May 11, 2014 7:32 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – May 12

Become an executive

The Financial Times Executive Education magazine has been published, featuring a global ranking of open enrolment programmes and a special report on gender diverse boardrooms.

Manage your finances

Luis de Guindos, Spanish minister of economy and competitiveness, is holding a lecture at Esade Business School called The Banking Union and the Future of the Monetary Union. The event will be live-streamed on the school’s website and comments made via Twitter #ESADEsessions

Consider an MBA

Lancaster University Management School is running an information session in London for prospective students of its MBA programme. Chris Saunders, the full-time MBA programme director, will be answering questions.

Tuesday – May 13

Take on technology

Chris Rezendes, founder and president of Inex Advisors, is visiting Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College to speak about the potential of Machine-to-Machine and the Internet of Things. He will focus on investment opportunities and the social implications of connecting the physical world.

Wednesday – May 14

Meet a banker

Ashok Vaswani, chief executive of Barclays Retail and Business Banking, is speaking at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. Key themes include how Barclays is rebuilding trust and how the digital revolution is rapidly transforming the global business landscape.

Thursday – May 15

Join a masterclass

Patrick Lecomte, research fellow at Essec Business School, is hosting a masterclass on real estate finance. The class, held on the school’s Singapore campus, will include an overview of the actions and policies implemented by western and Asian economies following the collapse of the US residential mortgage market in 2007-2008.

Visit a campus

EMLyon Business School is opening its doors for the day, to share information on programme content, admission procedures and career opportunities. Presentations will be in English and French and will include workshops.

Friday – May 16

Alumni event: Belgium

Vlerick Business School is running an alumni event on its St. Petersburg campus. The keynote speaker is Steve Muylle from Digital Strategy, who will discuss how to plan digital initiatives that deliver superior customer value.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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