February 2, 2014 10:31 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – Feb 3

Survive the recession

Emily Bianchi, professor at Emory University Goizueta Business School, is running a seminar at Harvard Business School for students who are graduating in the recession, analysing the implications for job attitudes. The seminar is open to the public.

Learn about the energy market

Marvin Odum, president of Shell Oil Company, is speaking at Stanford Graduate School of Business about the global implications of America’s changing energy market.

Solve the economic crisis

Esade Business School and the CESifo Institute are hosting a session entitled Spanish-German Economic Dialogue. The event aims to build bridges between southern and northern Europe.

Tuesday – Feb 4

Make yourself stand out

City University Cass Business School in London is hosting an information session on what tools and techniques individuals can use to help build and drive their own success. Vanessa Vallely, founder of a network called We Are the City and author of Heels of Steel, will be the guest speaker.

Wednesday – Feb 5

Study in the US

For those considering an MBA, Columbia Business School is running an information session on their programme. Admissions counsellors and current students will be available for questions.

Attend an E-Fair

In collaboration with 18 universities, the CEMS Alliance is organising a 24-hour virtual education fair. There will be opportunities to chat with students across the globe about campus life, share business cards and download school brochures.

Learn about China

Xiang Bing, founding dean and professor at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, is sharing his insights about China’s economic transformation and its global implications, in a talk at NUS Business School. A Q&A session will also take place.

Thursday – Feb 6

Consider an EMBA

The admissions representative at Washington University Olin Business School is organising an information session on the school’s EMBA programme. A Q&A will immediately follow.

Friday – Feb 7

Reflect on your emotions

Alicia Grandey, an associate professor at The Pennsylvania State University, is describing her research on emotional labour at Lee Kong Chian School of Business in Singapore. She has found that managing your emotional expressions at work generally enhances job performance but can impair employee wellbeing.

Be a finance expert

Professor Boot is speaking at The University of Amsterdam Business School about the future of the financial sector as part of the school’s masters in finance programme speaker series.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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