‘Developing Global Managers of the Future’
The School of Management seeks to nurture and develop global managers of the future, via leading-edge Business and Management programmes, shaped by the latest research, professional practice, innovative business insight and international opportunities.
The School has a vibrant community of research-active staff who are creative and entrepreneurial in their approach to research and knowledge exchange which underpins their teaching and maximises the positive business, social and economic impacts locally, nationally and globally.
The School of Management aims to create an inspirational student experience, enabling people to fulfil their potential, develop as global citizens and meet their life and career goals.
The School delivers a wide portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of Business and Management, Human Resource Management and Leadership, Retail Management and Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management. The School also offers a range of courses accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and, a Master of Business Administration Programme (full time and part time) and an inspirational Doctor of Business Administration Programme and PhD Research Degree opportunities.
The School’s activities, from internationally focused research to curriculum and study opportunities is international in outlook and all students have the opportunity to have an international experience as part of their studies. Vocational and employer engagement are key elements of the School’s work ensuring students gain invaluable structured work experience through our industry partnerships. We are a vibrant and integrated community based on mutual respect and inclusivity where our students feel empowered to succeed.
The School of Management is home to four Research Institutes, a Centre for Small / Medium Enterprises and a Leadership Hub.
The Institute of Research into Organisations, Work and Employment seeks to work closely with employers, government and trade unions to inform the development of effective workplace practice and employment policy.
The Institute of Logistics and Operations Management focuses on five key areas of Strategic Operations Management, Information Systems, Performance Measurement Systems, Supply Chain Management and Logistics and Transport Systems.
The Institute for Dark Tourism Research seeks a social scientific understanding of tourist sites of death, disaster and the seemingly macabre.
Finally the Institute of Transport and Tourism aims to advance knowledge about travel for leisure and tourism.