Why choose this programme?

Allowing you to take the time and space to tackle a complex business question and produce innovative solutions, your organisation will directly benefit from the practical, best-practice driven recommendations which will be the output of your Business Research Project.

This programme is for you if…

You want to analyse
and solve a major business challenge.

In Brief

Next start date - Dublin: Next start date - Dublin:
Spring 2021
Location – Dublin: Location – Dublin:
IMI Campus
Duration: Duration:
9 months
On-site: On-site:
14 days
Facilitated Workshops: Facilitated Workshops:
7
Seniority: Seniority:
Mid to Senior Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
€7,490
Member fee: Member fee:
€7,190

You can look forward to:

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Personal tutor

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will support you throughout the experience.

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Action research

A key function of the Business Research Project is to deliver a strategic plan with a concrete set of innovative solutions to be delivered in real-time as the programme unfolds.

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Networking with a diverse class group

You will work closely with your class colleagues in team activities and organised study groups, leaving the programme with a valuable network of business contacts.

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Guest seminars with visiting experts

These sessions will give you the opportunity to analyse and discuss contemporary management issues with seasoned business experts.

Programmes themes

Stage 1: Scoping
  • Select an issue or challenge that you want to address or solve.
  • Explore cutting-edge thinking that can be applied to your project.
  • Build research skills to make sure you get the right answers by asking the right questions.
Stage 2: Design
  • Develop practical recommendations to address a major real-life challenge within your organisation.
  • Develop a deep subject matter expertise in that issue of critical importance, widening your ability to act with impact.
  • Hone a range of problem-solving skills, applying new techniques and ideas to long-standing challenges.
Stage 3: Execution
  • Craft your proposal, collecting evidence and analysing findings. Complete your report with support from experts.
  • Finalise your Business Research Project and apply it within your professional context.

Key takeaways

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Resolve Challenges

Tackle and solve the major challenges facing your business today.

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Create Value

Deliver real value to your business through a major initiative.

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Strategic Blueprint

Create a concrete roadmap to deliver change.

What our graduates say

Eddie Mullins
The knowledge I learned during my BRP has given me a new perspective on the penal system and its impact on society as a whole. I have no doubt that my experience at IMI has had a significant impact on my career progression within the IPS.
Eddie Mullins
Governor, Mountjoy Prison