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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.

EMBA Website

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.

Sheffield´s Management School joins global elite

Thursday, May 10th, 2007
Accredited by AMBA

The Management School has received accreditation from the Association of MBAs in the UK (AMBA) for its MBA programme. The Association’s accreditation service is internationally recognised as the global standard for all MBA programmes.

Geoff Wood receiving our Certificate from Sir Paul Judge
Geoff Wood and Sir Paul Judge, the President of AMBA.

We are proud to say that with this recognition by the Association we are one of only a handful of institutions worldwide that have been accredited in respect of every form of delivery of the MBA.

AMBA’s accreditation is independent, market-driven and international in focus. They assess the characteristics of an institution and its programmes against a set of criteria established by their International Accreditation Advisory Board. The senior academics and corporate representatives who sit on the Board constantly monitor the accreditation criteria to reflect changes in business and management. The process is rigorous and has become internationally recognised as a mark of quality.
MBA candidates can be sure that an AMBA-accredited MBA represents the very highest quality of degree.