THE Leadership and Management Awards 2011 winners

June 17, 2011
THE Leadership and Management Awards 2011 winners

The third Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards come at a time of uncertainty and huge challenges for the sector. The work of professional staff will be in the spotlight like never before, and examples of best practice that can be applied more widely will be more valuable than ever.

It is fitting that the winner of this year’s top award has already faced and overcome what could have been total disaster.

In September 2007, the government decided to remove funding from students taking an equivalent or lower-level qualification (ELQ). The move dealt a devastating blow to Birkbeck, University of London. But the institution’s leadership and management team picked itself up, dusted itself off and implemented a successful strategic review. To make up for the loss in ELQ cash, they refocused their offering - which resulted in a 38 per cent rise in student recruitment.

The judges were impressed by the way the senior team used the opportunity to transform this unique and much-loved organisation to face the future with confidence.

Of course we congratulate all our very worthy winners, and I would like to thank our experienced and enthusiastic judges who took their role seriously and performed it with professionalism and aplomb.

Ann Mroz
Times Higher Education

THELMAs 2011 winners:

The winners were announced at the gala Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2011 dinner on 16 June 2011 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.

Download the THELMAs 2011 booklet, profiling all of the winners

Outstanding Leadership and Management Team
Birkbeck, University of London

ICT Initiative of the Year
University of Huddersfield

Outstanding Library Team
Newcastle University

Outstanding Procurement Team
University of the West of England

Outstanding University Fundraising Team
University of Bath

Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team
University of Nottingham

Outstanding Human Resources Team
Aston University

Outstanding Finance Team
University of Bedfordshire

Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year
Aston University

Outstanding Research Management Team
University of Northampton

Outstanding Student Services Team
City University London

Outstanding Student Admissions Team
University of Warwick

Outstanding International Strategy
Birmingham City University

Outstanding Departmental Administration Team
University of Greenwich

Outstanding Registry Team
University of Derby

Outstanding Estates Team
Newcastle University

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