Category Archives: Business

Not all accounting qualifications are the same… The CIMA Difference

Most accounting qualifications train people for private practice, working on external audit and tax issues. CIMA prepares people for a career in business. It teaches skills for strategic advice, managing risk and making key decisions. With employers identifying the need for … Continue reading

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CIMA Ireland is holding open evenings this June

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, CIMA Ireland, is hosting a number of open evenings around Ireland in June 2016. Open evenings are a perfect opportunity for anyone considering the CIMA professional qualification in management accounting. You can learn about entry routes, study … Continue reading

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Innovating with Cork Institute of Technology

It takes time to forge a reputation, which is why older colleges and institutions generally have a distinct advantage over their newfangled peers. For one thing, there is tradition to contend with, as some students may follow in their parents’, … Continue reading

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The Three Sectors Driving Ireland’s Economy

If the economic difficulties of the last few years have been like a invading force holding the country under siege, then Ireland’s exporters have been the fearless, resourceful soldiers manufacturing a defiant plan of resistance, or escape. The numbers, which … Continue reading

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CIMA at the top rung of the business education ladder

Ireland’s ambition of building a knowledge-based economy has shown signs of progress of late with some job creation in the IT (as seen most recently in Dublin and in Cork) and pharmaceutical sectors. As IT and biotech-based businesses expand their … Continue reading

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Mobiles to outnumber people by 2014

If you were looking for hard facts and figures to support the ongoing ICT/digital sector hype, then look no further. A recent report by the International Telecoms Union (ITU) showed that 2.7 billion people -approximately one-third of the world’s population … Continue reading

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Feet on the ground, head in the clouds: some advantages of the MBA

Few qualifications carry their weight both at home and abroad quite so well as the MBA. The award has  become synonymous world-wide for the competency it instills and develops in graduates when it comes to strategic business management, and those … Continue reading

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