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NCI Marketing Students Impress with their eCommerce Shopify Stores

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 12 July 2019
A new tradition was started at NCI with the inaugural Final Year Marketing Project Showcase event in collaboration with Shopify. Third year BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice students impressed attendees by presenting the outstanding brands they developed in groups as part of their capstone projects.
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Spotlight on HRM: Priyanka's Experience Studying a Master's Degree at NCI

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 05 July 2019
Priyanka Athavale, MA in Human Resource Management student at National College of Ireland.
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Make it your Business!

Posted by Teresa Murray on 12 June 2019
NCI Accounting Lecturer, Desmond Gibney pictured with finance expert, Susan Hayes Culleton along with BA (Honours) in Business students, Keith Pigott and Thomas Mahon.
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10 Signs You're Ready for an MBA

Posted by Emma Henderson on 25 March 2019
 
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Google finance team at NCI

Posted by Teresa Murray on 21 March 2018
In Semester 1, the final year accounting and finance class visited the Google offices. The honours degree students were there to meet with Google’s finance team, including the Director of Finance, Niall O’Sullivan. The class got to learn about the variety of products Google offers its consumers, and discuss Google’s recently published financial statements. The whole trip was a success, from the insight into real life products and accounts that demonstrated the application of everything the students have been learning, to the tour of the offices themselves, allowing the class to experience a real working environment.
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Google Visit 2017

Posted by Teresa Murray on 18 December 2017
December 2017 saw the final year accounting and finance class take a trip to Google.
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Three reasons not to do an MBA

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 27 July 2017
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Prize giving for final year students of NCI’s BA (Hons) in Business and BA (Hons) in HR

Posted by Emma Henderson on 02 March 2017
Congratulations to the final year students who were awarded prizes for their work on Strategic Management, including a strategic analysis on the Irish company Makers and Brothers as a live business case. Many thanks too to the two founders, Jonathan and Mark, who came in and watched all 34 presentations and read through the case studies – they were really impressed with the students’ work and enthusiasm, and kindly presented prizes to the winning teams on Wednesday 22nd February.
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The 3 Best (And Worst) Reasons to Get a Masters in Marketing

Posted by Emma Henderson on 24 August 2016
With more than 60 years’ experience of changing lives through education, at National College of Ireland we’ve spoken to thousands of people about their motivations for postgraduate study.  The NCI MSc in Marketing is one of our most enduringly popular courses and has been redesigned this year so that the digital marketing environment is firmly embedded throughout. Having interviewed so many applicants for the programme, we’ve compiled this guide to three of the best – and worst – reasons to do a masters in marketing.
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CAO Choices: Why Study Accounting and Finance

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 25 May 2016
Interested in studying Accounting and Finance but wondering what the career prospects are like? Meet NCI final year student Laura Kelly, who recently secured herself a graduate role with PWC. Laura, who is due to graduate later this year with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance particularly enjoyed the community aspect of NCI. Speaking about her time at National College of Ireland Laura told us how the careers team at NCI played a significant role in her efforts to secure a graduate role after college. "They're just amazing, Aoife and Caroline are so helpful. They will help you with c.v's, interviews and your LinkedIn". Although we here at here at NCI will be sad to see Laura go, We're delighted to see yet another graduate secure employment soon after graduation. Check out our video below to see what else Laura had to say about her time at NCI.
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