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Panmure House Perspectives.

This is a twice-yearly publication from Edinburgh Business School showcasing research by EBS doctoral students, interviews with major global business figures and the viewpoints of leading academics.

Our journal
  1. by Neil Kay

    Some of Adam Smith’s ideas have stood the test of time less well than others. He argued in The Wealth of Nations that the English were more handsome than the Scots, but that above them all stood the Irish, with “the most beautiful women perhaps in the British Dominions”.

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  2. by Kenny Kemp

    On a late April morning, a hard-hat and hi-vis-vest tour of Panmure House was undertaken by Professor Neil Kay, of Edinburgh Business School, and conservators and experts in the works of Adam Smith from the National Library of Scotland.

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  3. Professor Heather McGregor visits a volcanic island to meet EBS students and alumni

    Edinburgh Business School’s Executive Dean delivered a seminar on Social Capital and took part in an evening reception at Glamis Business School, EBS' Learning Partner in Mauritius.

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  4. Postgraduate business education transforms careers

    Edinburgh Business School’s massive scholarship scheme launched across Africa in 2010, gave up to 250 people the opportunity to study its flagship MBA (Master of Business Administration) programme on a full scholarship.

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  5. Expertise in Ethical Finance

    The School of Sciences and Edinburgh Business School’s Executive Education team are delighted to launch a new range of courses in Islamic and Ethical Finance this summer.

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  6. A blog by Theo Quarcoo (aka TQ)

    The Bistro in the Edinburgh Business School is a good place to run into people, especially Professor Heather McGregor, our Executive Dean and the designer of the MBA for entrepreneurs that I and many

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  7. Darrell Olsen, Executive Producer of Dragon’s Den has been sharing his experience and practical insight into business pitching at Edinburgh campus today.

  8. The 2018 AccelerateHER Awards winners will travel to Dubai and California to meet key industry contacts and investors, showcase their business at events and potentially attract investment.

    Scotland’s only awards programme wholly dedicated to supporting entrepreneurial women was launched in partnership with Edinburgh Business School this week.

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  9. By Professor Richard Williams

    Only radical innovation – adopting deep-science, frontier engineering and new ways of learning – rather than incremental fixes will ensure the long-term survival of humankind on planet Earth, argues Professor Richard A Williams, Principal and Vice Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University

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  10. By Professor Heather McGregor

    Sir David Li Kwok-Po, the veteran British-Hong Kong banker and politician who is Chairman and Chief Executive of the Bank of East Asia, which celebrates its centenary in 2019, speaks exclusively with Professor Heather McGregor, Dean of Edinburgh Business School.

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Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. This meeting of the Entrepreneurship group picks up on its vision and welcomes contributions from across the entrepreneurial spectrum.

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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. The Centre for Networks and Enterprise (CNE) at Edinburgh Business School are hosting a workshop on network analysis.

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

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

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

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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. Confused about money? Concerned about the economy? Join Merryn Somerset Webb at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. We are pleased to invite you to an information session hosted by EBS Southern Africa in Johannesburg.

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

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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. Got a question about EBS' programmes? Not sure how to get started? Heriot-Watt University are holding a Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on Wednesday 16 May between 2-4pm.

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

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

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  49. We will be opening our doors for an incredible Exploration Weekend with a series of sea themed free family friendly, hands on lab visits, cultural events, exhibitions and lectures, plus the opportunity to learn about our world-class, global research.

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  50. 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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  51. Got a question about EBS' programmes? Not sure how to get started? Heriot-Watt University are holding a Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on Wednesday 16 May between 2-4pm.

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  52. 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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  53. Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, is holding a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) information session lead by Professor Abigail Marks, director of research and doctoral programmes.

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  54. How Marketing Can Help Build Competitive Advantage for You and Your Business in the 21st Century

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  55. We are delighted to welcome a guest speaker, Dr Andrew Parker, at EBS Edinburgh Campus on Wednesday 18 April.

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  56. Join the New York chapter of the Watt Club for breakfast!

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  57. Social capital, whether understood as generalised trust or personal obligation, captures the idea that people's goodwill towards us is an important resource.

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  58. We would like to invite you to join us at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, to hear from Dr Wardah Mohamad as she shares her views on what it takes to be a creative manager.

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  59. 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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