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SkillUP guest lecture: Skill Requirements and Skill Formation in Advanced Economies

SkillUP guest lecture: Skill Requirements and Skill Formation in Advanced Economies
Description
On 27 October 2016 SkillUP project lead Mariachiara Barzotto delivered a guest lecture entitled 'Skill Requirements and Skill Formation in Advanced Economies' for the Knowledge, Learning and Global Business module on the BSc Business Management programme.
Date:
31/10/2016

Territorial capital and skill development in the EU manufacturing sector

Territorial capital and skill development in the EU manufacturing sector
Description
A SkillUp seminar delivered at the University of Venice in October 2016.
Date:
30/10/2016

Business schools: delivering value to local and regional economies

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The Chartered Association of Business Schools launched its national report - 'Business schools: delivering value to local and regional economies' – at the House of Lords in September. The report examines the far reaching contributions business schools make to local and regional economies. Here City-REDI shares some key reflections from the event.
Date:
24/10/2016

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool
Description
Joanne Duberley in the Conversation: Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Date:
21/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite
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The Economist's WhichMBA? 2016 Global Rankings have today been announced, confirming Birmingham Business School's position in the top 100 with a placement of 90th globally and as one of the top UK and European MBA programmes.
Date:
13/10/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business
Description
Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Improving the decision-making process within Rolls-Royce Aerospace

Description
Since May 2015, Dr Joe Sanderson and Dr Chris Lonsdale have been delivering a multi-level CPD programme (Strategic Sourcing Masterclasses) within Rolls-Royce Aerospace and are now undertaking a research project to assess its impact.
Date:
19/09/2016

Kurt Yang Liu joins the GVC Research Cluster

Kurt Yang Liu joins the GVC Research Cluster
Description
The GVC research cluster would like to welcome a new member of the group, Kurt Yang Liu, who joined the Department of Procurement and Operations Management in June 2016.
Date:
16/09/2016
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