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Business Collaboration Award

Business Collaboration Award

This award recognises the Irish-based third level institution, technical training college or organisation that has provided its students with the business collaboration during their studies.


Entry is by a five A4 page submission. The judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by facts, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below:


  • Background: Please outline the size and nature of your organisation and the academic and professional qualification of staff members.

  • Programme: What kind of curriculum or programme links into your business collaboration initiative? Please detail curricula or programme development, student/delegate numbers and course accreditations and affiliations.

  • Development: How do the courses prepare or develop the students/delegates for their future careers?

  • Value: Describe how the business collaboration works and what value is added to your student’ or delegates’ learning experiences.

  • Excellence in Education and Training: Provide examples of how the business collaboration allows students to move beyond the scope of their normal curriculum and enriches their career prospects in broader ways.

  • Challenges: outline the challenges this collaboration faced over the past 12 months and how each organisation demonstrated initiative, creativity, and leadership to overcome them.

  • Industry Exposure: Outline how your programme has enabled the exposure of students / delegates to the wider community. This may include listings of invited speakers, details of external research, industrial or other relevant institutions nationally and globally.

  1. Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

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