Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Graduate Business Department is dedicated to the continuing development of learning at post-graduate level and supports the co-ordination and delivery of a professional doctorate, namely the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). The DBA aims to prepare mid-career executives to perform at the highest level of management practice. Specifically, the course enables students to understand prevailing practices at the core of their field of research; to acquire the necessary understanding and expertise in appropriate research design, data-collection methods and data-analysis techniques; to enable students to conduct, write-up and disseminate high-quality research of doctoral standard; and to achieve a greater level of effectiveness as a professional practitioner in managing business innovation and change. It aims to enhance the candidate’s knowledge, analytical, conceptual, and critical thinking skills, and research competencies required to lead organisations facing a complex, competitive, global business environment. The aim is to produce high-quality doctoral research on authentic business and managerial issues that arise from the need to more effectively manage technology, innovation and change in an Irish, European and global business context.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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