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12 August 2014

Finalists announced for 2014 Best Factory Awards

Cranfield School of Management is pleased to announce the UK factories shortlisted for the 2014 Best Factory Awards (BFA).  The awards programme run by Cranfield School of Management in partnership with the magazine Works Management has been celebrating manufacturing excellence in the UK for over twenty years.

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08 July 2014

Cranfield University to host 2014 Mindfulness at Work Conference

Cranfield University in Bedfordshire will host the 2014 Mindfulness at Work Conference on 23 September. The conference aims to break new ground by evaluating the evidence base for mindfulness in the workplace from scientific, business, and practitioner perspectives.

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04 July 2014

Hazeley School in Milton Keynes wins Cranfield Business Challenge

An all-male team from Hazeley School in Milton Keynes beat off stiff competition from five other teams of sixth-formers to win the final of the Cranfield Business Challenge for Milton Keynes Schools run by Cranfield School of Management.

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17 June 2014

Bedford College rise to the Cranfield Business Challenge

Bankruptcies and government refinancing were all in a day’s work for teams of Bedfordshire sixth-formers that took part in the 18th annual Cranfield Business Challenge. A team from Bedford College along with their business mentor, Tina Charman of Novacroft, became the overall winners beating off competition from 17 other teams from nine county schools to win the business simulation event which is a joint initiative run by Cranfield School of Management and Develop EBP. Smaller prizes were won by Bedford Modern and Bedford Academy.

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03 June 2014

Life begins at 50 for SME high-fliers

New research from the Business Growth Programme (BGP) at Cranfield School of Management shows that many of the owner-managers of the UK’s fastest growing businesses are 50 years old and older, shattering media perceptions of young entrepreneurs being the chief engineers of SME success stories.

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20 May 2014

Sir Richard Branson invites Cranfield students to his home

It is not every day that you get the opportunity to meet Sir Richard Branson at his house but that is exactly what four Cranfield MSc in Management students did this month, after winning the final of the National Apprentice Challenge, held in London last month. The competition received over 250 applications from over 30 UK universities but only ninety students reached the semi-finals including four teams from Cranfield. Teams had to pitch a business idea for a potential investment of £100,000 and also had to set up and run their own business in 24 hours.

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12 May 2014

Top 10 again for Cranfield Customised Executive Education Programmes

There was good news for Cranfield in the recently-published Financial Times ranking of executive education providers (Monday 12 May). Cranfield School of Management has risen to 7th in the World and retains its position as 1st in the UK in the ranking of customised executive education programmes.

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16 April 2014

83% of MBA students employed within three months of graduation

Cranfield School of Management is pleased to announce that 83% of the MBA class of 2013 was employed within three months of graduating, with an average salary increase of £31,576.

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07 April 2014

Cranfield supports business planning masterclass for voluntary organisations

Dr Stephanie Hussels, a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Cranfield led the first of a series of business masterclasses being organised by the Cranfield Trust to celebrate its 25th anniversary. For 25 years, the Cranfield Trust has been offering free management consultancy and advice to voluntary organisations in the UK.

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02 April 2014

Leading entrepreneurs on the line-up for Cranfield VentureDay

Sara Murray OBE, founder of the price comparison website confused.com and creator of Buddi-location systems, is one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Cranfield VentureDay on Thursday 8 May.

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