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  • Is Manufacturing the linchpin of the British economy?

    Chris Coopey, Partner, Carpenter Box LLP The 3,000 redundancies planned by BAE come as a bitter blow to the firm's employees and to perhaps, the 6,000 subcontractors who supply the firm.  But what does it say about manufacturing in general in the UK?  As someone who trained as an Engineer...

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  • Creating Strategy Middle Up

    SMF Paul Christodolou The age of top-down strategy is long gone. This doesn't fit with the guiding principles of modern, empowered business cultures as it tends to disempower and demotivate the people who are our greatest asset. Strategy is now developed 'middle-up', often involving...

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  • Recruiting Trends in Engineering

    SMF Mike Astell has both engineering and business qualifications, the latter he gained through his MBA study thanks to a hefty bursary from Sainsbury Management Fellows which champions the idea of having engineers in board positions because they bring a multiplicity of skills to these...

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  • Key questions when you’re getting ready for an MBA

    If you're looking to advance to a senior management role either in your current career path or an alternative one, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from an internationally renowned business school is an invaluable qualification to attain. The MBA provides a sound background in key...

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  • Are you Ready for an MBA?

    The MBA qualification is designed to develop strategic thinking and empower you to reach career goals required for a role in senior management. If you are in full time employment, or ready to leave university you may want to consider the opportunities that acquiring an MBA may offer you and...

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  • President’s Letter

    SMF Ernest Poku Each time I look through the profile book it impresses me how unique a group the Fellows are. Although we work in a wide variety of industries and roles, we all share a common perspective and experience. We have also all participated in the vision of Lord Sainsbury. The...

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  • From MBA to DNA

    Chris Martin, Chief Executive of Sciona, a company at the cutting edge of business innovation and the revolution in genetics. SMF Chris Martin is a highly qualified chemical engineer. His MBA demystified the workings of corporate finance and enabled him to pursue his ambitions for...

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  • Friday, 19 May 2017

    How to make the most of your alumni network

    Whether you’ve done an MBA or a regular degree programme, your qualification is not the only valuable asset of your course. Your alumni network is an invaluable resource and can have as much, if not

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  • Wednesday, 19 April 2017

    What to avoid on your graduate job hunt

     With more people going to university than ever before, the graduate job market is incredibly competitive. It’s pushing firms to demand that candidates arrive at a job interview not only with a deg

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