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Strategic Management


Strategic Management is one of the core elements on an MBA programme. It involves the understanding of the business and the underlying economics theories and analytical tools used to interpret and implement any business decisions.

On Wednesday 11th July, Prof. Peter Kawalek will bring to you an interactive session on Strategic Management. Peter is an academic and practitioner experienced in exploring the inter-connection between Information Systems, social media, organizational change, technological impact and strategy.

If you are interested in strategy or finding out about Manchester Global MBA, register today to book your seat!

Global Reputation

MBS launched MBA in 1965, ranked 19th in the world by Bloomberg Business Week 2015, 4th in the UK, 10th in Europe and 36th worldwide by Financial Times 2017. MBS is one of a selective group of institutions globally that has earned triple accreditation from all three major MBA bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Speaker: Prof. Peter Kawalek, ​
              Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester



Peter was previously Head of Business Economics and Strategy Group at Manchester Business School. He is developing a research stream related to the Attention Economy, building on prior work in media and social media. He is the author of numerous academic papers related to Information Systems, social media, organizational change and technological impact on strategy. Peter also has  extensive experience with corporates and the public sector, such as SAP, British Telecom, Manchester City FC and councils such as North Lincolnshire Council, Leeds City Council and etc. Peter is interested in the Digital Economy and the effects of digitisation on business and then society.


Wednesday, 11th July 2018


18:30 - Registration & Networking
19:00 - Welcome
19:15 - Strategic Management Taster with Prof. Peter Kawalek
20:00 - Programme introduction

20:30 - Q&A

The University of Manchester China Centre, Suite 604, 1376 Nanjing Road West



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About Manchester Global Part-time MBA Programme:

We are part of only 1% of business schools worldwide to receive three international accreditations: AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS

We are ranked 4th in the UK , 10th in Europe and 36th Globally by Financial Times 2018

We are ranked 2nd in the UK for research power, and 4th for depth and breadth of research (REF 2014)

We are ranked 6th of the Best 2 year International MBAs(outside the US) by Forbes 2015

According to FT, MBA students can expect a 108% salary increase three years after graduation

Bloomberg Business Week ranked us at 19th in the world and 9th in the alumni survey.

60,000 executive students from over 169 countries plus renowned international academics.

Global centres: Manchester, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Brazil, and Hong Kong.

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