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.
The Applegreen story: The art of disruption
Double UCD Business alumnus in BComm and MBA Joe Barrett discusses building the Applegreen retail empire and charting the journey from one to over 600 service stations.
Is your company ready for ESG Reporting?
Assistant Professor Rebecca Maughan and Assistant Professor Seán O'Reilly talk about the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the new European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRSs) along with the EU's Green Deal and Taxonomy.
They give an overview of the new regulations and standards and discuss the challenges and benefits for businesses, stakeholders and the accounting and audit profession. They also examine greenwashing and the risks of noncompliance for companies as we move towards a net-zero future.
Should Executive Education be more like Tik Tok?
New Director of UCD Smurfit Executive Development Professor Tim Wray discusses trends in executive education from bite chunk to virtual learning and designing accessible ways of learning for busy executives to refresh their skills and stay relevant in a diverse, global workforce.
Business Education in the 21st Century
Call in the Consultants
Academic Director for the MSc in Management Consultancy Kathy O’Reilly is a leader in work-integrated learning that brings students and companies together for real-world based projects. She discusses the key benefits of hiring management consultants including the value of a fresh set of eyes to bring about new ideas and efficiencies.
AI: Hype vs Reality
Founding Director of the UCD Natural Computing Research and Applications Group Professor Mike O’Neill looks inside the machine and subjects generative AI to a reality check to determine if it is a useful business tool or a job killer.