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Westminster Business School signs UN Principles for Responsible Management Education

5 February 2016

UN General Assembly building and flags.

Westminster Business School signs Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) – the first organised relationship between the United Nations and business schools all over the world.

The mission of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is to champion responsible management education, with the aim to foster future business leaders equipped to work for a more inclusive and sustainable global economy. Westminster Business School was accepted to join PRME as a signatory because it embeds corporate social responsibility and green thinking into all of its activities, including programme curricula. 

In addition to the specialist short course in Ethical Leadership, modules like Strategic Management, Sustainable Supply and Procurement, and Managing Diversity and Equality in Employment are already on offer at all levels of study and require students to implement sustainable and ethical practices. MBA students taking the Social Entrepreneurship module are also able to spend two weeks in a developing country working with local charities and getting first-hand experience of some of the issues in the field.

About Westminster Business School

Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, is one of London’s leading centres for professional business education. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes, including the AMBA accredited MBA.

All of our degrees are professionally focused and prepare students for working in their chosen careers. Alongside our quality courses, students have opportunities to enhance their practical experience through internships, professional placements and study abroad. Our central London location provides strong links with the business and government communities enabling us to bring practitioners and experts into the classroom on a regular basis.

We have a diverse student population which reflects London’s demographic variety and every year we welcome hundreds of students from Asia, Australia, continental Europe and the United States. We also have visiting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Although we are a school with a strongly international outlook, we also offer a range of part-time qualifications for working professionals.

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