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Executive MBA Programme

The Executive MBA at AIT is a prestigious Master’s degree designed for middle managers, senior executives and consultants. The programme places a central emphasis on developing management practice and its applications to real word scenarios.

The curriculum is based upon a philosophy of successful management practice, underpinned by a critical understanding of relevant theoretical perspectives applied to an organisational context.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements:
In order to gain entry to the Executive MBA you should normally have at least five years’ work experience, with three years in a management-related role.

In addition, you should hold one of the following qualifications:

•A recognised degree
•A postgraduate diploma in management
•A relevant professional qualification


The taught elements are delivered over two academic years on Friday afternoons and evenings (2-9pm) and occasional Saturdays (10am-5pm).

Further enquiries

Dr Jason Palframan, MBA Course Director: (090) 647 1814 or;

Subjects taught

Year 1
•Strategic Management
•Financial Statement Analysis
•Research Methods
•Applied Strategic Marketing
•Economics and the Business Environment
•Operations and Supply Chain Management

Year 2
•Strategic Human Resource Management
•Knowledge and Project Management
•Organisational Development, Leadership and Change
•Corporate Finance
•Managing Consulting Project


Course Award: Master of Business/Post Graduate Diploma in Business
Course NFQ Level: Level 9

Course fee

The programme fee for the academic year 2016-2017 is €7,850. Fees are subject to an annual review.

Enrolment and start dates

Course Commencement Date:
The next programme is scheduled to commence on Friday 2 September 2016.

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