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National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI) Executive MBA

The NUI Galway Executive MBA

Our mission is to enable participants to prepare for accelerated career progression through the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary for success in strategic management and senior leadership roles.

An MBA is one of the world’s most recognised and respected business and management qualifications.  Pursuing an MBA is about positioning yourself for further success.  Critical to this, is choosing an MBA programme with a proven track record that meets the highest international standards for MBA education.

The NUI Galway Executive MBA is an, AMBA accredited, intensive two-year part-time programme that enables participants to prepare for accelerated career progression while also applying learning in their company from the start of the programme.

Driven by experienced, passionate and dedicated faculty, the NUI Galway MBA integrates an academically rigorous and challenging real-world business education with industry engagement and global learning.  Our MBA provides you with the knowledge, transferable skills and confidence required for innovative and effective management and leadership.  With over 40 years of experience in MBA provision, and accreditation from the Association of MBA International, choosing NUI Galway is a smart decision.

Given the financial, academic and personal commitments required, pursuing an MBA is a very important decision. Our Executive MBA provides a proven, excellent return on investment resulting in a personal platform that will position you for accelerated career success.


Key Features of the Executive MBA

Features such as bespoke MBA career and professional development programme, research-led teaching by key faculty with real-world business experience and international research reputations, a dedicated Executive MBA Masterclass series, an individual mentoring programme with top business leaders, an international study trip to one of the leading international business schools plus a new hospitality stream with Shannon College of Hotel Management give the NUI Galway Executive MBA a distinctive competitive advantage.

Course Schedule

The programme is delivered in block-release format. Students will attend classes over a 3-day period (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) four times each semester. This allows students to continue to work full-time and study.

The NUI Galway Executive MBA and Your Career

The Executive MBA represents a common factor in the careers of many successful managers in large multinational companies, SMEs, government agencies, NGOs, professional consultancies, and arts organisations.

Executive MBA graduates from NUI Galway are employed by leading organizations in both the private and public sector in a variety of different industries ranging from:

Hewlett Packard, O2, Creganna-Tactx Medical, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, The City Bin Co., Hollister, AIB, Bank of Ireland, One Direct, VHI, Ernst and Young. Department of Education and Science, An Post, HSE, Marine Institute, Nokia Siemens, Thermo King, Bord Gáis, Hibernian.


For More Information

Martin Hughes

Executive MBA Programme Director

091 – 49 3814