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EMBA and Management Staff celebratory social event

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

EMBA-and-staff-christmas-2011The recent 2011 EMBA graduates and Management School staff enjoyed an  evening dinner in Sheffield, in celebration of the cohort’s graduation and the festive season.

The evening was organised by Rose, an EMBA delegate from the recent cohort of EMBA graduates and all fellow delegates and Management School Staff associated with the EMBA programme were invited.

The evening was well attended and was a great social opportunity for the delegates and staff to get together and celebrate all of the hard work from both parties over the past two years.

The Management School would like to wish all of the EMBA delegates all the best for their future careers.

Management School Post Graduate and Alumni End of Year Party

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

The Management School welcomed alumni, post graduate and MBA students, staff and friends of the school to an End of Year Celebratory Evening held at the ICOSS Building on 29th July.

The aim of the evening was to provide a chance for post graduate and MBA students to meet peers, staff and alumni of the school and to share their experiences and provide an opportunity to develop their professional networks for future careers. Amongst the guests present on the night were delegates from the school’s MBA and EMBA programmes, Masters and PhD students, alumnus of the school, Professor Lenny Koh Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, Prof Bradley Barnes, Senior Lecturer Linda Lewis, Dr Carolyn Axtell and Alumni Officer Jody White from the Management School.

Guests were welcomed by Professor Lenny Koh Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs at the Management School who began by thanking staff, students, alumni and friends for all of their hard work, support and achievements over the past year and taking this opportunity to join in the celebrations. Professor Lenny Koh then went on to give a short speech, beginning with an update of the development of alumni relations of the school including recent alumni events that have taken place across India, Taiwan, Hong Kong and London and the establishment of an Alumni Advisory Board for the school.

Professor Lenny Koh then went on to talk about the influence alumni relations has over the various aspects of the school and future developments; alumni affairs helps advance research through joint working on research projects and publications and raising funds to support research activities, thus creating more opportunities for current and future students. As a member of the Management School, students are invited to expert lectures from guest alumni speakers to listen to their first-hand business knowledge and experiences. Alumni networks also help to develop the school’s business links and engagement, providing further opportunities to students through work and research placements, and develop further the school’s international links.

(To view more photos from the evening go to:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/59267356@N02/)

Professor Lenny Koh ended the speech by welcoming current students to continue their relations and friendship through future engagement with the school as alumni to continue the great work and development of alumni relations within the school.The rest of the evening was then an opportunity for guests to relax and network over refreshments and a bite to eat.

The evening was well attended and there was a great atmosphere throughout the night; students shared experiences and their future plans and aspirations, and hopefully made some new contacts. “A very successful and well attended evening,” said Professor Lenny Koh, “It was very encouraging to meet so many of our ‘soon-to-be-alumni’ and also welcome back alumnus of the school and have this opportunity to celebrate the hard work and support of our staff, students, alumni and friends of the Management School. This is a great example of how the alumni relations programme at the school can help and support current students and hopefully demonstrates the benefits and opportunities available to them by continuing their relationship and friendship with the school through alumni engagement. We envisage holding similar events in the future and look forward to the future progress and development of alumni relations at the Management School.”

(To view more photos from the evening go to:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/59267356@N02/)

EMBA students visit City College

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

A group of EMBA students from The University of Sheffield Management School visited our colleagues and friends at City College, Thessaloniki, Greece.  City College is an International Faculty of The University of Sheffield, based in Greece.

Management School students studied a module there, along with the EMBA cohort in Greece, as part of their EMBA programme.

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Are you a manager looking to get ahead?

Monday, May 10th, 2010

If so try our Executive MBA.  www.shef.ac.uk/management/emba

If you’d like to find out more, come along to our open evening on 12 May and discuss your future with us over a glass of wine.

http://emba.group.shef.ac.uk/contact/open-evenings

Important new link for The University of Sheffield Management School and Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

The University of Sheffield Management School has signed a deal to work more closely with Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce. As part of this partnership, members of the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce will be offered bursaries for The University of Sheffield Executive MBA.
The Executive MBA is designed for management professionals from the private, public and voluntary sectors, who want to progress their careers and gain in-depth management knowledge. Taught using multiple approaches to learning, the programme will appeal to people from a wide range of backgrounds and industries and is specifically designed to fit around a full-time job. Delegates and employers gain real practical advantage as they apply the theories they learn to the daily business issues they are dealing with in their own workplace.

The EMBA is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), so students are awarded two prestigious qualifications from one programme – the University of Sheffield Executive MBA and the CMI Executive Diploma in Strategic Management.

Professor Keith Glaister, Dean of the University´s Management School, said: “The Executive MBA complements the University´s already strong links with local organisations. The Management School´s proven track-record for teaching and learning coupled with the chance to gain two prestigious qualifications, means this course will provide many managers with the skills needed to develop their careers.”

John Hudson, Director of Enterprise and Skills at Creative Sheffield and an alumnus of University of Sheffield EMBA, said: “The course was of great benefit to me and my organisation. It gave me the opportunity to mix with a range of private sector people from different backgrounds. The flexible structure meant that I didn´t have to spend too much time away from the office and I used my dissertation as a major research project for work.”

“Investing in your people is the only sustainable way to compete in the current troubled economic climate. We are delighted to be working closely with Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce. We strongly believe that our Executive MBA can make a difference in terms of accelerating the professional and career development of our delegates and contributing to the success of businesses in the region” said Prof Lenny Koh, Director of The University of Sheffield Executive MBA.

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Alliance between Management School and Doncaster Chamber of Commerce makes Executive Education more affordable.

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

A new partnership between Doncaster Chamber of Commerce and the University of Sheffield will enable Chamber members to access bursaries for a new Executive MBA Programme.

The Executive MBA is designed for management professionals from the private, public and voluntary sectors, who want to progress their careers and gain in-depth management knowledge. The Programme is delivered using multiple approaches to learning and will appeal to people from a wide range of backgrounds and industries. Specifically designed to fit around a full-time job, delegates can apply the theories they learn to the ‘live’ business issues within their own workplace.  The bursary is available to Doncaster Chamber members and is valued at £1580 – equating to ten per cent of the cost of the programme.

The Sheffield EMBA is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which means students receive two prestigious qualifications from one programme – the University of Sheffield Executive MBA and the CMI Executive Diploma in Strategic Management.

Professor Keith Glaister, Dean of the University´s Management School, said: “The Executive MBA complements the University´s already strong links with local organisations. The Management School´s proven track-record for teaching and learning coupled with the chance to gain two prestigious qualifications, means this course is sure to provide many managers with the skills needed to develop their careers.”

John Hudson, Director of Enterprise and Skills at Creative Sheffield and an alumnus University of Sheffield EMBA, said: “The course was of great benefit to me and my organisation. It gave me the opportunity to mix with a range of private sector people from different backgrounds. The flexible structure meant that I didn´t have to spend too much time away from the office and I used my dissertation as a major research project for work.”

“Investing in your people is the only sustainable way to compete in the current troubled economic climate. We are delighted to have entered this partnership with the Doncaster Chamber of Commerce. The Sheffield Executive MBA is an executive qualification that accelerates and stimulates professional development.  It will make an important difference to the careers of individuals on the programme and will contribute to the development of successful businesses in the region” said Prof Lenny Koh, Director of The University of Sheffield Executive MBA.
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The Emergence of Green Supply Chains: A Balancing Act Keynote address by Prof. SC Lenny Koh

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Professor SC Lenny Koh recently delivered a keynote address at the International Conference on Digital Factory (ICDF2008) Coimbatore, India.  The speech entitled “The Emergence of Green Supply Chains: A Balancing Act” emphasising the significant impact of climate change, and how businesses and supply chains reflect on this pressing issue. Action could be undertaken and improvement could be made on eco-logistics, eco-production, eco-design, eco-resources, and eco-procurement at the companies, industries and supply chains levels. This will not be sufficient if appropriate leadership, policy, regulation and standards are in place.
Prof Koh said: “South India is an interesting and challenging region; there are a lot of business opportunities for high quality HE and training provision and a significant shortfall of skilled workers. Attracting foreign investment into India is essential for its success but serious barriers of infrastructure and road conditions will need to be addressed first.”
Professor Koh is Director of the Executive MBA Programme and Founder and Director of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Research Group.
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Executive MBA Programme awarded top status

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

AMBA LogoConfirmation has been received from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) that the Management School’s Executive MBA programme starting in January 2009 has been awarded accreditation.

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Director of the EMBA Programme, Professor Lenny Koh said, ‘This AMBA accreditation endorses the high quality content of our EMBA Programme.   Delegates receive a first class learning experience which provides them with the tools they need to realise their ambitions and take their personal and professional development to a higher level. And businesses can benefit from the ‘continuous consultancy’ which delegates feed back to their employers and workplace environment’ as they progress through the Programme’.

Dean of the Management School Professor Keith Glaister added,  ‘ Both our full-time and part-time MBA Programmes now have AMBA accreditation.  This is excellent news for the School as we continue to build our international profile and  deliver on our commitment to providing a first class educational experience for all our students’.

Sheffield Management in global 100 most-cited

Monday, August 4th, 2008

The University of Sheffield has been ranked 77th most-cited university globally in the field of Management and the 4th most-cited university in Europe.

All but 15 of the top 100 global universities in management are from the USA in the most-cited league table. The top European universities ranked in the global top-100 are University of London (28th), INSEAD (35th), Queen’s (76th), Sheffield (77th) and Manchester (85th).

Professor Keith Glaister, Dean of the Management School, comments, “It is pleasing to see this recognition of the excellence of past and present colleagues in the Management School and the Institute of Work Pyschology”.

Full details can be found at:
Podsakoff, P.M., MacKenzie, S.B., Podsakoff, N.P. and Backrach, D.G. (2008) Scholarly influence in the field of management: a bibiometric analysis of the determinants of unversity and author impact in the management literature in the past quarter century, Journal of Management, 34(4): 641-720. DOI: 10.1177/0149206308319533

Academy of Marketing Research Initiative Award.

Monday, July 14th, 2008

At the 2008 Academy of Marketing conference in Aberdeen, Caroline Oates received an accolade for her current innovative research. Caroline was announced as one of the winners of the prestigious Academy of Marketing Research Initiative Awards, receiving some £2000 to contribute to furthering her research on the portrayal of food in children’s television programmes.

As part of the award, she has also received an additional bursary to fund her attendance at next year’s Academy of Marketing conference.