There has never been a greater need for industry specific education to meet the challenges now facing those working in this fast growing and increasingly global sector. UCD Smurfit School has assembled a world-class faculty to deliver the Professional Diploma in Strategic Growth (Food Industry). The modules are taught by a blended team of instructors from UCD Smurfit School, Harvard Business School, and IMD Business School, Switzerland. The programme provides an ideal platform for food industry professionals looking to enhance their abilities, accelerate their career, and improve the success of their company.
Designed to address the specific opportunities presented to the Irish food, drink and horticulture sectors, this programme will arm you with best practice strategies and frameworks to develop business in key international markets. It recognises the opportunity for employment and wealth creation within the industry as well as the need for ongoing competitiveness.
This part-time, professional Diploma in Strategic Growth (Food Industry) is a fully accredited UCD programme (NFQ Level 9) delivered over a series of 5 manageable blocks of two- or three-day modules held between December 2015 and June 2016. The Diploma feeds into our pathway to MSc in Business (Leadership & Management Practice).
Who is this Programme For?
The programme is designed for professionals working in agricultural/food science, food production, NPD, farming, food retailing, sales, marketing, retail buying and entrepreneurial ventures. Please see the links below for further information and details on how to apply.