Sheffield Business School at Sheffield Hallam University
19th May 2014
Sheffield Business School is one of four faculties in Sheffield Hallam University, and amongst the largest business schools in the UK. The business school has developed a strong reputation for education and research into charity, co-operative and social enterprise management. In 2013, Sheffield Hallam was awarded 'first runner up' in national social enterprise awards organised by UnLtd/HEFCE and both of its impact cases for the Research Excellence Framework in 2014 were based on studies of governance and management in the Third Sector. We are members of:
Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber
Employee Ownership Association
Business in the Community
We have worked with Social Enterprise Europe Ltd on educational initiatives since 2009.
Sheffield Business School has undertaken international research and education on the social economy for over 15 years. We co-ordinate a cross-faculty Centre for Voluntary Sector Studies and have special interest groups in:
Co-operative and Social Enterprise Management
Charity and Third Sector
Sustainable and Responsible Business Practice
Corporate Social Responsibility
We recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of our MSC Charity Resource Management - recently revalidated to include a module on Charity Trading and Social Enterprise.
The school has a Professor of Charity Studies (Prof Gareth Morgan) and Reader in Co-operative and Social Enterprise (Dr Rory Ridley-Duff) who both submitted research and impact cases to the UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014.
Sheffield Business School is committed to encouraging its stakeholders to reflect critically on the complexity of our world, and contribute to a socially responsible society that achieves economic prosperity whilst ensuring the health of living and social systems on which future generations depend. As part of our plans for AACSB accreditation, we approach teaching, research and knowledge exchange activities in a way that encourages participants to learn about sustainable businesses that create both economic and social value while protecting natural systems. Students are encouraged to consider the ethics of production and consumption, and the inter-relationships between economic, social, human, natural and intellectual capital.