INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR DANA BROWN Pro-Vice Chancellor of Enterprise for Leicester De Montfort University and  Principal of Leicester Castle Business School.

Welcome to this CONKERS’ CORNER CORPORATE interview completed on behalf on Cross Productions for Niche Magazine. In this interview, I have the pleasure of speaking with Professor Dana Brown, the Pro Vice Chancellor of Enterprise for Leicester De Montfort University and the Principal of Leicester Castle Business School.

Professor Dana Brown is a global thought-leader with regards to business, academia and executive education. She holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MPhil from the University of Oxford, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Prior to joining De Montfort University, Leicester (DMU), Dana was the Director of the MBA at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and has also worked as a professor and leader in business schools around the world.

Leicester’s DMU has been rated as one of the UK’s best for teaching excellence.

Leicester Castle Business School was created by DMU to provide an agile, innovative and knowledge enriched environment for students and professionals.


In this interview the topics discussed include:

What differentiates Leicester Castle Business School?

Significance of Leicester:

Business and Professionals for the 21st century;

Business shapes history;

Going beyond business as usual;

DMU Global experience;

Courses, internships;

Edtech, cutting edge education; investing in the future;

Global relationships:

2700 International students from over 130 different countries;

Developing global citizens;

Preparing students for a Post Brexit era;

Economic Alignment:

New York Stock Exchange;

Wall Street;

Business Relationships:

Relationship with Leicester City Football Club owner’s King Power;

Leicester Business Festival;

Leicester and the wider regional, national and global business community;

Looking to the Future:

Artificial Intelligence;

What does the new city of the future look like?;

Sustainable Development Goals.

When it comes to education Professor Dana Brown and her DMU and Leicester Castle Business School colleagues truly “go beyond business as usual” to ensure success for their students and executive professionals. In turn, they increase the University’s and Business School’s ever-growing successful global footprint.

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This #CONKERSCORNER CORPORATE interview was completed Peter Higgins of Conkers3 Ltd on behalf of Cross Productions and has been published in the July /August 2018 edition of Niche Magazine This video was filmed and produced by Corporate Motion and the music is by Mix Factory.

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