Strathclyde Business School

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Strathclyde Business School
Strathclyde business school logo.jpg
Type Public Business School
Established 1948
Dean David Hillier
Academic staff
ca 200
Students > 4,500
Location Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Coordinates: 55°51′40″N 4°14′42″W / 55.861°N 4.245°W / 55.861; -4.245
Campus Urban
Colours Red and White          
Affiliations The Association of MBAs (AMBA), The European Quality Improvement Scheme, (EQUIS) Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Strathclyde University
Website www.strath.ac.uk/business/

The Strathclyde Business School (SBS) is one of four faculties forming the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1948, the school is located on Cathedral Street within the John Anderson campus of the University, it offers courses for business education and management development.

Strathclyde Business School has around 200 academic staff and more than 4500 students (1960 undergraduate and 2615 postgraduate), with 11 subject departments and specialist units providing more specialist and cross-disciplinary postgraduate courses. It has been granted Triple Accreditation.

Strathclyde is the first triple accredited business school in Scotland. In November 2016, it was awarded THE Business School of the Year in UK. The Economist and Financial Times ranked the Strathclyde Business School's Master of Business Administration (MBA) 76th and 63rd worldwide in 2016,[1][2] while its Executive MBA and Master's program in Finance was ranked 41st and 33rd worldwide by Financial Times in 2016.[3][4] The school has international centres in seven countries: Switzerland, Greece, Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Oman, and Malaysia

Academic departments[edit]

The University of Strathclyde Business School (SBS) Building
Barony Hall is where SBS held Graduation Ceremony

There are seven academic departments within the school:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy and Organisation
  • Management Science
  • Marketing

Each department offers postgraduate, undergraduate and research programmes. The business school also offers faculty-wide programmes, both research and taught – the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Leadership, the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), and Research Methodology in Business & Management.

The business school has several research units:

  • Strathclyde Institute for Operations Management (a joint venture between staff from SBS and the Faculty of Engineering);
  • Fraser of Allander Institute (located in the Department of Economics but operating in a cross-disciplinary manner);
  • Strathclyde International Business Unit (located in the Department Strategy and Organisation but also working cross-functionally);
  • Scottish Employment Research Centre (located in the Department of Human Resource Management)

International centres[edit]

In October 1988 the school launched its first Master of Business Administration centre abroad, in Singapore; a second centre opened in Hong Kong in April 1989.[5] As of 2016 the school has eight international centres across seven countries: Switzerland, Greece, Singapore, Oman, and Malaysia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.[6]

Recognition[edit]

Quality Accreditations[edit]

Strathclyde is the first triple accredited business school in Scotland, one of a small percentage worldwide to be triple accredited, holding accreditation from the international bodies, AMBA,[7] AACSB[8] and EQUIS.[9]

CFA Institute University Recognition Program[edit]

Strathclyde Business School offers several postgraduate programmes recognised by the CFA Institute for including a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. The programmes recognised are the MSc Finance, MSc International Accounting and Finance, MSc Investment and Finance and the MSc International Banking and Finance.[10]

Research Excellence Framework[edit]

Strathclyde has a reputation for research excellence. In the most recent 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Strathclyde Business School was rated in the top 10 in the UK for its research, number one in Scotland on GPA, 3rd in the UK for the impact of their research and achieved the highest possible rating for their research environment.[11]

There are also a number of discipline-specific accreditations held by departments:

  • Accounting is fully accredited for entry to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)[12] as well as offering exemptions to other professional bodies, e.g. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)[13]
  • The Department of Accounting and Finance has all four of its MSc programmes accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)[13]
  • Strathclyde MSc EMP is the first programme to be formally Recommended by the UK Government Economic Service[14]
  • The Department of Marketing is accredited by The Institute of Export, the Market Research Society, the Chartered Institute of Marketing[15]
  • CIPD is the professional association for HR professionals in the UK, with a membership of around 150,000. The Department of Human Resource Management is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)[16]
  • The Strathclyde MBA is accredited by the UAE government[17]

Times Higher Education Awards[edit]

Business School of the Year 2016[edit]

In November 2016, Strathclyde Business School was awarded THE Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards.[18]

University of the Year 2012[edit]

In November 2012 the University was shortlisted for 4 categories in the Times Higher Education Awards and won the UK’s University of the Year award.[19]

UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013[edit]

In the Times Higher Education 2013 Awards, the University won the "UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013" award, making Strathclyde the first Scottish university to hold the title.[20]

MBA and Masters Rankings[edit]

Financial Times[edit]

European Business School Rankings[edit]

  • 2013 Ranked 29th in Europe[21]
  • 2014 Ranked 32nd in Europe[22]
  • 2015 Ranked 31st in Europe[23]

Global MBA Rankings[edit]

  • 2013 Ranked 87th in the world[24]
  • 2014 Ranked 73rd in the world[25]
  • 2015 Ranked 80th in the world[26]
  • 2016 Ranked 63rd in the world[27]

Executive MBA Rankings[edit]

  • 2013 Ranked 58th in the world[28]
  • 2014 Ranked 64th in the world[29]
  • 2015 Ranked 50th in the world [30]
  • 2016 Ranked 41st in the world [4]

Masters in Finance Rankings[edit]

  • 2013 Ranked 1st in Scotland, 6th in the UK and 30th in the world[31]
  • 2014 Ranked 2nd in Scotland, 9th in the UK and 33rd in the world[32]
  • 2015 Ranked 1st in Scotland, 6th in the UK and 28th in the world[3]

Masters in Management[edit]

  • 2013 Ranked 1st in Scotland, 4th in the UK and 33rd in the world [33]
  • 2014 Ranked 1st in Scotland, 5th in the UK and 43th in the world [34]
  • 2015 Ranked 1st in Scotland, 5th in the UK and 49th in the world [35]

The Economist[edit]

Executive MBA Rankings[edit]

  • 2012 Ranked 54th in the world
  • 2013 Ranked 28th in the world[36]
  • 2015 Ranked 37th in the world [30]

Full Time MBA Rankings[edit]

  • 2013 Ranked 40th in the world[37]
  • 2014 Ranked 46th in the world[38]
  • 2015 Ranked 48th in the world[39]

eFinancialCareers[edit]

Masters in Finance for Investment Banking[edit]

  • 2014 Ranked 22nd in the world[40]
  • 2015 Ranked 29th in the world[40]
  • 2016 Ranked 25th in the world[40]

Notable Alumni[edit]

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