Professor Mike Jones

Professor Mike Jones

BRI - Advisory Board, Visiting Scholars
  Director, The Foundation for Management Education Mike is the Director of the Foundation for Management Education. An Educational Charity which instigates many initiatives for furthering the development of postgraduate management education within UK University Business Schools. Mike’s views on Management and Business Education are widely sought by politicians, the media and academia. Following an early role as a professional classical musician, Mike’s industrial career spans both mainstream corporate management at Board level together with side trips into Business School academia, including a spell as Dean of the Business School and the University of East London. Mike is a Trustee of the Lubbock Trust at Balliol College, Oxford and Special Academic Advisor to Liverpool Hope University Business School. In more recent years, he was Director General of the Association of MBAs, the professional organisation for holders of the MBA degree where he…
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Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire?

Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire?

News
Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire? Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise. The High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise 2016/17, Cheshire’s most prestigious business accolades, are now open for entries. In their 11th Anniversary year, the Awards offer thousands of pounds worth of prizes, as well as access to a network of support across Cheshire and a promotional opportunity for local businesses. The winners will be announced at a presentation evening on March 23 2017 in the stunning surroundings of Chester Racecourse. Guests will include business leaders, judges and the finalists. The overall winner of the High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise, sponsored by Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), LDF and O2, will receive a free place (worth £10,000) for one of…
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High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise now open for entries

High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise now open for entries

News
The High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise is Cheshire’s prime business awards event. The awards were introduced in 2006 by the then High Sheriff of Cheshire, David Briggs MBE KStJ, to recognise outstanding achievement by enterprises in Cheshire, Halton and Warrington. The benefits of entering the High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise extend far beyond winning one of the prestigious awards; they provide access to a network of support across Cheshire. Entries for the 2016/17 event are now open for the following award categories: High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise 2016/17, sponsored by Cheshire & Warrington LEP, LDF and O2 High Sheriff’s Award for Responsible Business Practice, sponsored by Your Housing Group Mornflake Oats Award for Innovation Roberts Bakery Family Business Award of Excellence Award for Training, Development and Opportunity for Young People,…
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What is the BRI?

What is the BRI?

News, Publications
The University of Chester Business Research Institute (BRI) was established in 2014 as a faculty level research institute. The BRI focuses its activities on building and developing the University’s business research, knowledge transfer and consultancy capability and capacity. [pdfviewer]http://businessresearchinstitute.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/What-is-BRI-combined-leaflet-WEB.pdf[/pdfviewer]
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BRI’s Henry Sidsaph wins award

BRI’s Henry Sidsaph wins award

News
Henry Sidsaph Announced from the BAM Faculty Annual Research Conference 12th September Congratulations to Henry Sidsaph for winning the GCWAL International Impact (Highly Commended) Prize, to recognise his work on 'The role of Sustainable Development in advancing innovation and competitive advantage in small companies within Alternative Food Networks’.
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International University-led ‘think-tank’ reflects on the Northern Powerhouse

International University-led ‘think-tank’ reflects on the Northern Powerhouse

Chester Forum, News
[caption id="attachment_242" align="alignnone" width="575"] Chester Forum VII at MBNA[/caption] Strengthening Innovation in Business and Science, building the local knowledge base and enhancing skills development among 18 to 25-year-olds are vital to the long-term future and sustainability of the region and were the critical key factors that emerged from this year’s Chester Forum. The Forum, organised by the University of Chester, is in its seventh year and is a gathering of key decision makers, international and regional stakeholders and academics, who look at key aspects of the regional economy and society. The invitation-only annual event entitled; The Northern Powerhouse and Developing World-Class Competitiveness, hosted high-profile academics and senior management figures and representatives from public and private sector organisations in the UK and from across the world, including China, Germany, the Netherlands,…
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