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Michael Franco

Liverpool Business School

Faculty of Business and Law


1997, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, MSc Management Development
1995, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Postgraduate Certificate in Post 16 Education

Academic appointments

Programme Leader Accounting & Finance, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, 2010 - present

Journal article

Mulhearn CJ, Franco M. 2018. If you build it will they come? The boom in purpose-built student accommodation in central Liverpool: Destudentification, studentification and the future of the city Local Economy, 33 :477-495 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Franco M, Agyei-Boapeah H, Osei D. 2018. Leverage Deviations and Acquisition Probability in the UK: The moderating effect of firms’ internal capabilities and deal diversification potential European Management Review, DOI Author Url Publisher Url

External collaboration:

University of Central Lancashire, Periodic Review for the following programmes: Level 3 Foundation in Business & Management. Foundation Degree Business Management (Level 4 & 5) Top-up Business Management (Level 6). 2017

Blackpool & Fylde College, External Examiner for Foundation Degree in Management. External Examiner for BA (Top-Up) in Management. 2012


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy. 2010

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Ceritificate in Education (PGCE) Post 16 Education. 1995