Trinity EMBA Students Leave the Classroom to Help Frontline Workers

Trinity Business School at Trinity College Dublin's Executive MBA students recently helped develop a new service for frontline workers and others affected by COVID-19 in Ireland as part of their Company Projects Module.

Business School Entrance

02 Feb 2021

MyMind, an Irish organization supported by Sláintecare and the HSE, provides access to free mental health support services through its online platform for those affected by the pandemic.

Trinity’s Company Project initiative aims to help the school’s EMBA students gain experience in new industries and organizations, and MyMind offered EMBA students an opportunity to utilize their varying expertise to solve an immediate, real-world business problem.

Trinity tries to match different students’ strengths to optimize different projects, and the group of six EMBA students on the MyMind project certainly brought their own unique skills to the table. For example, one team member – Vinod Malik – is a doctor, whereas other team members brought their skills in marketing or IT, meaning all bases were covered for this project to be successful.

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Article found in QS TOP MBA website. Updated February 2, 2021. Author: Niamh O