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Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Business School’s (NBS) purpose is to provide research and education that combines academic excellence with positive impact on people, business and society.

In Education NBS is a world leader in experiential learning and personalisation and in Research is committed to excellence which combines academic rigour with beneficial impact on social, economic and societal welfare, as well as informing the design and delivery of all its degree, masters and doctoral programmes. NBS has an unrivalled level of engagement with business, public and voluntary organisations and thus is known as the business school for business.

NBS is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, which are internationally recognised hallmarks of excellence and quality for business education. It's courses are ranked in the Top 20 for Accounting and Finance and for Economics in The Guardian Good University Guide 2021. It is also listed amongst the Top 100 European Business Schools by the Financial Times, which also ranks its Masters in Management amongst the Top 100 Globally. The School is one of only six UK business schools recognised as a PRME Champion, and held up as an exemplar by the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Our Subject Areas

Our Research Groups and Centres

Behavioural Science Research Group

Behavioural Science Research Group

Behavioural Sciences focuses on human behaviour and decision making. The interdisciplinary team uses quantitative and qualitative methods and combines empirical research with applied theory.

Accounting and Finance Research Group

Accounting and Finance Research Group

The Accounting and Finance Research Group undertakes research across a broad spectrum of accounting and finance related disciplines and across a range of sectors and geographical boundaries.

COVID-19 and VCSE organisations responses

COVID-19 and VCSE organisations responses

Find out more about the new project from the Centre for People, Work and Organisational Practice at Nottingham Business School. It focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

Centre for Economics, Policy and Public Management

Centre for Economics, Policy and Public Management

CEPPM brings together distinct, but mutually reinforcing, research interests in public policy, public management and applied economics research; economics consultancy, contract research and training; betting research; and political forecasting.

International Business, Strategy and Decisions Research Group

International Business, Strategy and Decisions Research Group

The International Business, Strategy and Decisions Research Group focuses on international business topics such as Multinational, Small-and Medium sized enterprises and transnational entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets.

Work, Informalisation and Place

Work, Informalisation and Place

Work, Informalisation and Place focuses on understanding the interrelated nature of informal work and place. Through combining expertise from different academic fields we bring a new approach to mapping and analysing employment, casual work and exploitation. Our work aims to engage in debates relevant to academics and policymakers to make a difference in both spheres.

Featured Facility

Business Lab

Our Bloomberg software contains real-time data on financial markets as well as the latest business news and developments. It's the perfect resource to help our students become business professionals, particularly those aiming for a career in the finance and investment industry.

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