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CUBO Training Events

Working in partnership with University Hospitality Seminars, we develop and deliver tailored learning at preferential rates for our members. Each course, seminar and conference is designed to meet the needs of university commercial directors, their staff and institutions. Our two annual conferences are also packed with professional development as well as networking opportunities.

Negotiation Skills for Senior Managers

20 November 2018 | Venue: Sheffield

The course will look at negotiating major long term deals that will have an impact on the business, and in many cases leave a life time legacy for the institution. The course will be delivered by Jo Haigh, CEO of FDS, who also delivers our highly rated training for company directors.

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Developing a New Commercial Model

21 March 2019 | Venue: Sheffield

A practical seminar looking at legalities and case studies e.g. setting up and operating limited companies / SPVs within higher education.

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Role of the Company Director

30 January 2019 | Venue: Leicester

A very popular programme delivered by Jo Haigh, CEO of FDS.

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CUBO Residence Life Conference

7 & 8 May 2019 | Venue: Loughborough

Featuring: ACUHO-I and CUBO Residence Life Masterclasses and the 2019 Residence Life Awards for Professionals and RAs

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Aspiring Directors

12 & 13 March 2019 | Venue : Oxford

Back by popular demand, this unique course aimed at highly-motivated managers or recently appointed Directors, combines learning, coaching and practical application to help you sharpen your performance, develop your leadership skills and give you the clarity and passion to design the next decisive phase of your career. The programme will offer exclusive learning sessions with specific relevance to the operational challenges facing universities.

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19 February : Sheffield

This course has been designed by business people, with real life experience of how finance understanding can help drive business performance and profits. Finance decisions are taken at all levels in an organisation, that impact the overall company results. The ability to read finance reports, and apply them in a practical sense, is the cornerstone of an effective manager, director, and leader.

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6 March : London

This course has been designed by Philip Webb, with real life experience of how finance understanding can help drive business performance and profits.Finance decisions based on balance sheet understanding, allows an insight into credit risk, company value, and the presentation of company filed accounts to show the company’s results. This course assumes either a completion of a Basic Finance Course, or an understanding of P & L reporting to a reasonable level.

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