February 23, 2014 11:37 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – Feb 24

Join the Circular Economy

Kresse Wesling, an environmental entrepreneur, is speaking at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School about the businesses she builds that make money and have a positive impact on the environment – Elvis & Kresse, for example, which turns industrial waste into lifestyle products and returns 50 per cent of its profits to charities and organisations related to the waste.

Tuesday – Feb 25

Develop your CSR skills

The European Association of Communication Directors is holding a regional debate at the Norwegian Business School in Oslo. The topic is CSR and communications; damned if you do, damned if you don’t, and speakers include Peggy Simcic Brønn, professor of communication and management at the school.

Wednesday – Feb 26

Test your knowledge

Teams of MBA students and alumni are participating in the FT Business School Challenge to mark the launch of the annual FT MBA Challenge and raise funds for World Child Cancer. Schools represented are: Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, HEC Paris, Insead, Imperial College Business School, Manchester Business School, the University of St Gallen and Warwick Business School. Follow on Twitter @ftbized #FTchallenge to see the questions and find out the winner.

Get on the catwalk

Columbia Business School is hosting its first fashion show. The theme of the show is Business meets Fashion and it will be co-hosted by the school’s European Society and Retail and Luxury Goods Club.

Thursday – Feb 27

Analyse your career

Stanford Graduate School of Business alumnus Dollaya Chaibongsai is advising graduates on how to find their career path. She has worked as an admissions evaluator for five years at the US school, reviewing more than 1,000 applications, and now works for The MBA Exchange.

Take on Big Data

In partnership with ParisBerlin Magazine, ESCP Europe is hosting a conference on its Paris campus about the challenge of data protection in Europe. Questions for debate include: Can Europe still have a communal data protection policy and can it build it?

Friday – Feb 28

Study in the UK

London Business School is hosting a drop-in session on campus for those interested in its Masters in Management programme.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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