2023 Excellence in Practice Awards Gold

Liverpool Business School

We are leading the way and winning gold!

We are proud to announce that we are Gold winners in partnership with Circle Health Group in the EFMD global Excellence in Practice awards for Leadership Development.

Our mission

We seek to be an engaged and inclusive business school at the heart of the Liverpool City Region with social, environmental, and economic impact beyond borders.

We are driven by our commitment to innovation and creativity, which permeates all aspects of our teaching and learning, research and enterprise.

Shaping business: Business engagement, regional development, skills and employability

Better business: Social value, sustainability, diversity and inclusion

Future business: Digital advancement and innovation

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The School is committed to the advancement of gender equality through representation, progression and success for all, as evidenced by meeting the standard for the athena swan bronze award.

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Liverpool Business School is also a member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide.

"Through our clinical practices, our research and knowledge exchange, and our unique ability to enrich and enhance student learning, we remain rooted and connected to business communities across the city and beyond."

Adam Shore -
Director, Liverpool Business School

Our research and discipline groups

All staff are aligned into one of our five discipline groups, that foster sharing of practice across the school. We use our discipline groups to ensure an up-to-date research-informed curriculum.

Our discipline groups are Management and Operations, Finance, Marketing and Analytics, People and Organisations, and Place and Enterprise.

Research expertise

Our academics are tackling complex business issues and securing international acclaim through our research groups. Our research areas include:

  • Digital Marketing and Retailing
  • Tourism, Travel, Culture and Heritage
  • International Business Management and Strategy
  • Leadership Education and Development
  • Project, Operations and Workplace Management
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Supporting business

For the past 40 years our business academics have also worked alongside the local business community. Liverpool Business School supports the business community by providing business education, alongside expertise and support through clinical business practice. We aim to have improved employability, boost workforce productivity and generate innovation and growth. The School engages with and supports business in multiple ways.

  • Knowledge exchange, advice and consultancy.
  • Supporting business growth by delivering leadership and management programmes at a range of levels, with bespoke courses designed to meet specific skills gaps within a business.
  • Supporting employers and developing skilled graduates through student placements and consultancy projects delivered by students as part of our business clinic.

Graduate skills

The world of business is changing rapidly. However, thanks to our outstanding, professionally focused courses and our expert academics, our graduates have the knowledge, skills and confidence required to tackle the challenges of today’s workplace.

Business simulation tools, live projects delivered through our business clinic pages, practical assessments and work placements ensure that students gain a wealth of experience before graduating. Through our extensive business links, cultural partnerships and a dedicated placement support team, we equip our students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to stand out in competitive job markets.