Business Engagement

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Helping Businesses Bounce Back – A Case Study from Ulster University Business School

A challenging business and economic landscape has brought a great deal of uncertainty to businesses across Northern Ireland. The past six months have been all about adjustment,…

New partnership with Government to bring business school support to small businesses

We've launched a new programme in collaboration with BEIS to help small businesses.

Business Productivity Review: Chartered ABS responds

Business Productivity Review: Chartered ABS responds The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has asked for evidence on the firm-level interventions that…

Call for Small Business Charter Management Board membership

We would like to invite nominations from academics in SBC award holding schools who are interested in serving as members of the Management Board for a period of three years,…

Learning to play the game: delivering a Live Project to 800 First Year Business students

Find out more about Live Projects at the University of Bedfordshire Business School and how getting students involved in such campaigns has been a huge success. It has also been a…

Network to boost ethnic minority businesses takes top prize

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has recognised the ground-breaking impact of a leading Birmingham Business School project, by awarding the co-directors an award as…

Interdisciplinary funding breakthrough for the York Management School: IKnowFood

Bob Doherty explains how the IKnowFood project takes an interdisciplinary multi-stakeholder approach to develop a unifying understanding of ‘food system resilience’ through the…

Doors are for people with no imagination!

What can we do to foster employability and to develop the creative skills that are currently in decline and how can we assess students in ways that test this?

The Future You: Preparing final year students to transition to employment

Find out how Bedfordshire Business School's innovative unit entitled ‘The Future You’ helps students become effective practitioners in the workplace.

Growth Hub in Cirencester will unlock local business potential

A new Growth Hub in Cirencester will strengthen the Gloucestershire business community by providing innovative business support.

Global Business Network Live 2016

We have secured 20 complimentary tickets to this event which is designed to provide businesses with the knowledge, expertise, advice and contacts to succeed overseas.

Advisory Boards: A personal perspective

Ann Francke shares her experiences on working within advisory boards and why they are advantageous for business schools.

New degree apprenticeship in professional management given green light by the UK Government

A new degree-level apprenticeship in management developed by a group of 40 employers and universities, headed by Serco, has been given the green light today by the Department of…

Top executives complete inaugural UK Bridge Programme

The Chartered Association of Business Schools (Chartered ABS) and AACSB International (AACSB) are delighted to announce that the first participants have successfully completed the…

Reflections on the best methods to support business-to-business school collaboration through School Advisory Boards

What are the best methods to support business to business school collaboration? David Williamson provides his views.

Communicator-in-chief: the key trait for entrepreneurs building businesses

Michael Hayman MBE and Nick Giles offer a unique perspective on leadership and entrepreneurism.

Advisory Boards: Bringing Added Value to Business School-to-Business (BS2B) Collaborations

Dr Cathy Garner provides detailed insights into the best ways to utilise business school-to-business (BS2B) collaborations.

Entrepreneurship Grants: Recipients of Cambridge Judge start-up grants have raised over £5 million in funding

Recipients of start-up grants from an Investment Fund at Cambridge Judge Business School have collectively raised more than £5 million since the grants ranging from £3,000 to…

Getting the business school ‘business-ready’

Dean of London Guidhall Faculty of Business & Law Stephen J. Perkins provides some key insights into transformational change within business schools.

Student employability and business collaboration

Mike Cherry of FSB provides some analysis on employability.


Small Business Charter award: Assessment and Reassessment

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9 Sep 20

Event venue: Zoom meeting

Small Business Charter award: Assessment and Reassessment  9 September 2020 - Zoom This is a free online session for business school staff who are working on…

Online Festival of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2020

14 Sep 20 - 18 Sep 20

Event venue: Online

The UK's leading gathering of business and management educators.

The Third Directors of Learning and Teaching Meeting

15 Sep 20

Event venue: Webinar

The Third Directors of Learning and Teaching Meeting 8:30 - 9:30, Tuesday 15 September Online This online meeting is solely for…

BSAC & Chartered ABS Fringe Meeting

16 Sep 20

Event venue: Online

Learning & Teaching Strategy in uncertain times: Sharing experiences between UK and Canada Fringe Meeting at the Online Festival of LTSE 16:50 - 17:50 BST, Wednesday 16…

Chartered ABS Annual Conference 2020

9 Nov 20 - 10 Nov 20

Event venue: Online

This year's Annual Conference will take place online Register now at the Early Bird Rate This year’s Annual Conference will take place online on 9-10 November. Join us as we…


Response to HM Government Green Paper “Building our Industrial Strategy”

Chartered Association of Business Schools

Our response to the Governments Green Paper "Building our Industrial Strategy".

Business, Improvement and Growth (BIG): Applying research to support SMEs

Learn more about the Business, Improvement and Growth (BIG) programme, designed to identify the drivers of growth and performance for SMEs in their local context and to help…

Providing growth equity to early stage companies through the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund

Find out more about the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund which is a £10 million venture capital fund, providing growth equity to early stage companies.

Reflections on the role of the business school dean

This report provides insights into the motivations, expectations, and challenges of university-based business school deans.