The Academic Week Ahead

Key events taking place at business schools Sept 15 – 19

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Monday – Sept 15

Consider an MBA

The admissions team of the Ivey school at the University of Western Ontario are visiting Beijing to meet prospective students. A Fit with Ivey quiz is available for those who wish to schedule a one-to-one information session.

Tuesday – Sept 16

Be diverse

The 36th Annual National Black MBA Conference & Exposition is taking place in the US. The theme this year is The Art of Leadership: Inspiration. Innovation. Collaboration.

Wednesday – Sept 17

Research a masters

A panel of experts are answering questions live on the FT MBA blog between 14.00 and 15.00 BST. Experts include the dean of new initiatives and external relations at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and the dean of the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia in Canada.

Thursday – Sept 18

Turn your radio on

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is marking the opening of SiriusXM’s satellite radio broadcast studio at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Shows will focus on business and management knowledge for career success.

Join a panel

FT columnist Martin Wolf is speaking at a Durham University Business School event. With Richard Harris, head of economics at Durham, he will discuss whether economists are too dependent on mathematical modelling and adherence to a neo-classical approach.

Friday – Sept 19

Network with women

Yale School of Management is inviting prospective female students to meet the women on their campus, including faculty and alumnae. The day includes a campus tour and lunch with current students.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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