Tag Archives: Circular Economy MBA

Setting sail for a circular economy

Posted by on Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dame Ellen MacArthur is the record-breaking yachstwoman who launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2010 to encourage a global shift to a circular economy. She works with Bradford University School of Management to deliver a Circular Economy MBA and delivered this keynote address at the recent Re:Thinking Progress conference at the university. There are fundamental… Read More »

How can businesses innovate beyond obsolescence?

Posted by on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mark Buckley is a 20-year-old product design student and won a place on the B&Q Youth Board as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which has worked with Bradford University School of Management to develop the Innovation, Enterprise and the Circular Economy MBA. It’s only when business leaders question the current ways of working, and… 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 »

Why Do a Masters? Five things To Think About!

Posted by on Monday, June 17, 2013

Some might consider it random that I have ended up doing an MSc in Global Finance and Banking when my degree was in computer science. However, my reasons were two-fold. First of all, my father was a banker and secondly, I want to help stabilise the economic climate in my country.        … Read More »

Can business schools adapt to the challenges of declining MBA numbers?

Posted by on Monday, January 28, 2013

Earlier this week, the FT came out with dramatic headlines about the UK’s top business schools seeing their MBA numbers fall dramatically.   The graph below demonstrates the point. The cause is down to a ‘perfect storm’ of different factors converging.  The UK has had a concerted campaign to reduce the number of immigrants. To do… Read More »