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February
15
 
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Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course - Part 1 of 2

📅15th February 2017
09:00
📅 To be confirmed

👤Professor David Hatherly (et al.)
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Upcoming courses


15 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course - Part 1 of 2

Professor David Hatherly - Professor Emeritus of Accounting - University of Edinburgh (et al.)
“In order to understand why you should seek to invest in good companies you first need to define what a good company is” - Terry Smith of Fundsmith

15 February 2017
09:00
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Strategic Human Resources and the New Economics of Personnel - MBA Option Course Part 1 of 2

Professor Susan Murphy - Chair in Leadership Development and Head of Organisational Studies Group - University of Edinburgh
Although many organisations recognise the importance of managing the work force effectively and even "know" what approaches are effective, it is remarkable how often firms and managers fail to implement these approaches.

20 February 2017
09:00
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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?

27 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course - Part 2 of 2

Professor David Hatherly - Professor Emeritus of Accounting - University of Edinburgh (et al.)
Please note applications are now closed; please check out our option course in Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions

27 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Strategic Human Resources and the New Economics of Personnel - MBA Option Course Part 2 of 2

Professor Susan Murphy - Chair in Leadership Development and Head of Organisational Studies Group - University of Edinburgh
Although many organisations recognise the importance of managing the work force effectively and even "know" what approaches are effective, it is remarkable how often firms and managers fail to implement these approaches.

2 March 2017
09:00
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Seeing & Thinking Design Masterclass

From £225
Nick Richmond - EODF Co-chair & Director - Tricordant Ltd. (et al.)
This Masterclass explores the relationship between the individual designer and organisational design. You will learn about different frameworks and models and explore what designing organisations actually means to each of us.

6 March 2017
09:00
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Best Practice in Research Procurement Masterclass

£895
Mr Alistair Haig - Early Career Fellow in Finance - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)
Drawing on real-world best practice and operational case studies, this one-day Masterclass will equip those with responsibilities for responding to research regulations with the skills to ensure effective change management and return on investment from these new processes.

20 March 2017
09:00
TBC

New Venture Creation - MBA Option Course

Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh (et al.)
'This has been one of the most practical and engaging courses I've been on throughout my MBA experience.' Student, 2016 programme

27 March 2017
09:00
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Managing Stakeholder Communications - MBA Option Course

Dr Caroline Marchant - Lecturer in Marketing - University of Edinburgh
Traditional paradigms of corporate and marketing communications are now being challenged in an increasingly complex global environment. Businesses today must adapt to increasingly knowledgeable and powerful stakeholders who expect immediate 24/7 often personalised communication from organisations.

1 May 2017
09:00
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Negotiations - MBA Option Course

Mr Tom Hutcheson - Owner Exfacie Negotiation Consultants - Associate of the Business School, University of Edinburgh
Negotiation is a fundamentally important mode of social interaction both as a core leadership competency and as an essential business skill for managers, business leaders and professionals across all sectors and functions.

4 May 2017
08:30
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Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

From £895
Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh
This 2-day programme on leading strategic change is designed to equip leaders with the ability to understand when and why change is needed in business, and how to deliver it effectively and sustainably.

8 May 2017
09:00
TBC

Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions - MBA Option Course

Professor Jo Danbolt - Ballie 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.

8 May 2017
09:00
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Project Management - MBA Option Course

'A radically different teaching approach to project management and was genuinely inspiring and friendly' - A previous participant

15 May 2017
09:00
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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 (et al.)
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.

29 May 2017
09:00
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Digital Strategy - MBA Option Course

Dr Jim Hamill - Owner and Director - Energise 2-0
There is no doubt that how we live, interact and even conduct business today, has been shaped by the technology that surrounds us. This disruptive technology changes at an ever increasing rate. So how do business leaders today, and in the years to come, keep their organisations responsive, relevant and ultimately competitive?

8 June 2017
08:00
TBC

A Practical History of Financial Markets

£1750 (plus VAT)
Professor Russell Napier - Co-founder - ERIC Electronic Research Interchange (et al.)
How does one best determine ‘value’ in stockmarkets? What forces act to produce the regular material deviations from even the best estimates of such value? This Masterclass seeks to answer these questions and provides an educational tool for active investors.

Past courses


24 November 2016
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

13 October 2016
09:00
TBC

Digital Leadership Masterclass

Dr Jim Hamill - Director - Future Digital Leaders

25 May 2016
08:30
TBC

The Future of the Finance Function Executive Retreat

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

23 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Digital Strategy - MBA Option Course

Dr Jim Hamill - Owner and Director - Energise 2-0

17 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Strategic Communications Masterclass

Professor Chris Carter - Chair in Strategy & Organisation - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

16 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Negotiations - MBA Option Course

Mr Tom Hutcheson - Owner Exfacie Negotiation Consultants - Associate of the Business School, University of Edinburgh

9 May 2016
08:30
TBC

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 (et al.)

5 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

2 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Project Management - MBA Option Course

Professor Nick Wake - Director of Operations Leaders - Warwick Business School

2 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions - MBA Option Course

Professor Jo Danbolt - Ballie Gifford Chair in Financial Markets and Director of PG Programmes - University of Edinburgh

28 April 2016
08:30
TBC

Reporting, Governance and Leadership Masterclass - managing the organisation in an uncertain world

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - University of Edinburgh Business School

19 April 2016
08:30
TBC

Advances in Behavioural Finance Masterclass

Dr Arman Eshraghi - Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director, MSc Finance & Investment - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

21 March 2016
08:30
TBC

Managing Stakeholder Communications - MBA Option Course

Mrs Caroline Marchant - Early Career Fellow in Markerting - University of Edinburgh

14 March 2016
08:30
TBC

New Venture Creation - MBA Option Course

Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

29 February 2016
08:30
TBC

Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course

Professor David Hatherly - Professor Emeritus of Accounting - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

15 February 2016
08:30
TBC

Psychology of Investing and Financial Decisions - MBA Option Course

Arman Eshraghi - Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director of MSc Finance and Investment - University of Edinburgh

28 January 2016
09:00
TBC

Digital Leadership Bootcamp

Dr Jim Hamill - Future Digital Leaders

26 November 2015
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

13 July 2015
08:30
TBC

Sustainability Strategy, Leadership and Management

Dr Kenneth Amaeshi - Reader in Strategy & International Business and Director of University of Edinburgh Business School Sustainable Business Initiative - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

7 May 2015
09:00
TBC

Numbers, Governance and Leadership Masterclass

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - Univeristy of Edinburgh Business School

4 May 2015
09:00
TBC

27 April 2015
09:00
TBC

21 April 2015
09:00
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Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Prof. John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

23 March 2015
08:30
TBC

16 March 2015
09:00
TBC

16 February 2015
09:00
TBC

Behavioural Finance Masterclass

Prof. Ben Jacobsen - Chair in Financial Markets - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)

27 January 2015
09:00
TBC

Strategic Communications Masterclass

Chris Carter - Chair in Strategy and Organisation - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)