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We host an extensive guest speaker programme featuring practitioners and academic experts, covering a rich spectrum of topics including finance, entrepreneurship, climate change, and corporate governance.

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Project Management - MBA Option Course

📅23rd April 2018
📅 To be confirmed


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📅23rd Apr 2018

Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions - MBA Option Course

Professor Jo Danbolt - Baillie Gifford Chair in Financial Markets and Director of PG Programmes - University of Edinburgh
In the competitive market of corporate control, perfecting the skills of negotiation and deal making is essential for successful mergers and acquisitions.

📅23rd Apr 2018

Project Management - MBA Option Course

Projects are an important part of every organisation in our economy and are a key component of strategy delivery. With an increased emphasis on delivering projects on time, to budget, and against agreed acceptance criteria, we must now push ourselves to devise smarter, unique approaches to avoid costly project failures or over-runs.

📅24th Apr 2018

Annual ICAS President’s talk by Sir Brian Souter

Sir Brian Souter - President - Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland
As this year's ICAS President, Sir Brian will talk about his thoughts on how we can grow the economy and build a better society.

📅25th Apr 2018

How the endorsement economy shapes tech startup success: Cool and Hot Vendor Forum

The UK’s digital scene is among the most vibrant in the world. Cities like Edinburgh boast more Unicorn startups per capita than almost anywhere else outside the US. Despite its leading global role, the country has never produced a software giant like SAP or Infosys, or a $10bn start-up to rival Dropbox. Why?

📅26th Apr 2018

"Bitcoin & Blockchain: what goes up must come down...and up, and down..."

Tim Jones CBE - Founder of Tibado and former CEO Nat West Retail - Also, former CEO of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) (et al.)
Will cryptocurrencies reshape the financial system, alongside blockchain, the public ledger of all cryptocurrency transactions? Come and participate in a discussion led by a panel of industry experts.

📅30th Apr 2018

Negotiations - MBA Option Course

Dr Tom Hutcheson - Owner Exfacie Negotiation Consultants - Associate of the Business School, University of Edinburgh
Not only does developing and enhancing these skills lead to the crafting of more effective deals and commercial agreements, but it also allows teams to be managed more efficiently, promotes more constructive interactions with colleagues and enables conflict to be handled more successfully.

📅1st May 2018

A Year to go: Brexit and Beyond

Minister François Voeffray - Deputy Head of Mission - Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom
With just under a year to go until the UK leaves the EU, and with trade negotiations between Westminster and Brussels gathering pace, the University of Edinburgh Business and Law Schools are hosting a joint event to provide a unique perspective from Minister François Voeffray, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom.

📅2nd May 2018

Accounting and Finance Seminar Series

Dirk Jenter - Associate Professor of Finance - LSE
Accounting and Finance Seminar Series

📅2nd May 2018

Innovation in Family Businesses

Alistair Tusting - Director - JR Tusting & Co Ltd (et al.)
This event is fully subscribed. Please register via the link below to join the waiting list.

📅7th May 2018

Innovation Management and Design Thinking - MBA Option Course

Dr Raluca Bunduchi - Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group - University of Edinburgh
Effective innovation management is essential for all organisations as it allows you to react to emerging opportunities in a cutting edge way, offering you strategic, competitive advantages compared to your competitors.

📅14th May 2018

Digital Strategy - MBA Option Course

Dr Jim Hamill - Owner and Director - Energise 2-0
Join this highly active course where future digital leaders will use a ‘business first’ rather than a ‘technology led’ approach to explore the why, what, how and who of digital transformation strategy, implementation and performance measurement.

📅15th May 2018

Repeated Coordination with Private Learning

Professor Kalyan Chatterjee - Distinguished Professor of Economics and Management Science - Pennsylvania State University
Management Science and Business Economics present a Research Seminar from Professor Kalyan Chatterjee.

📅15th May 2018

Meet the Dean - Executive MBA Open Night and Mini-Masterclass

Wendy Loretto - Dean of the Business School and Professor of Organisational Behaviour - University of Edinburgh Business School
Join us for a Mini-Masterclass taught by Wendy Loretto, Dean of the Business School and Professor of Organisational Behaviour. You will also learn how our Executive MBA can accelerate your career.

📅16th May 2018

Social Finance and Financial Technology Conference

The University of Edinburgh Business School is pleased to be hosting a World Class PhD Workshop on Social Finance and Financial Technology on 16 -17 May 2018.

📅16th May 2018

Accounting and Finance Seminar Series

Daniel Wolfenzon - Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics - Columbia University
Accounting and Finance Seminar

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