Video: Behind the scenes at UCD Smurfit Executive Development’s Smurfit Senior Leadership Programme

Business, Partner Content, Video | Tue 12 Feb | Author – Business & Finance

UCD Smurfit Executive Development, in collaboration with the University of Virginia’s Darden Executive Education have launched the Smurfit Leadership Programme for senior or newly arrived C-Suite executives.


UCD Smurfit Executive Development, Ireland’s only top 50 Financial Times ranked provider of executive education, launches the 2019 Smurfit Senior Leadership Programme in collaboration with world renowned University of Virginia’s Darden Executive Education.

Entitled Building the Growth Enterprise, the Smurfit Senior Leadership Programme 2019 is a dynamic, highly interactive and experiential opportunity for businesses to create tangible outcomes for participating senior executives, and their organisations.

Fully immersive program in Ireland and the US

This programme, developed by Professor Patrick Gibbons, Academic Director, UCD Smurfit Executive Development with Darden Executive Education USA, comprises two fully immersive weeks; one in UCD Smurfit Executive Centre Blackrock, Dublin, May 13th – 17th 2019 and one week at the new Darden School of Business facility in Washington DC, June 16th – 22nd 2019. Past participants, now vibrant members of the Smurfit Leadership alumni network, are senior executives in organisations on the way, or recently arrived at the C-Suite.

An international and world-class programme

The programme is customised to meet the needs of international businesses with operations in Ireland together with leading Irish-owned enterprises operating globally. Smurfit Executive Development brings together world-class thought leaders and academic experts with progressive senior leaders from diverse organisations. This unique combination deepens intellectual connections and executive networks for the participating group of senior executives.

View Smurfit Senior Leadership Alumni testimonials HERE. For further information about our May/ June 2019 programme please contact Smurfit Senior Leadership Business Manager Tel: +353 1 716 8059