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Durham MBA (Online) leads the way for value for money and ESG

The Financial Times Global Online MBA Ranking 2023 has ranked the Durham MBA (Online) as amongst the best in the world.
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Fixing Our Climate: The Bangladesh Perspective

Open to students, staff and the wider community, this Durham Global Week event focused on learning about Bangladesh’s emergence as a global leader in international negotiations relating to climate change.

Regional environmental agreements are over twice as likely to be authorised than global agreements

Regionally-focused environmental agreements are two and a half times more likely to be ratified than globally-focused environmental agreements.
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Trade union membership increased between 2017 and 2020 – thanks to women

Membership of trade unions steadily increased between 2017 and 2020, driven by a large increase in female membership.
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The Durham MBA ranks first in UK for value for money

The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2023 has ranked the Durham MBA (Full-time) 1st in the UK, 5th in Europe and 12th in the world for value for money.
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Electing left-leaning governments reduces CEO pay by almost 6%

Elections that bring left-leaning, pro-equality political leaders to power significantly lower CEO pay by almost 6% on average
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Lucian Hudson appointed Professor in Practice at Durham University Business School

Lucian Hudson, Director of Advancement, Marketing and Communications, Durham University, has been appointed as a Professor in Practice at our Business School.
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Master both the technical and management skills required to deliver net zero

An exciting new Masters programme is set to equip students with the skills to accelerate the transition to a Net Zero world.
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Failure to consider language diversity in EDI provision causes problems for multinational firms

Multinational companies are struggling to successfully produce and embed effective equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) focused agendas
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Business Projects additional resources help organisations get to grips with issues and opportunities

MBA and MSc Business Analytics students focus their skills to address client organisation demands
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Apprenticeship levy offers route to levelling up the North East, when paired with Executive Education

Businesses in the North East of England could be doing more to utilise training support schemes, such as the Apprenticeship Levy, to upskill their staff and grow their operations, say School academics. And the Durham Senior Leader Apprenticeship (SLA) which is set to run in January 2023 is a shining example of how organisations can benefit from the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme.
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Northeast key players call for region to take advantage of Government’s ‘levelling-up’ agenda

Associate Dean for Internationalisation, Professor Kieran Fernandes, and former professor at the School, Professor Christos Tsinopoulos, recently met with council leaders and local businesses to discuss how local government and businesses can work better together to deliver ‘levelling-up’ – or regional rebalancing – across the North.
Key regional players discuss findings of the Regional Rebalancing report at Durham University Business School