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Aston University & Business School

Telephone Number: 0121 204 3000

Website: http://www.aston.ac.uk/abs

Get the support you need to accelerate your business with Aston Business School.

Aston Business School is committed to growing local talent and supporting business growth in the Midlands.

We work with businesses to develop opportunities for people, companies and communities.

Our research is not "ivory tower” – we understand how businesses actually operate. We talk business, with business and we mean business.

Our demonstrable commitment to business growth and enterprise has won us the Small Business Charter Gold Award. Aston is one of only three business schools nationally to be awarded Charter status at the highest level. This means we can access a range of government initiatives to support even more businesses to grow.



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Higher Level Skills Match Information Session

Higher Level Skills Match Information Session

Wednesday 25th April
16.30-19.00

If you’re an SME based in the South Staffordshire area looking to grow your business by obtaining new skills and talent, Higher Level Skills Match can help you achieve exactly that. Moreover, HLSM will have minimal impact on your time and finances.

Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

Monday 23rd April
13.00-15.30

Do you have a scalable business with potential for growth? Could you benefit from the knowledge of experts to help take your business to the next level? If yes - Join us for an informative discussion to find out more about the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth, receive application support and to hear from live case studies.

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BPS Birmingham The Millennial Mindset, Debunking the Myths

Tuesday 24th April
18.00-20.00

What it is to be a millennial, the skills possessed which allow businesses to thrive and how workplaces can adapt to millennials.

Higher Level Skills Match Information Session

Higher Level Skills Match Information Session

Wednesday 25th April
16.30-19.00

If you’re an SME based in the South Staffordshire area looking to grow your business by obtaining new skills and talent, Higher Level Skills Match can help you achieve exactly that. Moreover, HLSM will have minimal impact on your time and finances.

IS Branding a commercial necessity or marketing perfection

IS Branding a commercial necessity or marketing perfection

Wednesday 25th April
18.00-21.00

To unlock latent commercial potential and deliver tangible business results branding must operate in the “real” world not a theoretical one. The imperative is to change as you, making simple branding changes that deliver a commercial difference, instead of configuring grand brand plans that, in practice, rarely leave the page they are written on.

Fresh Perspectives Arguments for and against the UK retaining the Human Rights Act

Fresh Perspectives Arguments for and against the UK retaining the Human Rights Act

Thursday 26th April
07.30-09:30

Although Brexit relates to the European Union and is unrelated to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), has the appetite for nationalism shown by the UK public in the result of the Brexit referendum in June 2016 had any impact on the Conservative Party's long-stated desire to repeal the Human Rights Act, which does relate to the ECHR? Our discussion will address the arguments for and against the UK retaining the Human Rights Act

Low Carbon SMEs  Fast Track to ISO 14001 2015  Implementation Overview workshop

Low Carbon SMEs Fast Track to ISO 14001 2015 Implementation Overview workshop

Thursday 26th April
09.00-13.00

Low Carbon SMEs cordially invites you to join the ISO14001:2015 workshop equipping you with the knowledge required to effectively implement the changes and improve your organisation's environmental management system.

In Conversation with Adam Blaskey

In Conversation with Adam Blaskey

Thursday 26th April
13.00-13.45

'Why I’m not a huge fan of networking'

Miss Macaroon x City Drive Pop Up and Pop In

Miss Macaroon x City Drive Pop Up and Pop In

Thursday 26th April
17.30-19.30

No booking required, simply pop along for the evening. Miss Macaroon are hosting ‘Pop Up and Pop in’ evening in the Great Western Arcade, Birmingham - delicious foodie treats at a city centre #socent food market including Change Kitchen, Devenishgirl, The Real Junk Food Project, Forty Hall Vineyard, Rejuice and Miss Macaroon.

The wonderful world of polymer science from the next generation of solar cells to 3D printing

The wonderful world of polymer science from the next generation of solar cells to 3D printing

Thursday 3rd May
18.30-20.00

The wonderful world of polymer science: from the next generation of solar cells to 3D printing Professor Paul Topham, Professor of polymer science and Director of the Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR)

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Fresh Perspectives Financial advertising the legal framework for curbing behavioural exploitation

Thursday 24th May
07.30-09:30

Policy makers and behavioural finance scholars express growing concern that marketing practices by financial institutions exploit retail investors’ behavioural biases.

Aston Business School & FRC Event Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies

Aston Business School & FRC Event Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies

Wednesday 30th May
11.45-14.30

Large private companies hold a special and significant role in UK society. The strong and sustainable operation of large private companies creates employment opportunities, generates tax revenue, invests in the community, and ultimately generates social value. Responsible businesses acknowledge the role they play, and engage meaningfully with a broad range of stakeholders, including the community they operate in.