The Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship and Origin Green Ambassador programmes are part of an innovative suite of talent development programmes run in conjunction with UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School which also serve to support the Irish food sector on a global scale.
Successful applicants on both programmes will have their tuition fees fully paid, in addition to receiving a bursary towards living expenses.
The Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship Programme (MSc International Marketing Practice) commences in June 2017 and is recruiting 20 individuals. The 18-month action learning programme involves participants (Fellows) undertaking research and business development assignments on behalf of Irish food, drink and horticultural companies in 12 key international markets. Classroom based taught modules and skills training and development take place in UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School during block releases back in Dublin throughout the programme.
The Bord Bia Origin Green Ambassador Programme (MSc Business Sustainability) commences in September 2017 and is recruiting 10 individuals for placements with the world’s leading brand-owning organisations. The programme allows participants to gain in-depth knowledge of the emerging issues in business sustainability and the key skills necessary to integrate them so that a genuine, realistic and practical sustainability agenda can be created within the organisation.
For further information on both programmes and the application process visit www.smurfitschool.ie/bordbia.