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LSBF Great Minds: Technology is the finest enabler of customising client experience, believes Natural History Museum’s Sir Michael Dixon
The Director of London’s Natural History Museum, Sir Michael Dixon, has spoken out about the importance of the impact technology can have on visitor experience.
Speaking in the museum’s Darwin Centre as a part of London School of Business and Finance’s (LSBF) Great Minds series, Sir Michael explained that technology is important for both visitor interaction and the scientific happenings behind the scenes.
LSBF Great Minds: “Solid education is critical with all this increased volatility and risk,” says VTB Capital’s Masroor Haq
VTB Capital’s International Head of Infrastructure Capital and Project Finance, Masroor Haq, believes that education plays an important role when it comes to banking industry talent.
Speaking with London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) as part of its Great Minds interview series at VTB Capital’s London headquarters in Bank, Mr Haq said that education can provide aspiring bankers with the tools they need to succeed in the industry.
As part of the re-launch of the student benefits programme My Student Offers, dozens of students from several London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) courses got together for the 2015 Fresher’s Party.
Organised by the LSBF student engagement team, the event took place at Kanaloa Club in central London, where students had the chance to not just network with their peers but also to win prizes and discounts from the society’s partner brands such as Virgin Media, Fitness First and Chipotle.
Rapid growth in technology and changing expectations from clients are the main issues facing the wealth management sector, says James Penny, Head of Europe (London), Wealth and Investment Management at Barclays.
London School of Business and Finance notes the findings set out in the Higher Education Review (HER) report published today by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
Nearly half of all workers in the UK (47%) would like to change career, according to new figures released today by the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF).
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) has released a video interview with Kevin Ellis, Managing Partner at Big Four audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Recorded during the spring term at the LSBF campus in central London, the video is part of the institution's Great Minds Live series – in which business and political leaders are invited to discuss their experiences and share insights with academics and an audience of students.
In a recent video interview with London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), President of Unilever’s Refreshment category, Kevin Havelock, revealed what he believes to be the biggest challenges faced by the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector today.
Participating in LSBF’s Great Minds series, Mr Havelock – who joined Unilever back in 1985 – spoke of the changes the sector has gone through, and must continue to go through, in order to keep up with today’s fast developing environment.
“The first big challenge is the volatile world that we live in,” he told Nadim Choudhury, Head of Career Services and Employability at LSBF. “The whole idea of planning – we used to plan three and five years out – today you have to be very short term and ready to react.”
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) today announced a new and improved package of part-time ACCA programmes to meet the needs of working professionals, offering further flexibility through a wide range of study options.
“We’re really happy to offer a part-time ACCA package that is completely aligned to the needs of today’s finance and accountancy professionals. Busy City workers are looking for more than just great learning resources – they need these resources available to them whenever and wherever they want. Our new ACCA package is more flexible than ever, so our students can feel confident they will be able to fit their studies around their lives”, said Rob Sowerby, Director of Professional Courses at LSBF.
LSBF Great Minds Live: ‘Private equity’s biggest challenge is its own success’, says Terra Firma founder Guy Hands
The growth of private equity markets in the last two decades has made its very success its biggest challenge, believes Guy Hands, Chairman and Founder of one of Europe’s leading private equity firms, Terra Firma.
Speaking to an audience of business students in Central London for the London School of Business and Finance’s (LSBF) Great Minds series, he stated that the private equity industry has grown enormously and, owing to increased competition in the market, its high levels of success pose a great challenge for firms.