May 4, 2014 11:30 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – May 5

Visit Switzerland

IMD Business School is welcoming prospective MBA students at its campus in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tuesday – May 6

Network in Santiago

Cranfield School of Management is running a networking event for alumni and prospective students of its MBA programme. The evening will include a specially filmed lecture by Stephanie Hussels, senior lecturer in entrepreneurship, titled: How Competition Strengthens Start-ups.

Plan your career

The Australian School of Business is running a short information webinar for prospective students interested in its change management programme.

Wednesday – May 7

Learn about leadership

Tim Morris, a professor at Oxford university Saïd Business School, is delivering a sample lecture titled: A Leadership Overview. He will be joined by Matthew Conisbee and Duncan MacIntyre, associate directors of executive degree programmes, both of whom will answer questions about applications.

Thursday – May 8

Listen to an expert

David Halpern, chief executive of the UK Behavioural Insights Team and National What Works Adviser is speaking about politics at Rotman School of Management in Canada.

Be an entrepreneur

Marion Gamel, vice-president of marketing at Eventbrite, is speaking about growing a start-up business. The talk will take place at City University Cass Business School in the UK and will focus on how to build a disruptive business and use data to fuel growth.

Friday – May 9

Attend a conference

Focusing on how to manage creativity in start-ups, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Germany is holding its annual Accelerate Conference. This includes opportunities to pitch business ideas to high-profile investors.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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