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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.

Superwomen of Wales unite at annual conference

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Cardiff Business School’s new Postgraduate Teaching Centre played host to the 10th annual Superwoman conference on Thursday 23rd October, welcoming more than 170 businesswomen and executives.

The ethics of airbrushing- student essay wins national competition

Friday 17 October 2014

A Cardiff student has won a national essay competition discussing the moral debates that arise from the use of airbrushing by businesses.

Setting goals and championing women in leadership

Thursday 16 October 2014

Cardiff Business School this week played host to a thought provoking and inspiring talk from Helen Brand, CEO of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and Emma Watkins, Director of CBI Wales. The focus of the gathering was on women in leadership and removing barriers to increase diversity in senior positions.

Operations Analytics students eligible for new award

Monday 6 October 2014

The newly introduced Operations Analytics module, which forms part of the Masters programme in Logistics and Operations Management, will this year reward the best performing student (judged by the final mark obtained for the module). The winner will receive US$100 and a one year student membership to the International Institute of Forecasters.

World class centre opens for tomorrow’s business leaders

Tuesday 30 September 2014

A £14.5m world class centre for teaching and training tomorrow’s global business leaders has opened (29 September 2014) at Cardiff Business School.

The state-of-the-art learning and teaching hub provides high-tech lecture theatres, executive study zones and a high-tech ‘trading room’ to attract the very best business students from around the world.