Welcome

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

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Thinking of investing? It can be easier than you think…

I began my career in wealth management back in 2011 with the remnants of the Global financial crash still very much at the forefront of public discourse in Ireland. A.s the economy boomed through the noughties and the Celtic Tiger reigned supreme,…
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The metaverse is dead- long live the metaverse

All emerging technologies go through the same hype cycle: initial extreme hype (this technology will change the world), extreme disillusionment (this technology is dead), slow enlightenment (aha, there are some real use cases with Return on…
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Considerations for Digital transformation & adoption of GenAI

Digital transformation is a key enabler for any organisation, regardless of sector or industry, in driving growth strategies. The importance of being agile to enable & achieve scale & growth requires a robust digital infrastructure…
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Angel Investor Relief

Many of you will be aware that the standard rate of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) here in Ireland is currently 33%. Our legislation provides for some reliefs – for example where full Retirement Relief is available the effective rate of CGT is 0%…
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Aircraft Leasing and What to Expect in 2024

About Aircraft Leasing in Ireland: Since its inception in 1975, Ireland has become a global leader in the industry managing over 60% of the world’s leased aircraft. Its resilience has been demonstrated in recent years overcoming two notable…
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Project Management Methodology Evolution in Traditional Organisations

Project management in all organisations including traditionally legacy ones is changing. There is more regulation and an increased focus on Agile project management methodologies with an additional lens on data-driven KPI’s and OKR’s for…
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Budget 2024

Budget season is nigh (10th of October) and kites are flying so I am going to pin my flag to a mast and outline some of the likely changes that can be expected in Budget 2024.  Making predictions is a dangerous game, committing them to writing…
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Building Optimal Workplace Performance

In order to thrive, workplaces need to build cohesive teams that are intrinsically motivated. In this insight piece we address ways of approaching, obtaining, optimising and sustaining performance. Every working environment is made up of…
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IMPACT – Creating Neurodiverse Working Cultures

Robert Sheridan, Regional Programme Manager at Gheel Autism Services, a graduate of the Executive MBA programme at DCU Business School, has developed and launched a new innovative programme with Gheel Autism Services called IMPACT. IMPACT…

News

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EMII Event with Professor Luke O’Neill

“To Boldly go where no book has gone before: A joyous journey through all of science”  The Emergency Management Institute Ireland (EMII), which has its home in DCU, held a book club-style breakfast briefing with Professor Luke O’Neill…
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Iarla O’Domhnaill ” Moving Down Under”

I'm Iarla, I graduated from Global Business (Spain) in 2019, and have been living in Melbourne, Australia since October 2022. Having worked with DCU Language Services after graduating, I began my career in technology sales with LinkedIn in…
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Angel Investor Relief

Many of you will be aware that the standard rate of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) here in Ireland is currently 33%. Our legislation provides for some reliefs – for example where full Retirement Relief is available the effective rate of CGT is 0%…
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Appointment: Paul Keogh, Adjunct Professor to DCU Business School

Dublin City University (DCU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Keogh as Adjunct Professor to the Business School.  Paul brings an unparalleled wealth of experience and expertise in SMEs, Family Business  and the Future of Work…
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Aircraft Leasing and What to Expect in 2024

About Aircraft Leasing in Ireland: Since its inception in 1975, Ireland has become a global leader in the industry managing over 60% of the world’s leased aircraft. Its resilience has been demonstrated in recent years overcoming two notable…
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IBM Commits to Train 2 Million in Artificial Intelligence in Three Years, with a Focus on Underrepresented Communities

 Learners will benefit from a new generative AI course roadmap and collaborations with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) worldwide. Dublin City University (DCU) and Fast Track into Information Technology (FIT) are the first partners…
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Elite cycling has a safety problem, says new study co-authored by DCU Professor

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and elite cycling have a safety problem that requires effective interventions to prevent future safety-critical incidents in the sport, according to a pioneering study by researchers from Bayes Business…
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Career Piece – Jacqui Duncan – BA International Business

1. Tell me a bit about yourself? My name is Jacqui Duncan, originally from Portlaoise, Co. Laois and now a dual citizen of Ireland and Australia.  I hold a BA in International Business from DCU and a MSc in International Management from UCD…
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Using ChatGPT to tailor your CV for bespoke applications

You have heard about the importance of writing a bespoke CV for every application, but it can be a lot of work and so you’ve sent off the same CV to a ton of companies. GenAI can help and I will give you an example of how we can use ChatGPT…

Accreditation

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).

Your satisfaction and personal and professional success are also a measure of “our success” as it evidences the quality of what we do.

Your input is essential and you can help by:

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With DCU Business School alumni dotted all around the globe, it’s so important that we keep in touch with you all. Please ensure that you have updated your contact details with our Central alumni office to receive alumni news, events and to stay up to date with what is going on here in DCU Business School.

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