UCL School of Management



Bart Vanneste launches MOOC

Friday, 15 Dec
Bart Vanneste, Associate Professor at UCL School of Management, has launched the School's first MOOC in a joint development with the University of London.

The rise of ‘deep help’ – why leaders must go beyond shallow advice and favours

Wednesday, 13 Dec
Leaders should think of helping as part of their jobs, new research from the UCL School of Management suggests. And that help often needs to go beyond the usual quick advice and favours.

Gold for Icarus - UCL simulator scoops first prize

Thursday, 30 Nov
Icarus - a simulation tool developed by UCL School of Management academics - has won 1st prize in the 'Best use of simulations or virtual environments for learning' category at the 2017 Learning Technologies Awards.

Entrepreneurship students buy into retail expertise as new partnership launches

Wednesday, 29 Nov
True, Europe’s only retail and consumer private equity specialist, is partnering with UCL School of Management to establish its first Academic & Entrepreneurial Alliance.

Business students dig into data science with alternative finance firm

Wednesday, 22 Nov
Alternative finance company Growth Street will collaborate with UCL School of Management to give students first-hand experience of using business analytics in a fast-moving commercial environment.

Anil Doshi earns honourable mention from Strategic Management Society

Monday, 6 Nov
Anil Doshi, an Assistant Professor at UCL School of Management, has been given an honourable mention by the Strategic Management Society.

POQ wins Mobile Technology Vendor of the Year

Friday, 20 Oct
POQ, a start-up created by two former MSc Entrepreneurship students, has won Mobile Technology Vendor of the Year.

Alumna Magdalena Krön named one of the top-50 most influential women in IT

Thursday, 5 Oct
UCL School of Management Alumna Magdalena Krön has been named as one of the top-50 most influential women in IT by Computer Weekly.

Christian Kohlhas wins Daimler 24-hour hackathon

Tuesday, 19 Sep
Christian Kohlhas, a MSc Entrepreneurship student, has won Daimler's 24 hour 'Hack.IAA @ me Convention' hackatho n at the 2017 IAA show in Frankfurt.

Outdated TV advertising is 90% too expensive

Tuesday, 12 Sep
TV adverts must be targeted to individual households, to combat viewers skipping the ad breaks, new research from UCL School of Management reveals.

Anil Doshi wins Gerardine DeSanctis Dissertation Award

Wednesday, 6 Sep
Anil Doshi, an assistant professor at UCL School of Management, has won the Gerardine DeSanctis Dissertation Award at the latest Academy of Management annual meeting.

Connected cities need more than technology to thrive

Tuesday, 5 Sep
Research from Rikke Duus, UCL School of Management, and Mike Cooray, Hult International Business School and UCL School of Management, suggests that for connected cities to be successful there are three “softer” drivers at play.

bxblue wants to move payroll-secured loans online in Brazil

Wednesday, 30 Aug
bxblue, a start-up created by former MSc Entrepreneurship alumnus Gustavo Gorenstein, is hoping to change the payroll-secured loans market in Brazil.

Risk and reward - how Poq won its first big client

Tuesday, 29 Aug
Poq, an app commerce company started by a group of former MSc Entrepreneurship students, have been discussing how they landed their first big client with Forbes.

Does your personality fit your network? It could be damaging to success at work

Thursday, 17 Aug
Your personality must fit with your network in order to be trusted and successful, new research from UCL School of Management and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, reveals. Otherwise, your friendships might clash with your job.

The £2bn price of being too nice

Thursday, 10 Aug
If you are an ‘agreeable’ person, or have fewer years of formal education, are optimistic by nature, or financially distressed, you are much more likely to end up with a poor deal from the financial services industry, according to a major new report by GoCompare and UCL School of Management's Dr Joe Gladstone.

Amabrush beats crowdfunding target in just one hour

Wednesday, 12 Jul
Amabrush, a start-up created by MSc Entrepreneurship Alumnus Marvin Musalek (2012/13), has broken its crowdfunding target in just one hour.

Management Science Journal appoints Rouba Ibrahim as Associate Editor

Friday, 7 Jul
UCL School of Management's Rouba Ibrahim, Reader (associate professor), has been appointed Associate Editor by the INFORMS journal, Management Science.
In the Media

New research on how to land a job covered in media

Tuesday, 27 Jun
Research from Dr SunYoung Lee, an assistant professor at UCL School of Management, into how to land a job has been widely reported in the media.

Authenticity key to landing a new job

Thursday, 22 Jun
At job interviews, relax and be yourself – if you’re good, being yourself may be the best way to secure a job offer, according to a new study involving UCL researchers.

Shamita Yasna wins #LoveUCL competition

Tuesday, 20 Jun
Shamita Yasna, a BSc Information Management for Business student, has won the 2016/17 #LoveUCL Instagram competition.

Heresy successfully raise £755,000

Wednesday, 14 Jun
Heresy, a tech start-up founded by two MSc Entrepreneurship Alumni, has successfully raised £755,000 in seed funding.

Drfocused aiming to raise £300,000

Wednesday, 7 Jun
Dr Focussed, a start-up created by three MSc Entrepreneurship students, is aiming to raise £300,000 through crowdfunding.

Smartzer nominated for LVMH Innovation Award

Tuesday, 30 May
Smartzer, a start-up founded by UCL School of Management Alumna Karoline Gross, has been nominated for the inaugural LVMH Innovation Award.

Five myths about collaboration between marketing agencies and clients

Tuesday, 23 May
A new study from Collaboration Counts has identified five key findings that blow preconceived myths about collaborations between marketing agencies and clients out of the water.

School of Management events in Beijing & Hong Kong coming soon

Tuesday, 16 May
UCL School of Management will be coming to Beijing and Hong Kong in May to celebrate the launch of our new joint MBA Programme with Peking University in the company of alumni, staff, students, and industry collaborators!

UCL School of Management climbs the Complete University Guide

Thursday, 27 Apr
UCL School of Management has been ranked in 3rd place in the Complete University Guide 2018, a rise of seven places.
In the Media

Pete Clark discusses mergers and acquisitions after Trump tax-cuts

Thursday, 27 Apr
Senior Teaching Fellow Pete Clarke has been discussing the impact of President Trump's tax-cuts on the mergers and acquisitions industry with MarketWatch.

Raunak hacks his way to the top

Wednesday, 5 Apr
Raunak Gupta, a MSc Technology Entrepreneurship student, has won a 48-hour hackathon in London.

MSc Finance in high demand

Thursday, 23 Mar
Applications are coming in thick and fast for UCL School of Management's newest programme - the MSc Finance.

Joe Gladstone awarded best paper at the CFP Conference

Monday, 6 Mar
Joe Gladstone, Assistant Professor of Consumer Behaviour, has won the best paper award at the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, which comes with a $2500 prize.
In the Media

Why micromanaging isn't such a dirty word

Friday, 3 Mar
There are many ways for a boss to get involved that are helpful, not hindering, according to Colin Fisher, Assistant Professor at UCL School of Management.

Alumna Cindy Wang helping to develop Smart Urban Habitat

Tuesday, 21 Feb
Cindy Wang, a BSc Information Management for Business Alumna, is helping to develop Smart Urban Habitat initiatives in Singapore.

Interrupting discussions improves decision making

Thursday, 9 Feb
Teams make better decisions if they are interrupted with advice during their task, rather than advised before it, new research from UCL School of Management reveals.
In the Media

Dr Peter Clarke discusses mergers and acquisitions in Financial Times

Wednesday, 8 Feb
Dr Peter Clarke, Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL School of Management, has been discussing mergers and acquisitions in the Financial Times.

School of Management Alumnus gets backing from Unilever

Monday, 30 Jan
UCL School of Management Alumnus Paul Varga, who setup Playbrush, has signed a deal with consumer goods giant Unilever.

Bert De Reyck examines UK rail infrastructure

Wednesday, 25 Jan
Professor Bert De Reyck, Director of UCL School of Management, has completed a study on behalf of the UK Government which examines optimism bias in UK rail infrastructure projects.

MSc Management gains CIMA accreditation

Friday, 20 Jan
UCL School of Management's MSc Management has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
In the Media

Joe Gladstone makes Forbes '30 Under 30'

Monday, 16 Jan
UCL School of Management's Assistant Professor of Consumer Behaviour, Joe Gladstone, has been listed in Forbes' '30 under 30' for Finance.