Online Webinars

The Management School hosts a series of free online webinars to provide you with a toolkit of skills to help you excel in your career.  Each theme offers new ways of thinking about international business issues and will be presented by a member of our academic staff or alumni with industry expertise. You can access the recordings of previous webinars, free of charge, at any time, wherever you are located in the world.


GDPR for Marketers

In this session, Steve Kuncewicz, Partner at BLM, will deliver a session on managing the implications of the new General Data Protection Regulations. There will be a focus on privacy, E-regulations, examples of poor and best practice and sources of information and guidance.

Steve specialises in intellectual property, media and communications-related issues, working mainly with the creative, digital, technology and advertising sectors with a nationally-recognised niche specialism in issues involving social media.


Mindfulness in the workplace: Insight and Techniques

In this session, qualified Counsellor, Kath Caffrey, will provide you with tips on how to use mindfulness in the workplace, with exercises you can use ahead of presentations or interviews.


What is evidence based management? How do you do it? What difference does it make?

Rob Briner, Professor of Organizational Psychology at Queen Mary, University of London and Scientific Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management as he explores evidence based management.
Professor Briner’s research has focused on several topics including well-being, emotions, stress, ethnicity, the psychological contract, absence from work, motivation, work-nonwork and everyday work behaviour. Beyond academic research Rob helps practitioners and organizations make better use of evidence, including research evidence, in decision-making as well as encouraging academics to make research more accessible.


Engaging with International Markets 

David Stringer-Lamarre (LLB Hons 1986) is Managing Director of Fortis Consulting London and the Chairman of the Institute of Directors London Region. He will discuss how companies can prepare themselves to engage with markets outside the country that they are located. This will include market research, entry strategies and importantly cross-cultural business engagement skills. “You can have the best product or service in your ‘home market’ but if you do not effectively engage with your international target market you will not succeed.”

 

How HR can take advantage of social media

Tim Scott (BA Hons Philosophy 1997), People Director, Fletchers Solicitors and Founder of The Work Consultancy, discusses the rise of digital and social technology, current and future technology trends and the digital skills gap. Tim considers what this means for HR professionals, how they need to respond and will conclude with practical tips to take away.


Technology transforming business - who exactly leads?

John Hanley (BEng Hons Mechanical Engineering, 1979), Founder of Run the Change, explores technology business models and who controls the innovation agenda going forward.  From the more traditional General Electric, NASA and Philips to the technology led innovators such as Airbnb and Uber, John will also explore what this might mean for the roles that can be played in the new generation of business models.


Life Design Series (Three webinars)

Serial entrepreneur, life coach and alumnus Willem Gous (MSc Information Systems Management 2015) offers key insight into the secrets of designing and living the life you have always wanted. Avoid the biggest mistake that leads to being stuck in a life you dislike, being overworked and unhealthy, ending up in a repetitive cycle of life where every year seems to be the same as the previous. You can find the resources that Willem mentions throughout the webinar by clicking here.

Webinar one concentrates on the beliefs and fears that hold you back from living the life you always wanted

Webinar two concentrates on providing clarity about the life you really want and planning the life you always wanted.

 
Webinar three concentrates on action steps and processes to set your plans in motion.
 




Starting a Business: The Personal Journey


Serial entrepreneur, life coach and alumnus Willem Gous (MSc Information Systems Management 2015) guides you through the personal and emotional challenges of starting a business. Gain an insight into the personal development tools that can help you on your journey, navigate partnerships and mentorships, and how to avoid self-doubt.

 

The 'Why and How' of Becoming a Successful Freelancer 

During this webinar serial entrepreneur, life coach and alumnus, Willem Gous (MSc Information Systems Management 2015), will share how you prepare and launch yourself as freelancer. He will help you reduce stress and uncertainty while increasing your chances of success. 


Voice Search: Its Growth and Impact on Marketing

In this webinar, University of Liverpool alumnus Tim Butler (Business Economics, 1994) director of Innovation Visual, outlines the explosive growth in voice search and explains how the difference between typing and verbalizing search queries will require huge changes from businesses that want to be successful. 



Uncovering your Natural Resilience at Work 

In this webinar, Chartered Psychologist and University of Liverpool alumnus, Andrew Bridgewater will talk about how we create our personal experience and introduce a powerful new approach to enjoying natural resilience and mental wellbeing at work. The session will include resilience tips for leaders and also specific tips for those facing uncertainty, including students and those changing jobs or careers. Andrew will share his story of recovery from severe depression after a prolonged period of work-related stress in 2006.

 

A Guide to Blockchain Technology and Its Application 

In this webinar, Ade Molajo (BSc Computer Information Systems 2009), will take a deep dive into the subject of Blockchain. By the end of the session, you will understand how it works and what it can be used for apart from currency. Ade will explain the jargon you've been hearing about including Consensus, Immutability and Sidechains.

 

Bitcoin and Blockchain - Mandarin Version 

The University of Liverpool School of Management organized an exclusive webinar for students of the 2015 Financial Masters program on "Bitcoin and Blockchain: Current Status", with speaker: Dr Xi Fu. Xi is a lecturer in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Accounting at the University of Liverpool School of Management. Prior to joining the University of Liverpool, she earned her Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from the School of Management at Lancaster University. Her research interests are asset pricing, financial metrology, risk management, and derivatives.

 

A Career in Digital Marketing - The Future's Bright 

Marketing has always attracted bright minds and ambitious people with its blend of creativity and sharp business acumen. In today’s digital first economy, marketing is at the cutting edge of new technology and techniques. Is a career in digital marketing something that would excite you and get you up in the morning? Or is digital marketing something best left to others? What is digital marketing anyway? What does it entail and what is the day-to-day like if you have a job in digital marketing? In this webinar, Liverpool Alumnus Tim Butler, founder of Innovation Visual, gives you the answers to the digital marketing landscape of today and what he expects from the future. He provides the knowledge from his twenty years of experience in the field.

 

Professional Development for New and Aspiring Managers 

In this webinar, founder of WiseAmigo and Chartered Psychologist Paul Smith (BSc Psychology) will be exploring some key areas of personal development for those considering entering management, or for those just about to take on a management role. Whether it’s delegating, seeing the big picture, managing conflict or simply getting stuff done. Paul will be bringing to life some important concepts that can help you flourish as a manager.
 

Engaging with International Markets 

David Stringer-Lamarre (LLB Hons 1986) is Managing Director of Fortis Consulting London and the Chairman of the Institute of Directors London Region. He will discuss how companies can prepare themselves to engage with markets outside the country that they are located. This will include market research, entry strategies and importantly cross-cultural business engagement skills. “You can have the best product or service in your ‘home market’ but if you do not effectively engage with your international target market you will not succeed.”