Office location 5.30 Business School, Manchester Campus
Who am I?
Who am I?
Carole Forbes has a degree in Business from Manchester Polytechnic and a masters degree in Accounting and Finance from Manchester University. She joined MMU as a lecturer after spending 15 years in industry mainly in financial accounting.
Other academic service (administration and management)
Coordinating programme portfolio delivery issues both undergrad and postgrad. Managing assessment and moderation processes. Resolving day to day student complaints relating to student satisfaction and performance issues including plagiarism. Leading and coordinating QA activities, the continuous improvement process and assurance of learning
Research Expertise, Publications & Grants
Carole’s research interests include: Business Enterprise Education – implications for graduates in SME, Growth strategies in small to medium enterprises, Advisor to small businesses, business planning, business feasibility
CAROLA. FORBES, NIGELM. HEALEY (1999). BARTER EXCHANGES AND SMALL BUSINESS: AN INVESTIGATION OF THE TRANSFERABILITY OF THE US MODEL TO EUROPE. Journal of Enterprising Culture. 07(04), pp.313-330.
Chapters in books
CA. Forbes (2003). Strategic Management for Small to Medium Enterprises. A. Marsden. In: Competitive Advantage in SMEs: Organising for Innovation and Change. London, UK: J Wiley & Sons,
CA. Forbes, M. Taylor (2000). An Evaluation of Small Business Mentors. ISBA, Fife, Scotland, UK, 11/2000.
CA. Forbes, P. Edwards (1999). Small Company Survival: The Case of the Bus Industry. 15/9/1999.
CA. Forbes (1999). The European Barter Exchange Industry: A Review. ENDEC, Singapore, Malaysia, 8/1999.
CA. Forbes, A. Marsden (1997). Strategies for Growth in SMEs in the Public Transport Industry. 9/1997.
CA. Forbes, J. Clarke (1997). No Accounting for Green Marketing. Marketing Without Borders. 1997.