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Business Strategy

This course is aimed at enhancing learners' understanding of strategy and business planning in practice. It comprises two modules 'New Venture Finance' & 'Applied Strategic Management'.

The programme aims to provide learners with the relevant skills and abilities to critically compare business models and diagnose key strategic issues for various industries; develop a strategy and an in-depth financial plan for a proposed project (including a risk assessment), and strategically communicate this plan to relevant stakeholders.

The Strategy Module is run as a one week intensive session in collaboration with Heilbronn University, Germany and the students participate in an advanced business simulation.

Who Should Apply?
This programme should be of interest to practicing industry managers, and those seeking to develop and apply new strategic approaches within their existing organisation.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants should typically have a degree level qualification (at Level 8 or equivalent) in a business related discipline, OR a sufficient academic record along with a minimum of 3 years industry or management experience

Duration

1 year
Course Delivery
This is a day-time delivered programme running over one year, with attendance required on one day per week plus a one week residential. On alternate years, the residential is held abroad (in Germany). Classes are delivered on Tuesdays or Thursdays (depending on timetables), and will be supported by blended learning and significant on-line material.

Number of credits

15

Further enquiries

Prof. Colette Henry
Head of Department
of Business Studies,
T +353 (0)42 937 0253 ext 2011
E colette.henry@dkit.ie

Comment

Award:
Certificate at level 9 from Dundalk Institute of Technology

Assessment method

Assessment will comprise of course work and/ or examination. Exams take place in January and May.

Application date

Apply online Visit www.dkit.ie/partime for information on how to enrol online for this course
or see Application weblink below.

Please note that early registration is advisable as the number of places on many courses is limited. Applications will be dealt with in order of receipt of completed application and appropriate fee. Apply by 14th September 2018.

Course fee

€950

Enrolment and start dates

Commencing September 2018 (date to be confirmed).

Registration for a part-time course at DkIT could not be easier. Just click on www.dkit.ie/parttime to search for your course and follow the 'How To Apply' instructions on the course page.

Please note that early registration is advisable as the number of places on many courses is limited. Applications will be dealt with in order of receipt of completed application and appropriate fee.

Applicants must notify the Lifelong Learning Centre in writing in the event of your withdrawal from any course for any reason.

If you have any questions about registering for a course, contact our Lifelong Learning Team on E parttime@dkit.ie or call us on T +353 (0)42 9370 290.

Or Attend our Information Evening on 11th September 2018

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