Supporting the development of professional services teams at all levels within UK business schools

PMAC Online brings together professional services staff working across the spectrum of activity within, and for, UK business schools.

Taking place via Zoom on 18 April, PMAC Online is an interactive, practical event that supports business school professional services teams through a series of engaging panel discussions, breakout sessions and professional development workshops.

PMAC Online is developed in conjunction with the in-person Professional Managers' Annual Conference (PMAC 2024) taking place at Northumbria University on 27 February. Click here for further details.



How the various elements of the sustainability agenda (environmental, economic/financial, social, operational) can be knitted together to create a meaningful strategy and the role that professional services staff play in driving the sustainability agenda within their institutions.

Delivering positive student outcomes

The role that professional services staff play in supporting the progression and attainment of students from all backgrounds

Generative AI and emerging technologies

How business schools can harness the potential benefits of generative AI and other forms of emerging technology to enhance business and management education and internal business school administration, operations and efficiency.

Operating with agility in financially-constrained times

How professional services staff at all levels are finding innovative ways to help their institutions grapple with today's financial pressures.

Creating optimal environments (physical and digital) for staff and students

How business schools and parent universities are enabling hybrid working for staff and creating a sense of community.

Full programme coming soon

Early Bird & Group Booking Discounts available

Members Early Bird Rates

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

  • One participant - £70
  • Two participants - £105
  • Three participants - £158
  • Four participants - £210
  • Five participants - £263

Group booking discount: Save 25% on each additional place.

Six to Fifteen Participants - £315 - Register up to 15 participants for the price of six!

If you are registering more than fifteen participants please contact for a Special Booking Code.

Non-members Early Bird Rates

  • One participant - £95
  • Two participants - £143
  • Three participants - £214
  • Four participants - £285

Group Booking Discount: Save 25% on each additional ticket

Non-member organisations are allowed a maximum of four tickets. If you wish to register more people please contact Afsana Shahajahan to discuss group sales and sponsorship opportunities

PMAC 2024 will offer a range of interactive, practical sessions that will explore ways that the professional services community can add value in their business schools. The conference will be of particular relevance to:

  • Senior professional services and team leaders
  • Learning & teaching support staff
  • Marketing, student recruitment and admissions staff
  • School administrators
  • Student experience and careers staff

Become a sponsor

Sponsoring PMAC 2024 is an excellent way of engaging senior professional services staff within UK business schools. If you are interested in supporting this year's event please contact Oliver Lowe.

Oliver Lowe
Director of Professional and Programme Development
Chartered Association of Business Schools & Small Business Charter
Direct: +44 (0) 207 634 9581  Main: +44 (0) 207 236 7678
Email:  Website: I

What platform will be used for PMAC Online?

The PMAC Online conference takes place via Zoom. Registered participants will receive the login details a few weeks before the event.

What if I register and then want to cancel?

If you register and decide that you cannot attend you can transfer your pass to a colleague free of charge. If you decide to cancel there may be a cancellation fee. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for full details.

Transfers, Cancellations and full Terms & Conditions - click here