Business Support From LU Management School
Could your business do with some Financial Management or Marketing support?
Financial Management Support
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) and the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (IEED) are offering NW businesses an opportunity to tap into the resources offered by high-calibre international postgraduate students from the MSc in Accounting & Financial Management, and the MSc in Finance.
As part of this scheme companies can employ a student on a placement for up to 6 months and gain from their expertise in:
- Accounting and Auditing
- Internal Financial Control and Budgeting
- Management Control Systems
- Financial Statement Analysis
Interviews have already commenced; interested companies should contact Sandeep Sanyal on 01524 510712 or email@example.com.
Marketing is a core activity in the success or failure of any business.
It is estimated that lack of marketing or poor marketing accounts for the failure of 38.1% of SME's in the UK.
The Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development have designed an innovative programme for SME's in the North West to improve marketing performance and growth. It's got a proven track record of working and if you are eligible it's completely free.
This is fresh*
When? Tuesday's: 6th, 13th and 20th November, 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Where? Lancaster University Management School (6th) and the Lancaster House Hotel (13th and 20th)
Introduction to marketing; This thought provoking session provides an overview of what the marketing concept is, introduces you to the programme and highlights the links between the other units.
Market research; This session explains the how, where, when and why to carry out Market Research activities and what a business can achieve through it.
PR and the media; This workshop will teach you how to communicate effectively with your market through Public Relations and the media channels available.
Branding; This workshop explains how to develop a strong, consistent image and brand identity. It also demonstrates how critical it is to have established branding within your marketplace.
Selling; In this workshop we'll help you discover how to successfully sell to and capitalise on new and existing customers.
Marketing Strategy; This strategic session pulls together the fresh* course and establishes marketing in the wider business context.
Eligible Companies: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) eligible companies located in Preston, Lancaster, Blackpool, the Fylde & Skelmersdale.
Sector: Any business to business
Finally here's a quick recap of what ERDF eligibility is defined as:
- less then 250 employees
- primarily deal business to business
- turnover less then £30m a year
- located in an Objective Two fully eligible area (please check on www.objectivetwo.co.uk or please call for details).
If you have any questions or would just like to chat about the course feel free to contact David Hassall or Melissa Davies.
01524 510 702/09
M: 07772 967 976
Thu 04 October 2007
Dr Jerry Avis joined the Faculty on 2nd March 2015 as Deputy Director for Business Partnerships and Enterprise. He has a PhD in Microbial Chemistry from the University Of Manchester and has worked in the higher education and private sectors in both commercial and operational roles.
Tue 03 March 2015
The Faculty is establishing strategic guidelines to identify and support research fellowship applications, to develop future research leaders and to increase the Faculty’s large grant bids.
Tue 03 March 2015
A trip to Technical University of Denmark (DTU) led by Professor Harry Hoster, Head of Energy, has laid the foundations for an international partnership to enhance knowledge exchange in key technological fields, and to provide exchange opportunities for Masters students.
Tue 03 March 2015
A decade of ‘Innovation, Interaction and Impact’ was celebrated in style at InfoLab21’s tenth anniversary event on Thursday 26th February.
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Mon 02 March 2015