Programme Code MBA
Programme Duration 1
Programme Level 9
EQF Level 7
EHEA Level Second Cycle
Programme Credits 90
Semester Duration 1 Week(s)
Language of Instruction English
CAO Code; QQI Progamme Code etc
Programme Extra Information Below is the indicative full-time schedule for this course. Please note, the part-time schedule is run over a longer period of time. Further details of this schedule can be found in our part-time prospectus.

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

Exposed to the latest thinking, theories and concepts in the field of management and leadership creating independent thinkers and visionary graduates capable of positive societal impact at a senior level
Demonstrate a deep level of understanding regarding the theoretical characteristics of the entrepreneurial mind-set which will allow them to deliver and perform as entrepreneurial leaders within their own start-up organisations or within a larger organisational context.
Analyse the key factors that influence management decisions and critically assess the theoretical and practical models used to support such decisions.
Conduct research across a range of areas, identify appropriate relevant literatures, analyse that information and synthesize it into an appropriate form in order to evaluate situations and identify alternative courses of action that may be contemplated and present this through written or verbal format for use in senior decision making.
Demonstrate advanced analytical skills in relation to quantitative data including using models of business situations and exercise basic qualitative research skills.
Assess the nature and dynamics of a rapidly changing organisational environment and in particular the social, political and economic dimension of that environment in order to develop appropriate business strategies reflecting the changing dynamics of the business environment.
Develop analytical skills and decision-making capacity required of senior management and appreciate the role that personal values play in such processes.
Critically assess the impact of contextual forces on organisations, including legal systems; ethical, economic, financial, environmental, social, and technological change issues, international developments and corporate governance in order to draw conclusions and offer recommendations.
Apply leadership theory in practice by selecting appropriate leadership styles for a given situation.
Demonstrate high-level group interaction skills using a problem-solving orientation in both the learning environment and the business environment.
Set targets, motivate, monitor performance, coach and mentor in order to continuously improve the people, activities, operations and units being managed in an ethical and transparent manner.
Apply ethical leadership in practice by selecting appropriate leadership styles for a given situation.
Set targets, motivate, monitor performance, coach and mentor in order to continuously improve the people, activities, operations and community in which they operate.
Possess the analytical and multi-perspective framework that will allow learners exercise appropriate judgement and evaluate policies aimed at maximising value creation across key organisational areas.
Acquire, interpret and analyse current theories in the various fields of management and demonstrate a critical awareness of the appropriate context for applying this knowledge having reflected on their own personal learning journey.
Actively seek out opportunities for personal and professional development for example through the MBA Association and other membership organisations and not for profit/give back initiatives.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H9ENDYN Entrepreneurial Dynamics
H9MGC Macroeconomics in a Global Context
H9MFR Managing Financial Resources
H9RSMTH Research Methods
Module Code Title
H9SDM Science of Decision Making
Core Subject
Module Code Title
H9SMHC Strategic Management of Human Capital

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H9NEGLD Effective Leadership in the Organisation
H9SBL Sustainable Business Leadership
Module Code Title
H9BI Business Intelligence
H9COMLAW Commercial Law
H9CIGF Contemporary Issues in Global Finance
H9CGBE Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and CSR
H9BOC Doing Business on the Cloud
H9ELAW Employment Law
H9TRIP International Field Trip
H9MPM Management in Postmodern Markets
H9MKG Marketing in the Global Environment
H9SPM Strategic Project Management

Stage 1 / Semester 3

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H9DISSER_A Dissertation
H9ENGS Enterprise Simulation Game