The University of Greenwich hosts a large number of conferences, public lectures and events. Some of the business-relevant events are featured here:
8th October 2013 - MedwayThis event provides the opportunity to showcase research by ECRs, present awards for acheivement and future ECR opportunities.
31st October 2012 - Medway
As part of the Guidance & Employability Team (GET), the JobShop at the University of Greenwich will be holding a Talent Works job fair in 2012 at our Medway campus.
September - November 2012
Attend our one-day FLASH workshops for the opportunity to build up your skills and knowledge in innovation and sustainability and network with other businesses in the region. You will be encouraged to put what you learn into your business practices and you will leave with a clear action plan to follow after the workshop.
5th September 2012
The conference will investigate current issues in the field of accounting and finance within the managerial and professional contexts.
19th September 2012
An innovative, interactive event for the Cultural Sector and the Visitor Economy in the South-East. Come to debate, argue and collaborate on new ways for the cultural and visitor sectors to work together to promote sustainable growth.
21st September 2012
This seminar focuses on the implications of precarious employment among young people for governments and other public policy oriented organisations, investigating topics such as active labour market policies, minimum wage legislation and policy, work placement schemes, gender equality schemes and social security policies.
3rd November 2011
This workshop outlines that business planning should be a constant feature underpinning everything that an organization does, offering practical tools, tips and techniques.
26th October 2011
The key to this session is emphasising that old approaches have gone past their sell-by date, and need replacement. “Push” approaches increase the likelihood of alienating workers and ultimately defeating their object. This workshop will help you to successfully implicate the “pull” alternative for effective change management.
26th October 2011
An exclusive event aimed solely at recruitment agencies offering real job opportunities (fixed-term, part-time, temporary, and permanent) in a number of industries and sectors.
20th October 2011
Make your business stand out by having clear commercial differentials – Unique Selling Propositions (USPs) – Be creative and innovative in identifying these, and use them to add significant business value. Use USPs to develop and nurture high value adding niche markets that create sustainable and profitable business for you. This workshop will help you to creatively re-think your unique selling positions (USPs) and test whether they are the best ones.
12th October 2011
This annual event brings together organisations from the Medway & Kent region (as well as those further afield), with students and graduates from the Universities at Medway (a partnership which includes the Universities of Greenwich, Kent and Canterbury Christ Church, and Mid-Kent College).
11th July 2011
KTP companies, academics and Associates, as well as a number of other businesses will be attending this informal event to celebrate the university's 25 year involvement with Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, share their experiences and provide an opportunity to network with businesses and KTP partners, both past and present.
23rd June 2011
Helicopter Process- Leadership (HPL) is the ability that great leaders have in managing the day-to-day tactics of getting things done whilst putting those tasks within a larger strategic process to ensure that the right stuff gets done in the right way at the right time, by following a logical approach. Part of the FLASH Innovation initiative.
19th May 2011
How can the web and new social media help you find, attract and keep new customers? This workshop will help you start you off developing a strategy for exploring and exploiting online opportunities for your business focusing on practical, measurable steps you can take now and next. A FLASH Innovation Club event.
17th May 2011
The Predator workshop will train you the innovative thinking technique that helps you to look at your current business or enterprise in a different way. The Innovative thinking technique will help you identify those assets that are really valuable, and those risks to those assets that need to be anticipated and planned for. Part of the FLASH Innovation initiative.
7th April 2011
For small businesses, modern marketing methods can give you a shop window to the world. Affordable, creative and innovative marketing can transform your business performance. This workshop will provide you with underlying knowledge, tools and techniques that you can use immediately to start a transformation process. Part of the FLASH Innovation initiative.
5th April 2011
This workshop will focus on the impacts to your business of extreme weather events and provide you with the tools to assess these risks and prioritise action. Part of the FLASH Innovation initiative.
25th March 2011
Innovation is about doing new things and about learning how to do old things in new ways to create new value. Any activity that involves managing more than three variables simultaneously is an art. Part of the FLASH Innovation initiative.
10th March 2011
This workshop introduces you to the ‘Cayenne’ business simulation which is suitable for all types of companies and projects to secure project success. Part of the FLASH Innovation initiative.
27th October 2010
This The Guidance & Employability Team at University of Greenwich are pleased to invite employers to the GET Opportunities 2010 recruitment fair. This event is based at the Medway Campus.
13th October 2010
The Guidance and Employability Team (GET) at University of Greenwich are pleased to invite employers to the GET Opportunities 2010 recruitment fair. This event is based at the Greenwich Campus.
6th - 7th September 2010
This conference considers the imperative need of microfinance to help alleviate poverty in a sustainable fashion through collaborations with stakeholders in the industry and aims to explore all possible partnerships and the challenges in meeting microfinancing goals.
17th August 2010
This networking lunch will provide guests from the Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction and Creative industries with an overview of procurement at Kent County Council including what and how KCC procures for its main categories of spend and its approach to ensuring competition.
23rd July 2010
This networking breakfast looks at developments and opportunities within the Manfacturing industry. Guest speaker Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF - The Manufacturers' Organisation will give attendees the chance to find out, from an insider's perspective, the health and recent advancements in the UK manufacturing plc.
13th July 2010
The University of Greenwich, in partnership with local business support agencies, is proud to host a free networking event; Green Up - Profit Through Efficiency. This event aims to help your business not just to become more eco-efficient but to benefit from making this change.
1st July 2010
Are you getting enough good ideas from your network? This conference looks at how HR Managers can increase their efficiency through better use of business networking. Leading thinkers on business networks will give seminars, workshops and discuss business and university research collaboration opportunities.
30th June 2010
Are you getting enough good ideas from your network? This conference looks at how SMEs can increase their efficiency through better use of business networking. Leading thinkers on business networks will give seminars, workshops and discuss business and university research collaboration opportunities.
28th June 2010
The Business Innovation Group (BIG) is pleased to invite you to the second Business Breakast, this time the focus is Innovation and Invention. BIG aims to to significantly boost the county's economy through this new initiative by raising awareness of public sector funding, contracts, bidding and collaborative projects.
4th June 2010
This conference aims to present and discuss original research findings on how or why economic governance is central to our understanding of economic outcomes in general and the financial crisis in particular.
2nd - 4th June 2010
Governments of host cities champion The Olympic Games as a catalyst for positive social, economic and infrastructural change. This, our third Legacies conference, considers the impact, benefits and long-term legacy affects of the games.
27th - 28th May 2010
This conference explores best practice for doing business in India covering themes such as public policy and development plans, market entry strategies, infrastructure, architecture and construction.
12th May 2010
Two seminars by John Kay and Charles Goodhart discussing such issues as the case for banking reform and the role of macro-prudential regulation in attaining financial stability.
17th March 2010
Providing an opportunity to learn about MOD related opportunities, network with businesses that have won contracts, find out more about public sector funding, collaborative projects and the potential benefits of being part of a very innovative group.
4th February 2010
Inaugural Professional Lecture by Professor Stephen Thomas will be looking at meeting Britain’s future energy needs.
2nd February 2010
Kent and Medway business people are invited to the launch of the University of Greenwich at Medway's Business Innovation Group (BIG-Kent) at a networking breakfast on Tuesday, February 2.
8th - 9th December 2009
A joint conference with the International Leadership Institute (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) that will examine economic governance and leadership in Africa.
23rd - 25th July 2009
An international conference exploring issues raised for Accounting and Finance academics, practitioners, and policy makers as a result of periods of rapid economic and social changes
5th June 2009
The symposium aims to draw together policy makers, business people and academic researchers to discuss and share views on the impact of the games.
13th – 15th July 2009
The Centre for Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the Ninth UK Creativity Jamboree, our international business creativity conference. International experts will focus on complex creativity and pathways to opportunity finding.
3rd – 5th July 2009
The UK Social Network Conference offers an interdisciplinary venue to facilitate interactions between the many different disciplines interested in network analysis. The Conference provides a unique opportunity for the dissemination and debate of recent advances in theoretical and experimental network research.
23rd April 2009
David Heald, Professor of Accountancy at the University of Aberdeen, will be discussing a range of contemporary issues surrounding the UK public-private partnerships.
24th March 2009
An event introducing two funding initiatives, Knowledge Connect and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, which can help businesses remain competitive in these turbulent times