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CUBO Training Events

Working in strategic partnership with University Hospitality Services, we develop and deliver tailored learning at preferential rates for our members. The partnership ensures that each course, seminar and conference is designed to meet the needs of university commercial directors, their staff and institutions. Our two annual conferences offer invaluable networking as well as professional development for senior managers.

Business Success With Summer Schools

25 October 2018 | Venue: Kings College, London

Summer Schools are a key part of the commercial business plan for many universities. But they can have significant risks in terms of commerciality, and legal diligence needs to be considered. This seminar is for managers and staff working in student accommodation and conferencing, and will focus on the key commercial and legal aspects of providing services to Summer Schools.

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

29 & 30 October 2018 | Venue: Sheffield

A two day certificated programme available on a residential or non residential basis. ASIST teaches participants to recognise when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

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October 30 2018 | The University of Sheffield

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

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Aspiring Executive Chefs

6 & 7 November 2018 | Venue: Sheffield

A two day residential programme for Chefs seeking to develop their career. The trainers are David McKown FIH and Andrew Bennett MBE, Chair of Craft Guild of Chefs.

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Masterclass in Indian Vegan Cuisine with Cyrus Todiwala OBE

13 November 2018 | Venue: London

This masterclass will feature dishes that have not previously been included on previous courses.

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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

7 & 8 May 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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