London: Alex Ferguson has agreed to become an academic at Harvard, the Ivy League university has announced.
The Scot gave a lecture on his management style at the university's business school in 2012 and now he has been appointed on a “long-term teaching position.”
Ferguson, the most successful British manager of all time, will lecture senior executives from around the world as part of a new programme called 'The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports’
“I'm delighted to have the opportunity and privilege to contribute to such a respected centre of excellence. The time I have already spent at Harvard has been a stimulating experience and I look forward to developing my relationship and activities with the students, faculty and friends of the Harvard Business School community,” the former Man United manager said.
Ferguson will begin teaching at the university, regarded as one of the best in the world, in May.