Can an MBA lead to early retirement on a tropical island? Photograph: iStock

A wealthy businessman visits a small Pacific island where he notices a fisherman landing his catch. Impressed, he asks him how long it took. The fis(...)

The career pay-off for doing an MBA can be worth it from doing the course alone as it can enhance your employability and lead to more senior job prospects. Photograph: iStock

Deciding to opt for an MBA (Master of Business Administration) might be a costly decision, but it can be an investment that pays off several times ove(...)

The sizeable fees are a deterrent to many and it can put the course out of reach but there are ways and means to fund an MBA. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Deciding to opt for an MBA (Master of Business Administration) might be a costly decision, but it can be an investment that pays off several times ove(...)

Prof Nien-hê Hsieh is to deliver the Laurence Crowley Lecture at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School on October 1st.
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If you want funding for an MBA you may need to look to your employer or seek funding independently as the fees charged can be much higher than courses in other disciplines

The career pay-off for doing an MBA (Master of Business Administration) is well worth considering. While there may be a common misconception that you (...)

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One of the core goals of Irish industrial policy for the past two decades has been the development of a self-sustaining life sciences cluster in this (...)

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Dublin City University Top five courses: 1. Professional Master’s of Education (Post Primary) 2. MSc in Computing 3. MSc in Management (Business) 4(...)