Business Engagement

The Chartered Association of Business Schools provides news, comment and events for those in business engagement roles. You can filter the content below by topic by using the filter tool above. You can also explore by other areas of interest such as leadership, research, learning & teaching, professional services or executive education.

Business Schools and the Public Good

This Small Business Charter workshop will explore the role of business schools as ‘anchor institutions’ and in building connections in the region.

Unlocking the opportunities of Management KTPs

Unlocking the opportunities of Management KTPs 14:00 – 16:30, 28 January, online This in-depth, interactive workshop will explore how…

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…

How business schools engage with the regional agenda

This Small Business Charter workshop will explore the role of business schools as ‘anchor institutions’ and in building connections in the region.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Alumni Strategic Development Event 2015

Showcasing Outstanding Business Engagement The Chartered Association of Business Schools are pleased to present Strategic Alumni Development Event, to be held at: Toulouse…

Events

The Twenty Fourth Deans’ Meeting

7 Feb 23

Event venue: Online

The Twenty Fourth Deans' Meeting 14:00-15:00, 7 February, online This online meeting is solely for Deans from Chartered ABS member business…

PMAC 2023

21 Feb 23

Event venue: The Studio - Leeds

The annual gathering of senior professional services staff working in, and for, UK business schools Early Bird & Group Booking Discounts available The Professional Managers'…

The Tenth Directors of Learning and Teaching Meeting

28 Feb 23

Event venue: Online

The Tenth Directors of Learning & Teaching Meeting 14:00-15:00, 28 February, online This online meeting is solely for Directors and…

Research Conference 2023

23 Mar 23

Event venue: University of Warwick

Early Bird & Group Booking Discounts available The Chartered ABS Annual Research Conference is the yearly gathering of directors of research, research and innovation leads,…

CMBE community meeting – Meeting your annual CPD commitment

28 Mar 23

Event venue: Online

Meeting your annual CPD commitment: what works CMBE Community Meeting 12:00-13:30, 28 March, online In this meeting we will explore how the CMBE…

PMAC Online 2023

19 Apr 23

Event venue: Online

Supporting the development of professional services teams at all levels within UK business schools Early Bird & Group Booking Discounts available IMPORTANT: PMAC Online is run…

The Twenty Fifth Deans’ Meeting

9 May 23

Event venue: Online

The Twenty Fifth Deans' Meeting 14:00-15:00, 9 May, online This online meeting is solely for Deans from Chartered ABS member business schools.…

Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2023

22 May 23 - 23 May 23

Event venue: ICC, Wales

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

LTSE 2023 Submissions Portal

22 May 23 - 23 May 23

Event venue: ICC Wales

Presenting at LTSE is a great way to receive constructive feedback about current research, develop knowledge and ideas, help to build one’s personal network, refine teaching and…

CMBE community meeting – Planning for next academic year

6 Jun 23

Event venue: Online

Reflecting on 2022-23 and planning for next academic year CMBE Community Meeting 14:00-15:30, 6 June, online In this meeting we will reflect on the…

Publications

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.