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18 things to look forward to at Alliance MBS in 2018

As 2018 at Alliance Manchester Business School gets underway, we take a look at what promises to be a busy year for the School.

What we’re most excited about in 2018:

Scale-up forum launch event

Scale-up forum launch event

Thursday 25th January 2018

Join Alliance Manchester Business School and a panel of entrepreneurs and scale-up experts at Christie’s Bistro to address the challenges faced by scaling-up businesses and how successful North West companies are addressing barriers to growth.

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Grigor McClelland lecture

Grigor McClelland lecture

Wednesday 31st January 2018

Anna Dixon, Chief executive, Centre for Ageing Better discusses the opportunities of an ageing society and how we should look beyond the challenges.

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Revitalising corporate governance for the long-term benefit of business and society event

Revitalising corporate governance for the long-term benefit of business and society event

Wednesday 14th February 2018

The UK’s globally renowned principles for corporate governance have been in place for 25 years. With public trust in business at historically low levels and companies facing challenges to demonstrate the highest levels of transparency and integrity, the Financial Reporting Council has commenced a once-in-a-generation fundamental review of the UK Corporate Governance Code. This exclusive event co-hosted by Alliance MBS and the FRC will hear from a distinguished panel of speakers and will provide a networking opportunity for Executive Board Members and their Advisers from the biggest companies in the region to discuss and debate the proposals.

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Vital Topics: A World Without Retirement

Vital Topics: A World Without Retirement

Thursday 15th February 2018

From the ageing of the baby boomers to changes in government policies encouraging people to work longer – employers need to challenge stereotypes and stigmatisation of age to retain valuable older workers and create well-functioning age-diverse environments.

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The Launch of The Work and Equalities Institute

The Launch of The Work and Equalities Institute at The University of Manchester

Wednesday 14th March 2018

The launch will conclude an afternoon of three interactive panel debates from 2pm at University Place. These will focus on important themes for contemporary society, building on and developing Manchester’s rich legacy of contributions to equalities at work.

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Vital Topics: Sir Vince Cable

Vital Topics: Sir Vince Cable

Thursday 15th March 2018

We will be hosting a lecture with Sir Vince Cable, the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and the MP for Twickenham. He was previously Secretary of State for Business from 2010-15.

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Vital Topics: The Business of Football

Vital Topics: The Business of Football

Thursday 22nd March 2018

A debate featuring Omar Berrada, Chief Operating Officer, Manchester City FC, Sholto Douglas-Home, the Chief Marketing Officer of Hays Worldwide; and Sir Dave Richards, Chairman, FA Premier League.

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CIPD Learning and Development Show

CIPD Learning and Development Show

Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th April 2018

Our Executive Education team will be exhibiting at The Learning and Development Show on 25-26 April. This is the event to find out about the latest developments and thinking in Learning and Development. Come along to the exhibition and discover inspiring thought leaders, innovative practitioners and expert suppliers – ready with the advice you need to ‘drive performance through Learning and Development’ and to add real business value. Register for free entry to the 2018 exhibition.

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Venture Further

Venture Further

Thursday 26th April 2018

26 April is the University’s annual business start-up competition and is open to all students and recent alumni from across the University. There are prizes of up to £10,000 to be won across 4 categories – Business, Digital, Research and Social. The deadline for entries is 22 March 2018 and winners are revealed at an awards ceremony on 26 April 2018. Venture Further 2018 is supported by BNY Mellon, Manchester Science Partnerships and Waters Corporation.

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MBA Class of Student Council 2018

MBA Class of Student Council 2018

Looking ahead to another great semester: As we look ahead to another great semester in 2018, take a look at the great work undertaken by the council in 2017

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Summer and winter graduations

Summer and winter graduations

We will be congratulating two cohorts of students in 2018 and we are already excited to do so!

MBA information sessions

MBA information sessions

With Vincent Kompany graduating with a Global Part-time MBA, you may be interested to find out more about our MBA courses. Director of MBA programmes at Alliance Manchester Business School, Xavier Duran, will be hosting MBA information sessions in Manchester and London to introduce our range of part-time MBA programmes. The event will also feature a student testimonial and a networking session to allow you to get first-hand experience of the Manchester Global Part-time MBA.

Executive Education centre opening

Executive Education centre opening

As part of the wider redevelopment of Alliance MBS, our new two-storey Executive Education Centre is set to open this spring. It will provide a new home for our corporate leadership and management programmes.

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Hotel development

The opening of two new hotels on campus

4* Crowne Plaza® and a Staybridge Suites hotels will open on our campus this spring.

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Renovation of Alliance MBS building

Renovation of Alliance MBS building

Our newly renovated building in Manchester is set to be completed in autumn 2018. Keep up to date with the progress using the link below:

Campus masterplan
Undergraduate open days

Undergraduate open days

Our open days are perfect for those who are interested in studying here at Alliance MBS. Keep an eye out for the next event on our website and on our social media channels.

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Masters information sessions

Masters information sessions

Meet a representative from the Alliance MBS Masters team to find out about our range of MSc courses and student life in Manchester. These will be taking place at different locations in Europe and around the world. Keep up to date with these events with the link below:

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Continued Instagram and Twitter takeovers

Continued Instagram and Twitter takeovers

Following the recent success of our previous MBA Instagram takeover, there will be more student Instagram and Twitter takeovers in 2018. Want to get involved? Get in touch here!