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24 - 25 April 2018, Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Showcasing excellence in business and management education

The pursuit of teaching excellence is more important than ever. Government policymakers, university leaders and students themselves are demanding ever more from those who deliver higher education in the UK.

LTSE 2018 is the UK's leading gathering of business and management educators and showcases innovate teaching practice and cutting edge pedagogic research.

The call for  Workshops, Research Papers, Posters and PechaKucha Presentations is now closed. We have received a large number of excellent submissions and these are now under review by the LTSE committee. A full programme will be available shortly. 

Keynote Speakers


Learning, risk and difficulty: Teaching in unprecedented times

Professor Ray Land
Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for Academic Practice
Durham University

cathy minett-smith

Surfing or swimming: Riding the waves of learning gain

Dr Cathy Minett-Smith
Associate Dean - Student Engagement
University of Bedfordshire Business School

Delivered by, and for, members of business school faculty, LTSE 2018 showcases innovations in teaching practice, cutting-edge pedagogic research and inventive student engagement initiatives.

The call for workshops, research papers, posters & PechaKucha presentations is now closed.

Full programme available soon.


The LTSE conference is of great value to all those that contribute to business and management education excellence.

Are you....?

A Director of Learning & Teaching, an Associate Dean, a Programme Director or a Senior Lecturer
Join us and meet senior colleagues, share thoughts on key strategic issues facing teaching departments, benchmark your activities against your peers and get the latest news on the TEF and what it means for your institution

An early-career Lecturer or Teacher
Join us for a great selection of Keynote Speakers, networking opportunities and the opportunity to select from 80 in-depth parallel sessions showcasing best practice in blended learning, assessment & feedback, entrepreneurship education, student engagement and much more.

A School Manager, Head of Administration, Faculty Manager or Student Experience Managers
Join us and find out about how business schools professional managers are contributing to the learning environment, student outcomes and learning gain.

LTSE features a mix of high-level keynote speakers and a range of workshops, PechaKucha Presentations, research papers and poster presentation sessions.

Each session addresses one of the 14 conference themes:

Assessment and feedback
How innovative forms of assessment are being used in business and management education and the ways in which assessment is aiding students’ learning.

Blended learning
How business schools are delivering inventive learning through blending face-to-face and online teaching.

Delivering apprenticeships
How business schools are working with employers to create and deliver degree apprenticeships (levels 4, 5, 6, 7)

Distance learning
Developments in the underlying pedagogy of distance learning programmes and innovative methods of delivery

Employer engagement and the practice-based curriculum
New ways in which business schools are delivering work-centred learning through employer collaborations

How the employability of graduates is being boosted through course design and the use of additional activities such as work placements and internships.

New and innovative approaches to teaching entrepreneurship within business and management programmes and across disciplines. Also new research on entrepreneurial leadership.

Experiential learning
How innovative forms of experiential learning are being incorporated into business & management modules.

Learning & teaching strategy
Ways in which to maximise the performance and effectiveness of learning and teaching departments.

Learning and teaching through collaboration
Effective models of collaboration between teaching and professional staff; research and teaching staff; staff and students; and between disciplines and with business.

Responsible management education
Inventive ways in which ethics and sustainability are reflected in business and management curricula

Retention and success
Effective strategies, tools, personal and operational approaches to improve student retention rates, to make interventions, and to support students on the path to success.

Student engagement
Innovative approaches to engaging students in the classroom, outside the classroom, online, on placements, and in informing programme design.

Student experience
New ways in which the student experience can be supported and enhanced throughout the student lifecycle.

Chartered ABS Members

Not sure whether your institution is a member? Full list available here.

Full conference with Dinner  £479
Full conference without Dinner  £429
 Single day without Dinner  £309
 Two participants for full conference and Dinner  £839
 Group booking: For groups of 3 or more participants  Please contact us for a bespoke package

Non Members (higher education, public sector and third sector)

 Full conference with Dinner  £599
 Full conference without Dinner  £549
 Single day without Dinner  £389


 Full conference with Dinner  £839
Full conference without Dinner  £789
 Single day without Dinner  £559


 Full conference with Dinner  £379
 Full conference without Dinner  £329
 Single day without Dinner  £239
 Two presenters for full conference with Dinner   £659
 Student co-presenter: full conference with Dinner  £199
 Student co-presenter: Single day without Dinner  £99

The Learning, Teaching & Student Experience conference takes place at Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow:

301 Argyle Street,
G2 8DL

Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements and we have arranged a preferential rate at the conference venue, as well as one other city hotel. Please see details below.

 Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow (301 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL)

  • £139 per room per night (single occupancy)
  • £149 per room per night (double occupancy)

Rates include bed and breakfast. To book please follow the link here.


The Principal Grand Central Hotel (99 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3SF)

  • £145 per room per night (single occupancy)
  • £155 per room per night (double occupancy)

Rates include bed, breakfast and WIFI. To book please contact the hotel directly on 0141 2400 370, press 1 for reservations or by email to and quote ‘Chartered ABS Allocation’

Please also look at price comparison websites such as, trivago, and travel supermarket. As the rates available on these websites may be more cost effective depending on the time of booking.

Below are other hotels within the city centre.

PLEASE NOTE: The links show the best possible rate available at this time, and will change.

Alexander Thomson Hotel

320 Argyle Street
G2 8LY

Premier Inn Glasgow City Centre Hotel

377 Argyle Street
G2 8L

Artto Hotel

37 – 39 Hope Street
G2 6AE


Breakout Session Sponsor: McGraw-Hill Education

At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe that our contribution to unlocking that brighter future lies with the application of our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It exists where the science of learning meets the art of teaching. We believe that harnessing technology will enhance learning, both inside and outside of the classroom, and will deepen the connections between students and educators to empower greater success.

By partnering with educators around the globe, McGraw-Hill Education’s learning engineers, content developers and pedagogical experts are developing increasingly open learning ecosystems that are proven to improve pass rates, elevate grades and deepen engagement for each individual learner while improving outcomes for all. Why? Because learning changes everything.

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Conference Supporter: Global Investor Simulations 

Global Investor Simulations publishes Finance Lab Professional, an experiential learning resource which improves and enriches learning and employability, and increases student engagement. The simulation brings the challenges and pressures of financial markets trading into the university computer lab or trading room, both to enhance teaching and to test and develop students’ knowledge and key skills.

Finance Lab Professional is a dynamic and flexible tool which supports Business Schools’ academic, enrichment and outreach work across several areas:

  • Finance and Business courses
  • employability skills development
  • widening participation projects with local schools
  • online international partnerships
  • open day events and induction activities

To find out more about our projects, visit

Sponsoring LTSE 2018 presents a great opportunity to showcase your products and services to those on the front-line of business and management education in the UK.

To find out more, please contact Oliver Lowe

Oliver Lowe
Head of Conferences & International, Chartered Association of Business Schools
Direct: +44 (0) 207 634 9581 Email: 

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jane harrington

"Thanks for another excellent two days bursting with ideas & innovations"  

"Great to see students at the conference taking about co-design!"  

" Great opening keynote. Lots to think about for the future of #teaching & #learning what will it all look like in 15 years...?"