Our vision for the School is of creating an internationally recognised community of learning, of knowledge creation and of practice, which prepares individuals and organisations for the challenges and opportunities of the global economy of the 21st century. It is a vision that is anchored in our longstanding values of intellectual excellence, innovation and relevance but which equally looks forward and embraces the expectations and ambitions of contemporary society. Our commitment is to forging a School which sits at the intersection of contemporary intellectual debate and the real challenges confronting business and policy communities. Through this commitment, our vision is of a School that via all its activities and its pivotal position in the University develops outstanding business leaders, enhances organisational performance, and promotes sustainable growth.
More specifically the School aims to:
- to be excellent in all we do through attracting and developing excellent staff to deliver excellent research and education
- to be recognised as an internationally excellent provider of “research that matters‟ in the fields of business and economics
- to be recognised as be one of the UK’s leading Schools for education in business and economics that develops outstanding graduates
- to be excellent in fostering interdisciplinary research and education that prepares businesses and society for the challenges of the 21st century