Events diary

Business events

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Dr Tony Cocker, Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK

    Date: 28 October 2014
    Venue: City Hall, Bristol

    Dr Tony Cocker, Chief Executive Officer, E.ON UK will deliver a lecture entitled; 'the importance of trust to businesses and their customers – why getting it right really matters' as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • MasterClass by Bristol Business School - Building Effective Teams

    Date: 29 October 2014
    Venue: Leigh Court, Bristol

    Bristol Business School is pleased to announce the third in the 2014 MasterClass series, following the success of our previous MasterClasses. This MasterClass responds to the needs of contemporary organisations for building effective teams by equipping staff with diagnostic skills for problem-solving within their teams and for their efficient application of resources.

  • Professor Louis Kotze Distinguished Professorial Address

    Date: 03 November 2014
    Venue: Street Cafe, S Block, Frenchay campus

    The Distinguished Professorial Address Series (DPA) provides a unique opportunity to hear about the latest cutting-edge research from the world's most renowned management research leaders.

    Professor Louis Kotze will present Human Rights and the Environment in the Anthropocene.

  • Alex Aiken - An Insight into Government Communications

    Date: 04 November 2014
    Venue: 2B025, Frenchay Campus

    Alex Aiken, one of the country's most senior communicators, explains his role and the role of government communications. Open to UWE students and staff.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership

    Date: 04 November 2014
    Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus

    Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar - Complexity leadership theory - Professor Dennis Tourish

    Date: 05 November 2014
    Venue: Room 4B021, Frenchay Campus

    Dennis Tourish, Professor of Leadership and Organization Studies, will present his most recent paper, “Complexity leadership theory: A processual, communication critique, and suggested modifications”, as part of the Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar series.

  • Turbulent times, murky boundaries and (in)securities: (Un)veiling identity of women in Kazakhstan

    Date: 05 November 2014
    Venue: Room 2B028, Frenchay Campus

    It has been more than two decades since the Soviet Union collapsed and the Republic of Kazakhstan entered the international system as an independent and sovereign state. Scholars specialising in post-Soviet states have produced immense volumes of research regarding political, economic and social developments of the post-Soviet states. This seminar will look at how the government defined, constructed and developed the main directions of Kazakhstan's development.

  • Leading in Times of Uncertainty and Complexity - An Introduction to Bristol Leadership Centre

    Date: 13 November 2014
    Venue: Leigh Court, Leigh Court Business Centre, Abbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8 3RA

    Effective and responsible leadership are amongst the most highly valued, yet elusive, processes within contemporary society. Recent crises in public and private sector organisations demonstrate the benefits of good and the perils of poor leadership practice. Whilst there may be agreement about the need for better leadership, however, how this is developed, understood and sustained remains a topic of much debate. This exciting event will give participants the opportunity to hear about the work of the newly established Bristol Leadership Centre at Bristol Business School.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Ann Francke, Chief Executive Officer, CMI

    Date: 13 November 2014
    Venue: Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA

    Ann Francke, Chief Executive Officer, CMI will delivered a lecture entitled; 'Stop Managing. Start Achieving. Why management needs a makeover' as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Access all Areas with The BLOODHOUND SSC

    Date: 02 December 2014
    Venue: The Bloodhound Technical Centre, UNIT 3, Avonbridge Trading estate, Atlantic Road, Bristol, BS11 9QD

    Engineered in Bristol, a car designed using science and maths to reach a record speed of 1000mph.

    Join us for a unique business networking event with our member company BLOODHOUND SSC. This is an opportunity for Business West Chamber and Initiative members to meet inside the workshop of The BLOODHOUND where you will be given a chance to see this mysterious racing car in the making and learn how you can get involved.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Peter Mather, Grp Regional Vice President, Europe & Head of Country, UK BP

    Date: 11 February 2015
    Venue: 2D67 (Glendinning Lecture Theatre), Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

    Peter Mather, Group Regional Vice President, Europe & Head of Country, UK BP will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Start-up Drinks Bristol

    Date: 17 February 2015
    Venue: The Engine Shed, Bristol

    UWE Enterprise are hosting a drinks and informal networking evening for all those interested in start-ups and entrepreneurship.

  • ESRC Research Seminar Series: Business Models and Structural Choices

    Date: 04 March 2015
    Venue: Room 4Q69, Frenchay Campus

    In order to develop its international competitiveness the UK needs to improve its record in growing its business firms using business models. This seminar series focuses on seeking to maximise the contribution of business models to UK jobs and productivity growth, facilitate high-quality collaborative research on business models and performance; and maximise the policy and strategy impact of business model research.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: James Timpson, Chief Executive, Timpson

    Date: 04 March 2015
    Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus

    James Timpson, Chief Executive of Timpson, will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Paul Boissier, Chief Executive, Royal National Lifeboat Institution

    Date: 18 March 2015
    Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus

    Paul Boissier, Chief Executive of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

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