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European Works Councils at 20

Friday 27 February 2015

European Works Councils at Twenty: Assessing their Work, Impact and Prospects

Employment Research Unit Conference - 29-30 October 2015, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff, UK

Cardiff Business School's Employment Research Unit will host a conference later this year assessing the impact and value of the European Works Councils in their 20th year.

London Insurance Market host joint careers event for Business and Law students

Monday 23 February 2015

This February Cardiff Law School and Cardiff Business School joined forces to host a careers event for students interested in a future in Marine Insurance.

Tomorrow’s business leaders gather at Cardiff Business School

Friday 13 February 2015

Cardiff Business School hosted an interactive conference and tour for more than 70 Year 12 pupils from schools in Cardiff and the surrounding area on Wednesday February 11th 2015.

The event was held at the brand new, multi-million pound, Postgraduate Teaching Centre, a facility designed to provide the very best teaching and learning environment for tomorrow’s business graduates.

Developing project managers

Tuesday 3 February 2015

An event to inspire the development of specialist leadership skills among project management professionals has been held at the University.

European money is helping to improve the performance of Welsh public services

Friday 30 January 2015

A report produced by Cardiff Business School (with Shared Intelligence and IFF Research), and commissioned by the Welsh Government, has found that EU funding has helped to speed up collaboration between partners and in some cases deliver improved outcomes for the public.

Working 9 to 5: Second year students begin industry placements

Thursday 22 January 2015

Swapping lectures for company meetings, and lunches at the Union for the corporate cafeteria. This, and an unrivalled experience of the business world, is what 14 second year students are embarking upon through Cardiff Business School’s BSc Business Management with Integrated Work Placement degree programme.

Local government reorganisation could limit representation according to Cardiff Business School research

Wednesday 21 January 2015

A new report from Dr James Downe (Cardiff Business School), Ian Bottrill (Learning for Leadership Cymru) and Lynne Wardle (Taylor Haig) has found that local government reorganisation could deter new councillors from standing for election and impact heavily on democratic processes and representation.

Nominations open for IoD Wales Director of the Year Awards 2015

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Cardiff Business School will once again be the headline sponsor for the IoD Wales Director of the Year Awards 2015. The School has supported the prestigious awards since their inception.

The awards, which are a highlight of the Welsh business calendar, celebrate business achievements across Wales and unite all sectors of the community – whatever size, region or age.

Business School students benefit from £185k in scholarships

Monday 12 January 2015

Cardiff Business School hosted a reception for its home and international scholars at the end of December 2014. More than 20 undergraduate and postgraduate students attended and were greeted by Head of School, Professor Martin Kitchener.

 

Cardiff Business School ranked 6th in the UK

Thursday 18 December 2014

Cardiff Business School has been ranked 6th in the UK for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Only Oxbridge and London schools were placed higher among more than 100 business schools in the UK.

Wages drop by £10,000 four years after Private Equity IBO

Tuesday 2 December 2014

Workers will not only be worse off when their firm is taken over by private equity through an institutional buyout (IBO), but their company’s performance will fall behind its rivals.

KTP funding success – Cardiff Business School to work with Brick Fabrication Ltd on Product Innovation

Thursday 27 November 2014

A team of Cardiff Business School academics (Dr Luigi De Luca, Dr Jonathan Gosling and Dr Kate Daunt) has been awarded a grant of £90,619 following a successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) application.

Climbing the leadership ladder – or should that be mountain?

Thursday 13 November 2014

Cardiff Business School led its MBA students on the third annual Mountain & Leadership climb during October. In total, 190 students, across five expeditions, climbed Garth Mountain near the village of Pentyrch.

Inside Cardiff Business School’s new £14.5m world class teaching centre

Thursday 13 November 2014

Professor Martin Kitchener, Dean and Head of Cardiff Business School, recently opened the new state-of-the-art learning and teaching centre on campus. Here he discusses its importance for the School and students alike.

Cardiff riding high in new international league table

Friday 31 October 2014

The inaugural US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings places Cardiff 19th in the UK, 72nd in Europe and 188th in the world.