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The Future of the Finance Function Executive Retreat

📅25th May 2016
📅 To be confirmed

👤Prof. Paolo Quattrone (et al.)
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📅25th May 2016

The Future of the Finance Function Executive Retreat

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - University of Edinburgh (et al.)
In this 3-day executive retreat you will learn to recognise the limitations of basic financial and control techniques to assess the resilience of your organisation and the viability of its projects. Together we will explore how the finance function is evolving in the age of uncertainty, black swans and big data.

📅25th May 2016

The perils of project working in the IT sector with flexible working arrangements: Liminal identities and career stagnation

Professor Maxine Robertson - Professor of Innovation and Organisation - Queen Mary, University of London
This is an Organisation Studies seminar.

📅25th May 2016

Strategic Responses to Social Movement Pressures: The Case of Clean Energy

Professor Thomas J. Dean - Professor of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Enterprise - Colorado State University
This study investigates how the strategic motivation of firms, as captured by competitor activity and market dependence, influences the likelihood of their response to social movement demands.

📅27th May 2016

Waste management strategies: empirical findings on perishable food products

Dr Jelena Vlajic - Lecturer - Queen's University Belfast
Dr Jelena Vlajic, Queens University Belfast, will present and discuss differing strategies on food waste.

📅31st May 2016

Does Compliance Pay? Incentives for Social Responsibility in Global Manufacturing

Professor Greg Distelhorst - Associate Professor of International Business - Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Greg Distelhorst asks if transnational private regulations incentivize factories to comply with international labour, health, and environmental standards?

📅1st Jun 2016

A founder's story: SwarmOnline's journey

Andrew Duncan - Founder - SwarmOnline
A joint event between the Business School, the Entrepreneurship Club and MBM Commercial, at which SwarmOnline founder Andrew Duncan will give a presentation on his experience of being an entrepreneur and answer audience questions. This will be followed by a networking session.

📅2nd Jun 2016

Britain's Decision: Facts and Impartial Analysis for the EU referendum on 23 June 2016

The David Hume Institute, the Centre on Constitutional Change and The Hunter Foundation have jointly produced a free eBook to help voters make an informed choice in the EU referendum. At this event the three of the authors will talk about aspects of the debate and you will have the opportunity to ask them questions.

📅7th Jun 2016

Frankfurt Alumni Networking Event

Informal business networking event in Frankfurt open to all UEBS alumni in the area.

📅8th Jun 2016

Tom Robertson Memorial Lecture 2016: "New Institutions for a New Economic Order"

Professor Jerry Davis - Wilbur K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management - University of Michigan
The Accounting and Finance Group, UEBS, is delighted to announce that the Tom Robertson Memorial Lecture 2016 will be delivered by Professor Jerry Davis, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

📅9th Jun 2016

Accounting for the extraordinary: Managing crises, unknowns and the unexpected

Prof Paolo Quattrone - University of Edinburgh (et al.)
To celebrate the recent launch of the Centre for Accounting & Society (CAS), the University of Edinburgh Business School is delighted to host a 2-day conference.

📅13th Jun 2016

Iceland Alumni Networking Reception

Informal business networking event in Reykjavik, Iceland, open to all University of Edinburgh Business School alumni in the area.

📅14th Jun 2016

Reporting and Readability: What Next for Sustainability?

Dr Tatiana Rodionova - Lecturer in Finance - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)
In a time when sustainability reports have a much wider readership, the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Network (CRSN) considers current research into reporting and the journey to integrated reporting.

📅14th Jun 2016

Summer speed networking!

Join us for a short speed networking session to meet new people!

📅15th Jun 2016

Building a Sustainable Business

Dr Kenneth Amaeshi - Reader in Strategy & International Business and Director of University of Edinburgh Business School Sustainable Business Initiative - University of Edinburgh (et al.)
A 3 day course on sustainability in business, featuring interactive discussions, lectures, practical exercises and site visits.

📅16th Jun 2016

Pitching Research

Professor Robert Faff - Director of Reearch - UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia
A seminar to discuss Professor Robert Faff's template tool to clarify thinking and sharpen up the drafting of initial proposals for research projects.

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