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  1. Professor Benny Higgins, an arts-loving banker will argue that business leaders are well served by engaging with the arts.

    Professor Benny Higgins, who spent a decade as chief executive of Tesco Bank and serves as a Chairman of the National Galleries of Scotland, will speak during a special event hosted by Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University in Dubai.

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  2. New start-ups offered space at Heriot-Watt University campus

    Business Incubator at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University opened its doors to new businesses this week, bringing the total number of resident start-ups to 14.

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  3. The Watt Club boosts its presence in Lusaka

    Heriot-Watt University’s alumni association, the Watt Club, is launching its first branch in Zambia during a special event on Friday (11 January) at InterContinental Hotel in Lusaka.

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  4. Professor Heather McGregor speaks to FlightLOG, the Loganair in-flight magazine

    When Rona Fairhead, the Minister of State at the Department for International Trade, requalified as a pilot last year, she will have been amazed by how little has changed in the cockpit since she first learned to fly a couple of decades ago...

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  5. Former CEO of Wood Group inspires Edinburgh Business School Incubees

    “When was the last time you used a story in a business pitch or presentation?” This was the question posed to a room full of new business owners, during an enlightening pitching and presentation masterclass.

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  6. Panmure House is the last home of the hugely influential Scottish philosopher and economist Adam Smith.

    n 2008 the house was bought by the Edinburgh Business School (EBS) and after a long journey of restoration it officially re-opened in autumn 2018.

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  7. EBS faculty explain how to grow social enterprise

    Assistant professors Laura Jackman and Colin Garvie have volunteered their time and expertise to deliver a special workshop for the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), part of Trade Up programme.

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  8. by Jesse Norman

    Jesse Norman explains why he decided to tackle the complex matter of Adam Smith’s life and times as the subject of his latest acclaimed book.

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  9. by David Pilling

    Aliko Dangote, one of Africa’s richest billionaires, made his fortune by supplying cement in Nigeria which opened the floodgate to an extraordinary entrepreneurial life. David Pilling meets him on his 108ft yacht, Mariya, berthed in Lagos’ bustling harbour.

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  10. Celebrating a cabin crew supremo

    Catherine Baird is an accomplished woman in today’s global airline industry. As a Senior Vice President with Emirates in Dubai, she is recognised as a leader in people development at the pinnacle of her chosen profession...

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Events

  1. Join us on Facebook Live to ask Professor Alan Gow your pressing questions about healthy ageing and cognitive decline.

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  2. Instructor: Professor Betina Hollsetin, University of Bremen)

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  3. Hear more about the on campus MBA programme offered in Dubai from Programme Director, Shirin Jarrar.

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  4. Learn how to apply analytical tools and the Six Sigma DMAIC Methodology to support process management in your organisation.

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  5. Led by Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi and Professor Heather McGregor, the programme aims to help you realise your full potential by developing the core skills that will enable you to succeed in your studies and future career.

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  6. Hear from faculty of Edinburgh Business School and the School of Social Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, as they present on their leading research that has helped organisations address management challenges and improve their practices.

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  7. Learn how to apply analytical tools and the Six Sigma DMAIC Methodology to support process management in your organisation.

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  8. This one-day short course at Edinburgh Business School will give you an introduction to leadership knowledge and skills.

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  9. Using a mixture of self-learning, lectures, and hands-on training, you will work on building optimal investment portfolios using Bloomberg Terminals under the expert eye of course leader, Dr Mo Sherif.

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  10. On campus open day, Heriot-Watt University Dubai

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  11. Learn more about our on campus MBA programmes offered at our University campus in Dubai's International Academic City.

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  12. This 3 hour advanced questioning skills workshop will provide executives with a new approach to enquiry and critical thinking.

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  13. Join us from the 17 - 19 April and learn more about our on campus MBA programmes offered in Dubai.

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  14. Earn the most well-respected qualifications recognised by the Islamic Finance industry at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Dubai.

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  15. Dr Stefan Grindl, Modul University Vienna will deliver a workshop at Heriot-Watt University on content analysis and semantic analysis.

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  16. Join us at Høyskolen Kristiania Nettstudier and learn more about the Business School and the programmes we offer, including our flagship MBA programme.

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  17. Join us in Dubai and learn more about our part and full-time MBA programmes.

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  18. Join us for a programme information session in Abuja.

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  19. Join us for a programme information session in Lagos.

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  20. Our one-day executive workshop is aimed at executives and managers responsible for managing the performance of their organisation

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  21. Join Edinburgh Business School's Executive Dean, Professor Heather McGregor, and a panel of successful female leaders as they discuss how we can all work together to #BalanceforBetter..

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  22. Learn more about our on campus MBA programmes offered at our University campus in Dubai.

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  23. The talk will be delivered by Dr Lorien Jasny (University of Exeter) at Edinburgh Business School

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  24. The workshop, led by Dr Lorien Jasny (University of Exeter), will cover advanced concepts, methods and applications of social network analysis used in social and behavioural sciences.

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  25. A unique opportunity to hear from one of the UK’s foremost business and cultural leaders, Professor Benny Higgins, Chairman of National Galleries of Scotland, in Dubai.

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  26. Start your MBA part-time in January 2019 at Edinburgh Business School, the graduate School of Business at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai campus! Don’t miss your chance to apply to start studying in the new year. By signing up to study part-time at our Dubai campus, you can complete your MBA within two years, without having to put your career on hold.

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  27. This meeting of the Entrepreneurship group picks up on its vision and welcomes contributions from across the entrepreneurial spectrum.

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  28. Hear more about our part-time MBA offered on campus in Putrajaya. During the preview, our executive dean, Professor Heather McGregor, will deliver a talk on "The flying manager - from cockpit to commerce", and share her views on how businesses can learn from aviation.

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  29. Hear from our executive dean, as she talks about the ten investments you need to make to future proof your working life.

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  30. The Centre for Networks and Enterprise (CNE) at Edinburgh Business School are hosting a workshop on network analysis.

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  31. Professor Leroy White from the University of Warwick) will deliver a guest talk in the South Pod of EBS, from 14:00-15:30. Please meet in EBS Private Dining Area from 13:30-14:00 for arrival teas & coffees and registration.

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  32. Multimode networks and network evolution. Instructor: Dr James Hollway (Graduate Institute Geneva).

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  33. Find out more about the postgraduate degrees in business that we offer at Edinburgh Business School on Wednesday 21 November at 12pm.

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  34. The Centre for Networks and Enterprise (CNE) at Edinburgh Business School are hosting a workshop on Network Analysis.

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  35. Social network analysis focuses on relationships between or among social entities. This course presents an introduction to advanced concepts, methods, and applications of social network analysis used in the social and behavioural sciences.

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  36. The Centre for Networks and Enterprise (CNE) at Edinburgh Business School are hosting a workshop on Network Analysis.

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  37. Join EBS' senior teaching fellow, Dr Barbara Jamieson, and EBS Southern Africa's regional manager, Melanie Sturmheit, for an evening reception in Nairobi.

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  38. Guest speaker, Kevin Hogan, Fraud Risk Manager at Investec Private Banking, will be speaking about fraud and how to prevent it in the digital age in Sandton, South Africa.

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  39. The African Heads of Mission meeting from 19th – 21st September, will bring together 15 African Ambassadors, plus their trade and education teams from the continents largest economies to Scotland for the first time.

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  40. Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University Malaysia are delighted to host Professor Benny Higgins, former Chief Executive of Tesco Bank, as he explores the principles of business and art, and explains why aspiring leaders should place great value on both.

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  41. Hear from former Tesco Bank's Chief Executive, Professor Benny Higgins, as he shares his experience of building a bank for its dedicated customer.

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  42. Edinburgh Business School is delighted to host a guest presentation from Professor Paul Jones, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the University of Swansea.

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  43. Confused about money? Concerned about the economy? Join Merryn Somerset Webb at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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  44. In Company Theatre Productions, in association with Kirkcaldy 4 and Edinburgh Business School, are bringing "Adam Smith - The Invisible Hand" to the Edinburgh Fringe from the 11th -26th August.

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  45. We are delighted to invite you to join us for an information session at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University in Malaysia.

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  46. Guest speaker, Dr Craig Robinson, EBS' Director of Teaching and Learning, will be giving a talk on the Southern Africa economy.

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  47. We are pleased to invite you to an information session hosted by EBS Southern Africa in Johannesburg.

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  48. The assessment day is based on recruitment procedures used by large firms. It will be a rigorous, yet rewarding day for attendees.

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  49. We are delighted to invite you to attend The Watt Club alumni dinner in Singapore.

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  50. A fun swimming aid for children, a translation technologies company and a student led social enterprise providing affordable reusable sanitary pads in rural Kenya were named the winners of Pitch@Palace on Tour in Edinburgh.

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  51. Five members of Edinburgh Business School’s (EBS) and the Centre for Networks and Enterprise (CNE) will attend this year’s Sunbelt Conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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  52. Hear from Dr Wardah Mohamad as she shares her advice on delivering a winning presentation and managing stress.

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  53. On the evening, Professor McGregor will present on two topics: social capital and Panmure House.

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  54. Shai Davidov, Senior Teaching Fellow in Strategic Planning will give a lecture during a two-day conference for the project professionals.

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  55. We would like to invite you to join us at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, to learn more about the MBA programme we offer in Dubai.

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  56. You will hear more about the School and the online porgrammes we offer, including our flagship MBA programme. You will also have the opportunity to meet our MBA programme director, Ken Brown, and regional manager, Mel Sturmheit.

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