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ICON, UCD Launch Business Academy

April 17, 2013

Offers tailored, accredited programs to ICON staff

ICON plc and the University College Dublin (UCD) have partnered to launch the ICON Business Academy that will offer several tailored, university-accredited programs to ICON staff.

The first program is the Certificate in International Business Management, which focuses on areas of increasing importance for companies operating in global markets, such as managing and motivating teams across international boundaries and promoting a culture of innovation. The ICON Business Academy plans to expand to other locations including Asia Pacific and the U.S.

ICON chief executive officer Ciaran Murray said, “As a people business that operates in a global environment, investment in leadership and talent is a key strategic initiative for ICON. Our partnership with UCD is enabling us to develop tailored management development programs that will further enhance the leadership skills within ICON. As our market evolves, these skills will be increasingly important and will help us to continue to deliver excellence in customer service and quality to our global customers.”

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