Executive Development - Corporate Governance

University College Dublin


Course Name Executive Development - Corporate Governance
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code 98795 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Professional Diploma National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ProfDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022
Application Date

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Maria Keany
Business Development Manager
e: maria.keany@ucd.ie
t: +353 1 716 8059

To apply for this programme, please contact Maria Keany who would be delighted to discuss the application procedure with you further.


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Duration 9 months part-time.

Delivery: 2 x 12 Week Semesters.

Start Date: September 2022 End Date: November 2022

Autumn Trimester (6 courses)

January 2023

Start Date: April 2023 End Date: Spring Trimester (6 courses)
Course Fee

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The fee of €15,325 or €14,558 (UCD Business Alumni Discount) is a comprehensive cost that includes tuition, all course related materials, lunches and refreshments while on campus. There are no additional overheads. We offer sta...

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Financial Support

UCD Smurfit School and the 30% Club are offering a full scholarship to 1 female candidate wishing to enter the Diploma in Corporate Governance commencing in September 2019. To apply for the scholarship applicants should first meet the en...

Entry Requirements

Expand+This programme is suitable for middle or senior managers who currently occupy, or are being groomed for, board memberships, or who carry governance-related positions of responsibility. It is also suitable for executives in organisations who do not ha...

Comment Accreditation
On successful completion of the programme, participants will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Corporate Governance by UCD Smurfit Executive Development 30 ECTS at NFQ Level 9. This diploma forms part of the MSc in Business Leadership and Management Practice Pathway.
Course Content

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With Corporate Governance issues becoming more and more important across all areas of business, this diploma will impart the technical competence necessary to carry out the varied tasks required of senior executives in governance ...

Subjects Taught

Course 1: Overview of Corporate Governance
Course 2: Regulatory Framework I
Course 3: Regulatory Framework II
Course 4: Directors’ Responsibilities
Course 5: Role of Company Boards
Course 6: Selection of Non-Executive Directors/...

Assessment Method

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Participants are required to complete two 2-hour open book examinations at the end of Autumn Trimester and Spring Trimester. Continuous assessment assignments are completed during each semester and where these are for-credi...

Number of Credits 30
Further Enquiries Smurfit Executive Development,
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School,
Carysfort Avenue,
Co. Dublin.

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Phone: +353 1 7168080/8059/8050
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