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UCD Smurfit School

We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to offer one Fora reader an MBA scholarship

Supporting tomorrow’s business innovators with an opportunity worth up to €34,500.

HERE AT FORA, we bring you the important news and insights from Ireland’s business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs every day.

To give something back to our readers and support the business community, we’re partnering with Ireland’s leading business school, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, to offer one reader a career-changing opportunity: a fully-paid scholarship for an MBA, starting in August 2017.

The Fora Scholarship will cover either a part- or full-time MBA course, worth up to €34,500.

So if you’re interested in taking your business career to the next stage, read on.

Why a Smurfit School MBA?

If you’re serious about being successful, an MBA from UCD Smurfit School may be for you. Smurfit has over 50 years of experience in providing a high-quality MBA qualification. Learning is undertaken in small groups, with a focus on real-world global projects, team assignments and a comprehensive leadership development programme.

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School / YouTube

UCD Smurfit School’s MBA Alumni Network offers a 3,500 strong network of MBAs across the globe – a ready-made and far-reaching network at your disposal. Clubs, workshops and guest speakers are your key to unlocking corporate and startup contacts.

A little about UCD Smurfit School

Located in Blackrock, Co Dublin, UCD Smurfit School is the only Irish institute that has made it into the top 100 in the Financial Times rankings of MBA programmes for the last 18 consecutive years. The School also holds the prestigious ‘triple crown’ of accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA alongside only 74 other schools worldwide.

The Smurfit MBA is a member of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM), a global alliance of leading business schools including Yale, London School of Economics and University of California Berkeley.

Hear from UCD Smurfit School Alumna of the Year 2016 Julie O’Neill (MBA 1996):

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School / YouTube

Great! How can I enter?

We’re glad you asked.

To be in with a chance to receive this unique MBA scholarship opportunity, all you need to do for now is to sign up for Fora’s weekly newsletter.

You’ll receive our one-stop roundup of the week’s business news and expert advice specifically tailored for the SME and startup sector – and, in the coming weeks, we’ll also be giving out full details on how, when and where to make your scholarship application.

To be in the running, just enter your email address in the form below. The competition will be open exclusively to new and existing subscribers.

Once you’ve signed up, you simply need to fill in your details on the competition page of the UCD Smurfit School’s websiteEntries close 27 February, 2017.

Good luck!

All applicants must have a university degree or professional qualification and a minimum of three years’ professional experience. You must also provide a LinkedIn profile.

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