Strategy Development & Innovation

University College Dublin


Course Name Strategy Development & Innovation
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code B599
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Professional Diploma National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 15th April 2021
Application Date

Expand+To apply for this programme, please contact Annabelle Phelan who would be delighted to discuss the application procedure with you further.

Tel: +353 1 716 8080

Application Procedure
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Duration 9 months, 6 x 2 day modules.

The majority of our diploma programmes are delivered over a series of 6 two-day workshops within a 10-12 month period. Workshops are typically held on Fridays and Saturdays to minimise interference with busy work schedules. The majority of our diploma programmes are assessed on a module-by-module basis through a variety of practical assignments. There are no examinations (excluding the Diploma in Corporate Governance).
Course Fee The fee for the 2019 intake of €7,945 & €7,547* (*UCD Business Alumni discount) is a comprehensive cost that includes your tuition, all course-related materials, lunches and refreshments while on campus, access to the UCD Libraries etc. There are no additional overheads to be incurred. We offer staged payments and there is no interest charged for choosing this option.
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Financial Support Tax relief is available on tuition fees for participants who wish to self-fund. Please see for further information on how to apply for this relief. All decisions on individual tax relief requests are subject to the discretion of the Revenue Commissioners.
Entry Requirements Participants should have at least 5 years management experience and hold a primary degree or equivalent professional qualification. Consideration will also be given to applicants who do not hold a primary degree but whose depth of industry/organisational experience, deems them suitable participants.
Comment Accreditation
NFQ Level 9 / 30 ECTS

Successful participants will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Strategy Development and Innovation. This qualification is accredited and awarded by University College Dublin and valued at 30 credits. It is positioned at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Course Content

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Central to the long-term success of any organisation, strategy defines direction and creates scope to gain competitive advantage. It is what elevates truly extraordinary leaders above merely ordinary ones by enabling them to deve...

Subjects Taught Module 1: Strategic Leadership – The Personal Dimension
Module 2: Strategy in a Turbulent Environment – The New Normal
Module 3: Market Position and Competitive Advantage
Module 4: Strategic Decision-Making and Top Management Teams
Module 5: Business Model Innovation
Module 6: Leading Innovation and Change
Assessment Method

Expand+Assessments and Workload
This programme involves no examinations – instead the emphasis throughout is on the practical application of knowledge to benefit you and your organisation. Assessment workload is spread across the duration of the programm...

Number of Credits 30
Further Enquiries Annabelle Phelan
Business Development Manager
Tel: +353 1 716 8080
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