October 13, 2013 11:30 pm

The Academic Week Ahead: 14 – 20 Oct

Monday – Oct 14

Top up your knowledge of finance

Alon Brav, professor of finance at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in the US, is visiting Imperial College Business School in the UK to host a finance group seminar on the effects of hedge fund activism on companies.

Brainstorm start-up ideas

The University of Washington Foster School of Business in the US is calling anyone who has an interest in entrepreneurship to participate in its Entrepreneur Week. Events are free and include Off the Vine Ventures, a panel discussion on what it’s like to be an alcohol entrepreneur in today’s competitive environment. Join the debate on Twitter #EWUW13

Tuesday – Oct 15

Find out if business is a force for good

David Logan co-founder and joint chair of Corporate Citizenship, a global consultancy, is leading a talk on capitalism and corporate social responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School in the UK.

Find out about an MBA in Spain

The admissions department at IE Business School in Spain is holding an interactive chat with those interested in studying on their MBA and Masters in Management courses.

Wednesday – Oct 16

Be environmentally aware

The Entrepreneurship Club and Centre for Carbon Innovation at the University of Edinburgh Business School in Scotland is hosting a talk on the rapidly growing low carbon space. The talk is the first of three on this theme and will be followed by a wine and networking reception.

AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, is holding an accreditation seminar in Copenhagen. Gonzalo Garland, vice-president for development at IE Business School in Spain will lead the seminar.

Thursday – Oct 17

Be fashion-conscious

Kamal Munir, a professor at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, is leading a research workshop on global production networks in the 21st century, called The High Cost of Cheap T-shirts. The workshop is being held at City University Cass Business School in London.

Take your career to the next stage

Skema Business School alumni are hosting a 60-minute interactive workshop with Sylvie Giret, an expert in the development of overseas companies and brands in the US market and Anette Rosenzweig, an executive career and life coach. The workshop includes an analysis of the ‘personal brand’ concept and how it can be built and managed efficiently.

Friday – Oct 18

Start studying for an MBA

Renzo Cenciarini, professor of finance at SDA Bocconi School of Management in Italy is running an online MBA masterclass called A Complete Business Cycle: The start up, development and exit stages.

Saturday – Oct 19

If you are considering an MBA in Canada

The Canadian MBA Alliance – a partnership of Canada’s leading MBA programmes – will be holding a reception in the Lancaster Hotel, Bayswater, London on Saturday October 19. A panel discussion will be followed by a networking event.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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