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How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan

December 03 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan

Business plans are essential tools to define exactly what you want your start-up to achieve and how you will achieve it. Having produced and analysed plenty of business plans in his career, Dr Steve Priddy, Head of Research at LSBF, shared with us the key elements of a successful plan … …

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Capacity Building in the UK: The Essential Contribution of Training and Development

December 02 ,2013 | by Dr Steve Priddy

Capacity Building in the UK: The Essential Contribution of Training and Development

Despite being the two inconvenient truths of our time, London and the English language at the heart of business are here to stay. So what next? Capacity building, says Dr Steve Priddy …

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Don’t Ignore the Economics of Immigration

November 29 ,2013 | by Prof Maurits Van Rooijen

Don’t Ignore the Economics of Immigration

Professor Maurits van Rooijen suggests that attracting the brightest and best candidates will bring economic growth.

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The Rationale For Combining Carbon and Entrepreneurship

November 27 ,2013 | by Dr Steve Priddy

The Rationale For Combining Carbon and Entrepreneurship

Analysing the global environmental challenge in front of us and examining the prospect of how we must face it, Dr Steve Priddy sets down the argument for why we must learn to connect the terms ‘carbon’ and ‘entrepreneur’.

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The Experts’ Guide to Excelling at Presentations

November 26 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

The Experts’ Guide to Excelling at Presentations

As well as having excellent analytical skills and in-depth knowledge of the markets, finance professionals often faced with the challenge of delivering presentations. Be it a pitch presentation, a sales review, or just a team meeting presentation for a small audience, being prepared is always the secret for a successful presentation.

We consulted  our lecturers Jonathan Price and Dave Coker – two seasoned finance experts – and asked their opinion on the best techniques on how to ace presentations…

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Mamba Mentors Finalists: A Sports Venture in Africa

November 25 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Mamba Mentors Finalists: A Sports Venture in Africa

Last week, LSBF announced the five finalists of Mamba Mentors, an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to help self-starters to get their businesses off the ground. We invited Tom Simmonds, one of the finalists, to write about his company, Auderes Sport.

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Dear Prudence or Fair Value?

November 21 ,2013 | by Dr Steve Priddy

Dear Prudence or Fair Value?

Dr Steve Priddy argues that the standard setters’ abandonment of dear Prudence in favour of the alluring fair Value is a retrogressive step that we will have to work around.

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Is it time for a CV upgrade in London?

November 20 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Is it time for a CV upgrade in London?

Although very popular amongst younger students, London is also a traditional destination for business executives who are looking for specialisation, a postgraduate degree and to acquire the skills needed to reach higher levels in their career ladders

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How E-Commerce is Shaping Today’s Higher Education Economy

November 19 ,2013 | by Vitaly Klopot

How E-Commerce is Shaping Today’s Higher Education Economy

E-learning education providers should learn from the best practice of e-commerce, but also learn from past mistakes, says Study InterActive Managing Director Vitaly Klopot.

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ACCA Qualification: A Step Closer To A Career In Accountancy

November 15 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

There are a large number of accountancy qualifications available worldwide. Many of them are locally recognised, but there are very few qualifications which are as widely recognised as the ACCA.

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Your Time is Now!

November 14 ,2013 | by Aaron Etingen

Your Time is Now!

LSBF founder Aaron Etingen tells us why accountants might be better placed than most to spearhead entrepreneurship ventures in today’s economic climate.http://blog.lsbf.org.uk/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif

 

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VIDEO: LSBF’s Springboard Scholarship Aims To Groom Business Leaders Of The Future

November 13 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF recently launched the Springboard Scholarship scheme to give 50 students a chance to freeze their course fees for two years. Professor Maurits Van Rooijen speaks to us about why this presents an incredible opportunity to students.

 

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7 Ways Universities Can Best Utilise Social Media

November 12 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

7 Ways Universities Can Best Utilise Social Media

We explore to analyse what universities can do to most effectively engage their audience via social media channels…

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LSBF Online Community Expands to over Half a Million Fans Worldwide

November 11 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF Online Community Expands to over Half a Million Fans Worldwide

LSBF is proud to announce that we have surpassed half a million followers on our social media channels. This latest achievement combines the followers from several platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.

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Global Learning is the Future of Education

November 07 ,2013 | by Prof Maurits Van Rooijen

Global Learning is the Future of Education

The future of education lies in its globalisation, modernisation and encouraging innovation, and we must let technologies such as e-learning lead the way, says LSBF’s Prof Maurits van Rooijen

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Globalisation & Higher Education: Challenging, exciting and the future

November 04 ,2013 | by Prof Maurits Van Rooijen

Globalisation & Higher Education: Challenging, exciting and the future

Whilst the world ‘globalises’, higher education is still focusing on internationalisation. Though related, globalisation is much more challenging and exciting, says LSBF’s Prof Maurits van Rooijen, winner of the 2013 EAIE Constance Meldrum Award for Vision and Leadership.

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Designing Research: A Day With The Vikings in London

November 01 ,2013 | by Dr Steve Priddy

Designing Research: A Day With The Vikings in London

On 22 October 2013, LSBF hosted a delegation of business and finance students from Zealand Institute of Business and Technology led by Jakob Hornbeck and Helene Johansen.

By Dr Steve Priddy

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Five reasons to get your degree online

October 31 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Five reasons to get your degree online

With universities and independent colleges constantly increasing their online portfolio of courses, e-learning is a reality that is becoming easier and more accessible every day.

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Debt Capital Markets – A Review of the Big Picture

October 30 ,2013 | by Jonathan Price

Debt Capital Markets – A Review of the Big Picture

Jonathan Price looks at how big picture financial trends have impacted markets globally

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Get the most out of your CIMA and ACCA Revision with LSBF

October 30 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Get the most out of your CIMA and ACCA Revision with LSBF

It’s that time of year again – the ACCA and CIMA exams are just around the corner.  Don’t worry. LSBF is here to help… 

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ACCA Revision: Conquering Financial Reporting

October 28 ,2013 | by Francis Braganza

ACCA Revision: Conquering Financial Reporting

Francis Braganza asks why some students find F7 Financial Reporting so easy to pass whilst many others struggle.

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Employability at the Heart of Higher Education

October 25 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Employability at the Heart of Higher Education

Employers must engage more with universities in developing graduate skills sets.

By Nadim Choudhury

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ACCA Revision: Breaking Bad Habits

October 23 ,2013 | by Rob Sowerby

ACCA Revision: Breaking Bad Habits

Revision is the secret of exam success, says ACCA tutor Rob Sowerby, who outlines four areas on which you should focus.

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Careers in the Energy Sector: What Does the Future Hold?

October 20 ,2013 | by Dr Steve Priddy

Careers in the Energy Sector: What Does the Future Hold?

Developments in the energy industry are creating exciting job opportunities in professions ranging from law to public relations

By Dr Steve Priddy

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The Reinvention of Learning

October 19 ,2013 | by Prof Maurits Van Rooijen

The Reinvention of Learning

From Work-Integrated Education to Education-Integrated Work: higher education faces a radical reinvention.

By Professor Dr Maurits van Rooijen

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