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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

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.

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.

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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.

Legacy of Le Tour on the agenda at Leeds Beckett lecture

Peter Dodd, Commercial Director of Welcome to Yorkshire talked about Le Tour de France, and its legacy to the region, at Leeds Beckett University.

Enterprising graduate rises to the occasion with bakery business venture

Leeds Beckett University graduate Natalie Hall has turned her dream of opening a shabby-chic inspired Sheffield bakery into reality, after being awarded the University’s Vice Chancellor’s Enterprise Scholarship worth £3,000.

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Faculty Events

Oct 28

'The Meaning of Leadership and Responsibility' - Brigadier Greville K Bibby CBE

Brigadier Bibby will draw on his wide experiences, including situations of intense pressure and risk, to illustrate the importance of strong, effective leadership and the need to accept responsibility in order to achieve a successful outcome. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

Nov 11

'A New Era in Communication; The Science of Engagement' - Colin Byrne

Colin will talk about the Science of Engagement, a ground-breaking initiative created by Weber Shandwick. Born out of a need to better understand the marketing Holy Grail of engagement and to help understand what it is that drives human engagement. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

Nov 19

Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair

Now in its 21st year, the Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair is an opportunity to find out find out more about postgraduate and professional courses at Leeds Beckett University.

Nov 22

Open Day

Open days give you the chance to chat to lecturers and current students, talk to faculty staff about the course you are interested in, visit student accommodation, tour the campuses and look at all our amazing facilities.

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.

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