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Challenges and best practice in supporting small businesses, student entrepreneurs and the local economy

13th April 2016, Lancaster University Management School

 

This Small Business Charter workshop provides business schools with the opportunity to discuss challenges and best practice in supporting small businesses, student entrepreneurs and the local economy.

The event will enable SBC award holding schools, and those thinking of applying, to network, share knowledge and ideas. Participants will hear from business schools and the small businesses they work with.

Business schools who are considering applying for an SBC award will also gain an understanding of how award winning business schools meet the 3 pillars of the SBC framework - stakeholder engagement, student facing support and business growth.


Small Business Charter award holding schools can send two guests free of charge
, and £175 for additional delegates.
Places for other business schools are £175 per person.

Speakers include:

Anne Kiem
Chief Executive, Chartered ABS,
and Interim Executive Director,
Small Business Charter

Professor Nigel Lockett
Director of Enterprise Learning,
Leeds University Business School

Professor Ellie Hamilton
Department for Entrepreneurship,
Strategy & Innovation,
Lancaster University Management School

Professor Angus Laing
Dean, Lancaster University
Management School

Dr Julie Holland
Director, Glendonbrook Centre for
Enterprise Education,
School of Business and Economics,
Loughborough University

Dr Amanda Berry
University Teacher (Enterprise Education),
School of Business and Economics,
Loughborough University

Joseph Hall
Managing Director,
Halls Food Group

Andrew Moses
Founder of The Config Team

Suzanne Caldwell
Deputy CEO of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

Mike Blackburn
Chair of Manchester LEP
and Board member of the Lancashire LEP

Kate Beresford
Enterprise Educators UK,
Director of Kate Beresford Associates

09:30Registration and refreshments
10:00Welcome
Anne Kiem, Chief Executive, Chartered Association of Business Schools and Interim Executive Director, Small Business Charter
Review of SBC achievements and challenges: What has been achieved since the trailblazer awards and our strategy going forward
Anne Kiem, Chief Executive, Chartered Association of Business Schools and Interim Executive Director, Small Business Charter
10.15A dean’s perspective
Professor Angus Laing, Dean, Lancaster University Management School
10.30Engagement with LEP's and the Business Community
Mike Blackburn, Chair, Manchester LEP and Lancashire LEP
10.45How Leeds won the NBA Duke of York UE Award and the Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award
Professor Nigel Lockett, Director of Enterprise Learning, Leeds University Business School
11.30Refreshment break
11.45E-learning with businesses and student union
Dr Amanda Berry and Dr Julie Holland, University of Loughborough
12.15Engaging stakeholders
Suzanne Caldwell, Deputy CEO, Cumbira Chamber of Commerce
12:45Lunch
13.30Reaching out to students and engaging with staff beyond the business school
Kate Beresford, Enterprise Educators UK, Director of Kate Beresford Associates
14.00Entrepreneurs in Residence at LUMS - panel discussion
Joseph Hall, Managing Director, Halls Food Group
Ricardo Zozimo,  Senior Research AssociateLUMS
Andrew Moses, Founder of The Config Team
14.45Flexible programme development for local SME's to drive growth
Maggie Anderson, Edinburgh Napier University
15.15Chair’s summation: How do we take forward lessons from the day
Professor Ellie Hamilton, Department for Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation, Lancaster University Management School
15:30Refreshments and networking
16.00Close

Programme subject to change

Institutions confirmed to present at the conference include:

Aston Business School
Birmingham City Business School
Cardiff Business School
Edinburgh Napier University Business School
EEUK (Enterprise Educators UK)
Glasgow Caledonian University
Halls Food Group
Lancaster University Management School
Leeds Beckett University, Faculty of Business and Law
Leeds University Business School
London South Bank University
Loughborough University, School of Business and Economics
Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
Northampton Business School
Portsmouth Business School
Sheffield University Management School
Southampton Solent Business School
Stirling Management School
Teesside University School of Social Sciences, Business & Law
University of Bedfordshire, Business School
University of Central Lancashire, UCLAN
University of Cumbria Business School
University of Liverpool Management School
University of Salford
University of the West of Scotland (UWS)
Worcester Business School

Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements.


Lancaster University
The SBC workshop will take place at Lancaster University. To book accommodation at the venue please visit the Lancaster University websitePlease note these rooms are located at the John Creed (County South) campus.
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Lancaster House Hotel
To book accommodation at the Lancaster House Hotel which is located 300 metres from the venue please visit the website
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  • Small Business Charter award holding schools can send two guests free of charge, and £175 for additional delegates
  • Places for business schools that don't hold an SBC are £175 per person

To register click on the 'Register now' button on the right hand side.

If you have any questions about the event please contact Meenal Datar.

Email: meenal.datar@charteredabs.org      Tel: 020 7634 9586