Category Archives: Human capital

Human capital is the stock of competencies, knowledge, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labour so as to produce economic value. It is an aggregate economic view of the human being acting within economies, which is an attempt to capture the social, biological, cultural and psychological complexity as they interact in explicit and/or economic transactions.

Who is a Corporate Responsibility Manager?

Posted by on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

In the final instalment of a series of blogs about an event at the University of Bradford School of Management that put sustainability in the workplace under the spotlight, Dr Anna Zueva-Owens reflects on the insights shared at the workshop. The PRME workshop on Working in the Context of Sustainability, Ethics and CSR brought together… Read More »

How can an MBA benefit your professional development?

Posted by on Friday, August 22, 2014

Tony Hall is a successful accountant who has recently completed a Full Time MBA from the Bradford University School of Management. Here he shares his thoughts on how the course and the school have transformed him both personally and professionally. I think many people will laugh when they hear I decided to move my family… Read More »

Improving business soft skills with an MBA

Posted by on Friday, July 25, 2014

Software Engineer Toufic Diab has successfully completed a Full Time MBA at Bradford University School of Management and here explains why he decided to leave his home country of Lebanon to study at the business school. After I secured software engineering degrees in Lebanon and France, I returned home and spent five years working with… Read More »

Heading off to university – be smart and treat your degree like a job!

Posted by on Monday, September 16, 2013

Going to university should be seen as a precursor to going to work and you should view it as the first stage of your chosen career path. Everything you experience will stand you in good stead for when you start working because of the life changing skills you will learn. Read our top tips to help you make the most of your time here at Bradford University School of Management.

The role of HR – and an MBA – in organisational transformation

Posted by on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Guest blog by Helen Taylor, Organisational development Manager at Damart, a leading brand in clothing for the senior market. Helen has signed up to start an executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management, starting in September and is sponsored by her employer, Damart. The role of HR is evolving all the time and there… Read More »

10 top tips to win an internship/placement

Posted by on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Lorraine is business engagement manager for Bradford University School of Management and helps students and alumni develop their skills for getting a job as well as looking at the right career opportunities for them.  Here she talks about the importance of preparing yourself for the job market and how to secure an internship/placement. An internship… Read More »

MBA fees and finances – what is the real cost of an MBA?

Posted by on Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Earlier this month the FT debated the short-term focus of MBA teaching in top management schools and the move towards less emphasis on shareholder value as the only thing that matters. It struck me that too often MBA students have a very short-term focus when looking at the cost of an MBA and the lifetime… Read More »

Why being a mature student can help you get ahead

Posted by on Thursday, July 11, 2013

Student accounting ambassador Mahmoona Begum is in her second year of a BSc Accountancy and Finance degree. Earlier this year, she wrote an award winning essay. Here she shares her journey on studying for a degree as a mature student. It’s amazing to think that eight years ago, I was working in a solicitor’s office… Read More »