News

News and announcements from the Chartered ABS on external affairs, government policy and developments affecting the sector.

New degree-level apprenticeship scheme for professional managers

27 March 2015 Proposals to develop a new degree-level apprenticeship in Chartered Management, which will boost the number of professional managers and drive up business performance…

‘The Impact of Business School Research’ published today by the ABS to support call to rebalance research funding

We are delighted to publish ‘The Impact of Business School Research: Economic and Social Benefits’, which includes eleven case studies highlighting the far-reaching impact of…

Fellowships for Professors Mark Hart and Richard Thorpe

Professors Mark Hart and Richard Thorpe are the first recipients of our Research Fellowship.

Join top execs on the ABS & AACSB Bridge Programme

Places are filling up for the 2015 Bridge Programme – an intensive course designed to support the development of business school teaching staff who come from business executive…

Reception of International Business School Associations at ICAM

We are delighted to once again co-host the Annual Joint Reception of International Business School Associations at ICAM, which takes place in Tampa, Florida this year. The…

Senior management appointments and updates

A number of new appointments have been made in business school leadership positions during the first few months of 2015. Professor Toni Hilton has been made Dean of Glasgow School…

SERIOUS joins ABS membership

We are delighted to announce SERIOUS Marketing Communications as a corporate member. SERIOUS is an integrated marketing communications agency that has extensive experience…

ABS Academic Journal Guide launched

We’re pleased to announce that the Academic Journal Guide 2015 has been published to provide a guide to the quality and range of over 1,400 international business and management…

Message on the release of the Academic Journal Guide

Update on release of Academic Journal Guide.

Monthly update and future plans from our CEO Anne Kiem

It has been a busy start to the year and I have been out visiting as many people as possible to ensure we are keeping as up to date with our members and other organisations that…

Progress Report on the ABS Diversity Impact Working Group

In January 2015, the ABS held its inaugural Diversity Impact Working Group event, with the first event focusing on ‘Putting Gender on the Agenda’. The event was well attended…

First Keynote Speaker Announced for ABS Annual Conference 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Association of Business Schools’ Annual Conference will take place on 9-10 November 2015, in Manchester. We have secured our first keynote…

Publication of ABS Academic Journal Guide 2015

The Association of Business Schools' Academic Journal Guide 2015 will be published on 25th February 2015 at www.bizschooljournals.com. The Guide will be published online and free…

Exclusive offer to ABS members on pricing for Canvas by Instructure

The Association of Business Schools is pleased to welcome Instructure, the provider of Canvas Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), as its newest Corporate Member. As part their…

Opportunities to contribute to Daily Telegraph for ABS members

The Association of Business Schools has secured its members a 30% discount to contribute to a Daily Telegraph and CityAM supplement series in 2015. The supplements will provide…

UK business schools call to address research funding imbalance following successful REF results

After a strong performance by the UK’s business schools in the Research Excellence Framework, the Association of Business Schools has called on Government and funding councils to…

Call for applications for Association of Business Schools Fellowships

The Association of Business Schools is, for the first time, calling for proposals to carry out research or other report work that contributes to the work of the ABS. There are two…

ABS reaction to Autumn Statement loans announcement

Association of Business Schools welcome postgraduate loans announcement LONDON, December, 3, 2014 / -- The Association of Business Schools, the representative body for UK business…

Reach students and graduates of Middle East origin – Member Offer

The Middle East Student & Graduate Network is an information resource set up with support from bodies and ministries of higher education in the Middle East, designed to help…

ABS hosts biggest ever Annual Conference: our review plus links to videos

ABS hosts biggest ever Annual Conference: our review plus links to videos Our annual conference welcomed 180 delegates over a two day period and offered attendees the opportunity…