MBA and MSc graduates celebrate in style at Bath's historic Guildhall
Following their formal graduation award ceremony on December 15th 2010, Bath MBA and Master’s graduates enjoyed bubbly and canapés with family, friends and School of Management staff and alumni in Bath’s historic Guildhall Banqueting Room.
The celebrations including two formal prize-giving ceremonies to award high-achieving graduates from across the programmes with prizes sponsored by some of the School’s corporate partners and alumni.
The prizegivings were hosted by Professor Michael Mayer, Assistant Dean - Postgraduate Programmes, and Dean of the School of Management, Professor Richard Elliott. They both began proceedings by congratulating all the students on successfully completing their studies and wishing them well with their future careers.
The prizes were awarded as follows:
|L’Oreal Prize for Best Overall Performance - MSc International Management||Lena Eller|
|Reckitt Benckiser for Best Dissertation - MSc Marketing||Sabrina Gutsche and Carolyn Zammit|
|P&G Prize for Best Overall Performance - MSc Marketing||Carla Streit and Maja Golf|
|BP Prize for Best Dissertation - MSc Innovation & Technology Management||Natalie Wippel and Limali Panduwawala|
|BP Prize for Best Overall Performance - MSc Innovation & Technology Management||Pedro Parraguez Ruiz|
|Intel Prize for Best Dissertation - FT MBA||Christopher William Jones|
|Intel Prize for Best Dissertation - Exec MBA||Matthew King|
|Flores-New Prize for Best Overall Performance - MBA||Miguel Andres Diaz Martinez|
|3M Prize for Best Dissertation - MSc in Management||Matthew Gooden and Naowapa Sittilerprasit|
|3M Prize for Best Overall Performance - MSc in Management||Matthew Gooden|
|KPMG Prize for Best Overall Performance - MSc Accounting & Finance||John Georgiou|
|Property Solutions Prize for Best Overall Performance - MSc Advanced Management Practice||Alexander Rowntree|
After the presentations, the School’s Alumni and External Relations Officer, Suzanne Carrie, welcomed the graduates to the Alumni Network and invited them to take advantage of the many services available to them. Suzanne remarked that graduation does not mean the end of their involvement with the university and that they can enjoy a life-long relationship with the School of Management.
Notes for Editors
The highly-rated Bath MBA is a post-experience degree designed for people with a minimum of three years’ relevant management work experience. It looks beyond business processes and techniques to emphasise self-awareness, intuition, cross-cultural sensitivity and entrepreneurship skills, as well as a socially responsible and ethical approach to business and management. Our one-year Master’s degrees combine high academic learning with practical skills, making graduates ‘work ready’. For more information on all these programmes, please visit our programmes pages.
As well as prize sponsorship, opportunities for organisations to work with the School exist in the form of undergraduate and MBA student projects and recruitment, tailored executive development programmes, and academic consultancy. Please visit our Business Connections pages for further information.
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General Notes For Editors:
The University of Bath School of Management has consistently achieved both top research and teaching ratings in the UK's Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessments. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), the School was rated 5th in the UK for management research.
We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976. The School is consistently ranked among the top UK business schools by The Times, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and The Guardian.
The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.
The School of Management has a faculty of around 90 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a support team of around 70 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,100 students in total comprising some 200 MBA students, 460 Master’s students, 210 full- and part-time research students, and over 1100 undergraduates following BSc degrees. The School also runs joint undergraduate programmes with Departments in the Faculties of Engineering and Design, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences.