Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University

Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University

The Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS) based at Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from over 100 countries.

Telephone: 01245 493 131
Address: East Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB1 1PT
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/faculties/aibs.html
Membership type:Founder Member

The Business School is well-recognised as a centre for business education and training by students, employers and professional bodies alike.

Our philosophy

What makes us stand out is that we are determined to root our courses in the real world of business: many of them blend sound academic theory with solid management practice. To ensure that we remain at the cutting edge of management practice, and thus entirely relevant to the contemporary world of commerce, we forge close links with the business community and enter into partnerships with a wide variety of businesses and public-service organisations.

Business Services

As a leading practice-based business school, the Lord Ashcroft International Business School are committed to the relevancy of business and management education. From course design to our research agenda, our aim is to blend academic theory with the most modern business and management practice. This is what we stand for; this is what we do.

Rethinking the role of social dialogue to link welfare and competitiveness

A free conference next week, 'Going up the high road: rethinking the role of social dialogue to link welfare and competitiveness', features reknowned employment relations experts from across Europe - including Ekaterina Ribarova, Sara Hungler, Davide Dazzi and Francisco Gomez Abelleira - as well as keynote speakers Iacopo Senatori and Ylenia Curzi.

26 March 2014Read in full

Using Digital Communication Channels Effectively

Digital Communication: Are you using it effectively?

The Institute for International Management Practice is hosting a talk by Dr Lorraine Warren, University of Southampton. Dr Warren will present, based on experience, on how to effectively use digital communications channels.

10 January 2014Read in full

Free taster days: 'Developing managers at the frontline'

The Lord Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University offers a suite of management development orientated short courses that provides individuals and organisations the opportunity to reflect upon key themes and issues that are impacting organisations and business. If you're not interested in a full course, why not come for a taster?

23 May 2013Read in full

From left to right: Simon Daly - KTP Manager, ARU; Carol Tighe -

LAIBS hosts one of UK's most successful female entrepreneurs

Over 100 local businesses attended Lord Ashcroft International Business School Chelmsford campus last week to hear advice from experienced business leaders, including Ultimo founder Michelle Mone. One of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs, Mone's keynote speech provided an insight into how she developed one of the largest lingerie brands in the world.

2 May 2013Read in full

Michelle Mone OBE

Special event on Chelmsford campus to help boost region's economic performance

Business leaders, academics, politicians, entrepreneurs and celebrities will be gathering at Anglia Ruskin University's Lord Ashcroft International Business School on Wednesday, 24 April to take part in a conference designed to boost the region's economic performance.

3 April 2013Read in full