UCD Smurfit Business School hits top 50 in world rankings

Posted in Governance and administration on May 15th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The UCD Smurfit Business School has been ranked 48th in the world and 26th in Europe in the ranking of open enrolment programmes, according to the 2017 Financial Times Executive Education Rankings. The school was identified as the highest climber in the rankings, jumping 21 places since 2016 …” (more)

[Irish Times, 15 May]

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MBA salary boost? Depends on how you measure it

Posted in Governance and administration on January 31st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“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 Smurfit Graduate Business School (the only Irish school on the Top 100 global list), saw remuneration rise 71% within three years of doing the degree …” (more)

[Irish Times, 31 January]

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Smurfit MBA climbs to 70th place in FT world rankings

Posted in Governance and administration on January 30th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s full-time masters of business administration (MBA) has climbed nine places to 70th on the annual Financial Times worldwide rankings. It is the only Irish business school to feature on the list …” (more)

[Irish Times, 30 January]

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UCD up seven places in business rankings

Posted in Governance and administration on December 5th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“UCD’s Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has jumped seven places to 29th in the ‘Financial Times’s’ European Business Schools rankings. It’s the only Irish business school to make the list …” (more)

[Independent, 5 December]

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IMI and Smurfit announce new business school rankings

Posted in Governance and administration on May 23rd, 2016 by steve

Ireland“Two Irish business schools have announced their international rankings for executive education programmes. The Irish Management Institute said it achieved its highest Financial Times global ranking for customised executive education, rising 12 places to 52nd place in the category …” (more)

[Irish Times, 23 May]

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Smurfit School’s MBA Climbs Global Rankings

Posted in Governance and administration on October 22nd, 2015 by steve

Ireland“UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School today welcomed validation of its international standing confirmed in two separate highly respected international rankings for 2015 – the Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings and The Economist Full-Time MBA Rankings …” (more)

[Avril Donohue, The UCD Smurfit MBA Blog, 19 October]

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UCD could face revenue hit as business school reviews dividend policy

Posted in Governance and administration on March 13th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“University College Dublin could face a revenue hit as its business school is reviewing whether to cut the dividend it pays to the university …” (more)

[Gavin McLoughlin, Independent, 13 March]

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Michael Smurfit business school may cut UCD payments

Posted in Governance and administration on March 13th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“UCD could be facing a substantial reduction in its income over coming years as its school of business considers cutting the multimillion annual dividend it pays to the university. The business school is reviewing how best to use its resources to raise its international reputation …” (more)

[Una McCaffrey, Irish Times, 13 March]

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Smurfit School launches new master’s programme aimed at Stem graduates

Posted in Teaching on February 5th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“UCD Smurfit School is joining forces with NCAD and NovaUCD to deliver a collaborative master’s programme aimed at Stem graduates. The new MSc in innovation, entrepreneurship and design is a part-time two-year course that will begin in September 2015 …” (more)

[Grainne Rothery, Business and Leadership, 5 February]

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Irish business school claims ranking on elite FT list

Posted in Governance and administration on December 1st, 2014 by steve

Ireland“The Smurfit School at University College Dublin has been ranked 35th in a ranking of European Business Schools by the Financial Times. It was the only Irish business school to be listed out of 80 ranked …” (more)

[Colm Kelpie, Independent, 1 November]

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Ireland must make a choice on an elite university if education system is to thrive

Posted in Governance and administration on November 13th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Rankings, fees and how to keep up with the rest of the world. The dean of business at UCD maps out education’s future with Gavin McLoughlin …” (more)

[Independent, 13 November]

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UCD Smurfit School celebrates 50 years of the MBA

Posted in Governance and administration on February 26th, 2014 by steve

“UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is this year celebrating 50 years of the master of business administration MBA at UCD …” (more)

[Karina Corbett, Business and Leadership, 26 February]

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Only Irish MBA course in world’s top 100 slips 10 places

Posted in Governance and administration on January 27th, 2014 by steve

“UCD’s flagship MBA programme has slipped 10 places in a prestigious ranking of the world’s best graduate business programmes. The programme, run by UCD’s popular Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, came in at 91st in the world and 25th in Europe in the 2014 Financial Times Top 100 full-time MBA rankings …” (more)

[Sarah McCabe, Independent, 27 January]

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Clinch to lead research programme on emerging from financial crisis

Posted in Governance and administration, Research on January 13th, 2014 by steve

“Economist Peter Clinch is stepping down as University College Dublin’s vice-president for innovation and corporate partnerships to head up a new research programme in the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Blackrock, Co Dublin …” (more)

[Ciarán Hancock, Irish Times, 13 January]

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UCD Michael Smurfit Business School only Irish college in top ranking

Posted in Governance and administration on December 3rd, 2013 by steve

“UCD’s Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has been ranked 34th in the Financial Times’ rankings of the top graduate business schools in Europe …” (more)

[Colm Kelpie, Independent, 3 December]

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Trinity and UCD ranked in world’s ‘best business institutions’

Posted in Governance and administration on November 13th, 2013 by steve

“Ireland’s two largest business schools have both placed among the top 50 in a prestigious new ranking of the world’s best business institutions …” (more)

[Sarah McCabe, Independent, 13 November]

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UCD MBA programme placed 81st in FT global rankings for 2013

Posted in Governance and administration on October 21st, 2013 by steve

“UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s Executive MBA programme has been ranked 81st in the 2013 Financial Times Global Executive MBA Rankings, published today …” (more)

[Grainne Rothery, Business and Leadership, 21 October]

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UCD Smurfit School MBA ranked among best in world

Posted in Governance and administration on October 21st, 2013 by steve

“One of UCD’S MBA programmes has been ranked among the world’s best, coming 81st in the 2013 Financial Times Global Executive MBA Rankings …” (more)

[Business ETC, 21 October]

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Smurfit school welcomes elite ranking

Posted in Governance and administration on July 24th, 2013 by steve

“UCD’s Smurfit School said it has recently been included in two international business school rankings: the Economist‘s Executive MBA and the Financial Times‘s Masters in Finance …” (more)

[Independent, 24 July]

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Partnership for excellence in leadership

Posted in Teaching on April 23rd, 2013 by steve

“Leading global contract research organisation ICON has teamed up with the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School to establish the ICON Business Academy with the objective of developing excellence in leadership capability right across the company …” (more)

[Irish Times, 22 April]

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