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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

Adam BurnsBA (Hons) Public Relations, 2012

The Public Relations course at Leeds Metropolitan is renowned in the industry for being the best in Europe.

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.

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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 opens doors to students of the future

Leeds Beckett University is opening its doors this weekend as it welcomes around 5,000 visitors to its open day on Saturday 22 November.

The world in 2025 to be debated at Leeds Beckett business lecture

High speed railways and preparing for the world of 2025 will be on the agenda when Sean Connolly, Co-Founder and Director of Management Consultancy, Egremont Group, delivers a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

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Faculty Events

Nov 25

'Lasting Business Transformation - Preparing for the World of 2025' - Sean Connolly

Sean will be looking at what the world will be like in 2025, a significant date in the region with the likely arrival of HS2 (High Speed 2). He will discuss the constraining factors that a business might face and examine how business can prepare effectively. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

Nov 27

Postgraduate Open Evening

Our open evenings are a great way to explore your options and talk informally with teaching staff, specialist advisors and current students.

Dec 8

Use of Force Investigations in Civil and Military Conflict

This one-day conference hosted by Leeds Law School will highlight legal, moral and practical problems facing State authorities (military or police) when planning the use of force or having used such force in conducting what could be considered an effective investigation in international conflict zones now and in the future.

Dec 9

'Entrepreneurship Motivation and the Start of a Business: The Adventures of Jam Boy' - Fraser Doherty MBE

Fraser will be sharing his experiences, showing how an entrepreneurial approach and motivation, with a never-say-die attitude, can drive a new business to success. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

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