Knowledge Exchange Events
Our knowledge exchange events bring together academic staff, users of research and wider groups and communities to exchange ideas, evidence and expertise. They provide an opportunity to showcase research and to discuss the implications for the economy, society, businesses and citizens. The events range from those offered to members of our research and enterprise centres and those open to the general public such as our Leeds Business School Guest Speaker Series.
Transformative technologies and their application within financial services Dr David Devins (May 2017)
At a recent guest lecture in the Rose Bowl, Chris Sier, Envoy of the Northern Powerhouse, provided a wake-up call to organisations operating in the Financial Services sector. He drew attention to the Tech Nation 2017 report charting the UKs digital landscape and providing analysis of Britain’s digital economy and clusters...
22 May 2017
Join us for a free workshop which provides an opportunity to discuss the role of family businesses in our economy, the challenges they face, and the opportunities they can realise.
25 May 2017
Sebastian James Group CEO of Dixons Carphone is to join a celebrated group of highly respected senior directors by accepting an invitation to present this year’s Britain’s Most Admired Companies Lecture. It will be an evening in conversation with Sebastian facilitated by our very own Professor Paul Turner.
Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility with the UN Global Compact
24 June 2017
Have you heard of SDG’s but wondered what they are, why businesses should care, or how other businesses are contributing to them? If so, come along to this free roadshow to find out more.
13 June 2017
This section of the programme is designed to equip those involved with the communication of a company’s operations, performance and growth prospects with knowledge, techniques and fundamental tools to start to manage IR effectively for their organisation.
14 September 2017
This practical one day workshop has been designed to give participants a thorough grounding in the principles of company valuation. The workshops are suitable for delegates from quoted companies, companies that are considering an acquisition, private companies considering flotation, and advisory firms. Delegates are not required to have any prior knowledge of company valuation or acquisitions, but will need to be familiar with company financial statements. The programme is highly interactive and participants will leave with practical usable models.
19 October 2017
The final instalment of the series is ideal for professionals from member firms and corporate advisors as well as relevant staff from financial organisations. This workshop will use live market data, case studies and worked examples to provide an overview of how mature equity markets function and put into context a company’s role within these markets.