The Academic Week Ahead

Key events taking place at business schools Dec 8 — 12

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Monday — Dec 8

Exercise your brain

Paul Zak, an expert in neuroeconomics, is visiting the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, where he will discuss responsible leadership. Dr Zak’s lab discovered in 2004 that the brain chemical oxytocin allows us to determine who to trust.

Tuesday — Dec 9

Be inspired

A group of MBA women working in biotechnology, healthcare and pharmaceuticals are sharing their personal experiences in a Forté Foundation webinar. The talk will run from 2-3pm EST.

Wednesday — Dec 10

Meet a navy captain

David Marquet, a former US navy captain, is speaking at IMD Business School about how he turned around the performance of a nuclear submarine by giving away control.

Chat to a school

The Kellogg School of Management admissions team is running a Twitter chat at 2pm CT for those interested in their one-year MBA programme. Follow #1YMBA to ask questions and learn more.

Thursday — Dec 11

Be a leader

The Academy of Business in Society and the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership are hosting a forum on transformative leadership. FT Business Education Editor Della Bradshaw will moderate a panel on business school perspectives and the implications for global leadership development.

Friday — Dec 12

Join a lecture

HHL is hosting a lecture entitled Social Networks in Organisations. The lecture will be given by Christopher Tunnard, a professor from Tufts University, who will teach students what social networks are, how they work and how you can analyse and utilise them.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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