Insead, the business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, has topped the Financial Times’ Global MBA rankings for the first time since they were introduced in 1999.

Insead, the business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, has topped the Financial Times’ Global MBA rankings for the first time s(...)

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: its executive MBA programme was established in 1964

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is about to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first MBA graduate awards. The school’s executive(...)

Seven years after the onset of the financial crisis, John Kay recalls the events and offers an analysis of their precipitation. He proposes remedies t(...)

Irish Times journalist Mark Hilliard: won technology reporter of the year award at the UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards 2015

Irish Times journalist Mark Hilliard has been named technology reporter of the year at the Business journalism awards. He won for a feature(...)

Marketer of the Year for 2015 Tom Keogh:  a ‘farmeter’

Tom Keogh of Keogh’s has been named Marketer of the Year for 2015. The announcement was made at an industry awards lunch in Dublin yesterday. In takin(...)

Consumer is contributing to economic growth, and lifting consumer sentiment. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A surge in spending on houses, cars and household goods coupled with growing employment has seen consumer sentiment hit levels not seen since the heig(...)

A survey carried out by Viking in Ireland found half of employees said up to 30 minutes of every team meeting were wasted. A UK survey found office workers believed more than a third of all meetings they attended were pointless.

Are meetings a necessary evil or a huge waste of time? When you’re caught up in them day after day it can easily feel like the latter. In theory, the(...)

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 (...)