2013 Events

18th May 2013 at Catherine McAuley Centre, Nelson St, D7

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Annual Dragons' Den Business Evening

A core component of our acclaimed Management Programme for Clinicians (delivered by UCD Smurfit School of Business) course participants will pitch innovative healthcare / business ideas as part of a ‘Dragons' Den’ business evening. The Dragon's Den event takes place after the UCD School of Medicine Graduate Courses open evening. All are welcome.

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The Department of Postgraduate Medical Education, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, in collaboration with UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, delivers an acclaimed Management Programme for Clinicians. This bespoke programme has been devised to meet the needs of doctors in the unique environment of healthcare with a focus on practical skills development through highly-interactive discussions, role-plays and simluations. This programme will provide clinicians with an opportunity to develop and enhance their knowledge of relevant management language, tools and best practice.

In part fulfillment of course requirements, candidates are required to prepare a business plan for a novel healthcare initiative. These ideas are competitively selected, with the finalists invited to pitch their proposals to a panel of healthcare / business leaders. The overall winner, selected from the finalists, is awarded a medal on the night.

This year's event takes place on Thursday 18th April, commencing at 7:00 p.m. in the Catherine McAuley Lecture Theatre, Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Nelson Street, Dublin 7. Presentation of medal will be followed by a cheese & wine reception. Business should conclude at approximately 21:30hrs.

Contact Details

To register or for more information, please contact:

Ms Rita Marron
Catherine McAuley Education Centre
Nelson St
Dublin 7
T: 353 1 803 43 83
E: rmarron@mater.ie / rita.marron@ucd.ie