Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
MBA alumna a global headteacher
Former MBA student Wendy Ellis reflects on how the course prepared her for her role as the head of an international school.
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.
Salvador Torres crowned LUMS Placement Student of the Year
A Management and Entrepreneurship student has beaten five other finalists to be named the 2017 Placement Student of the Year.
Businesses must do more to take action on soil, says Lancaster sustainability expert
Companies are unaware of the huge risks they face from soil degradation.
FCO leverages UK HE soft power
Dr Kim Kaivanto discusses how the FCO is using "the ground game" to open up new markets for UK industry.
MSc Management alumni return to campus
Four successful recent Lancaster MSc Management graduates returned to LUMS recently to share their experiences with the current students.
Cycling solution wins Smart Parks Hackathon
Students were invited to think outside the box to present solutions to a real business challenge at a recent Hackathon event.
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.