Schedule

We are delighted to host a schedule of live sessions via Zoom throughout the day. The schedule is split into two tracks that will take place simultaneously.  Don't worry if you can't make it to every session today - all sessions will be recorded and available to attendees after the event.  

To join the live sessions you are interested in, simply click 'Attend Session' at the time noted (local Irish time) and you will be directed to a zoom webinar. If the presentation has not started yet, you will be directed to a waiting room until the host starts the session. 

Track 1

  • 10:30 11:30

    Info Session - Smurfit Admissions

    Learn about our range of Masters, followed by Q&A.

  • 12:00 12:45

    Finance

    Overview of Finance Masters followed by Q&A

  • 13:00 13:45

    Alumni Insights

    Panel discussion with recent Alumni followed by Q&A

  • 14:00 14:45

    Accounting

    Overview of Accounting Masters followed by Q&A

  • 15:00 15:45

    Management

    Overview of Management Masters followed by Q&A

  • 16:00 16:45

    Intro to Smurfit Careers Service

    with Insights from Alumni Panellists & Q&A

Track 2

  • 11:15 11:45

    Teaching & Learning

    Find out about graduate learning and the Global Leadership Programme

  • 12:00 12:45

    Human Resource Management

    Overview of the MSc in HRM with Q&A

  • 13:00 14:00

    Break

  • 14:00 14:45

    Business Analytics, Digital Innovation

    Overview of Management Information Systems courses with Q&A

  • 15:00 16:30

    Marketing

    Overview of Marketing Masters followed by live Q&A

  • 16:45 17:30

    Info Session - Smurfit Admissions

    Learn about our range of Masters followed by Q&A

If you are interested in a particular Masters Programme that is not featured on the live presentation schedule, then make sure to check out the range of pre-recorded programme presentations.

Resources

In addition to our schedule of live presentations and Q&A sessions, visitors are invited to learn more about our programmes and campus life by accessing a range of additional resources and videos listed below.  View our Programme Listing to discover the wide range of specialist masters available to students from all academic backgrounds, or watch individual Programme presentations to understand which programme is right for you. And don't miss the opportunity to take a Virtual Tour of our beautiful campus.

Meet our Speakers

With a diverse cohort of over 1,100 students from over 70 countries, we offer our students the opportunity to work with and learn from the best and brightest from around the world. Our dedicated faculty and staff provide support and guidance to students ensuring that their educational journey is rich and fulfilling.  Join our live sessions to virtually meet some of the people who will underpin your exciting educational journey at UCD Smurfit School.  Here are some of the leading faculty, staff, alumni and students who you will meet today:

Laura Keely

Laura Keely

MSc Admissions Manager

Michael McDonnel

Michael McDonnel

Careers Manager

Prof Federica Pazzaglia

Prof Federica Pazzaglia

Management Subject Area Head

Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy

MSc Admissions Manager

Umme Hani Yusuff

Umme Hani Yusuff

Alumna, MSc Management '20

Dr Linda Dowling-Hetherington

Dr Linda Dowling-Hetherington

Director, Assurance of Learning

Assoc. Prof Colm McLaughlin

Assoc. Prof Colm McLaughlin

MSc Human Resource Management

Dr Julie Schiro

Dr Julie Schiro

MSc Digital Marketing

Dr John McCallig

Dr John McCallig

Accountancy Subject Area Head

Jeet Kashyap

Jeet Kashyap

Alumnus, MSc in Digital Innovation '20

Eabha O'Connor

Eabha O'Connor

Alumna, MSc Marketing Practice '20

Jola Meagher

Jola Meagher

International Students Liaison Officer

Kate Lenehan

Kate Lenehan

Alumna, MSc in Management '16

Dr. Efe Camurdan

Dr. Efe Camurdan

MSc Marketing

Dr Gianluca Miscione

Dr Gianluca Miscione

MSc Digital Innovation

Filippo Carli

Filippo Carli

Alumnus, MSc International Business '20

Rebecca Yue

Rebecca Yue

Alumna, MSc in Aviation Finance '19

Jack Kavanagh

Jack Kavanagh

Alumnus, MSc in Management '19

Contact Us

We hope that you enjoy your virtual day with us and that you get the information you need from the live presentations and resources available today.  If you have additional queries following the event you can contact our Admissions Team, by emailing smurfit.admissons@ucd.ie, who will be delighted to answer any questions you might have.  

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