The ABS is the voice for the UK’s Business Schools and independent Management Colleges and sets the agenda for business and management education in the UK within an increasingly international environment. It develops influential policies and promotes, communicates and lobbies on these at local, regional, national and international levels as appropriate.

Business School Leadership: Gendered or Genderless?

Stephanie Strickland explores the gendered dimensions of leadership in light of the ABS' fourth annual Women Leaders Lunch

Prof. Angus Laing Chairman of ABS discusses strategy and membership

ABS Chairman discusses new strategy and membership.

Is It Possible to Balance Student Demands with Business Needs?

The ABS has today launched its second policy report: Is It Possible to Balance Student Demands with Business Needs?

ABS Co-hosts Reception for Business School Leaders, ICAM 2014

ABS co-hosted a reception with the Australian Business Deans Council, the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans and the Emerald Group at the AACSB ICAM conference in Singapore.

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Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Universities Minister, to join ABS Annual Conference in November 2014

The Shadow Universities Minister, Liam Byrne MP, will address the annual conference for leading figures in the UK’s business schools.
17/07/2014 | more...

Business support schemes come on stream for Small Business Charter awarded schools

Growth Vouchers, the Growth Accelerator and Start Up Loans can now be applied for by Small Business Charter schools looking to deliver the support programmes to small businesses.
17/07/2014 | more...

Business schools and further education meet to discuss business and management education

Following Vince Cable’s speech in Cambridge on Where next for further and higher education? which highlighted a national high-level vocational skills gap, an initial Further Education/Business School Network event was held in London on 30 June.
17/07/2014 | more...

Business School Leadership: Gendered or Genderless?

While women in both academia and corporate environments enjoy relative equality compared to their historical counterparts, there is still a long way to go. AACSB international reports that amongst its US business school members, female deans only comprise 19% of the total and in the UK, only 23% of deans are female.
14/07/2014 | more...