Niall FitzGerald, chairman, UCD Smurfit School Advisory Board, Helen Brophy, director, Smurfit Executive Development, and Dr Michael WJ Smurfit, founding benefactor, at the opening of the new €5 million Executive Development Centre at UCD Smurfit School in September. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic
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Last month saw the opening of the new €5 million Executive Development Centre at UCD Smurfit School. Fittingly opened by Dr Michael Smurfit, the new c(...)

UCD’s Smurfit business school.

UCD Smurfit School’s executive part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) course has risen 15 places to be ranked 74th in the world. The Finan(...)

 Liam Kavanagh, MD, The Irish Times presenting the overall Irish Times Innovation award to John Browne and Dr James Kennedy from Kastus at the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 which took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph:  Conor McCabe

Irish firm Kastus, which has developed a pioneering antimicrobial coating which kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bacteria and superbugs such as E.Coli (...)

“You can forget about reading for pleasure or watching TV because there is no down time.” Photograph: iStock

For two years, Michelle Mary McEvoy got on a plane to Dublin every Friday at the end of a long week’s work as a paediatric consultant at Great Ormond (...)

Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, dean of the UCD College of Business, said that the ranking underlined the school’s commitment to maintaining and increasing standards. Photograph: Eric Luke

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s masters in finance has been ranked 36th in the world and 31st in Europe in a survey published on Monday(...)

Winner of the Graduate Employer of the Year category, the team from EY, led by Caroline McAniff. Photograph: Paul Kelly/Studio 3

EY was the big winner at the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House last Thursday, with the financial consultancy (...)

Post-graduate degrees in business, such as an MBA in a ranked business school, can cost in the region of €30,000 in tuition fees. Photograph: iStock

Question: I graduated with an IT degree five years ago and have been working full-time since. I now want to study at post-graduate level, possibly in (...)

Consultant surgeon Seamus Morris is developing  a medical device company while   completing a  MSc in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Design

Learning the theory of entrepreneurship and innovation is one thing. Putting it into practice by starting up a high tech firm at the same time is quit(...)

Graduates of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School  saw remuneration rise 71 per cent within three years, which seems an enviable figure, but is actually the fifth-lowest in the Financial Times annual survey.

Thinking of doing an MBA but worried that you will never earn back the cost? New figures from the Financial Times show that graduates of UCD Michael S(...)

There are 66 new airports planned for China over the next five years, says KPMG. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

While there has undoubtedly been some slowing in the growth of the Chinese and Asian economies this won’t alter the fact that they will account for a (...)