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DBA alumni reunion weekend - April 2015

Location: School of Management, Emm Lane, Bradford

Date and Time:
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 17:00 - Sat 25 Apr 2015, 21:00

On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th April the first DBA alumni celebration was held at the School of Management to mark ten years since the first set of students graduated from the programme following its launch in 2001. The event attracted a good mix of current students and DBA alumni.

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Professor John Reast, Dean of the School of Management, addresses DBA alumni and students in Heaton Mount 

During the last decade research conducted by our DBAs has encompassed a range of management challenges including, to name a few; facilitating the growth of small business in Ghana; the relevance of entrepreneurial networking in Africa; risk management in investment banking; holistic marketing strategy in health care industries; and leadership effectiveness in cross-cultural settings. A total of 163 topics have been and are currently being researched.

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Alumni and students enjoyed a variety of activities including a tour of the campus and evening dinner at Heaton Mount with a trio of research workshops delivered by Carole Howorth, Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Transfer at the School, Jackie Ford, Professor of Leadership and Organisation Studies (below left), and Stuart Roper, Professor of Marketing (below right).

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On Saturday guests were treated to an excursion to Harewood House in Harewood near Leeds.

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To learn more about the Bradford DBA programme please visit the School's website.

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