Centre for Business and Society • Director: Dr Julia Rouse • Project Managers: Katherine Roycroft and Jane Walkington-Ellis / A Knowledge Hub Facilitating Clusters Within MMUB&L To : • Bring together academics, students and ‘real world’ partners to make sense of the key challenges facing contemporary business and society. • Innovate in teaching, research and knowledge exchange. / Clusters - Building Relationships and Sharing Knowledge…. “Engagement begins with ‘Hi, hello, how are you? Nice to see you.’ It begins with such a relationship and blossoms into an opportunity to engage more deeply in a problem or object of study than we could by ourselves.” (Van de Ven at London Business School) The Business of Sports Cluster • Research – Volunteering, sports governance, change management • Teaching and Learning – – – – B.A. Sports Management B.A. Sports Marketing M.A. Sporting Directorship Placements • Advisory Board Volunteering in Sport Be part of a network Sharing knowledge Developing ways forward Creating research Innovating our teaching and learning So, Welcome…..