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Faculty of Business & Law

 

Christopher Prince the dean of FBL
Professor Christopher Prince, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor
Welcome to the Faculty of Business and Law. We enable our students to achieve their ambitions through the provision of innovative learning and supportive teaching. Through our longstanding relations with professional bodies and our internationally recognised research we challenge ourselves to give you tomorrow's ideas today. 

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Marketing academic Dr Michael Cassop Thompson describes his research interests.
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Our Schools

Leeds Business School
We work in close partnership with business, employers and professional bodies to ensure relevance of all our programmes and to deliver business services from professional body awards, research and consultancy, through to bespoke management education.

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Leeds Law School
Leeds is the ideal place to develop your legal career. Our facilities include modern lecture theatres, a mock court room, dedicated resource room for postgraduate students and café.

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Our Research Areas

Leadership Centre
We specialise in developing confident, capable and imaginative leaders, providing tailored training and professional and academic qualifications to suit the needs of both individuals and organisations.

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Centre for Governance, Leadership & Global Responsibility
The Centre brings together leading research, teaching and consultancy which integrates theory and value in practice, working alongside corporate and public bodies.

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The Retail Institute

Combining the strengths of academic research with commercial consultancy, the Centre supports the innovation needs of companies in the consumer goods, retailing and the food and drink sectors. 

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Faculty Case Studies

Aisha PothanMA Human Resource Management, 2011

Leeds Business School offered me a dual degree in the same course, enabling me to get a professional (CIPD) and an academic degree together.

Euan LawrencePostgraduate Diploma Law and Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice Course, 2006

I’m now sharing my knowledge with the lawyers of the future via the University’s mentoring scheme and helping them gain invaluable work experience in industry.

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Faculty News

The future of innovative retail showcased at university event

An event to highlight the benefits available to the retail industry through working closely with academic researchers is set to be held at Leeds Beckett University.

Family business seminar set for Leeds Beckett

A seminar to introduce new research and share knowledge about succession planning in family-based businesses will be held at Leeds Beckett University.

'The Bagel Nash Story’ set for Leeds Beckett

Sara and Andy Micklethwaite, owners of UK food chain Bagel Nash, are set to host a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Faculty Events

Apr 21

'The Bagel Nash Story; a new Customer and In-store experience' - Sara & Andy Micklethwaite

A talk about a journey of brand development, marketing promotion, product and service excellence.

Apr 22

Family Business Seminar 2015

This seminar will provide an insight into family business and start to unpick what some have coined as the family secret.

Apr 29

Inaugural Lecture: 'The New Politics of Inequality' - Professor Alex Nunn

Alex Nunn is Professor of Politics and Political Economy at Leeds Beckett University. Alex will look at the causes and implications of increased inequality in the UK and globally.

May 5

'Clarity, Confidence & Choices – Women in Business in the 21st Century' - Kirsty Bashforth

Kirsty will examine how the role of women has changed, looking at diversity and women in particular.

May 7

Retail Innovation Symposium

Join us for our first Retail Innovation Symposium, Thursday 7 May. Exploring the future of research in consumer retailing and keynote speaker Mark Simpson, Vice President of Strategy and Central Retail Operations, ASDA.

Jun 20

Postgraduate Open Day

Find out more about postgraduate and professional study at Leeds Beckett and discover how we can help you raise your game at our next Open Day.

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