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Our Global MBA experts

We are ranked 2nd in the UK for research power by the Research Excellence Framework, and our experts are globally-renowned for research excellence across all areas of business and management. They will share their original thinking – and nurture yours.

Our experts are at the forefront of business and management thinking across a range of specialisms. Many of our academics have a background in industry and they all have extensive links with public, private and third sector organisations around the world. They lead debate, influence opinion and policy, and drive change. Here are some of the experts who could be shaping your MBA experience at Alliance MBS.

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Here is a selection of the experts you will work with as a Manchester MBA.

Arif Khurshed
Professor Arif Khurshed
Professor of Finance
Reza Salehnejad
Dr Reza Salehnejad
Teaching Fellow in Economics, Innovation, Management and Policy Research
Julian Jones
Dr Julian Jones
Lecturer in Accounting
Professor Mike Bresnen
Professor Mike Bresnen
Professor of Organisation Studies
Our Experts - Dr Eunice Maytorena-Sanchez
Dr Eunice Maytorena-Sanchez
Lecturer in Construction Project Management
Ismail Erturk
Ismail Erturk
Senior Lecturer in Banking & Director of Social Responsibility & Engagement
Our Experts - Irene Roele
Irene Roele
Senior Fellow in Management
Our Experts - Nuno Gil
Professor Nuno Gil
Professor of New Infrastructure Development
Olli Kuivalainen
Professor Olli Kuivalainen
Professor of International Business Management
David Lowe
Dr David Lowe
Senior Lecturer in Commercial Management
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Professor Jonatan Pinkse
Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Global MBA directors

Xavier Duran
Xavier Duran Martinez
Director, MBA Programmes
Lyndsay Rashman
Dr Lyndsay Rashman
Senior Fellow & MBA Projects Director
Fran Johnson
Fran Johnson
Associate Director, MBA Programmes
Jiyao Xun
Dr Jiyao Xun
Associate Director, MBA Programmes (Asia)
Kevin Miao

“The well-balanced delivery methods, which include online tutorials, discussion forums, workshops and optional overseas study, make learning very flexible and a lot of fun.”

Kevin Miao, Staff Program Manager, Qualcomm, China