Smurfit executive development director Helen Brophy: “There is an increased recognition of the need to invest in people”

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has doubled the number of participants going through its executive development and education progr(...)

An airbnb floating house in London: the tech start-up is considered a unicorn as it has reached a €1 billion or more valuation. Photograph: Mikael Buck/airbnb/PA Wire

Silicon Valley has experienced a sharp increase in the number of unicorn sightings in recent months. Not since the late 1990s have so many claimed to (...)

Barry Cryan, Pat Walsh, Conal O’Neill and Anthony Killeen from PanelDuct: the Co Mayo engineering firm  won the overall Innovation of the Year award at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2015. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A couple of US visitors broke away from their guided tour of Belfast’s historic City Hall on Friday night, abandoning talk of the past for a snapshot (...)

Prof Don Bredin: “Aviation finance is very, very different. First up, it is an extremely capital intensive industry. Aircraft are very expensive assets.”

Ireland has been associated with pioneering developments in aviation almost since the very beginning of manned flight. This is reflected in some very (...)

UCD Smurfit School staff Dr Virginia Stewart, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh,  Dr Virpi Turkulainen, Dr Julie Byrne, Dr Roisin Vize and Dr Jury Gualandris. Picture Jason Clarke Photography.

Trinity College has appointed a chief operating officer. Geraldine Ruane, who filled the role on an interim basis since the start of 2014, has been co(...)

Former chief executive of Unilever Niall FitzGerald said the business school needs to refine its policy for the next five to 10 years. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

UCD could be facing a substantial reduction in its income over coming years as its school of business considers cutting the multimillion annual divide(...)

Niall FitzGerald, former chief executive of Unilever and current chairman of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There was a period where Niall FitzGerald spent a fair amount of his time poking around strangers’ houses in foreign countries, opening their fridges (...)

“Overall, retail sales have turned a corner and are back on a growth path, although off a very low base”

Irish consumers are more upbeat than ever before, with the level of confidence even surpassing measures taken at the very height of the boom, accordi(...)

“Every new business needs to offer a solution to an unsolved problem,” says  Dr Bruce Martin

Ireland has made great strides in recent years in increasing the number of graduates qualifying in the broad science, technology, engineering and math(...)

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: hosting an MBA Experience Day this Saturday

Feel like you’ve got “C-suite material” written all over you? Hankering after the key to the executive washroom? If you’re determined to fast-track yo(...)