Posts tagged: SME

Internships in Manchester and Salford

19 February 2015
Laura Swain

Laura Swain

Building on the success of the two ‘Meet the SMEs’ events last year, Tuesday 27 January saw 25 local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) meet with over 100 of Salford Business School students and graduates, our biggest turn out yet.

These events help to match students and employers for short-term internships: offering our students  relevant work experience that is now so vital when embarking on a graduate job search.

The event was organised by the Salford Business School Employability Hub team, of which I am a part of, alongside my colleagues Pam Mullin and Kerry Moores. The Employability Hub houses two fantastic schemes, Unite with Business and Business Innovation Projects, which give our students and graduates access to short-term opportunities within a wide range of organisations from local small businesses to multinational companies.

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Salford Business School receives Small Business Charter Award

5 June 2014
Small Business Charter

Small Business Charter

Salford Business School is celebrating after receiving the Small Business Charter Award at a special ceremony at 10 Downing Street, in recognition of the role it has played over the years in helping to kick-start British enterprise.

The Small Business Charter Award is a new scheme that recognises the great success achieved by British business schools in terms of their engagement with small and medium sized enterprises.

Salford Business School’s award demonstrates the confidence that the School has in its engagement with Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and the support it provides to students in terms of developing their employability as well as ambitions to become entrepreneurs and start their own business.

What is the Small Business Charter Award and what does this mean for Salford Business School?

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2014: Celebrating the creative ingenuity of our SMEs

16 January 2014

Professor Amanda Broderick is Dean of Salford Business School

Salford Business School - 2014- Celebrating the creative ingenuity of our SMEs

Addressing skills gaps

Addressing skills gaps

As a core component of the world economy, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a critical role in innovation, advancement and sustainable development worldwide.

The University of Salford’s mission is to ‘transform lives, stimulate discovery and realise potential’. This mission is reflected in Salford Business School’s commitment to support economic regeneration – regionally, nationally and internationally.

Central to this commitment is the support of SMEs. This is done through expert advice, addressing skills gaps and through access to finance, network and resource opportunities.

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