March 9, 2014 11:08 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – March 10

Become a leader

As part of its leadership experts speakers series, Rotman School of Management is hosting a breakfast seminar led by David Colcleugh, author of Everyone a Leader: A Guide to Leading High-Performance Organizations for Engineers and Scientists.

Tuesday – March 11

Learn about Latin America

Esade is hosting a conference on the globalisation of Latin America. Speakers include Javier Santiso, professor at Esade who will discuss his new book Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries.

Wednesday – March 12

Consider an online MBA

The FT is hosting a live Q&A with a panel of guest experts on the topic of online learning. On the panel are: Douglas Shackelford, dean of the Kenan-Flagler school at the University of North Carolina, Mark Taylor, dean of Warwick Business School in the UK and Simon Nelson, chief executive of FutureLearn.

Do business in Africa

Mark Cutifani, chief executive of Anglo American Plc, is talking about the challenge of doing business in South Africa at The Royal Society in London as part of the ‘Cranfield talks business . . .’ series. A Q&A session will follow his talk.

Thursday – March 13

Embrace luxury

Essec Business School is running a workshop in Singapore on international expansion, retail and the distribution of luxury brands. The workshop runs for two days and will be conducted by Denis Morisset, Essec alumnus and former chief executive of Armani.

Friday – March 14

Support women

Insead Business School is holding a live screening of the documentary Miss Representation. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Herminia Ibarra, professor of organisational behaviour.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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