Latest news about Lancaster University Management School's engagement with the business community.
LUMS Professor Alfredo De Massis explores succession in family business
Succession has been as much a crisis for family businesses as it has been for monarchies throughout history. Given family enterprises like Beretta, Loacker, Marriott and Walmart make up around 90% of businesses around the world, succession really matters. The Small Business Charter features an interview with LUMS Professor Alfredo De Massis, exploring what’s involved in a smooth handover.Read Full Article
Lancaster prepares to deliver Degree Apprenticeships
Lancaster University is committed to supporting the UK Government’s ambitions to address skills gaps to increase productivity and improve UK economic performance. Degree Apprenticeships are a key ingredient in reversing the widening productivity gap between the UK and leading advanced economies.
Microsoft expert helps launch Lancashire Forum with masterclass
Microsoft’s James Whittaker shared his expertise with Lancashire’s SMEs at the launch of the Lancashire Forum last week.
Ian Gordon interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire
Ian Gordon, Director of Executive Education at Lancaster University Management School, was interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire on 19th December, discussing transforming productivity to boost business growth.Listen on BBC Radio Lancashire (1 hr 53 minutes in)
New business programme for North-West manufacturers will help tackle nation's productivity
The pilot of a new 12-month employer-led programme for business professionals commencing in January 2017 will focus on raising productivity in the UK's advanced manufacturing sector – beginning with an emphasis in the North West.