MBA summit draws top business leaders for inaugural launch
Some of the UK’s leading business minds will help launch the University of Bradford’s first ever MBA Management & Leadership Summit.
Nicola Thompson, ex-CEO of MADE.com, who has also worked with fashion brand ASOS, will join alumni Ian Adams, a director with NHS Resolution, and Paul Donovan, Chair of Eku Energy Group & action.ai, to launch the summit, which runs from June 16 to 18.
The summit will be hosted by the University of Bradford’s School of Management, as it ventures into a year celebrating 25 years of the Distance Learning MBA, as well as the School’s 60th Anniversary.
Professor Amir Sharif, Dean of the Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences, said: “This is a very exciting time for the School of Management, as we venture into a year celebrating 25 years of the Distance Learning MBA, as well as the School’s 60th anniversary.
“We are pleased to offer alumni from the MBA programme an opportunity to join us in our home city of Bradford, for our first Management and Leadership Summit. This is a great opportunity for our global MBA peers, alumni, and Bradford academics, and to take advantage of a free programme of talks and activities. MSc and DBA alumni would also benefit from attending.”
Throughout the summit, speakers and guests will explore a range of activities relating to the latest developments in leadership and management.
Themes will include innovation, entrepreneurship, social change and impact, sustainability, technology, career and personal development.
Delivered through a range of keynote speeches, cluster sessions and networking opportunities, the summit aims to not only provide attendees with updates in the field but also to develop new relationships and expand on existing ones.
Further details on the schedule here.
The summit will begin at noon on Friday June 16 and close at 8pm on Sunday June 18. It will be hosted by the University of Bradford’s School of Management, Richmond Road Bradford BD7 1DP.
About Bradford School of Management
The University of Bradford School of Management is ranked among the best in the world, thanks to its ‘triple accreditation’. In December 2022, it was re-accredited by EQUIS. It is also accredited by AMBA (Association of MBAs) and AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). In 2021, the School of Management was also named Business School of the Year by the Times Higher Education supplement.