Events

Upcoming Events & Seminars

Events, seminars and conferences organised by Lancaster University Management School
 

Saturday, 01 March 2014 - Monday, 31 March 2014

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LUMS will attend the upcoming QS Connect Masters 1-2-1 event in Athens, Greece.
Event Time
9:00 AM
Venue
Divani Palace Acropolis, 19-25 Parthenonos, Athens, Greece
Oliver Weall will talk about the importance of quality in business in this bespoke session.
Event Time
11:00 AM
Venue
Bowland North A012 (seminar room 6), Lancaster University
Speaker
Oliver Weall, Engineering Manager (Turbines), Rolls-Royce
This session will give you an insight into the work of a Technology Assurance specialist through various interactive challenges.
Event Time
12:00 PM
Venue
Bowland North A012 (seminar room 6), Lancaster University
Lancaster University Management School will attend the British Council Education UK Exhibition in Surabaya, Indonesia, on 4th March 2014.
Event Time
1:45 PM
Venue
Hotel Bumi Surabaya, Jl. Jend. Basuki Rakhmat 106 - 128, Surabaya, Indonesia
The event will be talking about how IBM is working to create a Smarter Planet, and talking about the initiatives to do this in different industries i.e. Smarter Water, Smarter Energy and Smarter Retail.
Event Time
2:00 PM
Venue
Lancaster University
Speaker
Kevin Jenkins, Executive IT Architect, IBM
Lancaster University Management School will attend the upcoming QS World Grad School Tour in Athens, Greece, on 4th March 2014.
Event Time
3:00 PM
Venue
Divani Palace Acropolis, 19-25 Parthenonos, 11742 Athens, Greece
A day in the life of a Software Engineer and a Cyber Security Engineer. Presentations from two engineers at Thales Group, sharing their roles, experiences and tips.
Event Time
6:00 PM
Venue
Bowland North A025 (seminar room 8), Lancaster University
A relaxed and informal event with a competitive edge, which will give you the opportunity to win £100 for your team, club or society, sponsored by PwC.
Event Time
6:00 PM
Venue
The Mill, Fylde College Bar
Thales Group are giving you the chance to test your creative and analytical skills in this problem solving exercise, open to all students.
Event Time
6:00 PM
Venue
Lancaster University
Professor Mike Reed is Professor of Human Resource Management at Cardiff Business School, and is currently an Honorary member of the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University Management School. His research interests include changing forms of organisation and new forms of work organisation and control.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 11, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Professor Mike Reed
An Economics research seminar.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 8, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Professor Jo Lindley, King's College London
The Dunelm recruitment team will be in LUMS to tell you more about the organisation, the scheme and also the application process.
Event Time
12:00 PM
Venue
LUMS Career Zone (A112)
Champions Life Academy is a nationally recognised business-training programme that develops students for the business world. Over an 11-week summer programme, students receive award-winning training and then get the chance to put it into practice by fundraising for our partner charity.
Event Time
1:00 PM
Venue
Lancaster University
This interactive business game invites you to work in teams to develop a product concept, including promotional activity, which will then be pitched to a Tesco representative for feedback.
Event Time
1:30 PM
Venue
Bowland North A060 (seminar room 18)
This seminar will be presented by Dr. Jun Li, who is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Essex Business School, University of Essex. He is a co-editor for the Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship (Emerald) and was the president of Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe, 2011 – 2012).
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 12, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Dr Jun Li
Unilever are hosting a BRAND QUIZ providing you with the opportunity to win great prizes! It will consist of three picture rounds, in which different logos need to be recognised and linked to the corresponding brand and companies' names.
Event Time
5:00 PM
Venue
Management School A217/A218 (Executive Suite)
This interactive event will provide an insight into the bank's assessments before lending, followed by a short discussion on Barclays in the Community.
Event Time
11:00 PM
Venue
Bowland North A028 (seminar room 10)
Speaker
Graham Duckworth, Steven Blunstone, and Martin Yates
Communicating or presenting effectively to groups is a valuable skill for you at university and will be essential once you're in the workplace. This session will give hints and tips about how to improve your presentation skills.
Event Time
12:00 PM
Venue
Bowland North A024 (seminar room 7)
In this highly interactive session, you'll get a glimpse behind the scenes and witness actual challenges faced by EY consultants. Then, working in teams, you'll take on these challenges yourself.
Event Time
2:00 PM
Venue
Management School A029 (Lecture Theatre 7)
A Department of Accounting and Finance research seminar.
Event Time
2:15 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 6, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Dr Laura Delaney (City University, London) with Jacco JJ Thijssen
Brian Sloan will discuss the Bank's current view of the UK's prospects for growth and inflation, detailing the underlying assumptions behind our forecast.
Event Time
3:00 PM
Venue
Management School A114/A119 (Lecture Theatre 4)
Speaker
Brian Sloan, Deputy Agent for the North West
Hear from the CEO and Founder of Bright Futures; he will share his insights into what it takes to create and build a successful career in the business world.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Management School A031/A033 (Lecture Theatre 8)
Speaker
Simon Reichwald, CEO, Bright Futures Resourcing Ltd.
The Lancaster MBA will be attending the QS World MBA tour in London in March 2014.
Event Time
12:30 PM
Venue
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3EE
Lancaster University Management School will attend the British Council Education UK Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 8th March 2014.
Event Time
1:00 PM
Venue
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Exhibition Hall 5, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Learn how to understand and forecast your time series. This two-day course is an ideal introduction to forecasting. You will learn how to explore and analyse your data, build robust and accurate time series forecasts using exponential smoothing and understand your forecasting performance.
Event Time
9:00 AM
Venue
The Work Foundation, 21 Palmer St, London
The Bangkok Applicant Event is a great opportunity to find out more about studying at one of the UK's leading universities, meet other students who have offers for Lancaster University and also meet with our alumni - to find out about student life at Lancaster University from those who have already experienced it!
Event Time
6:30 PM
Venue
Monet-Pissarro room, Novotel Siam Square, Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand
Lancaster alumni in Thailand are invited to attend an alumni reunion event on Monday 10th March 2014.
Event Time
7:00 PM
Venue
Novotel Siam Square, Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand
Lancaster University Management School will attend Mentor International's Application Day on 11th March 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Event Time
To be confirmed
Venue
To be confirmed
A peer network and business growth programme designed to meet the needs of aspiring growth businesses based in Cumbria.
Venue
Various locations across Cumbria
LUMS will attend the upcoming UK Education Exhibition Fair in Bangkok on 11th March.
Event Time
2-9pm
Venue
Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, M Floor, Chitlom, Bangkok
Lancaster University Management School will attend Hands On's Application Day on 12th March 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Event Time
To be announced
Venue
To be announced
Professor Laura Empson is professor of the Management of Professional Service Firms at Cass Business School. Her research interests include leadership dynamics in professional service firms and has covered themes such as: mergers and acquisitions, the professionalisation of management, organizational and identity change, knowledge management, and diversity management.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 11, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Professor Laura Empson, Cass Business School
An Economics research seminar.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 8, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Professor Charles Nolan, University of Glasgow
LUMS will attend Mentor International's UK University Interview Day on 13th March.
Event Time
2-7pm
Venue
The Gallery Room, 4th Floor, Novotel Siam Square
“Recognition Versus Disclosure of Fair Values” research seminar with Thorsten Sellhorn
Event Time
2:15-3:30pm
Venue
Lecture Theatre 6, Management School
The second UCAS Open Day in 2014 provides an excellent opportunity for students to find out first-hand about the University, LUMS, the accommodation and the degrees we teach.
Event Time
1:00 PM
Venue
Lancaster University Management School
The Lancaster MBA will be attending the QS World MBA tour in Frankfurt in March 2014.
Event Time
1:30 PM
Venue
Hilton Frankfurt, Hochstrasse 4, Frankfurt 60313, Germany
This two-day interactive workshop aims to bring together family businesses operating in the North West.
Event Time
10:00 AM
Venue
Lancaster University Management School
Seminar by Peter Jacko of the Department of Management Science
Event Time
1-2pm
Venue
LT7, Management School
Speaker
Peter Jacko
Professor Peter Scott is Professor of International Business History at the Henley Business School. His research interests include: the growth of mass consumption, consumer credit and owner-occupation, together with their impacts on household behaviour; the evolution of mass retailing formats in Britain and the United States; and the development of consumer goods industries.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 4, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Professor Peter Scott, Henley Business School
An Economics research seminar.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 11, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Dr Climent Quintana-Domeque, University of Oxford
The China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge aims to encourage new business ventures between China and the United Kingdom, and is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs seeking start-up funds from early stage investors and venture capital firms.
Event Time
4.30PM
Venue
LUMS LT5
LUMS alumni are invited to join Dr Uzair Shah, LUMS graduate and Lecturer in Management Learning & Leadership, at one of two informal get-togethers in Pakistan this month.
Event Time
12PM
Venue
Restaurant 1969 (located in Shakarparian, Islamabad)
This fast moving two day programme will utilise case studies, practical and innovative exercises, and peer to peer discussions to develop your strategic thinking resulting in a comprehensive business plan for you and your business.
Event Time
9:00 AM
Venue
St Helens Chamber, Salisbury Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1FY
Speaker
Ian Gordon
An Economics research seminar.
Event Time
4:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 11, Lancaster University Management School
A talk about ranking and selection procedures by Barry L. Nelson, based on joint work with Jun Luo, Jeff Hong and Yang Wu.
Event Time
1:00 PM
Venue
Lecture Theatre 8, Lancaster University Management School
Speaker
Barry L. Nelson, Northwestern University
Lancaster University Management School will attend the Access Masters education event in Moscow, Russia on 27th March 2014.
Event Time
3:00 PM
Venue
Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow, 52 bld. 6, Kosmodamianskaya nab., Moscow 115054, Russia.
Lancaster University Management School will attend the upcoming Access MBA event in Moscow, Russia.
Event Time
5:00 PM
Venue
Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow Conference Centre, Kosmodamianskaya naberezhnaya, 52, стр. 6, Moscow, Russia, 115054
Lancaster alumni are invited to attend the latest lecture in the Management In Action series: Charles Byrne's 'The challenges of delivering a consistent service with 1500 outlets'.
Event Time
6:30 PM
Venue
The Work Foundation, 21 Palmer Street, London, SW1H 0AD
Speaker
Charles Byrne
LUMS alumni are invited to join Dr Uzair Shah, LUMS graduate and Lecturer in Management Learning & Leadership, at one of two informal get-togethers in Pakistan this month.
Event Time
6.30PM
Venue
Nadia Coffee Shop in Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore
LUMS International Officer, Emma Jupp, will be holding one-to-one interview sessions for students considering LUMS at Mentor International's Bangkok Office on Friday 28th March from 1pm. Please note that prior booking is required.
Event Time
1:00 PM
Venue
Mentor International Bangkok Office, 16th Floor, Regent House, 183 Rajdamri Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330
Lancaster University Management School will attend the upcoming British Council Exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, on 29th and 30th March 2014.
Event Time
12:00 PM
Venue
Royal Paragon Hall, 5th Floor, Siam Paragon, Rama 1 Phathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
Our Postgraduate Open Day is an excellent opportunity to find out more about our postgraduate programmes in business and management.
Event Time
12PM
Venue
Lancaster University Management School
The third UCAS Open Day in 2014 provides an excellent opportunity for students to find out first-hand about the University, LUMS, the accommodation and the degrees we teach.
Event Time
1:00 PM
Venue
Lancaster University Management School
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