New management programme at top business school offers students a wealth of opportunities

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s MSc in Management Online is particularly suited to those with demanding careers and caring responsibilities.

UCD Smurfit School’s new Masters in Management Online programme offers a comprehensive business, leadership and management education without requiring participants to put their careers on hold because of the highly flexible delivery modes and innovative curriculum and materials.

“If you are an early or mid-career professional looking to advance your career and gain essential leadership and management skills, UCD Smurfit School’s MSc in Management Online will provide a transformational learning and development experience,” said Professor Gerardine Doyle, Associate Dean of UCD College of Business and Director of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. 

New to the market in 2023, the MSc in Management Online offers an in-depth understanding of key business disciplines and the necessary problem-solving and leadership skills to support a student’s professional growth. It is facilitated by leading faculty and corporate experts who bring a range of experiences and industry-relevant know-how to the curriculum.

“This programme is suited for professionals in demanding careers and those with busy schedules for whom time flexibility is important,” said the Academic Director of the programme, Assistant Professor Tedi Skiti. 

The two-year, part-time programme offers a highly flexible, online delivery mode which offers students the opportunity to avail of a UCD Smurfit School programme at a time and place suitable for them. 

It is ideal for individuals from non-business backgrounds looking to explore new business opportunities or to accelerate their careers,” continued Dr Skiti whose research focuses on strategy, technology management and innovation.

“This programme offers a broad range of theoretically rigorous and practically relevant business knowledge and skills,” said Dr Skiti. “Students will have expanded their analytical capacity to comprehend and assess real-life business challenges in both local and international settings. In addition, by working in groups and participating in a range of extracurricular seminars, students will be encouraged to develop their personal and professional skills”.

Personalised academic support is provided to orient and help students navigate the online learning experience. The programme will also provide opportunities for students to build relationships within the UCD Smurfit School community and avail of additional opportunities for co-curricular activities including the Global Leadership Programme and the UCD Advantage.

“Our mission as Ireland’s leading business school is to empower, develop, and inspire current and future leaders with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, global perspectives and confidence to achieve their full potential,” concluded Professor Doyle. “UCD College of Business has been educating business leaders at UCD for more than 100 years and we will continue to innovate and to lead responsibly with purpose and impact.”

Learn more about the MSc in Management Online and speak to an Admissions representative today. 

Applications are now open and courses begin in September 2023.Take a step further and advance your career with UCD.

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