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Thrive in the face of uncertainty with our future-ready MBA electives

As the world becomes increasingly defined by uncertainty, being able to correctly identify business problems and formulate winning competitive advantages in an ambiguous environment is a crucial real-world skill. On the Manchester Global MBA programme, our highly-rated and future-ready electives, Advanced Strategic Management and International Business Strategy focuses on the future with the theme: ‘How […]

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Original Thinking Webinar Karen Niven How Do We Influence Peoples Feelings

In the first of the second series of Original Thinking Webinars this month, Alliance MBS’ Professor Karen Niven discussed how we influence people’s feelings. Karen presented an overview of her research focused on how we strategically influence other people’s feelings, and why this matters in the workplace. She explained how by effectively managing the feelings of those

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Alliance MBS Welcomes First Intake onto MSC Financial Management

This September, the Alliance MBS welcomed the first cohort of students onto the MSc Financial Management programme. A total of 59 students from around the world joined the new blended learning programme, which they will complete on a part-time basis over the next two years with workshops in either Manchester or Shanghai. Next September, students

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Manchester academic recognised as one of the world’s most cited scholars

An academic from The University of Manchester has been recognised as one of the most cited scholars in the world following a major research study, joining Nobel prize winners Professor Andre Geim and Professor Kostya Novoselov in the top 300. Frank Geels, Professor of System Innovation and Sustainability at Alliance Manchester Business School, came 129th in

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Pandemic Challenges for Multinationals and Policymakers

Dr Axele Giroud, Professor of International Business, has co-organised and taken part in two major online events for global policymakers in recent weeks. The first webinar for the Euro-Asian Management Studies Association (EAMSA) looked at how multinationals have been managing supply chains during the pandemic. Policymakers and members of research institutes from across Asia, Europe,

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Accounting and Finance division at Alliance MBS have made a major contribution to a study into the future of corporate reporting.

Academics from the Accounting and Finance division at Alliance MBS have made a major contribution to a study into the future of corporate reporting. This week the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a discussion paper outlining a more agile approach to corporate reporting which challenges existing thinking about how companies can more effectively meet the information needs

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The pandemic offers a unique opportunity for business schools to further embrace the social responsibility agenda, says Hongwei He.

There is now an increasing acceptance that COVID-19 is going to be with us for a long time. As academics and staff working in a business school we, like everyone, are adjusting to this new normal and working out how to shape and direct it for the better. One opportunity is for us to drive

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The University of Manchester launches its Innovation Factory

Designed to be one of Europe’s most effective University Technology Transfer offices, the University of Manchester Innovation Factory has built a new team and processes for commercialising the University’s innovations and intellectual property. The new organisation’s core mission is to use this IP to create positive social and economic impact. The Innovation Factory works with

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Manchester’s social and environmental impact is top in UK according to latest world rankings

The University of Manchester has again ranked as the top higher education institution in the country for its social and environmental impact across its full range of functions. The University has also been rated the second in Europe and eighth globally. These assessments come from this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings. Manchester

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