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Industry Engagement

Tap into our international pool of business expertise

At DCUBS we are, justifiably, proud of our links with business and we recognise that these corporate connections are central to our success.

You can engage with DCUBS through Ireland's foremost executive education programmes, by collaborating on leading edge research, or in myriad other ways.

Why not tap into the talent of our faculty and students alike, and connect with Ireland's most innovative business school.

Executive Education

DCUBS Centre for Executive Programmes provides organisations with access to the latest business knowledge that can impact their bottom line. Our open enrolment and customised programmes are delivered by thought leaders in their fields, thereby preparing managers to exercise transformational leadership in changing economic and competitive environments.

Explore DCUBS Executive Education

INTRA Work Placement Programme

Evaluate and train possible future employees, source relief during seasonal peak work loads, or enable new projects to be undertaken – these are just some of the possible benefits of hiring a DCUBS student through our paid INTRA work placement scheme.

Visit the INTRA Office web pages

Research Collaborations

Through research collaboration with industry, our academics and research scholars can gain in-depth insights into the realities of the marketplace, while your organisation can stay ahead of the game by accessing fast-breaking knowledge that could give you a valuable competitive advantage.

Learn about research at DCUBS

Guest Speakers and Project Proposals

DCUBS seminar series provide a forum for visiting academics and senior business practitioners to impart their knowledge and experience to DCUBS students, and thereby to engage the next generation of business leaders.

We also welcome novel ideas for undergraduate and postgraduate projects that will enable our students to ground their learning in real-world scenarios.

Graduate Recruitment

Our reputation as a business school is based, above all else, on the quality of our graduates. Their capacity for creative thinking, their cross-disciplinary approach to problem-solving, and their ability to operate effectively make DCUBS graduates among the most sought after in Ireland and beyond.

Services offered by DCU Careers and Appointments Service

Scholarships and Awards

DCUBS's strong corporate links are evidenced by generous industry sponsorship of academic professorships, research scholarships, and annual awards that reward the distinguished work of DCUBS students. Supporters include:

  • Bank of Ireland
  • Diageo
  • Dublin Airport Authority
  • Duignan Carty O'Neill
  • Fáilte Ireland
  • Fujitsu
  • Goodbody Stockbrokers
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Mazars
  • McDonalds
  • Moore Stephens Caplin Meehan
  • National Treasury Management Agency

Such sponsorships and awards enable organisations to raise their profile on DCU campus.

Professional Recognition

Our close relationships with Irish and international professional bodies mean that many of our programmes lead to graduate membership of, and/or offer significant exemptions from, professional examinations. These include ICAI, ACCA, CIMA, ICPAI, Irish Computer Society, Marketing Institute, CIPD, Irish Taxation Institute, and the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers. More information on our professional recognition available here.