Cambridge Judge Business School
|Judge Institute of Management Studies, Judge Business School|
|Established||1954 as Management Studies in the Engineering Department, in 1990 as Judge Institute for Management Studies, and in 2005 as Judge Business School|
|Location||Old Addenbrooke's Site, Trumpington Street
Cambridge Judge Business School, formerly known as the Judge Institute of Management Studies, is the business school of the University of Cambridge. Established in 1954 as Management Studies in the Engineering Department, in 1990 as Judge Institute for Management Studies, and in 2005 as Judge Business School.
The School is a provider of management education and is consistently ranked as one of the world's top business schools, with the Cambridge MBA programme ranked among the top in the world by Bloomberg, the Financial Times, BusinessInsider, US News & World Report and Forbes Magazine. It is named after Sir Paul Judge, a founding benefactor of the school. The School is part of the Department of Engineering within the School of Technology.
History and architecture
In 1991, benefactions from Sir Paul and Lady Judge, together with the Monument Trust, provided the funds for the construction of a building for the newly formed business school. Architect John Outram was appointed to the project and work on the building was completed in August 1995 and officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II.
The Judge Institute of Management Studies was renamed Judge Business School in September 2005. It adopted the title Cambridge Judge Business School during 2010, and revised its logo to read "University of Cambridge Judge Business School" rather than "Cambridge Judge Business School" in November 2010.
Cambridge is widely regarded as one of the top business schools in the world: its MBA program was ranked 10th worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings (top ranked one-year programme in the UK), 6th in Businessweek and 3rd in Forbes Top International Business Schools. In the 2013/2014 QS Global 200 Business Schools Report the school placed 13th, 8th in the world by Business Insider, 10th by the Telegraph's top European business schools and 37th by the Economist.
In the field of marketing, the report lists the Cambridge MBA as the best European program and as the fourth best program in the world.
The Cambridge MBA was also featured in the top ten business schools in the world in three key areas of the 2014 FT survey: it was ranked 10th for career progression, 8th for value for money and 7th for aims achieved.
Cambridge ranked 2nd worldwide on the 2014 Financial Times rankings of Masters in Finance.
The School is particularly strong in entrepreneurship and innovation management, and offers related courses and seminars via the Cambridge Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning. It has its own accelerator, and it has close ties with Cambridge Enterprise, the university's technology transfer office, as well as with the local high-tech cluster known as the Silicon Fen.
|Programme||Financial Times||Business Week||The Economist||Forbes|
The Cambridge MBA
Master of Finance (MFin)
The Executive MBA (EMBA)
Professional Practice Masters and Diplomas
Phd and Research Masters
Programmes for members of the University of Cambridge
The Digital Business Academy
The Cambridge MBA
The full-time MBA is the flagship MBA programme of the University and roughly 150 MBA students attend the 12-month programme each year. Admissions standards are high, with an average Graduate Management Admission Test score of 710. The average age of students on the full-time MBA is 29.6 and generally students come with extensive work experience in distinguished firms. Currently 95% of students come from outside of the UK and approximately 30% of students are women.
MBA students from Cambridge Judge Business School and Oxford's Saïd Business School maintain a friendly rivalry and have numerous opportunities throughout the year to meet for athletic events and business conferences.
The School markets this programme as "The Cambridge MBA".
Master of Finance (MFin)
The Master of Finance is a one-year specialist finance course designed for people with at least two years' experience in the finance and banking world who wish to accelerate their career in finance.
The course is designed to give students a rigorous grounding in the theory and practice of finance. It combines a set of core courses that provide the theoretical and statistical foundations for a range of electives that cover the main areas of applied finance. There are three compulsory projects and one optional one, which help students to integrate theory and practice. The other part of the course is the City Speaker Series, which is a weekly series of practitioner talks aimed at providing up to date financial knowledge and commentary from sector experts.
The MPhil Finance is a one-year postgraduate course in finance designed for people with no prior work experience. The programme combines advanced study and research and is especially suitable for students intending to continue to a PhD although the majority of graduates decides to work in the financial industry. Based on the number of applications, the MPhil Finance programme is the most competitive degree offered by the whole of the University of Cambridge; applicants need the equivalent to a first class degree to even be considered. Students on the MPhil Finance programme can chose from a variety of modules offered by the business school, the Faculty of Economics and the Maths Faculty.
Executive Education open and custom programmes
The Executive Education portfolio consists of over 20 open enrolment programmes, typically two-day to three-week programmes covering fundamental business management topics such as finance, marketing, general management and strategy. These programmes are taught by Cambridge Judge Business School faculty and academic staff from the wider University of Cambridge community.
Cambridge Judge Business School also offers custom programmes which are tailored to the specific learning and development requirements of an organisation. Programmes are delivered internationally in areas such as leadership, strategy and finance.
- University of Cambridge
- Cambridge-MIT Institute
- Cambridge Finance
- Cambridge Enterprise
- Cambridge Network
- Cambridge Programme for Industry
- Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE)
- Research Services Division (RSD)
- Cambridge Science Parks and the Business Community
Cambridge Judge Business School has a number of research centres which are founded on interdisciplinary networks linking people from across the School, the wider university, business and policy community.
The centres are:
- Centre for Entrepreneurship
- Centre for Alternative Finance
- Cambridge Centre for Health Leadership & Enterprise (CCHLE)
- Centre for Business Research (CBR)
- Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM)
- Centre for Financial Analysis & Policy (CFAP)
- Centre for India & Global Business (CIGB)
- Centre for International Human Resource Management (CIHRM)
- Centre for Process Excellence and Innovation (CPEI)
- Centre for Risk Studies (CRS)
- Shahzad Ansari, Professor of Strategy & Innovation
- Michael Barrett, Professor of Information Systems & Innovation Studies
- David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies
- Gishan Dissanaike, Adam Smith Professor of Corporate Governance
- Stylianos Kavadias, Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth
- Yasemin Kor, Beckwith Professor of Management Studies
- Bart Lambrecht, Professor of Finance
- Christoph Loch, Director of Cambridge Judge Business School and Professor of Management Studies
- Geoff Meeks, Professor of Financial Accounting
- Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management
- Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise
- Daniel Ralph, Professor of Operations Research,
- Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance
- Jochen Runde, Professor of Economics & Organisation
- Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management
- Paul Tracey, Professor of Innovation & Organisation
- Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management
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- Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning
- Cambridge Enterprise
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