Why choose this programme?

As a leader looking for their organisation to reach new heights, you need a truly transformational developmental experience.

Our flagship MSc in Management Practice programme gives you the opportunity to forge a new path for you and your organisation, looking afresh at challenges and driving through a strategic change initiative.

This programme is for you if…

You want to shape
the strategic future of your organisation.

In Brief

Next start date - Dublin: Next start date - Dublin:
18 Oct 2019
Location – Dublin: Location – Dublin:
IMI Campus
Onsite: Onsite:
38 days
Programme fee: Programme fee:
€18,855
Phases: Phases:
4
Duration: Duration:
24 months

You can look forward to:

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Major Change Initiative

A core feature of the programme is the design, delivery and analysis of a major change initative in your organisation. This allows for a quantifiable impact on your organisation.

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Personal Tutor

An expert tutor will give you guidance on your change project and your own personal development throughout the programme, acting as a sounding board for ideas and challenges while reflecting back past experiences and best-practice case studies.

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Peer and Expert Strategic Review

There are several evaluation points within the programme journey that will allow you to make adjustments as required, either in your personal leadership development or your change project.

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Secure Conversations

By virtue of the seniority in the room, significant conversations can be had with your peers that are conducted in total privacy, allowing you to formulate, adapt and change your thinking based on the concrete experiences of other senior leaders.

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Strategic Space

You will be given the time and space to create organisation defining strategies. You will be out of the office on one Thursday or Friday of each month. This investment of your time is treated as such – an investment – and each moment is geared towards delivering a return on it.

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World-Leading Experts

Throughout the programme, leading experts from around the world will give keynote sessions to the select group of participants, allowing you to engage and brainstorm with some of the world’s leading business figures.

Success stories

For Gareth Healy, Group Sales Director at the Healy Group, the MSc in Management Practice brought him on a personal journey as a leader and supported him opening up new revenue streams.

Key takeaways

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Leadership Capabilities

Define a new standard of leadership for yourself. Develop your personal abilities as a leader, leading with authenticity, influence and verve.

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Strategic Change

Drive through a concrete change initiative. Become an internal change consultant for your organisation, ready to be a guiding hand for major strategic projects.

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A New Lens

Look at what your organisation is, and what it could be. Critically evaluate your current business model and map the challenges in evolving it.

Programmes themes

Management of Change
  • Put managing and driving through change into your own context and examine what makes a successful, and unsuccessful, change strategy.
  • Develop transition strategies and build political consensus and momentum in your organisation for change.
Strategy to a Purpose
  • Carry out an environmental analysis on your organisation, assessing your oranisation’s competencies and capabilities.
  • Critically evaluate your current business model and map the challenges in evolving it, and the opportunities that come with it.
  • Bridge the gap between analysis and strategy implementation.
The Organisation and You
  • Influence, inspire and motivate your organisation through developing a greater understanding of what it is, and what it is capable of.
  • Examine organisational development processes from diagnosis to delivery.
  • Explore psychological principles, techniques and approaches that will have an immediate practical impact for your organisation.
Real-World Technology
  • Gain a deep understanding of the fundamentals of information technology.
  • Examine how to align technologies, from software to infrastructure, with your business strategy.
  • Develop the business case for IT utilisation and investment, formulating and executing strategy.
Financial Analysis
  • Conduct a financial analysis of your organisation, uncovering opportunities and threats.
  • Delve into the facts behind the figures of corporate finance, allowing you make better, more accurate decisions.
A Winning Leader
  • Develop your personal abilities as a leader, leading with authenticity, influence and verve.
  • Refresh your negotiation skills, from hardnosed business situations to personal relationships.
  • Become an internal change consultant for your organisation, ready to be a guiding hand for major strategic initiatives.

What our graduates say

Dr Robert Ryan
I would recommend the MSc in Management Practice to any senior leader without hesitation. I grew personally and professionally, and am glad to say the business did likewise.
Dr Robert Ryan
Medmark

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