January 12, 2014 10:41 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – Jan 13

Do business in Asia

Harvard Business School dean Nitin Nohria is sharing his views on European companies expanding into Asia at the 50th anniversary of the Harvard-Iese committee. The event will take place at Iese Business School in Barcelona.

Tuesday – Jan 14

Grow your business

City University Cass Business School in London is convening a symposium on the challenge and promise of employee ownership in the 21st century and the action needed to develop employee ownership and new business models in the public and private sectors. Guest speakers include Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury.

Find out about an MBA in Scotland

The University of Edinburgh Business School is hosting a live online information session for prospective MBA students. A recording will also be available after the session.

Wednesday – Jan 15

Discover what Asian consumers want

Bernd Schmitt, professor at Columbia Business School in the US, is presenting insights from his new book titled The Changing Face of the Asian Consumer. A practitioner’s panel will also discuss their efforts to grow their brands in the Asian marketplace.

Thursday – Jan 16

Have a business school breakfast

The Rollins Crummer Graduate School of Business is hosting a special breakfast for guests to meet current students, faculty and admissions professionals. Attendees will learn how the Rollins MBA can help to prepare them to take control of their career.

Attend a book launch

The president of Imperial College, Sir Keith O’Nions, is speaking at a launch event for The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management with editors Mark Dodgson, director of the Technology and Innovation Management Centre at the University of Queensland Business School, David Gann and Nelson Philips, professors at Imperial College Business School. The text will be available to buy at the event at a discounted price.

Friday – Jan 17

Join a forum

Sue Helper, Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management in the US, who is currently the US Commerce Department’s chief economist, is visiting the City Club of Cleveland for their Business Leaders Series.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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