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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. 


Faculty Case Studies

Alexa MortonCIM Certificate in Marketing, 2010

The best thing was the ability to study for a postgraduate course part-time, so that I could continue to work full-time.

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

Leeds Beckett talk to discuss leadership in a complex world

A former NHS executive is to discuss the implications of leadership in an uncertain and complex world at a free public talk organised by Leeds Beckett University.

Leeds Beckett to support Leeds Digital Job Fair

A jobs fair showcasing digital and technology job opportunities in Leeds is to be supported by Leeds Beckett University.

Globally recognised leader of social enterprise to give free Leeds talk

The rise of social enterprise will be discussed as part of a series of guest lectures organised by Leeds Beckett University.

Faculty Events

Feb 17

'A Most Important Intangible Asset' - Professor Michael Brown

Professorial Inaugural Lecture of Michael Brown will take place on 17 February.

Feb 18

David Welbourn: "Narrative – Putting Both Strategy and Culture in the Shade!"

David will look at the leadership implications for a world characterised by VUCA – volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. He will argue that these are no longer the preserves of exceptional circumstances, but are the consequences of the system dynamics of increasing interconnectivity, a permanently-on culture and accelerating cycle times.

Feb 23

Natalie Sykes: "Engaging Leaders and Nurturing Entrepreneurs"

Natalie is the Regional Director , Institute of Directors, Yorkshire and the North East who is working towards chartered Director status within the Institute of Directors. Natalie will be delivering a guest lecture at the Rose Bowl on February 23, entitled "Engaging Leaders and Nurturing Entrepreneurs"

Mar 8

Chris Clements: "Fraud and Corruption in the World of Business"

Chris is a forensic accountancy partner at Deloitte with experience in a wide range of fraud, corruption and dispute resolution matters across the UK, Europe and the globe. Chris will be delivering a guest lecture at the Rose Bowl on 8 March entitled "Fraud and corruption in the World of Business"

Mar 9

Shami Chakrabarti: "On Liberty: Human Rights and Internationally"

Shami Chakrabarti has been the Director of Liberty since September 2003. She delivers her lecture at Leeds Beckett University on Wednesday 9 March.

Apr 12

John Timpson: "Upside Down Management"

John Timpson was educated at Oundle and the University of Nottingham. He will be delivering his speech at Leeds Business School on Tuesday 12 April 2016.

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