Double Win for DkIT Masters Programme at Education Awards 201820 April 2018
The MBS in Entrepreneurship & Marketing at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has been awarded two prestigious Education Awards 2018 for Best Academic Partnership and Best International Collaboration Project. The awards were announced at a ceremony in Dublin on Thursday 19th April which was attended by representatives from third level education sector across the island of Ireland.
The one-year full-time MBS programme has been shortlisted for its innovative international partnership between DkIT and Heilbronn University in Germany. The ‘hands-on’ postgraduate programme has been designed to enhance learners’ understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation in practice. In addition to its unique Irish-German collaborative teaching delivery, the MBS also includes an international strategy residential session, live industry-based student projects and student exchange opportunities.
In line with DkIT’s strategic commitment to entrepreneurship education and to regional and international engagement, this programme encourages learners to identify the prerequisites for becoming successful entrepreneurs. Through a series of practical, industry-focused assignments, they will explore the role of creativity in the context of new business venture creation.
Speaking today, Professor Colette Henry, Head of Department of Business Studies at DkIT said,
“We are delighted win two Education Awards 2018. Our unique partnership with Heilbronn University through the delivery of the MBS programme has been hugely successful. Students on this courses have the opportunity to engage in real-life international business and learning environments. By working in small teams of mixed nationalities they can expand their network and can share valuable and complimentary industry and cultural experiences which is beneficial to both their learning development and their future careers.”
The Education Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the third level education sector across the island of Ireland and winners.
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