MBA Open Event 2021

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Event Overview

The globally-ranked Smurfit MBA provides an unequalled opportunity to unlock and develop your leadership potential, accelerate your career and build your global network. On Saturday 30th January 2021,  UCD Smurfit School will host a unique virtual event for prospective MBA participants. The MBA Open Event is an opportunity for you to gain a real insight into the UCD Smurfit MBA. 

This virtual event will be hosted via Zoom.  Please register in advance to receive your unique link.

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Attendees will have the chance to learn about our MBA Programme options including the new Modular Executive MBA, attend an MBA taste lecture and join an MBA Thought Leadership Session. Our Admissions team will give guidance on how to complete your application and outline the range of MBA Scholarships available. If you are considering an MBA, then this is an opportunity not to be missed. 

MBA Open Event Schedule

 

TimePresentation

9.30am

Welcome Address
Professor Gerardine Doyle, Associate Dean UCD College of Business & Director UCD Smurfit School

9.35am

Agenda & Overview of UCD Smurfit MBA Programmes 
Learn about our MBA Programmes, including the new Modular Executive MBA, and the benefits of undertaking the Smurfit MBA.
Sophie Carey, Senior Manager MBA Programmes

9.55am 

MBA Admissions & Scholarship Session with Jessica Dowling, MBA Admissions Manager

 

10.15am

Taste Lecture - Data Analytics

Gain a real insight into the UCD Smurfit MBA by attending a taste lecture delivered by Professor Cal Muckley.

10.45am

MBA Thought Leadership Panel Discussion “Navigating Boardroom Dynamics.” - panel discussion with MBA Alumni, moderated by Professor Niamh Brennan.

11.45am

Q&A Session

12.00pm

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Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

Meet our Speakers

Join our MBA Open Event 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 and alumni that you will meet:

Sophie Carey

Sophie Carey

Senior Manager, MBA Programmes

Jessica Dowling

Jessica Dowling

MBA Admissions Manager

Professor Cal Muckley

Professor Cal Muckley

Academic Director, MBA Programmes

Professor Niamh Brennan

Professor Niamh Brennan

Academic Director of the UCD Centre for Corporate Governance

Sharon Cunningham

Sharon Cunningham

EMBA '15, CEO & Co-Founder at Shorla Pharma

John Fitzsimons

John Fitzsimons

EMBA '04, Managing Director Fifth Story

Niamh Gallagher

Niamh Gallagher

EMBA '14, Head of Public Policy at Amazon Web Services

Jim Gannon

Jim Gannon

EMBA '14, Commissioner at Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU)

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