About the School of Business

We are a vibrant, international and interdisciplinary community of over 200 academics and professional services staff. Our research challenges accepted thinking, norms and perceptions in management, economics, finance, accounting and marketing.

As one of the original signatories to the UN Principles for Responsible Management education, we are passionate about inspiring and developing students and to equip them with the confidence, skills and knowledge they will need to make a distinct and positive contribution in the world.

Our mission statement

The University of Leicester School of Business aims to create borderless leaders who are socially responsible, agile and resilient. Our research, teaching and enterprise activities are animated by an entrepreneurial spirit to make a difference in the world, through a commitment to engaged, creative and socially responsible approaches to business, management and economics.

The School of Business community will provide the environment to collaborate, challenge assumptions and innovate for a brighter, more inclusive and sustainable future.

Accreditations and memberships

The School of Business is proud of its numerous accreditations and membership of professional bodies.

More about our accreditations

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN is a charter scheme seeking to address issues of gender inequality in higher education.

Learn more about our commitment to Athena SWAN


Meet the staff and students who work and research in the School of Business.

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