MSc students take on the Future Business Challenge
MSc students from the University of Bath School of Management are taking part in a week-long team based exercise designed to increase their exposure to the world of business.
The Future Business Challenge features a combination of guest speakers, workshops and company visits to help students build on what they have learned in the classroom. They will break into teams to develop their skills in research, analysis, networking and presentation, and enhance their overall business knowledge.
Companies taking part in the project, opened and closed by international entrepreneur and speaker Margaret Heffernan, include Emma Bridgewater, Ovo Energy, Yeo Valley, FRC Group, Triodos Bank, Zurich, Divine Chocolate and School Trends. The week will conclude with a presentation ceremony at the RSA in London.
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Liz Alvey, Marketing Officer
School of Management
University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY
Tel:+ 44 (0) 1225 386856
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.