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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. 

Dr Michael Cassop Thompson

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

Will Peirce and Jonny TeelingBA (Hons) Marketing, 2011

I’d already done business studies at school and college and had found marketing to be the most enjoyable part of it, so when I saw that the University offered the course and after hearing about the city’s reputation I made my decision.

Phillipa HoldenBA (Hons) Marketing , 2011

I felt the placement year would be the best way to increase my employability and allow me to gain contacts in the industry.

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Faculty News

Jam entrepreneur, Welcome to Yorkshire Commercial Director & PR guru among Leeds Beckett speakers

Fraser Doherty MBE, who a decade ago at the age of 14 set up the internationally acclaimed company SuperJam using his gran’s jam recipes, is set to host one of five guest lectures at Leeds Beckett University.

Governance and Social Responsibility in Higher Education to be debated at Leeds Beckett

Sir Alan Langlands, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds, is set to deliver a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Investment Club Challenge showcases students’ success

Four business-savvy final year students have won an annual student virtual investment club challenge, hosted by Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Redmayne-Bentley Stockbrokers.

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Faculty Events

Feb 3

'Leadership, Strategy and the European Governance Model' - Professor Dean Fathers

In what is an annual link-up between the Institute of Directors and Leeds Beckett University, this lecture will look to draw on the experiences of Dean Fathers who became Chair of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in January 2011.

Feb 17

'Fraud in the World of Business' - Chris Clements

Chris will talk about fraud within business and how, as a forensic accountant, his work involves him across a range of commercial activities.

Mar 3

Postgraduate Open Day

On Tuesday 3 March we are offering two options to help fit around your day. Drop into our Rose Bowl building at lunchtime or visit us later in the afternoon if you have more time to spare.

Mar 3

'The Feasibility and Contribution of a National Charitable Company' - Dominic Tweddle

Dominic’s lecture will look at charitable companies and, in particular, how they interact with and contribute to the local economy.

Mar 4

Target Courses Postgraduate Study and Funding Fair Yorkshire

The Target Courses Yorkshire Postgraduate Study Fair is an opportunity for students, graduates and professionals to get advice on postgraduate study options and funding opportunities. You can talk to University representatives on a one-to-one basis, meet careers advisers and other specialists and attend information talks for practical advice on funding and what it's really like to take a Masters course.

Mar 19

'International Business and the Response to Corruption' - Laurence Cockroft LBS

The lecture will examine the nature the issue of corruption and the problems facing multinational corporations operating in different cultures and working in areas of conflict and development.

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