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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)
Associate Director Julius Sen is interviewed for Time (November 2010)
Visit www.time.com and search for 'Can Sarkozy save the global economy?'
Energy risk management for UK business (November 2010)
Dr Samuel Fankhauser's white paper for npower provides a guide to current energy risks and forecasts how they will grow in the future.
Strategy & Management Consulting Conference (November 2010)
Yury Bikbaev, project director for LSE Enterprise, gave the welcome address at LSE's first student Strategy & Management Consulting Conference in November 2010.
Extended Maternity Leave: From measuring costs to appreciating benefits (October 2010)
Dr Dina Davaki of LSE Health spoke at the European Parliament on the benefits of extending maternity leave.
The economic crisis in Spain and the role of La Caixa (October 2010)
Juan Maria Nin, President and CEO of La Caixa, gave a public lecture at LSE.
LSE Enterprise runs its first programme for the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (October 2010)
Twenty-seven mid-career government officials attended a nine-day course in London, giving them a grasp of economic ideas and their application in a policy context.
Thoughts on the macroeconomic situation: the role of La Caixa
Juan Maria Nin, President and CEO of La Caixa will give a talk on Tuesday 5 October 2010 from 11.30-12.45 in the Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE campus.
The talk will be introduced by Josep Manuel Barbera, Director of Patronat Catalunya Mon, and chaired by Professor Paul Preston, Chair of the Catalan Observatory.
All are welcome.
Latest report - Ageing Societies: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr Jose-Luis Fernandez and Dr Julien Forder analyse the ageing process worldwide, the support systems required and the policy implications of societies in transition.
Work with Duke Corporate Education (September 2010)
Visit Duke CE's offices in Fleet Street on 27 September.
From Singapore to Brasilia (July 2010)
LSE Enterprise has recently signed its third three-year contract to deliver courses for all Foreign Office staff - with destinations including Tokyo, Amman and Mexico City.
'A lot of people have just packed up and gone home' (July 2010)
Adam Austerfield, Director of Projects for LSE Enterprise, was on The Weekend News on BBC Radio 5 on 17 July, analysing how British companies in Spain are faring.
Mike Canning becomes Duke CE's third CEO (July 2010)
Mike has taught in many programs across subjects such as translating and implementing strategy, creating change in large organisations, building organisational capability and leading in complex environments.
Latest report: Southern Sudan at odds with itself (July 2010)
A study by Professor Tim Allen and postgraduate researcher Mareike Schomerus finds that many supposed solutions to violence in Southern Sudan are in fact doing little to address their causes.
We have moved office and look forward to welcoming you to the eighth floor of Tower Three.
Latest report: Public spending priorities in London by LSE London staff Tony Travers, Kath Scanlon, Christine Whitehead and Melissa Fernandez
LSE Enterprise is facilitating short courses for LSE Health in Health Economics, Policy and Management in December 2010 and June 2011.
Impact of LSE Executive Education valued by civil service of Kazakhstan (June 2010)
Yury Bikbaev, Programme Director at LSE Enterprise, has been awarded an honorary professorship by the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Promoting excellence in Asturias (June 2010)
LSE Enterprise has agreed a collaboration with the Asturian bank CajAstur, designed to provide world-class opportunities for the future leaders of Asturias, the Royal Principality of Spain.
Sports, Socialisation and Economic Development: a Catalan Observatory event (June 2010)
Eighteen years on, Catalonia is still reaping the benefits of the 1992 Olympics. The UK, too, plans that 2010 will change London's landscape and indeed its future.
Chamber of Commerce appointment (June 2010)
Adam Austerfield, Director of Projects for LSE Enterprise, has been appointed as Vice President of the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) in Spain. The 150-year-old BCC is the national body for a network of accredited Chambers of Commerce, supporting British businesses across the world.
New executive programme in Madrid (June 2010)
In conjunction with the leading law firm Garrigues, we are holding an internationally focused three-week programme in July for professionals in business development. LSE alumni receive a 15% discount.
Talk on the global economic context in Madrid (June 2010)
Professor Michael Cox will speak at the Centro de Estudios Garrigues at 2pm on 10 June.
Developing the human factor in Guipuzkoa (June 2010)
The Diputación de Guipúzkoa, part of the Basque Autonomous Region, and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have signed an agreement to create a Social Innovation Centre. Managed by LSE Enterprise in its design and development stages, the project aims to build social capital and increase competitiveness in the region.
LSE Enterprise's Joint Venture partner Duke CE is ranked first in the world - for the eighth time (May 2010)
Duke Corporate Education was ranked #1 in custom executive education by the Financial Times (10 May 2010) for the eighth year in a row; and ranked #1 by BusinessWeek (16 November 2009) in their biennial survey for the fourth time in a row.
Sports, Socialisation and Economic Development: a Catalan Observatory event (May 2010)
Panellists including Pedro Fontana, the Director of the Commercial Barcelona Organising Committee of the Olympic Games, and LSE's Ricky Burdett, Chief Adviser on Architecture and Urbanism, Olympic Delivery Authority for London 2012.
LSE Enterprise makes £1.98 million for LSE (April 2010)
Thanks to the 200 academics from all over LSE who worked with us last year, LSE Enterprise was able to hand over its largest ever cheque, £1.98 million, to the School this week.
Who's In Charge? Bringing politics alive for children (April 2010)
When Dorling Kindersley Limited contacted us in search of a consultant for Who's in Charge?, a children's book on politics, the right person was at hand. Following his 30 years as a civil servant in India, Julius Sen, Associate Director of LSE Enterprise, now trains government officials around the world.
Exchanging ideas in healthcare (March 2010)
The Catalan Observatory enables the exchange of ideas on topics such as European health, Catalonian media trends, the Catalan economy and economic competitiveness. The first conference, in March 2010, focused on innovation and policy learning in health care.
LSE Enterprise in Valencia (PDF; in Spanish) March 2010
Launch of the Catalan Observatory at LSE (PDF) 28 October 2009
From the Greeks to the Goths, Catalonia has long been a meeting place for the world. But contemporary globalisation and European integration are creating new challenges.
LSE signs MOU with Vietnam 20 October 2009
Vietnam has signed an agreement with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) which will allow the two to work together on diplomatic training, research and teaching.
Libya turns to LSE FT.com 20 September 2009
LSE Enterprise has designed a programme preparing Libyan civil servants to design and manage a sweeping programme of reforms.