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25 June 2018 - 29 June 2018MSc Lean Enterprise - Foundations, Standardization & Disruption (5 day short course)
02 July 2018 - 06 July 2018Lean Principles (5-day course) with Professor John Bicheno (July 2018)
10 October 2018
10:00 - 19:00
WiDS Buckingham Conference on Business Data Science for the Public Good (in association with WiDS Stanford)


18 May 2018

A student’s perspective of studying the MSc Lean Enterprise Programme – Tomato Wisdom!

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” The renowned tomato quote from Miles Kington has won out as the best of the reflections from week two of the 2018 … Read more >

18 January 2018

Enterprising Buckingham students help launch new entrepreneurship guidance

A University of Buckingham student and a graduate talked about their experiences of entrepreneurship at the launch of new advice for students from the QAA. The new guidance captures the latest thinking on how to embed entrepreneurship and enterprise in … Read more >

8 December 2017

Buckingham lecturers invent the world’s first flushable camera drain pill

Two University of Buckingham lecturers have won a global innovation prize for devising a novel solution to alleviate the problem of smelly drains and detect other problems in sewers – a tiny, flushable camera pill. Professor Darrell Mann and Kobus … Read more >

9 August 2017

University of Buckingham tops the National Student Survey (NSS) for Student Satisfaction

The University of Buckingham has come top in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) for the eighth time since it started taking part 12 years ago. Britain’s first not-for-profit independent university, which recently celebrated its … Read more >

22 June 2017

University of Buckingham gets gold standard in teaching excellence awards

The University of Buckingham has come at the top of the rankings in the first-ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) rankings. The government has assessed universities on six key criteria including teaching quality, academic support, student progression, employability and success and … Read more >

26 May 2017

University of Buckingham forms new partnership with MK Lightning

Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning is proud to announce a new partnership with the University of Buckingham. This comes as the club embarks on the exciting challenge of competing in the top tier of UK ice hockey for the first … Read more >

22 March 2017

The University of Buckingham honours MK Dons Owner

Mr Pete Winkelman was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Buckingham Business School at the 2017 graduation. On accepting his degree Pete Winkelman said: “What an absolute honour for me to be here today. The University of Buckingham … Read more >

1 March 2017

Interview with Professor Pauline Found

Dr Toni Whitehead interviewed Professor Pauline Found about creating and releasing the Shingo prize winning book Staying Lean – Thriving, Not Just Surviving which was co-authored with Professor Peter Hines. Click here to see part 1 of the interview: Lean … Read more >

7 November 2016

Professor Peter Cooke

We are sorry to have to announce the very sad passing of Professor Peter Cooke last Thursday 3 November 2016. Peter was Emeritus Professor of Automotive Management at the University of Buckingham Business School, where he was previously Professor and … Read more >

30 August 2016

Publication of the week: Dr Ali Kabiri

Chambers, D. & A. Kabiri, “Keynes and Wall Street”, Business History Review 19 (2016), 301-328. DOI: This article examines in detail how John Maynard Keynes approached investing in the U.S. stock market on behalf of his Cambridge College after … Read more >

Business School Newsletter: Summer 2012
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Business School Newsletter December 2011Business School Newsletter: December 2011

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June 2011: Business School Newsletter

The Business School Newsletter for June 2011 can be downloaded here: Business School Newsletter June 2011 (1206 KB)

May 2011: Supply Chain Management students make company visit

Students at DHL BicesterOn Wednesday 4th May a group of 16 Supply Chain Management students made a visit to the DHL logistics operations facility in Bicester. This was an opportunity to see a real “logistics operation” in practice. During the visit we were shown how the organisation works, and shown both the goods receipting and storage processes, and forward logistics to the retailers. Read more

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