SIM Postgraduate Series

04 Mar 2019

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Masterclass 3: Exploring the Paradox of Business Growth

By Dr Natalia Vershinina (click for bio)
Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Birmingham Business School

Fri 8 Mar, 7pm – 9pm, Raffles City Convention Centre – Register Now

In this session, you will learn:

  • What are the key pathways to growth? – Examining the environment, resources, strategic fit and growth attitude
  • Why business growth does not always lead to success in the long-term for organisations?
  • What are the key barriers that prohibit most of the organisations to achieve their expected growth?
  • Why only few companies are able to sustain the profitability during growth and scaling up?
  • What enables companies to succeed whilst pursuing growth?
Time Programme
6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration & Networking
7.00pm – 8.00pm Masterclass: Exploring the Paradox of Business Growth
8.00pm – 8.30pm Alumni Sharing
8.30pm – 9.00pm Coffee Chat Session with Programme Directors (click for bio) & Staff

 

University of Birmingham, UK
Master of Business Administration (PT)
Master of Science International Business (FT)
Master of Science Management (FT)
Master of Science Economics (FT)

Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Master in International Business (FT)

PT: Part-time; FT: Full-time


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Masterclass 4: Excellence, Accident or Disaster; Lessons from Major Projects

By Mr Michael Newton
Director of Overseas Programmes, WMG, The University of Warwick

Thu 21 Mar, 7pm – 8.30pm, Raffles City Convention Centre – Register Now

Major Projects around the world continue to miss their project objectives; disappointing stakeholders and sponsors alike. What lessons can we take from major projects that will help to ensure success and limit failure? This session draws on evidence from a range of recently completed major projects in different industries and countries to identify common themes for success and common sources of failure.
 

Time Programme
6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration & Networking
7.00pm – 7.45pm Masterclass: Excellence, Accident or Disaster; Lessons from Major Projects
7.45pm – 8.00pm Alumni Sharing
8.00pm – 8.30pm Coffee Chat Session with Programme Director & Staff

 

Master of Science (PT & FT)
Cyber Security and Management
Engineering Business Management
Programme and Project Management
Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Postgraduate Award (PT)
Cyber Security and Management
Engineering Business Management
Programme and Project Management
Supply Chain and Logistics Management

PT: Part-time; FT: Full-time

 

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Masterclass 5: Managing the impact of VUCA: Failure, Survival, Prosperity

By Dr Alan Parkinson (click for bio)
Professor in Accounting Education and Deputy Director (Education), UCL School of Management, University College London
Ms Lynsie Chew (click for bio)
Programme Director of the MSc Professional Accountancy & Senior Teaching Fellow, UCL School of Management, University College London

Sat 6 Apr, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore – Register Now

Business Schools teach, and managers apply (or should!), techniques to scan and assess the business landscape, matching and balancing external impacts with internal attributes. This session explores the elements of VUCA – volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous – their interactions, and their implications for strategic planning and leadership.

Time Programme
1.00pm – 1.30pm Registration & Networking
1.30pm – 2.30pm Masterclass: Managing the impact of VUCA: Failure, Survival, Prosperity
2.30pm – 3.30pm Coffee Chat Session with Programme Directors & Staff

 

University of London, UK
Master of Science in Professional Accountancy (PT & FT)

Graduate Diplomas:
Accounting (PT & FT)
Banking (PT & FT)
Business Analytics (PT & FT)
Data Science (PT & FT)
Digital Innovation (FT)
E-Business & Social Media (PT & FT)
Economics (PT & FT)
Finance (PT & FT)
International Relations (FT)
Management (PT & FT)
Politics (FT)

PT: Part-time; FT: Full-time

 

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Can’t make it for the session?
Join us for more coffee chat sessions on 8 & 9 March at SIM HQ.
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Note: Photos and videos taken during the event may be used for publicity purposes.
Information correct as at 28 February 2019.