Category Archives: Executive Education

Executive education (Exec. Ed) refers to academic programs at graduate-level business schools worldwide for executives, business leaders and functional managers. These programs are generally non-credit and non-degree-granting, but sometimes lead to certificates.

Five winning tips to keep your customers in a recession

Posted by on Friday, December 7, 2012

Chrissie Rucker, founder of the White Company, this month told the Financial Times “It only takes a couple of bad experiences, of being disappointed in the quality of products, for you to lose your customers in the future”. For Ms Rucker this means she will not cut corners in her linens company.  So she won’t… Read More »

Choosing a Business Dissertation Question: How can you manage the expectation of all parties involved?

Posted by on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Guest blog by Dr Robert Lomas: Lecturer in Technological Management; member of the Operations and Information Management group and author of Mastering Your Business Dissertation (2011) Routledge, Oxford. Twitter @Dr_Robert_Lomas   Amazon Author Central Page: Choosing the dissertation topic for your MBA, Masters or undergraduate business degree is potentially the most empowering step you can take… Read More »

In-company degrees: Business embraces education

Posted by on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Standing in a queue for tickets at the Edinburgh Festival last week, my mobile kept on ringing.  Waiting to go in to see Jonathan Agnew at the Edinburgh Book Festival, the same happened.  What were both journalists and our PR agency continually calling me for? Comments on how Bradford University School of Management has been… Read More »

Bradford “Management Thinking” Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Thursday, August 4, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features HR’s role in brand value 10 ways managers can improve trust in the workplace A regime switching approach to pension plan solvency Creating the sustainable business leaders of tomorrow Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Blog:… Read More »

Can managers teach management skills?

Posted by on Tuesday, May 3, 2011

This post also appears as a guest article on the Chartered Management Institute’s blog. New research by the Forum of Private Business has found that most of their members are not investing in management skills, preferring to “teach themselves” or take informal advice or training. This is largely down to cutting costs in difficult times… Read More »