Consulting, executive education and events news from LSE Enterprise
Delivering custom programmes to the ASEAN Chair (May 2013)
LSE Enterprise structured a customised executive education programme for government officials from across Brunei’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Finance, and the Prime Minister’s Office.
Latest report: University-Business Cooperation (May 2013)
University-Business Cooperation (UBC) is a relationship in flux, reflecting issues specific to the transition from an industrial to a knowledge society. The report explores UBC's origins, motivations, forms, drivers, barriers, resources and more, using a literature review and case studies from the US and Canada. Finally it gives recommendations for how governments, EU institutions, higher education institutions and businesses can help to develop UBC.
11 Straight: Financial Times Ranks Duke CE #1 (May 2013)
Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE), LSE Enterprise's joint venture partner, has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education for the eleventh consecutive year by The Financial Times.
What threatens global capitalism now? (May 2013)
LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun spoke in Madrid on 9 May. Listen to the podcast on the Fundación Ramón Areces site or see the El Pais interview
'Ex-ante evaluation of programming documents and strengthening evaluation capacity for EU funds post-accession' (April 2013)
Croatia is preparing to become the 28th member of the European Union in July. In preparation, Dr Simona Milio of the Social and Cohesion Policy Unit at LSE Enterprise has been working on a project to help Croatia make best use of the EU’s Structural and Cohesion Funds, improving policy, instrument choice, programme design and delivery, efficiency and accountability.
Bolashak scholars at LSE 2012-13: Government Policy Challenges (April 2013)
Eleven participants from Kazakhstan spent a year at LSE researching social science topics on an LSE Custom Programme
Chile and Spain: Facing the Future (April 2013)
LSE Enterprise is launching its operations in Chile with a conference on 18 April in Santiago de Chile, supported by the Spanish Embassy and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Chile.
The second British-German Dialogue was held in Berlin (February 2013)
The discussion on British-German Security and Defence Cooperation: Shared Interests, Common Challenges was led by Dr Michael Williams, Reader in International Relations at Royal Holloway University of London and Dr Ronja Kempin, Head of the Research Division 'EU External Relations' at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin.
The event was chaired by Dr Spyros Economides, Senior Lecturer in International Relations and European Politics at LSE.
LSE Masterclasses in Social Science (February 2013)
Are you a young professional based in Spain? Apply by 19 March for a free place on an LSE Masterclass in Social Science, sponsored by the Fundación Ramón Areces. The first programme, Mobility, Innovation, Higher Education and Competitiveness, will be held in Madrid in May.
Professor Luis Garicano at The Economist conference, Madrid (February 2013)
Professor Luis Garicano gave a private lecture on Risks in the Spanish and EU economies at Santander HQ in Madrid, Spain before giving a keynote address at The Economist Conference on the same day alongside the Spanish Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and various industry CEOs.
The event was attended by many LSE alumni now in senior positions in Spain, including the Chief Economist of BBVA, Rafael Domenech, and the President of the Circulo de Empresarios, Monica de Oriol, as well as Adam Austerfield, LSE Alumni Secretary-General in Spain.
Launch of The British-German Dialogue Series (January 2013)
The first event of this new high-level discussion forum run by LSE and the FCO took place on 31 January, organised by LSE Enterprise. Professor Maurice Fraser and the invited speakers Professor Karl-Rudolf Korte, Director of the NRW School of Governance, and Quentin Peel, FT Chief Correspondent in Berlin discussed current trends as well as potential scenarios for the outcome of the German Federal Elections 2013. They were joined by about 50 opinion formers and decision makers from both countries.
Latest report: Predictions for Privacy (January 2013)
Privacy expert Simon Davies analyses the issues and trends that will dominate the landscape in 2013
First LSE Executive Education programme for ITAM, Mexico (January 2013)
A group of ITAM students will spend three weeks at LSE for a programme on International Political Economy
Building connections in Asia (December 2012)
LSE Enterprise staff meet organisations in Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand and Hong Kong
LSE Enterprise Annual Report 2011/12 (November 2012)
In the financial year 2011/12, LSE Enterprise carried out 149 projects with 375 LSE academics and external experts, making a profit of £1.24 million for LSE. Read the report: PDF | Issuu
Executive Education, but Not for Business (November 2012)
Yury Bikbaev and Julius Sen of LSE Enterprise discuss LSE's customised executive education provision in the New York Times
Latest report: Energy and the Economy - The 2030 Outlook for UK Business (November 2012)
Professor Sam Fankhauser and Dr Alex Bowen of the Grantham Research Institute write a report for npower
The investment in innovation and technology needed to combat the economic crisis may be the main casualties of the EU’s budget squeeze (October 2012)
Simona Milio of LSE Enterprise's Social and Cohesion Policy Unit features on the EUROPP blog with Giacomo Benedetto of Royal Holloway
LSE Enterprise launches German branch (October 2012)
The company will offer customised executive education, cross-disciplinary consultancy and commercial research from its office on the EUREF campus in Berlin
LSE Enterprise runners make it back (October 2012)
Congratulations to Mike, Niccolo, Jeannine, Simona and Wiebke on completing the half marathon
Olympics gets Brits on their bikes (October 2012)
Dr Alexander Grous of CEP carried out a follow-up study for Sky and British Cycling on the effect of the Olympics on encouraging cycling in the UK.
Indonesian government officials complete a change management programme at LSE Enterprise (September 2012)
Speakers included LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun and Nobel Prize winner Professor Christopher Pissarides
Change Management in a Globalised World (September 2012)
A group of top level government officials from Indonesia began their two-week long programme at LSE today.
Latest report: Investment in broadband infrastructure key for robust British economy and future competitiveness
In this Convergys-sponsored report, Paolo Dini, Claire Milne and Robert Milne investigate the social and economic benefits of broadband investment, and the role of smart solutions in enhancing its value (May 2012)
LSE Enterprise vacancy for a Business Development Manager based in Germany (application deadline 19 April 2012)
'Spain on EU handouts? I don’t see it.' Adam Austerfield is optimistic about Spain's future on BBC Radio 5 (see the transcript) (March 2012)
Latest report: Working Beyond Government: Evaluation of AusAid's engagement with civil society in developing countries (March 2012)
Professor Jude Howell of LSE's Department of International Development and Jo Hall from the Office of Development Effectiveness conducted an in-depth evaluation of AusAID’s engagement with civil society in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Philippines.
Latest report: The impact of the single market on cohesion: Implications for Cohesion Policy, Growth, and Competitiveness (February 2012)
Over the last quarter of a century, the single market has been one of the most profound influences on the economic and social development of the EU. This study assesses its impact on on growth, competitiveness and employment in EU27.
Leading the way out of the crisis? The Barcelona solution (February 2012)
A public lecture by Antoni Vives, Barcelona's Deputy Mayor for Urban Habitat, and Vicente Guallart, Barcelona's Chief Architect, will take place on 22 February at LSE.
Update: read about the event
The future of the airline industry (February 2012)
Antonio Vázquez, Chairman of Iberia, will speak about the future of the airline industry as part of the LSE strategy and leadership in Spain series held by LSE Enterprise and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.
Update: read about the event
Latest report: Modelling the Cloud (January 2012)
A study for Microsoft explores the likely impact of cloud computing in major industrial and services sectors, looking at how Europe can become more attractive for public cloud investment, thereby creating employment
Congratulations to our joint venture partner, Duke Corporate Education, which has been ranked first in the world for customised executive education by BusinessWeek for the fifth time (November 2011)
LSE Enterprise's Annual Report 2010/11 is now available to download (PDF, 3 MB) (November 2011)
The lecture 'Mondragon: Humanity at Work' will take place on 10 November 2011 at 6.30pm in the Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE.
The Mondragon Corporation Group is the world's largest industrial workers' cooperative.The talk will be given by its president, Josu Ugarte, and chaired by Professor Paul Preston.
Open to all - no need to book.
Conference invitation: Spain - A Business Challenge (October 2011)
Victor Mallet, FT Spain Bureau Chief, will chair a talk by Baldomero Falcones, chairman and CEO of FCC on Thursday 13 October at 6.30 at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Admission is free and no booking is required.
The economic conference 'Spanish multinationals in the run up to the crisis' will take place on 16 June at 6.30 pm in the Old Building, LSE. See the details. All welcome - no need to book. (May 2011)
Informing the UK's mental health strategy (February 2011)
PSSRU researchers find a strong case for mental health promotion and mental illness prevention and early intervention.
How to respond to global threats in the decade ahead: a lecture by Jan Pronk on 16 February.
A Kapuscinski Lecture: a joint initiative of the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme. (January 2011)