Business Management, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain Management News


06 May 2021

Want to be an Entrepreneur Why you Need to Prepare to Fail

Scared of failure? If you’re an ambitious business entrepreneur with big ideas, you shouldn’t be. Here’s why…

Failing at something can be detrimental to confidence, especially for those who thrive ...


06 May 2021

Why Study MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course at the University of Bolton is designed for graduates who wish to develop their skills from an international perspective. If you dream of w...


19 April 2021

Future Challenges for Global Business

The business landscape has changed monumentally over the past year. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting industries all across the globe, a whole host of potential challenges are emerging for international businesses compet...


09 April 2021

Top Global Cities for Start-ups: Where to Launch Your Business

Dream of being your own boss? Have a ground-breaking business idea? Here are the top start-up cities for entrepreneur ventures!

The University of Bolton’s MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation course is al...

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17 February 2021

International Business Management: Top Employers with a Global Presence

Globalisation has created an interconnected world, with increasing overseas trade and cultural exchange. Business executives have a unique opportunity to enrich their learning and professional development, and the University of Bolton’...

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06 January 2021

4 Reasons to Top-Up Your Business Management Education with Marketing

Have you already achieved a Business Management qualification but you’re not sure about the best way to specialise in marketing? Maybe you’re looking to develop an expert knowledge without the need to start all over again?

If y...

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18 December 2020

Study a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Degree in the UK: A Route to Sel...

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the best pathways for career development in the world of business management, banking and finance. Not only is it recognised worldwide, but it’s a great way to expand your professiona...

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16 December 2020

How an International Business Management Master's Can Foster Self-Improvement

Globalisation has enabled the growth of large multinational companies, and has also increased the movement of labour across international borders. Relationships with overseas business partners, suppliers and stakeholders have never been ...

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26 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Master of Business Administration (MBA)

One of the main reasons that people do a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to widen their job prospects and take the next step in their career. With an MBA award, you’ll have credibility, showing potential employers, cl...

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26 November 2020

Enjoy Personal Development with a Positive Psychology Master's

The science of positive thinking is about improving mental health with a new mindset, a learned optimism that can make people happier, more appreciative, and more resilient. For ambitious psychology graduates looking to increase their sk...

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23 November 2020

4 Ways Upskilling with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Can Benefit You...

Are you a business or management professional looking to take the next step up in your career? The University of Bolton’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) course is designed to help you develop your skills, while giving you a gl...

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20 November 2020

How Upskilling with a Master's in International Management Can Fast-track Your C...

A master’s in International Management is the perfect stepping stone into leadership, and is sometimes seen as an alternative to a Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification. Taught from a global perspective, this programme ...

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12 November 2020

Beating the odds: How to become an entrepreneur

You need only look at social media to see how attractive entrepreneurship is as a career path to young people today. Every day there are new Instagram pages, TikTok accounts, and YouTube channels selling both the lifestyle and the skill ...

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12 November 2020

How to manage people | People Management in the 2020s

In a world of increasing career mobility and improving employer/employee relationships, how you manage people at work will only become more important in the years to come. That’s why we believe our Business Management (People Managemen...

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12 November 2020

Management or Marketing | Securing success in a post-Covid world

With so many things uncertain moving into 2021, business success can seem a daunting challenge. Research has shown that 80% of new businesses don’t make it past the first year (according to The Telegraph), so what can you do to beat th...

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12 November 2020

Should you be a Finance Manager in 2021? | Business Management (Finance) BSc

In these increasingly uncertain times, you may be inclined to study towards a career in a profession that will ensure your future career stability. The University of Bolton’s Business Management (Finance) BSc does just that.


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12 November 2020

Innovating Retail Businesses | Succeeding in a post-Covid world

The pandemic has hit many business sectors hard, with UK consumer survey respondents (Alvarez and Marsal) stating that they’re spending 36% less (on average) on products. With retail businesses in such seeming dire straits, we believe ...

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12 November 2020

International Management (MSc) – International Management in Greater Manchester

The University of Bolton’s International Management MSc is a fantastic option for those wanting to forge a career in business. You’ll be studying a course led by experts with years of experience guiding students to academic and profe...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain for Your Master in Business Administration (MBA) Qualification?

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) qualification gives you with the necessary skills to tackle complex, strategic business challenges, and nurtures your talent in any chosen field. An MBA is the world's most popular professional d...

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02 November 2020

How to Retrain and Become a Financial Manager

While Postgraduate study isn’t essential for securing financial manager jobs, further education can be useful in enhancing your CV and making you more attractive to prospective employers. An advanced programme like our MSc Accountancy ...

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02 November 2020

Is Retraining in International Management Right for You?

Doing an International Business Management master’s is the ideal platform for professionals looking to expand their global career. Our MSc International Management course is a full-time one year programme, with stimulating and challeng...


25 August 2020

Get a degree in BSc Business Management (Finance)

Every business needs the right people with the relevant skills to help that business deliver its products or services. Without management it’s easy for things to become disorganised and that’s why business managers are so important. ...

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20 August 2020

The Leaders of Tomorrow - BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

Do you want a career in business? Want to develop the skills needed to take on responsibility and inspire others through leadership? Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) degree is the perfect stepping stone to achieving those goa...

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14 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Business Management

Study Business Management, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality i...

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03 June 2020

What a career in Business Management looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree...


05 May 2020

Where will my Business Management degree take me?

The world of business is vast, from small start-up companies to huge conglomerates, there are so many varieties of business, and as such, plenty of ways to build a career in the sector.

By studying a Business Management degree at t...

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01 May 2020

Has coronavirus changed the perceptions of working from home?

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on society in so many ways, but the lockdown has brought a whole new meaning to everyday life. Getting up early and commuting to work is no longer the norm for most working people...

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29 April 2020

Legendary Business Tycoons to aspire to

You might be familiar with some of the greatest names in business, Richard Branson, Lord Alan Sugar and Bill Gates for a start. All these household names have a great head for running companies and making money, but more importantly, the...

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28 April 2020

Our industry-focussed Logistics degree

Logistics have enabled large companies and small businesses to work together for years. They help to make the process in the supply chain easier to navigate, which inevitably saves time and money for all involved.

Due to globalisat...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Business Management degree?

The world of business is vast, from small start-up companies to huge conglomerates, there are so many varieties of business, and as such, plenty of ways to build a career in the sector. If you’re considering a Business Management degre...

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01 November 2019

How Can the Institute of Management Greater Manchester Help You?

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in Business Management, Retail, Logistics or Supply Chain Management then make sure to take advantage of our Access All Area event happening on the 22 November 2019.

The Institute of Mana...

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07 July 2019

Amazon Continue to Disrupt the Retail Industry

Amazon continues to lead the industry - the BBC reported today that the US Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon a permit to operate drones in the US.

It suggests that Amazon will be delivered by drones "within months"...


20 June 2019

Why Doing a Masters Degree was the Best Decision I Made

After I returned to study as a mature student following a twenty-year gap, my only aim was to gain a degree.

The time during my undergraduate degree went way too fast for me to enjoy the experience. I was too busy getting used to t...

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19 June 2019

My Educational Journey With UoB

Within four years of studying at The University of Bolton, my life took a complete 360.

I initially started on the Access to Business Management course and with not being in education for over 16 years, was a huge shock to the syst...

Applying to the University of Bolton? Learn more on this page about what's expected.

17 June 2019

Life as a New Student!

My experience as a new student at the University of Bolton has been eventful!

I have gained and adopted a lot of different skills and techniques throughout the year, especially in the Marketing module.

In the beginning, I fou...


17 June 2019

Lessons Learned In My First Year

In my first year at university, I have learned a lot. Not just the subjects themselves, but being prepared and achieving the best I can.

I struggled at first, my time management was letting me down. I was late for classes and misse...


14 June 2019

Being a Mature Student

Deciding to become a student, at my age (36), is quite daunting and almost put me off. Amalgamating work, home life and study is certainly a challenge in itself.

A challenge I was determined to undertake and so sought support from ...


13 June 2019

JD Sports Fashion Chooses UOB for their Future Leaders

In September last year, we embarked on our first journey on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship in Retail, with our prestigious client JD Sports.

Eight colleagues from their Head Office in Bury were selected onto their Futu...

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13 June 2019

Opportunities To Top-Up Your HND

Wherever you have studied in the past, you will find a home at the Institute of Management. We welcome students who have studied business to certificate or diploma level and support their studies to achieve a full degree.


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13 June 2019

Outstanding Support While Studying - The Institute of Management #UniAsItShouldB...

According to the Office for Students (2019), “Mature students are more likely than the general student population to be from groups disadvantaged in higher education.

"Fair access and participation for mature students is an impor...

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07 June 2019

Fashion Influencer

Cosmopolitan Best Fashion Influencer of 2019, Onyi Moss, is presenting today to our JD Sports Apprentices at the Institute of Management.

Onyi and Craig Moss, are professional influencers with thousands of followers across social m...

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15 November 2018

Founder of Reebok

Joe Foster, provided the Chartered Manager Degree Apprentices from JD Sports, with a fascinating insight into how he founded Reebok and developed it into a worldwide brand.

When asked what were the three key elements to his success...



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