The School has enviable connections with businesses all over the world which, as an MBA student, you will be able to benefit greatly from. You will have the opportunity to engage with business practitioners in a variety of ways.
Corporate practitioner speakers
We host an extensive range of speakers throughout the year. Within each MBA course you will hear from a number of business practitioners who will contribute their particular insights, or case study examples.
We also host an MBA Strategy Speaker Series to enable you to engage in debate with senior directors and CEOs.
In the past our students had access to over 150 business practitioner speakers, including:
|Alistair Darling||MP and former Chancellor of the Exchequer|
|Donald MacRae||Chief Economist, Lloyds Banking Group|
|Ian Morley||Group Sales Director, Northern Europe, Proctor & Gamble|
|Judy Wagner||Director, FWB Park Brown|
|Rob Woodward||Former CEO, STV Group Plc (Scotland)|
MBA students can engage with business, extend their experience and develop new insights through working on consultancy assignments as part of the programme.
In Strategic Marketing, students will be given assignments in which they will engage with start-up and spin-out ventures. The elective Consultancy Project module provides an opportunity to work with a larger corporate.
Students also have the opportunity to choose a further consultancy assignment as the basis of their final Capstone project. Past clients have included:
- Annandale Distillery
- Barclays Wealth
- EDP Renewables
- GE Energy
- Johnson & Johnson
- Lloyds Banking Group
- One Eyed Dog Films
- Proctor & Gamble