What our graduates say about their MBA experience

  • Sector: Retail

    Michelle Gallagher

    Marketing Manager, Vitalograph

    Balanced family and work, bolstered her management knowledge and capability, re-shaped her decision making and increased her confidence.

  • Sector: Technology

    David Olden

    Director of European Operations, ASG

    David felt reinvigorated by the UL MBA programme, and fired up to take on new challenges.

  • Sector: Healthcare

    Danny Rock

    Director of Global Sourcing, Stryker

    While on the MBA programme Danny balanced international travel, built a new network, advanced his leadership skills and received a promotion.

An MBA designed around you.

  • Developing tomorrow's business leaders

    We’ll challenge your thinking, improve your decision making and help you communicate more effectively. The UL MBA is proven to develop confident, strategic and internationally focused leaders. Our purpose is to help you achieve your full potential; to grow personally and professionally, so that in turn you can help businesses and organisations grow.
  • A 3-day block is easier and more effective

    Students find that our MBA programme structure of eight blocks of 3 days each year works well for them. Work and family commitments are less affected than full-time study and while on-campus students can focus completely on their studies.
  • AMBA-AACSB accredited

    Ranked in the top 2% of business schools globally, University of Limerick’s Executive MBA course is AMBA accredited, reflecting its ability to deliver innovative teaching, career development and employability. The Kemmy Business School at UL also holds AACSB international accreditation demonstrating a keen focus on the three themes of engagement, innovation and impact. Backed by a rigorous peer-review process, our AMBA-AACSB accredited programme is proven to provide students with a first-rate, future-focused business education.
  • Gain international perspectives

    Explore international perspectives and broaden your experience by participating in a virtual international workshop. Discover how workplace culture, laws, standards and technologies differ in other countries through video conferences with senior business leaders from large international corporations, real-life case studies and lecturer teachings. Previous companies we have worked with during the workshop include; Embraer, Google, Cisco, Coca-Cola, Philips and Northern Trust. Our international workshops are designed to help you grow personally and professionally; with learnings you can immediately action to progress your career.
  • Genuine business pedigree

    From its inception, the University of Limerick has forged deep relationships with industry. For the past three decades these connections have helped ensure our executive MBA programme teaching is current, relevant and immediately applicable. The MBA programme features guest lectures from industry leaders and, of course, the examination of real-world case studies.
  • PMI-GAC accredited

    The University of Limerick, Kemmy Business School, has been accredited by the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programmes (GAC). This widely recognised approval indicates the academic rigor and real-world applicability of our MBA curriculum. Graduates will develop PMI-GAC approved project management skills, tools and frameworks needed to manage diverse projects in today’s highly competitive world.
  • Strong calibre of professionals

    An executive MBA programme is a shared learning experience. To create such a dynamic, you need a group of students with a variety of experiences, perspectives and ideas. We are fortunate to attract a strong and varied cross section of high calibre people to our MBA, from both indigenous and international businesses and organisations.
  • A supportive environment and team

    Students often remark on the personable, supportive nature of our executive MBA programme team. We provide extra support where needed; including extra lunchtime tutorials on challenging subjects, guidance on thesis writing and one-on-one coaching. We also remain conscious that some flexibility is required to help facilitate urgent business needs.

More than an MBA

What could you do with greater leadership capabilities, more advanced business skills and a broader perspective? The UL MBA will empower you to discover how far you can go, personally and professionally. By working with challenging content, expert lecturers and accomplished peers, you will learn, examine, reflect, debate and grow in new and exciting ways.

Professional gains

An international perspective
Gain a deeper understanding of global markets and valuable insights into doing business internationally.
Greater leadership capability
Develop your decision-making skills and management techniques. Learn how to successfully lead teams.
Strategic thinking
Our executive MBA programme places a strong emphasis on strategy and developing your analytical capabilities.
Managerial vision
Develop your understanding of the main concepts and disciplines important for managerial roles.
Entrepreneurial skills
This MBA programme will prepare you for a future of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Personal gains

Personal effectiveness
As you progress through the MBA programme, you’ll acquire the latest business thinking and develop the confidence required for senior positions in international business, industry and the public sector.
Ability to respond to change
Gain the skills and techniques to evaluate and respond to the impact of cultural, social, economic and political factors on the business environment within Ireland and around the world.
Develop a lifelong peer network
As well as gaining new perspectives and insights by working closely with peers from a diverse range of industries, you’ll also form and build strong relationships with these leaders.