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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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Type: Innovation
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Related Events


Advanced Services Programme for SMEs Breakfast Event

Advanced Services Programme for SMEs Breakfast Event

Tuesday 8th November
07:30 - 10:00

This breakfast meeting provides an introduction to the programme, and opportunity to find out how this programme can help you to develop your business.

Fresh Perspectives Scenario Planning

Fresh Perspectives Scenario Planning

Thursday 17th November
7.30am - 9.30am

Wake up and be inspired over breakfast at Aston Business School. Aston academics present innovative, interesting and informative advice on business challenges. Hear the latest research on business solutions shaping essential tool-kits for strategy and management. Learn our recommendations to accelerate business growth and professional development.

Fresh Perspectives Developing an Entrepreneurial Mind-set

Fresh Perspectives Developing an Entrepreneurial Mind-set

Wednesday 30th November
7.30am - 9.30am

Wake up and be inspired over breakfast at Aston Business School. Aston academics present innovative, interesting and informative advice on business challenges. Hear the latest research on business solutions shaping essential tool-kits for strategy and management. Learn our recommendations to accelerate business growth and professional development.

Fresh Perspectives Business Growth by Exploiting todays Fractured Media with Steve Dyson

Fresh Perspectives Business Growth by Exploiting todays Fractured Media with Steve Dyson

Wednesday 7th December
7.30am - 9.30am

Wake up and be inspired over breakfast at Aston Business School. Aston academics present innovative, interesting and informative advice on business challenges. Hear the latest research on business solutions shaping essential tool-kits for strategy and management. Learn our recommendations to accelerate business growth and professional development.

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Friday 11th November
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Wednesday 4th January
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Friday 10th February
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Wednesday 8th March
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Friday 5th May
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 1 - Envisioning for Growth through Innovation

Tuesday 6th June
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Friday 18th November
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Wednesday 11th January
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Tuesday 14th February
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Wednesday 15th March
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Tuesday 16th May
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 2 - Strategy and Leadership for Innovation

Tuesday 13th June
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Thursday 24th November
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Wednesday 25th January
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Monday 27th February
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Thursday 9th March
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Tuesday 30th May
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Innovation Vouchers – Business Innovation Workshop 3 - Marketing and Finance for Innovation

Tuesday 27th June
09:30 - 17:00

Business Innovation Workshops are available through the Innovation Vouchers scheme managed by a consortium led by Aston University, in partnership with Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The Business Innovation Workshops are run on three specific topics by leading academics from Aston University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton. The workshops are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and therefore free to the participating c

SEFORIS conference Insights from and for Social Entrepreneurs Global Patterns Local Realities

SEFORIS conference Insights from and for Social Entrepreneurs Global Patterns Local Realities

Friday 9th December
09:00 - 18:15

A conversation with social entrepreneurs and international academics conducting the worldwide largest panel study of social enterprises.

Inspiring Great British Manufacturing - SERVITIZATION

Inspiring Great British Manufacturing - SERVITIZATION

Wednesday 30th November
08:00 - 10:35

This event is aimed at British SME owner/managers: - Seeking accelerated growth in sales and productivity - Looking to achieve improved margins - Wanting to know more about how The Manufacturing Technology Centre can propel your business.

Manufacturing - SMEs Strategic Planning Competitiveness through Services

Manufacturing - SMEs Strategic Planning Competitiveness through Services

Thursday 15th December
09:30 - 16:00

Retaining competitive advantage can be difficult Companies are constantly seeing their profit margins squeezed and their products become increasingly commoditised. Consequently, SMEs are increasingly looking at ways to differentiate themselves, improve their margins, get closer to their customers and make their business more sustainable. Many SMEs are adopting services as part of their competitive strategy in order to increase value and unlock opportunities.

Aston University - Recruit Our Talent - Meet the Team

Aston University - Recruit Our Talent - Meet the Team

Thursday 1st December
18:00 - 19:00

If you’ve ever considered utilising student and/or graduate talent- for short term projects through to permanent positions- but have been unsure about the best way to drive this agenda forward, then this event is for you.

Aston University Degree Apprenticeships How to Grow your own Graduates

Aston University Degree Apprenticeships How to Grow your own Graduates

Wednesday 18th January
7:30 - 10:00

On 6th April 2017 the Apprenticeship Levy will come into effect – are you ready to turn this tax into talent?

In conversation with Derek Brewer

In conversation with Derek Brewer

Friday 10th February
13:00 - 14:00

Cricketing legend and leading Aston alumni Derek Brewer will share his wealth of knowledge on commercial banking and leading sporting businesses for the past eleven years.

Fresh Perspectives The Changing Face of Customer Loyalty

Fresh Perspectives The Changing Face of Customer Loyalty

Thursday 16th February
07:30 - 09:30

Dr Laura Chamberlain will examine the changing loyalty landscape, question some embedded assumptions and explore ways to measure customer emotions.

Negotiating Brexit A Story of Politics versus Economics

Negotiating Brexit A Story of Politics versus Economics

Wednesday 22nd February
08:00 - 09:30

The first in a series of breakfast events from SimkissGuy Recruitment Ltd in partnership with Aston Business School, for regional professionals to gain insight and discuss the latest business issues with expert speakers. Dr Andrew Glencross will set out what the policy trade-offs look like for different Brexit scenarios and explains whether politics or economics will determine the final outcome.

Aston Business Network Small Business Growth

Aston Business Network Small Business Growth

Wednesday 22nd February
17:30 - 20:00

Join us as we welcome the new Aston Programme for Small Business Growth cohort. Hear alumni sharing their highlights and if you are considering applying for the autumn programme there will be opportunity to ask questions. We will also be joined by John Holder, a small business marketing strategist from Profit-Growth Unlimited. John will present Stop Wasting Money on Ineffectual Marketing introducing you to the fundamentals of marketing and the buyers journey.

In conversation with Dr Eva Eisenschimmel

In conversation with Dr Eva Eisenschimmel

Tuesday 28th February
18:00 - 20:00

Leading alumni marketeer Eva Eisenschimmel will share her expertise and passion for customers, brands, digital engagement and building diverse teams at work.

Aston University Executive MBA Open Evening

Aston University Executive MBA Open Evening

Thursday 23rd February
18:30 - 21:00

Join us for an exclusive MBA Open Evening and find out more about the Aston Executive MBA.