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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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Mediation and Third-Party Interventions in Collective Conflicts

📅20th February 2018
📅 To be confirmed

👤Dr Aida Ponce del Castillo
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📅5th Mar 2018

Psychology of Investing and Financial Decisions - MBA Option Course

Dr Arman Eshraghi - Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director of MSc Finance and Investment - University of Edinburgh
Why do some investors relish in danger and others flee at the first sign of market volatility?

📅6th Mar 2018

Professional Development Speaker Series

The Doctoral Society is pleased announce the second and third sessions in our Professional Development Speaker Series (PDSS) on 6 March (separate registration required for the morning and afternoon sessions). These talks are aimed at developing our career goals and knowledge as well as assisting us on our academic journey. Please attend even if your in your first year and not yet thinking about your post PhD goals. Part of the aim of the Doctoral Society is to support every Business School PhD as they reach for their future goals. More information on the speakers are available in the attached flyer. Kellee and Karen travel internationally supporting PhDs in actively achieving their career objectives. Kellee will be addressing issues that can effect our performance and writing as PhDs and Karen has been offering PhDs insight for both academic and non-academic careers for the last 6 years. We hope to see you at these sessions coffee/tea and lunch will be provided in the roof terrace for all who register.

📅6th Mar 2018

Professional Development Speaker Series

Schedule - Afternoon Session Hacking your Academic Career (Afternoon session) Karen Kelsky is the founder of The Professor Is In, which provides advice and consulting services on the academic job search and all elements of the academic and post-academic career. Karen will be providing a close examination of all aspects of what happens after your Viva. So you have a PhD, now what? What are search committees looking for? How to build a competitive record? How to articulate that record in job documents and interviews? This is important information for all doctoral candidates even first year students. Understanding what we need after our PhD is finished will help us achieve our goals. Karen speaks internationally on topics related to Ph.D. professionalisation, and is a weekly columnist at Chronicle Vitae. Her latest book is The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job.

📅7th Mar 2018

Startup Festival 2018

The Startup Festival invites you to celebrate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Edinburgh.

📅8th Mar 2018

The Future of US Financial Services under Donald Trump

Alex Sanchez - President and CEO - Florida Bankers Association (et al.)
Alex Sanchez, CEO of the Florida Bankers’ Association will draw on his extensive experience on Capitol Hill share his insights into developments in US financial services

📅13th Mar 2018

Tom Robertson Memorial Lecture

Andrei Shleifer - Professor of Economics - Harvard University
Tom Robertson Memorial Lecture

📅15th Mar 2018

QS World Grad School Tour - Thessaloniki, Greece

Visit our stand at the QS World Grad School Tour event in Thessaloniki to find out more about our exciting range of MSc and MBA programmes.

📅17th Mar 2018

QS World Grad School Tour - Athens, Greece

Visit our stand at the QS World Grad School Tour event in Athens to find out more about our exciting range of MSc and MBA programmes.

📅19th Mar 2018

New Venture Creation - MBA Option Course

Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh
Designed for those who want to test and develop new business ideas, this 5-day course is highly practical and intensive. The course includes both group and individual activities, company visits and has an emphasis on growing a personal business network.

📅21st Mar 2018

Why female board representation matters: The role of female directors in reducing male CEO overconfidence

Dr Jie Chen - Cardiff University
Accounting and Finance Seminar Series

📅26th Mar 2018

Managing Stakeholder Communications - MBA Option Course

Dr Caroline Marchant - Lecturer in Marketing - University of Edinburgh
Make sure you are one step ahead in identifying your corporate stakeholder relationships while understanding the importance of a clear vision and brand.

📅27th Mar 2018

New Venture Creation Mini Masterclass

Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh
Come and experience our Open Night and Mini Masterclass to see how our Executive MBA can accelerate your career. New Venture Creation Mini Masterclass

📅28th Mar 2018

Accounting and Finance Seminar Series

Gavin Cassar - Professor of Accounting and Control - INSEAD
Accounting and Finance Seminar Series

📅29th Mar 2018

No Deal on Brexit: What Does That Mean for Scotland’s Services?

Panellist names to be confirmed
This discussion will consider what will happen if there is No Deal on Scotland's services industry – an outcome that will remain possible right up until the end of the negotiation process

📅11th Apr 2018

XXII IRSPM Annual Conference 2018

We invite you to the XXII IRSPM Annual Conference to network with colleagues, exchange research findings, and discuss new topics of emerging significance in public management.

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