Client Testimonials



“We have been working with the DBS team for over 3 years now in the delivery of the Bachelor of Business in Retail Management. Every aspect of our business partnership has been conducted in an efficient and professional manner which means cour focus can remain on the progression of our employees, giving them the opportunity to ‘Earn As They Learn’. As our programme is 50% class based, we rely on the high standards and expertise of the DBS trainers in moulding high potential managers for our organisation. This partnership produces a highly skilled work force which will continue to drive Lidl to future success. ”

Paul Martin
Career Development Manager


IFS, State Street Global Services

“IFS participants have been attending ACCA and other business training in Dublin Business School for a number of years and during this time we have found the service we have received to be of the highest level. The administrative staff has been extremely helpful in offering full support to the IFS training department in their management of supported education to our staff, in assisting with requests for information and any participant support we have needed to accommodate exam and tutorials needs.

DBS regularly attend in-house education fairs for our staff in all of our offices, offering information and advice to potential and current participants.

Our participants have also given us feedback that the standard of classes and Tutor support has been excellent.  We have consistently had a number of ACCA prizewinners from our DBS participants for each exam sitting.

DBS is one of the main colleges that IFS recommend to IFS participants in their ACCA, studies and Project Management qualifications. We highly recommend ‘DBS College’ to our participants and with have no hesitation to recommend the college to any potential ACCA participants”.

Orla Nolan
AVP Skills Training Manager
State Street Global Services


 “DBS delivered a robust and effective training day in the area of exam techniques – it was exactly what we were looking for. If the need arose again I would recommend DBS and the services they provide”

Paul Reilly
Learning & Development
Aviva Group Ireland plc


In 2003, DBS was acquired by Kaplan Inc ., the education division of The Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan is a world leader in education, serving more than one million students per year in over 600 locations in 37 countries. Kaplan’s programmes include higher and professional education, language instruction, test preparation and services to elementary/secondary students and schools. Kaplan operates more than 70 campuses in the U.S. and higher education schools in the U.K., Ireland, Asia and Australia and are also leaders in online education through Kaplan University.  In the area of professional education alone, Kaplan last year provided some 600,000 courses to individuals and firms in financial services and related fields around the globe.  Kaplan, with 2008 revenue of over $2.3 billion, is a subsidiary of The Graham Holding Company (NYSE: WPO). 

As part of Kaplan Inc., DBS is equipped with the resources to provide your organisation with innovative training and development solutions.

If you require any further information on our Professional Programmes or would like to discuss the option of a Company Specific Programme, please contact a member of our corporate training division.

Phone: 01-4177500