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(...)

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Many workers in Irish organisations are silent in their workplaces out of fear of the consequences of speaking up, research indicates. File photograph: Getty Images

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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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NTA’s Anne Graham and  Peter Walsh: cost/benefit estimates cover a 30-year period after the Metro starts appearing in 2027. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The new Dublin Metro will cost between €3 billion and €4 billion but will deliver a much higher level of economic benefits, according to a cost/benefi(...)

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