Yes, it’s true, invest £50 million and Manchester Business School (MBS) could be renamed after you. Our new Dean, Professor Michael Luger wants to see a £35 million makeover of the School’s buildings including an up market hotel and conference facility plus new retail space. There is a history of rich individuals buying into business schools, some examples being:
- University of Cambridge – Judge Institute of Management – Paul Judge – £8 million
- Oxford Said Business School – Wafic Said – £20 million
MBS has 24,000 Alumni of which it is in contact with 16,000 of them. MBS has 240 faculty, 1,200 undergraduate majors, 700 postgraduate in master’s programmes, 215 full-time MBA students, 400 PhDs and 2700 to 2800 part-time MBAs worldwide.
So what are you waiting for, get your cheque book out and buy your Business School.