The ‘UCD Business Impact’ Podcast from UCD College of Business features thought leaders from the world of academia and industry discussing the most compelling issues affecting our lives from a business perspective.
These conversations will offer insight, spark curiosity and challenge you to rethink how you do business in a changing world.
Hosted by Emmet Oliver, financial editor and journalist; and lecturer at UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business.
Dr David Nyaluke - Window on the World: The New African Economy
Proudly Made in Africa (PMIA) is a social enterprise promoting Africa’s finest food and fashion producers globally, with a vision to create a world where African communities thrive, trading on equal terms with the rest of the world. Dr David Nyaluke, UCD PMIA Fellow in Business and Development, and Vikki Brennan, PMIA CEO, discuss building the new African economy and shaping the business leaders of tomorrow.
Professor Cal Muckley - Rise of the Machines
Professor of Operational Risk in Banking and Finance Cal Muckley’s research focuses on combating wrongdoing in the banking world. He explains the benefits, but also warns of the potential dangers of machine tools.
Dr Orla Byrne - Anatomy of Failure
Dr Orla Byrne, Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship and Strategy, talks about why we need to learn resilience and avoid stigma when businesses fail.
Colm Healy - Chocolate Kingdom
Skelligs Chocolate CEO and UCD Smurfit School alumni Colm Healy talks about building sweet dreams in rural Kerry as a chocolate entrepreneur in the gift industry.
Professor Randall Wray - Deep Dive into Modern Monetary Theory What is it and how does it impact the world’s largest economies?
SPECIAL EPISODE: Recorded in New York, Richard Marrano, MSc in Finance ’18, interviews Professor Randall Wray, MMT Economist, Senior Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute and Professor of Economics at Bard College. Professor Wray explains the complexities behind Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), inflation and how a federal job guarantee programme could strengthen the economy.
Dr Geertje Schuitema - Winners and losers: Carbon-free Economy
Dr Geertje Schuitema, Associate Professor in Consumer Behaviour and Technology Adoption, discusses how the transition to a carbon-free economy can be as fair as possible.