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Do dominant platforms support new app developers or are they oversaturated?

Monday, 13 Jul
Dominant platforms like Apple's App Store are often overcrowded and oversaturated, meaning new app developers go unnoticed with their games being pushed to the bottom of the pile. School of Management's Strategy and Entrepreneurship Assistant Professor Joost Roosevelt and PhD student Joe Ploog's recent study reveals as a platform becomes increasingly dominant, the platform sponsor’s governance strategies shift from being largely supportive of the wider complement population to becoming more selective and geared toward end users.
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Dr Sunny Lee tooks at the effect of COVID-19 on the Workplace

Thursday, 2 Jul
COVID-19 and the Workplace: Implications, Issues, and Insights for Future Research and Action. In collaboration with academics from other leading universities Dr Sunny Lee looks at the effects of the global pandemic on business and the implications for organisations and employees and how they can tackle these unique challenges.
In the Media

How can we tackle gender inequality and decision making bias in academia?

Friday, 26 Jun
Dr Sunny Lee speaks to Authority Magazine about her research on gender inequality and biased decision-making in the workplace. Read how she is trying to increase diversity and encourage less biased decision making in academia.
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Entrepreneurial Finance - a must read for all aspiring entrepreneurs

Thursday, 25 Jun
MSc Entrepreneurship Programme Director, Simon Hulme has published his first book, Entrepreneurial Finance, which is a must read for any aspiring entrepreneurs.

Alumni

SoM Alumna Leyanis Diaz is helping minority owned businesses survive and survive

Tuesday, 23 Jun
MSc Entrepreneurship Alumna Leyanis Diaz is working to change the inequality minority owned businesses face in business ownership. Through her company, Major Marketplace Leyanis offers,support to minority businesses through marketing services, finances, brand management and growth.
Alumni

Heineken invests in Double Dutch

Thursday, 18 Jun
Dutch brewing giants Heineken have acquired a minority stake in Double Dutch, the premium drinks brand started by UCL Alumni Joyce and Raissa De Haas.
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UCL School of Management rises to fourth in UK rankings

Wednesday, 17 Jun
UCL School of Management has rise to 4th place in the 2021 Complete University Guide UK Rankings for Business and Management.
Research

Would you sacrifice the lives of the few, to save the many?

Tuesday, 16 Jun
Moral judgments are a part of daily life and decisions, especially within organisations, where differing individual’s natural instinct and moral judgments can affect the outcome of key organisational decisions. Associate Professor Chia-Jung Tsay’s latest research examines the three fundamental responses to moral conflict; utilitarian, action and intention.
In the Media

Preparing for an unknown future – How to scenario plan to avoid the unexpected

Friday, 5 Jun
Talking with Management Today, Jim Berry, Director of the UCL MBA, advises how to effectively scenario plan for uncertain events.
In the Media

Kate Gault talks to Forbes about the resilience of the MBA jobs market

Thursday, 4 Jun
Speaking to Forbes, Deputy Head of Careers, Kate Gault, explains why she believes business school graduates, especially those with an MBA, will able to find jobs in light of the current economic crisis. Companies are adapting to the effect of the pandemic and are therefore looking for individuals who stand out from the crowd and have an advanced education, such as an MBA from a leading business school.
In the Media

Jim Berry on why cutting staff in an economic crisis is not a long-term fix

Wednesday, 3 Jun
In a recent article for ITPro, UCL MBA Programme Director Jim Berry explains why although this might seem like an easy win, it is not necessarily the best long-term option for companies. He suggests it reduces flexibility and impacts the ability to respond to growth opportunities in whatever the new normal turns out to be.
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We stand in solidarity

Tuesday, 2 Jun
We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, with our staff, our students, our partners and our friends.
In the Media

UK must adopt ‘hybrid’ healthcare supply chain strategy

Monday, 1 Jun
The global pandemic revealed a devastating lack of ability to manufacture critical goods such as PPE and ventilators in the UK, and highlighted our dependence on foreign manufacturers to import basic goods. Speaking to Supply Management Kenan Arifoglu, Assistant Professor in Operations and Technology, says “this pandemic is a wake-up call for the United Kingdom, and we need to change our supply chain strategy.”
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Athena SWAN Bronze Award for UCL School of Management

Tuesday, 19 May
We are delighted to announce that UCL School of Management has been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award from the UK Equality Challenge Unit in recognition of our commitment to improve gender equality and representation among our staff and students.
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Exciting new partnership with Fitch Learning

Thursday, 30 Apr
We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Fitch Learning to prepare the top 50 MSc Finance students for the globally recognised Level I CFA® Program exam. Students will benefit from Fitch Learning's specialised online platform as well as face-to-face classes
In the Media

Coronavirus media coverage

Wednesday, 15 Apr
A round-up of all of the press coverage from UCL School of Management on COVID-19.
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Inaugural Icarus Business Simulation Competition

Monday, 30 Mar
Last month saw the results of the very first UCL School of Management Icarus Business Simulation Competition. Icarus is a simulation tool developed by UCL School of Management academics that simulates running an airport in a real-life context. With 21 teams competing from across our different Masters Programmes the competition was tough and we witnessed some fantastic entries.

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Driving Digital Innovation and Co-Creation in Denmark’s Banking Industry

Friday, 13 Mar
Head of Digital Business Development and Innovation at Spar Nord Bank Denmark, Kim Oestergaard, shared his insight on the new digital solutions used in the banking industry, using a video case study specifically developed for students on the UCL Digital Conversations & Marketing module.
Research

Why do female entrepreneurs make the industry choices that they do?

Friday, 6 Mar
Founder of India’s first fully women-owned environmental biotech start-up and UCL School of Management MRes Student Aardra Mouli shares the beginnings of her exciting research looking into female entrepreneurship: 'Why do female entrepreneurs make the industry choices that they do?'
Alumni

Double Dutch launch female mentorship scheme

Thursday, 5 Mar
On International Women’s Day, UCL School of Management Alumnae and Double Dutch founders Joyce and Raissa De Haas are launching a female mentoring scheme to support women looking to build a career in the bar and drinks industry.
Alumni

School of Management celebrates talented alumna on International Women’s Day

Wednesday, 4 Mar
School of Management alumna, Zarina Naqvi shares her advice from what she's learnt about leadership in her career as a management consultant
Research

Why gender equal pay is so hard to achieve in sport

Tuesday, 3 Mar
School of Management’s Assistant Professor, Dr Laura Claus has been conducting innovative research around the continual lack of gender equality in sports, from pay and investment to overall appreciation and fanbase.
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Female academics need to embrace competition

Thursday, 27 Feb
Removing biases in the system may not be enough to achieve a truly equal gender balance, says Dr Sun Young (Sunny) Lee.
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Managing in Digital Ecosystems: A perspective from an insurance giant

Wednesday, 12 Feb
UCL School of Management’s BSc Information Management for Business (IMB) students were given the opportunity to learn more about the digital transformation strategy of AXA from UK Operations Manager, Christina Albert.
Alumni

Double Dutch Twins share their top tips with budding entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 4 Feb
UCL School of Management Alumnae and Double Dutch founders Joyce and Raissa De Haas told their start-up story at UCL Innovation and Enterprise's monthly entrepreneurial community event, First Mondays.
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Finance & Accounting team win at Global Business & Finance Research Conference

Wednesday, 15 Jan
The UCL School of Management Finance and Accounting team cleaned up at the annual Global Business and Finance Research Conference, bringing home a total of nine awards across a range of categories.