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Sigmar Are The First Class To Complete TCD And Notre Dame Exec Leadership Programme

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Sigmar Recruitment is today the first class to complete an educational programme designed and executed by Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame.


This is the first time that Ireland’s premier university and the number 1 ranking in Bloomberg’s Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools have teamed up, offering the first half of the course at the Trinity campus in Dublin City centre and the remainder at the Notre Dame campus in Kylemore Abbey in Galway.


The programme undertaken by Sigmar Recruitment was the Executive Leadership Programme, a programme programme designed to enhance leadership capability and accelerate growth trajectory.


“The Stayer Center for Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame is very pleased to be able to design and conduct a bespoke programme for Sigmar Recruitment Consulting Limited at historic Kylemore Abbey,” says  Paul Slaggert, Director of the Stayer Center.


“This is our first custom programme in Ireland and we are honoured to partner with Sigmar on its design and delivery.  The programme will assist the executive team at Sigmar further develop their leadership depth and capabilities   It builds on and extends work they have already completed with Trinity College. This unique partnership allows all three organisations to combine to deliver a unique programme with both immediate and lasting impact.”


“Leadership has become a vital element to our continued success at both home and abroad so it seems only natural that we would choose the leading universities in both Ireland and the US to benefit from the most cutting edge education available,” says Sigmar Recruitment COO Robert Mac Giolla Phádraig.


“We are of course delighted and honoured to partner with the University of Notre Dame and Trinity College in participating in this unique Executive Leadership Programme – the first of its kind in Europe. This programme sees the first executive education programme in Notre Dame Global Center at Kylemore with a unique transatlantic twist. We believe that undertaking this prestigious course will further consolidate our position as one of the most respected and progressive recruitment agencies in Europe.”


Sigmar Are The First Class To Complete TCD And Notre Dame Exec Leadership Programme


About Notre Dame in Ireland

The Kylemore Abbey Global Centre works closely with the Dublin Global Gateway to dynamically broaden Notre Dame’s engagement within Ireland and foster international connectivity, serving as a conduit between campus and the wider European and American university network. Programme activities at Kylemore are comprised of courses, retreats, and cultural opportunities that enliven students’ experience and enhance Notre Dame’s mission in Ireland. The focus is on academic excellence, faith formation via connectivity and partnership with the Benedictine community at Kylemore, and community outreach. In addition to Kylemore Abbey, the University of Notre Dame has several major initiatives in Ireland. Nestled in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the Dublin Global Gateway hosts academic programs and summer internships for both undergraduate and graduate students. Modern facilities make this Gateway—also known as the Keough-Naughton Notre Dame Center and the O’Connell House—an ideal location for scholarly conferences and special events of up to 80 participants. Notre Dame has agreed to steward Newman University Church in Dublin, and to found there the Notre Dame–Newman Center for Faith and Reason. Built by the then-rector of University College Dublin, Blessed John Henry Newman, the church opened in 1856 and has since been an iconic landmark in Dublin’s city centre and a testament to the harmony of faith and reason.

Posted by Jamie Harnett, Associate Director Marketing & People Engagement on 15 September 2017

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