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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

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.

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.

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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.

Leeds Beckett celebrates research assessment outcomes

Leeds Beckett University is celebrating its growing reputation for research following its best ever assessment results from the UK wide Research Excellence Framework (REF). The REF is an assessment of university research activity which is used to determine funding in coming years for universities across the country in a range of subject areas.

Retail Institute announces new partnership

The Retail Institute at Leeds Beckett University, the International Omni Retailing Markets Association (IORMA) and the Global Consumer Commerce Knowledge Centre have announced a collaboration to advance knowledge and access to research and education throughout the global retail sector.

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Faculty Events

Jan 9

'Cultural Democracy: A New Framework for Race Equality' - Dr Deborah Gabriel

Dr Gabriel is a lecturer in the Media School at Bournemouth University where she brings a critical focus to degree programmes in advertising, marketing communications, public relations, politics and media.

Jan 13

'Economic Prospects' - Will Holman, Bank of England

Will’s session will look at the current global economic development and uncertainty and how this is likely to affect the UK and regional economy.

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.

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.

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