Ciara O’Toole: ‘Anyone thinking of moving to Italy should be aware that fluent Italian is a must’

When marketing specialist Ciara O’Toole moved to Lake Como in Italy, she didn’t think she would be flying solo, but that’s exactly what she ended up d(...)

Fiona Dawson of food giant Mars, with the award recognising her as Ireland’s ‘ultimate marketer’ of the past 25 years.

Senior Mars executive Fiona Dawson has been named “Ireland’s ultimate marketer” of the past 25 years at the annual marketer of the year event in Dubli(...)

Analytics is set to be big business. Just over a quarter of companies  said they spent more than €1 million on analytics this year. Photograph: Getty Images

Data analytics may be an increasingly important tool for Irish businesses, but new research claims difficulty in recruiting the right expertise could (...)

It is still the only Irish university in the Financial Times Top 100 global business schools but UCD Smurfit School has significantly dropped in this year’s rankings.

UCD Smurfit School has plummeted 24 places in the latest Financial Times Global MBA rankings, dropping from 70th place last year on the back of fallin(...)

Norman Liu, former CEO of GECAS, with  professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, dean of UCD business at the launch of Europe’s first masters in aviation finance at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Former General Electric Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) chairman and chief executive, Norman Liu, is joining the faculty at UCD Smurfit Graduate Bus(...)

Wilbur Ross: banks are proxies for an economy

Billionaire Wilbur Ross and Bank of Ireland was the subject of an address by Prof Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, dean of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate(...)

Pat Daly, Principal Research Officer, Teagasc, with Liam Kavanagh, MD of the Irish Times; Timothy Brundle, Director of Innovation University of Ulster; Dr Marion Boland, Head of Post Award Programmes Directorate, Science Foundation Ireland; Aidan Gough, Strategy and Policy Director, InterTrade Ireland; Professor Frank Roche, Deputy College Principal, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School,  in the Irish Times Building on Tara Street Dublin for the first round of the Irish Times/ InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2014.  Photograph: David Sleator

The 18 finalists in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards comprise a varied mix of start-ups, third-level spin-offs, and well-es(...)

Eimear Kenny (left), ICON’s HR vice-president, and Helen Brophy, director of executive education with the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Leading global contract research organisation ICON has teamed up with the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School to establish the ICON Bu(...)