Great Place to Work Most Trusted Leader 2017 announced

24 February 2017

College of Business presents Liam Ryan, SAP with Great Places to Work Most Trusted Leader award 2017

 

The 14th annual Best Workplaces in Ireland Awards was held on Wednesday February 23rd 2016 in Dublin's Doubletree by Hilton on Burlington Road with in excess of 900 attendee at a gala event. DIT's President, Professor Brian Norton was in attendance to present Liam Ryan, Managing Director of SAP Labs Ireland with the Great Place to Work award for ‘Ireland’s Most Trusted Leader 2017’.  This award has been sponsored by DIT for eight years and aims to acknowledge those individuals who have demonstrated the highest levels of leadership and integrity.   

In his address, Professor Norton commented that DIT are proud to sponsor an award that underscores the important role trust plays in leading effectively. Professor Norton emphasised that leadership development is a critical aspect of many of our programmes, especially our flagship MBA programme and also many of the executive education programmes which we run for our various partners, both in Ireland and Internationally.  We have also partnered with the GREAT PLACE TO WORK INSTITUTE in recent years on a series of Leadership events.

Great Place to Work awards

The speakers at these events typically provide a case study of leadership challenges within their organisation and honest insights into their own leadership journey. DIT will host its next event on March 28th featuring extreme athlete Gavan Hennigan who recently rowed the Atlantic in record breaking time and who will row from New York to Galway later this year. His story of goal setting, motivation and high performance is truly inspirational. 


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