Corporate engagement

We actively engage with the business community, bringing top business people to speak at the School and offering the opportunity to work with our experts and students.

Guest speaker events


Vital Topics lecture series

Sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland, attracting world leading business speakers

Annual Grigor McClelland lecture

Exploring business, education and social responsibility

Annual Eddie Davies lecture

Dedicated to Enterprise and Innovation Management

MBA Guest Speaker Series

Welcoming our most successful MBA alumni back on campus

Recent speakers:

  • Alastair Campbell, Journalist
  • John Griffiths-Jones, Chairman of the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)
  • Alex Poots, Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Manchester International Festival
  • Sir George Bain, Founder of the National Minimum Wage
  • Professor Joseph Lampel, the recently appointed Eddie Davies Professor of Enterprise and Innovation Management

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Talent Management Partnerships

Our ’Talent Management Partnerships’ offer prestigious companies across the globe a tailored blend of services:

  • Executive education
  • Corporate MBAs
  • Consultancy and research

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Connecting our students

Across all sectors, our extensive global network is a rich source of opportunities for students:

  • Internships
  • MBA consultancy projects
  • Job opportunities
  • Guest speakers

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