December 1, 2013 11:00 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – Dec 2

Study in Europe

The Financial Times European Business School magazine publishes today, including a ranking of the top 100 programmes. Read for free and join a live Q&A on Wednesday, featuring the deans of Essec and the European School of Management and Technology.

Do business in Africa

Africa Club at London Business School launches its series on the opportunities and challenges entrepreneurship in Africa brings. The launch is being held in Johannesburg and is open to alumni, professionals, friends and partners of the club. Speakers include Sizwe Nxasana, chief executive of FirstRand.

Find out about a masters

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany is hosting an EFMD conference on masters programmes. The event is co-chaired by Markus Rudolf, associate dean at WHU and Nigel Hayes, director of the master in international management and the master in finance at Eada in Spain.

Tuesday – Dec 3

Learn about marketing

Católica Porto Business School in Portugal is hosting a seminar on marketing trends with the marketing manager of Danone.

Wednesday – Dec 4

Research the history of colonies

Marcelo Bucheli from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business is presenting a research seminar at the University of Reading Henley Business School on Colombia, Jersey Standard and the American payment of reparations for the loss of Panama.

Attend an open day

Edhec Business School is hosting an open day in Singapore. The event will give prospective students an insight into the research conducted by the Edhec-Risk Institute with a presentation on risk management by professor of finance, Stoyan Stoyanov. Alumni will also be answering questions.

Thursday – Dec 5

Join a workshop for women

Fiona Dent and Viki Holton from Ashridge Business School are encouraging women to critically review their career in a one-day interactive workshop. The session will include an overview of the current landscape for women in business and a psychometric test.

Friday – Dec 6

Eat a high impact breakfast

Wits Business School in South Africa is hosting a breakfast titled leadership in the changing world. Speakers include Euvin Naidoo and Tim Schweikert, both executives in residence at WBS.

Improve your investment skills

HKUST Business School in Hong Kong is hosting a workshop and conference on investment and capital/angel management. The event is part of their InnoAsia 2013 programme running all week.

Pitch ideas to a panel

With Christmas approaching, City University Cass Business School in the UK is helping entrepreneurs find funding for their ideas. Participants are invited to pitch to a panel of Christmas angels. The panel includes Leo Castellanos, investment director of Saatchinvest, a £5 million fund investing in disruptive start-ups.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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