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Pentland CEO sparks discussion of global brand challenges 28/05/14

Pentland CEO sparks discussion of global brand challenges

Andy Rubin, CEO of Pentland Brands plc, brought global marketing challenges to life in his guest lecture ‘Building brands and culture in an increasingly complex and global world’ at LUMS on 21 May.

Sunday Times: ‘I’ll have an MBA with engineering on top‘ 28/05/14

Sunday Times: ‘I’ll have an MBA with engineering on top‘

Jill Russell explains why she chose to take Lancaster’s unique IMPM programme, rather than a traditional MBA, in this feature in the Sunday Times.

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Bonus gravy on top 27/05/14

Bonus gravy on top

Are high-earners forgoing part of their salary in return for bonuses? Detailed research by Colin Green has found this is not the case – though the situation looks different for low-earners.

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Business experts to explain how SMEs can benefit from social media 22/05/14

Business experts to explain how SMEs can benefit from social media

North West SMEs can hear how they can grow their business and customer base by engaging in social media, at a LUMS workshop on 4 June.

The Independent: ‘Falling for the PM: a hand-holder’s guide to voting’ 21/05/14

The Independent: ‘Falling for the PM: a hand-holder’s guide to voting’

Professor Cary Cooper is quoted in Jane Merrick’s column in the Independent on compassionate Conservatives, and the small details that can create a tipping-point in any election.

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Lancaster University celebrates a ‘banner’ year for entries to the China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge 21/05/14

Lancaster University celebrates a ‘banner’ year for entries to the China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge

2014 has seen a great response to China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge, attracting competitive entries from University teams in the UK and in China.

LUMS graduate joins Marketing Academy ‘emerging leaders’ programme 21/05/14

LUMS graduate joins Marketing Academy ‘emerging leaders’ programme

MSc Advanced Marketing Management graduate Joly Zhou has been selected as one of 30 emerging leaders to participate in The Marketing Academy’s 2014 Scholarship programme. Joly currently works in London as Global Retail Marketing Manager for Nokia.

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Lancaster MBA capitalises on London connection 20/05/14

Lancaster MBA capitalises on London connection

LUMS is bringing its expertise in business education to London, delivering some of its Full-time MBA modules at the Work Foundation. The MBA's split location will increase the networking opportunities for students looking to secure jobs in the South East after graduation. 

Real Business: ’10 tips for small business leaders’ 16/05/14

Real Business: ’10 tips for small business leaders’

‘The last thing a business needs is for the boss to be the hero’, says Ian Gordon in an opinion piece on the Real Business website.

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