UK Business School Takes A Fresh Approach To Project Management For Its MBA Students

Professor Alistair Brandon-Jones presented in an interactive MBA Masterclass session the importance of good project management. In his class, Professor Alistair Brandon-Jones rectified that learning good project management skills takes more than sitting down and learning academic theory, he emphasised in his interactive session the importance of applying knowledge to multiple real business settings. The Hinkley Point C Supply Chain Innovation Lab provides such close collaboration between the Bath School of Management and the nuclear power project Hinkley Point C of EDF Energy. 

“Really good ideas from a research perspective can help explain why things happen a lot better,” says Alistair. “It keeps us honest as a group of academics if our research is useful and relevant. So many projects at Bath don’t involve sitting in an office surrounded by books—we are being funded and driven by real, international clients.”

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