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Diploma in Corporate Direction (Food Business)
The Food Industry Training Unit were delighted to welcome back participants of the UCC-ICOS Diploma in Corporate Direction (Food Business) to their third face-to face workshop in Athlone this week. This two-day workshop focused on strategic management in food organisations, with a range of guest speakers covering topics from ‘Global Governance Trends in Cooperatives’, Sustainability & ESG Strategy and Advisory’, ‘Who owns the Strategy – the CEO or the Board?’ and ‘Creating Wealth in Irish Agri-Food’.
This Diploma programme commenced in June with the class having completed 6 modules to date. Participants comprise of Board Members and Senior Management from agri-food co-operatives like: Kerry group, Tirlán, Lakeland Diaries, Dairygold Co-Op, Bandon Co-Op, Aurivo, Arabawn, Drinagh Co-op and Mid Tipp Mart Co-op.