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BBC: 'Are entrepreneurs born or can they be taught?' 09/07/13

BBC: 'Are entrepreneurs born or can they be taught?'

In a BBC article on what makes great entrepreneurs, Professor Cary Cooper says that it's a person's early life experience which determines whether they could go on to become an entrepreneur.

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New project to break down barriers to enterprise 08/07/13

New project to break down barriers to enterprise

Research with disadvantaged communities in Greece, Poland, Romania and the UK aims to develop tools and training materials to help other disadvantaged people across Europe to become more enterprising.

What can local government learn from Murray's victory? 08/07/13

What can local government learn from Murray's victory?

In an opinion piece in The Guardian, Professor Cary Cooper argues that Andy Murray's resilient performance at Wimbledon provides lessons for local government managers.

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Everywoman.com: 'Prozac Leadership' 05/07/13

Everywoman.com: 'Prozac Leadership'

Everywoman.com carries a feature on Professor David Collinson's work on 'Prozac Leadership', and how excessive positivity can lead to a culture of excessive risk taking.

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The Independent: 'From armed rebels to government officials: First Sudanese MBA student receives AMBA's top honour' 04/07/13

The Independent: 'From armed rebels to government officials: First Sudanese MBA student receives AMBA's top honour'

In a feature in The Independent, MBA student of the year Husameldin Elnasri speaks about his experiences at Lancaster University Management School and the hopes he has for his homeland Sudan.

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LUMS takes careers advice to students in Greece 28/06/13

LUMS takes careers advice to students in Greece

Prospective Greek students to Lancaster University were able to start planning for their future careers whilst still in Athens when they took part in a Careers Seminar hosted by Louise Briggs, LUMS’ Head of Careers, Alumni and Employer Relations.

China-UK Entrepreneurship competition semi-finals held at LUMS 26/06/13

China-UK Entrepreneurship competition semi-finals held at LUMS

In an exciting 'Dragons' Den' format, eight teams pitched their new business ideas at the semi-finals of the China-UK Entrepreneurship Competition, held on 25 June at Lancaster.

LEAD programme highly commended by EFMD 24/06/13

LEAD programme highly commended by EFMD

The LEAD programme, run by IEED, has been highly commended by the EFMD at its 2013 Excellence in Practice Awards.

Improving student employability through industrial placements 24/06/13

Improving student employability through industrial placements

The impact on students’ future careers of taking a year-long industrial placement as part of their degree was highlighted during the 2013 Alison Tasker Award. The winner was Laura Hyatt, a Management and Information Technology student, who spent her year with Fujitsu.