Dr Radka Newton, Programme Director, shares her experience of teaching Strategy on the MSc Management. I have always enjoyed teaching the Strategic Management module. Discussing strategic moves of various companies, scrutinising their decisions, successes and failures and learning to apply a plethora of analytical tools and models to improve my decision-making techniques. This time I […]Read More What is it like to teach Strategy on the MSc Management?
Dear alumni and friends, We have been thinking about you, reaching out to you for help and support and reminding ourselves of the importance of the Lancaster connection. We have something special, would you agree? In my role of MSc Management programme director, I have always felt a great sense of responsibility for the programme’s […]Read More MSC MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME UPDATE APRIL 2021 BY DR RADKA NEWTON
A growing number of MSc Management alumni are building careers in the health sector, and with a change from traditional career paths. Before the pandemic, we saw our graduates making inroads into national health services: managing hospitals and medical centres using their operations management expertise. The pandemic has opened new paths for our graduates. The […]Read More HEALTH AND MANAGEMENT, OR MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH?
After the completion of my undergraduate degree in China, I decided to pursue my Master’s degree in the United Kingdom. It was a long process of choosing my ideal university and major, handing in applications, accepting offers and making a final decision of which university I would choose: Lancaster University. After more than three months, […]Read More Making the most of the Lancaster opportunity
The Financial Times ranks Lancaster University Management School’s MSc Management programme 16th in the world for careers support. The ranking reflects the “effectiveness of the school careers service in career counselling, personal development, networking events, internship search and recruitment, as rated by their alumni”. A big part of this success is our commitment to providing a […]Read More Professional Development Sessions: An integral part of our MSc Management curriculum
MSc Management launched the High Potential Scholarship scheme in 2018 to recognise those students who really stand out. As a part of the application process, students have to submit their CV to be reviewed by the programme director and the careers team. There have been some real gems of applicants who have demonstrated commitment to […]Read More High Potential Scholarship on MSc Management
A recent online LUMS event brought together applicants, students and alumni from around the world, each curious about how strategies evolve in a time of global pandemic. Dr Radka Newton, MSc Management Programme Director, shared insights into recent changes in consumer behaviour and potential socio-economic scenarios resulting from the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. The event, hosted […]Read More Thinking strategically in times of uncertainty
Keeping the MSc Management community going despite the global pandemic restrictions has been our absolute priority this summer. Our current students are now deep into their final dissertation projects and we felt we all needed a bit of a boost and encouragement. What better way to do this than to get together for a lunch […]Read More MSc Management programme update July 2020 by Dr Radka Newton
When the world stopped, we kept going! The current MSc Management cohort will never forget that Friday of 13th March 2020. I am not a superstitious person but that day definitely confirmed the curse. We never imagined this would be the last time we would see each other in our spacious Lecture Theatre 2. The […]Read More MSc Management update from Dr Radka Newton
This year, the MSc Management welcomed 89 students from a variety of cultural and also academic backgrounds. This truly special melting pot of ambitious students from all over the world started their studies in an unusual way: playing human Bingo, reading Wordsworth poems in the middle of the beautiful Lake District, and sharing photos of […]Read More MSc Management: new cohort, new business engagement