Michael Franco

Liverpool Business School


1997, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, MSc Management Development
1995, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Postgraduate Certificate in Post 16 Education

Academic appointments

Programme Leader Accounting & Finance, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, 2010 - present

Journal article

Mulhearn CJ, Franco M. 2018. If you build it will they come? The boom in purpose-built student accommodation in central Liverpool: Destudentification, studentification and the future of the city Local Economy, 33 :477-495 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Franco M, Agyei-Boapeah H, Osei D. 2018. Leverage Deviations and Acquisition Probability in the UK: The moderating effect of firms’ internal capabilities and deal diversification potential European Management Review, DOI Author Url Publisher Url

External collaboration:

University of Central Lancashire, Periodic Review for the following programmes: Level 3 Foundation in Business & Management. Foundation Degree Business Management (Level 4 & 5) Top-up Business Management (Level 6). 2017

Blackpool & Fylde College, External Examiner for Foundation Degree in Management. External Examiner for BA (Top-Up) in Management. 2012


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy. 2010

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Ceritificate in Education (PGCE) Post 16 Education. 1995