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:
23 November 2021
Location – Dublin: Location – Dublin:
IMI Campus
Duration: Duration:
9 months
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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A valuable life-long business network

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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Cutting-edge research

Learn to critically analyse theories and concepts so that they can be deployed in organisational settings to transform the business.

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Actionable insights

Use the latest research techniques to deliver a research project that produces actionable recommendations in a professional context.

Programmes outline

Day 1: Orientation
  • What is the Business Research Project and what will be the main learning outcomes? 
  • How participants will conduct research for their individual projects 
  • What are the main impacts of the programme? 

With Programme Director Professor Eleanor Doyle

Date: 23rd November, 2021

Day 2 & 3: Research Methods
  • An examination of classic research methodology and the ethics for doing research 
  • How the project’s methodology can be directly applied to a business context 
  • An in-depth analysis of Action Research methodology and how it can assist in the critical analysis of organisational priorities. 

With Programme Director Professor Eleanor Doyle and Dr Kerrie Fleming

Dates: 8th & 9th December, 2021

Day 4: Presentation of research
  • Participants present their research project to a panel of tutors to get feedback on their approach and findings, gaining valuable insights before submission of final project. 
  • Submission of written research proposal by participants. 

Date: 29th March, 2022

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