April 7, 2014 12:03 am

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – April 7

Analyse health

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth is exploring how the emergence of new technologies such as personal genetic testing, wearable health and fitness devices, and Big Data analytics will change the face of medicine. The conference is free and open to the public.

Tuesday – April 8

Study in the US

The University of Chicago Booth is running a live online chat for those interested in finding out about its Evening MBA or Weekend MBA programmes. George Andrews, associate dean of the programmes at Chicago Booth will answer questions about the admissions process and share tips.

Wednesday – April 9

Study in Asia

AGSM in Hong Kong is giving a brief introduction to its MBA programme, including details of the programme structure and courses offered. Current students and alumni will also be available to answer questions.

Learn from the emergency services

Richard Hunt, chairman of The London Ambulance Service, is sharing his experience in leadership at Cranfield School of Management.

Thursday – April 10

Visit France

The International University of Monaco and the INSEEC Group are hosting the first Luxury Symposium in Monaco. Supported by the Journal of Business Research, the symposium will bring together more than 40 researchers from the luxury industry for two days of reflection and to exchange ideas.

Consider an MBA

More than 20 business schools from the UK and overseas, including London Business School, ESCP Europe Business School, Henley Business School, Imperial College Business School, Iese and Insead are participating in AMBA’s accredited MBA fair in London.

Attend a TEDx event

Esade Business School is hosting a TEDx event in Spain on the multiple interconnected disciplines of the business world. Speakers include Isabel Aguilera, president of GE in Spain and former chief executive of Google, Spain and Portugal.

Friday – April 11

Experience an online class

SDA Bocconi School of Management in Italy is inviting potential students to join their live full-time MBA online class to experience the class atmosphere and teaching approaches. The class will focus on the global supply chain.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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