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We regularly host alumni events throughout the year in association with our various partners. If you are unable to make it to one of these events, you can listen to or watch recordings online.
Browse some of our streamed alumni events below and see what you can learn from world-renowned faculty, leading professionals and fellow alumni.
LSE At Your Desk
How to implement design thinking in a working environment - Series 3, Episode 5.
Presented by Jay Sampat, MSc Management, Organisations and Governance, 2016-17
Jay introduces the concept of design thinking and explores ways of implementing it in a working environment. He draws upon examples of design led companies such as IBM and IKEA, who put needs of customers first, rather than the existing way of doing things. He proposes a design thinking framework that can be implemented into the working environment.
Presented by Mahmoud Qalyoubi, Executive Global Master's in Management, 2017-18
Mahmoud investigates how managers formulate business strategies, drawing on theories by Alfred Chandler and Henry Mintzberg. He argues that firms need to understand their own external positioning within the industry, as well as their own internal capabilities and resources, when devising a business strategy.
Presented by Leher Kochhar, MSc Human Resources and Organisations, 2016-17
Entrepreneurship and lessons from the 'Misfit Economy'. Leher highlights some innovative criminal practices that legitimate businesses could learn from.
How Blockchain technology is changing the way industries operate | LSE At Your Desk - S2, Episode 2
Presented by Tiffany Gong, MSc Management, Information Systems and Digital Innovation, 2015-16.
Blockchain is changing the way several industries conduct their business. Tiffany explains why this technology is having such an impact, and evaluates the potential forBlockchain to reduce costs and create new markets in the future.
How to spread cancer awareness to 1.25 billion people | LSE At Your Desk - Series 2, Episode 1
Presented by Elisabeth Prager, Executive Global Master's in Management (EGMiM), 2015-17.
In this episode, Elisabeth explores how best to communicate awareness to a diverse and unfamiliar target market, drawing on a cancer awareness project conducted in India.
Automation and the Future of Work: Where are we heading?
21 November 2017
LSE HRM Special Interest Group's panel discussion with Professor Leslie Willcocks, Professor of Work, Technology and Globalisation, Ramyani Basu (AT Kearney), Purnima Mookerjee (Coutts) and Alvise Simondetti (Arup), debate the impact of automation on the workforce.
Ramyani Basu, AT Kearney, Purnima Mookerjee, Coutts and Alvise Simondetti, Arup.
Professor Leslie Willcocks, Professor of Work, Technology and Globalisation, LSE Department of Management.
21 February 2017
Professor Jeremy Ghez of HEC Paris documents the rise of tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon and the impact they're having on today's society. He is joined in discussion by Professor Saul Estrin of the Department of Management.
Professor Jeremy Ghez, Affiliate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, HEC Paris.
Professor Saul Estrin, Professor of Management and Founding Head, LSE Department of Management.
29 November 2016
Joshua Graff, LinkedIn's UK Country Manager, spoke on the company's vision of a connected global workforce in order to create economic opportunity on a wider scale.
Joshua Graff, UK and EMEA Country Manager, LinkedIn
Sandy Pepper, Professor of Management Practice, Department of Management, London School of Economics.
Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Alumni Event - Using Social Networks for Good
3 October 2016
Professor Christakis of Yale University came to LSE to discuss his research into human social networks and how they can be used to improve the world.
Professor Nicholas Christakis, Sol Goldman Family Professor of Social and Natural Science, Yale University.
Professor George Gaskell, Professor of Social Psychology and Director of the Methodology Institute, LSE.
LSE Human Resource Management Alumni Group launch event - The Changing Nature of Work
27 May 2015
The LSE Human Resource Management Alumni Group’s launch event focused on the changing nature of work, including interactive presentations and discussions on changes in the workforce for HR professionals.
Professor Sandy Pepper, Professor of Management Practice, Department of Management, LSE
John Beadle, Global Head of Performance and Reward, Rio Tinto
Jonathan Parr, Global Head of HR Management Information, Nomura