Ross Munnelly
Pictured: Ross Munnelly,
Director of Alumni Relations 

We are committed to developing a lifelong mutually supportive relationship with our graduates.  The Alumni office provides lifelong engagement opportunities for all our graduates both domestically and internationally. We plan to increase alumni engagement during 2023, in line with feedback from the recent alumni survey – graduates expressed a desire for closer contact, engagement and to understand how they can support the University.

Alumni Of The Week

Each week we pick a member of our alumni community to be our alumni of the week.Below are the alum that have been chosen so far.

Industry Corner

The Digital Services Act package 2022

The DSA is part of the EU's approach to regulating digital technologies, alongside the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and EU AI Act. It was signed into European Union law in November 2022 and passed officially in Ireland through the Digital Services…

Value Stream Models

Introduction In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, organisations are increasingly embracing value stream models to streamline operations and enhance overall efficiency. A value stream encapsulates the entire sequence of activities…

Audit & Financial Reporting – Changes & Challenges That Lie Ahead

The audit and financial reporting landscape is changing, and fast. Now, more than ever the quest for 'audit quality' is at the forefront of everything auditors do.    This brief article will merely highlight what's happening in the…

Network and Information Security Directive v2 (NIS2)

The objective of the revised Network and Information Security Directive v2 (NIS2) is to achieve a high level of network and information system security within the EU through the following means: Improved cybersecurity capabilities at national…

Success factors for Finance transformation

Finance transformation is no longer an option, it is vital to ensure finance teams shift from number crunching to adding real value to the business through business partnering & strategic support, data & analytical capabilities &…

The Digital and Operational Resilience Act (DORA)

The Digital and Operational Resilience Act (DORA), is a new Regulation that introduces new powers for the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) towards Critical ICT Third-Party service providers to individually monitor the risks deriving from…
Pictured: Derek Henry, BDO

Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS)

Industry Corner:  Derek Henry, Partner and Head of Tax at BDO, and alumnus of DCU Business School, gives us an overview of the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme, recently introduced in Ireland.   "As many of you will be aware,…
Pictured:Bryan Murphy

Where to next for Tech job seekers?

Industry Corner: Bryan Murphy, Senior Director, Industry Relations at Optum, and alumnus of  the Executive MBA at DCU Business School talks about the future of tech roles in Ireland: "The recent high profile Tech job cuts at Meta, Twitter,…

What is Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Identity and access management (IAM) is the (security) discipline that enables the right individuals to access to the right resources at the right times, in the right way for the right reasons and being able to report and centrally manage that…



Karl O’Brien, Co-Founder StoreHero – Source pre-seed round from angel investors & Enterprise Ireland

Karl is the co-founder of StoreHero, profit-focused analytics tool for e-commerce store owners. Instead of monitoring multiple sales and marketing channels and waiting until the end of the month to hear from the accountant on what profit was…
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Practicum Day, the final hurdle for postgraduate students at DCU Business School

135 Dublin City University Business School masters students reached the final hurdle last Friday as they presented their final group presentations to their clients.  30 groups of students were matched up with a variety of companies back…

DCU Alumni Organise Inspiring Diversity Event in Dublin

Two DCU alumni, Yemi Ajomale and Trina Dzinou, are at the heart of organising one of the largest events for Black History Month in October. Career Day 2023 will be hosted and organised by the African Professional Network of Ireland (APNI) in…

Managing Career Transitions

The narrative I heard about careers when I started university was intense; the millennial experience would be different. We would be changing jobs, companies, and careers with rapidity and we would be pioneers in this new era of navigating and…

How the MSc Management of Operations helped Philippa Maleney in making a career change

. For 16 years, Philippa Maleney dedicated herself to teaching in primary schools, including 10 years as a respected school principal in the UK. However, driven by the desire for improved work-life balance and reduced commuting, she made…

MSc Management of Operations Student Experience – Ben Coughlan

2020 was a year that will live long in the memory, though many may wish to forget it. For me, it was the year I decided it was time to return to university and further my education. My reasoning was simple; I was bored, in need of something…
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Dublin City University Business School and FIA announce global research scholarships

DCU and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), have announced the launch of six scholarships as part of the FIA’s United Against Online Abuse campaign. The scholarships will invite researchers worldwide to collaborate against…

Job Search Strategy

What’s your job search strategy? Are you waiting on responses from applications through LinkedIn or Indeed? While this can work, a clear strategy will help create better quality applications and opportunities to reflect on what you want in…
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Sometimes taking the road less travelled by can make all the difference.

My name is Stephen Kennedy, and I am a DCU Graduate of Aviation Management with Pilot Studies and now a First Officer on the ATR72 with Emerald Airlines. I am delighted to take the opportunity to share my journey to the Flight Deck with you. When…


DCU Business School Is Internationally Accredited By AACSB And AMBA And Regularly Participates In The International Business School Rankings (E.G. The Financial Times Rankings).

The accreditation processes are essential to the school as they demonstrate that we meet the highest international quality standards in teaching, research, student and alumni support and that, we are committed to continuous improvement and development. The rankings also have an important role as they allow us to benchmark ourselves against the top Business Schools in the world, to evidence our quality and to boost our reputation. These benefits extend to all school stakeholders (Alumni, Students, Faculty, etc).

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