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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.

Role of the Company Director

4 March 2019 | Venue: Loughboough

To provide participants (people who are aspiring to be in a directorship or are currently in one) with an overall understanding of the role and responsibilities of a director.

To provide an insight into how to carry out the role effectively and to protect both the individual and the corporation, as far as practical from potential liabilities.


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Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) - Digital Marketing Masterclass

25 & 26 March 2019 | Venue: Sheffield

This two day residential digital marketing masterclass will help those with good knowledge of digital marketing, take their skills and knowledge to the next level. Focusing on advanced techniques and strategy, the course will allow delegates to develop digital marketing strategies, manage and implement campaigns and analyse results. Heavily focused on analysis of results throughout, the course will show how to build effective plans and judge return on investment (ROI).

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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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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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