11-12 December, The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool
UK business schools are a vital part of the higher education landscape and have a unique ability to create economic value and contribute to the health of their university and local community. Professional services teams make a critical contribution to the success and sustainability of their institutions and play a key role in managing financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities.
PMAC 2017 features a unique mix of high-quality workshops, presentations and poster sessions evidencing innovative ways in which professional managers are delivering value to their institutions.
Join colleagues from across the business school community this December to reflect on common challenges, share best practice and develop new networks.
Strategic plenary sessions including:
UK business schools in an uncertain international landscape
Professor Janet Beer, President, Universities UK and Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool
Panel discussion: Developing international partnerships: new opportunities and challenges
Dr Yvonne Carlisle, Head of International Affairs, Nottingham Business School
Peter Clack, Director of International Relations, University of Birmingham
Dr Gordon Fletcher, Academic Unit Head: Operations & Information Management, Salford Business School
Dr Tim Gore OBE, Chief Executive Officer, University of London Institute in Paris
Marc Smelik, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programmes, IE Business School
Professional managers and the TEF
Professor Jerry Forrester, Professor, Hertfordshire Business School and Vice Chair, Chartered ABS
Dr Heather Moyes, Business Manager for the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience and Academic Standards, Cardiff University
In-depth breakout sessions including:
Zero to business hero
Abi Bradbeer, Business Manager, Surrey Business School, University of Surrey
Matthew Hisbent, Head of Operations, Oxford Brookes Business School
Emma Coles, Major Projects Manager (Accreditations), Oxford Brookes Business school
Creating a sense of belonging: pre-arrival to induction
Claire Parkin, Student Experience Manager, Sheffield Business School
Louise Barrett, Student Experience Manager, Sheffield Business School
Innovative poster presentations including:
Gaining a global advantage: enhancing the student experience
Helen Atkinson, International Relations Officer, Newcastle University Business School
Supporting student integration: a new approach
Rachael Lucas, Student Experience Team Leader (Undergraduate Programmes), University of Liverpool
Misha Jones, Student Experience Administrator, University of Liverpool
The role of alumni relations in enhancing postgraduate taught programmes
Dr Xiang Li, Alumni Manager, Adam Smith Business School
Designed in consultation with members of the Chartered ABS Professional Managers' Steering Committee* and experts from across the business school community, the two-day programme is designed for senior professional managers. It is particularly relevant for:
- Heads of Administration
- Chief Operating Officers
- Faculty Managers
- Heads of Operations
- Specialist managers in marketing, human resources, finance, accreditation and professional development.
*The Chartered ABS Professional Managers' Steering Committee
- Dr Phillipa Towlson, Lord Ashcroft International Business School (Chair)
- Matt Davey, University of Exeter Business School
- Dr Steve Gaskin, Plymouth University Faculty of Business
- Dr Andrew Glanfield, Cardiff Business School
- Matthew Hisbent, Faculty of Business, Oxford Brookes University
- Helen Miller, Newcastle University Business School
- Tom O'Neill, Ulster Business School
- Stephanie Readey, University of Liverpool Management School
- Dil Sidhu, Alliance Manchester Business School
- Hema Tank, The London Institute of Banking and Finance
Chartered ABS Members
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|Full conference with Gala Dinner||£599|
|Single day without Gala Dinner||£329|
|Full conference without Gala Dinner||£539|
|Two participants for full conference and Gala Dinner||£1,048|
|Group booking: For groups of 3 or more participants||Please contact us for a bespoke package|
|Full conference with Gala Dinner||£659|
|Single day without Gala Dinner||£369|
|Full conference without Gala Dinner||£599|
|Full conference with Gala Dinner||£359|
|Single day without Gala Dinner||£169|
|Full conference without Gala Dinner||£299|
Want to bring a group to the conference? Contact us for Group Booking Discounts - save 25% per person!
PMAC 2017 will take place at The Foresight Centre at the University of Liverpool
The Foresight Centre
1 Brownlow Street
Participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements, the Chartered ABS have arranged preferential rates at local city hotels.
- £89.00 – Bed & Breakfast single occupancy
- £94.00 – Bed & Breakfast Double occupancy
Please call 0151 236 1964 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org and quote CHAR111212 to secure the preferential rate.
The hotel is around a 20-minute walk from the venue and Liverpool Lime Street Station.
- £105.50 - Bed & Breakfast single occupancy
- £117.50 - Bed & Breakfast double occupancy
Please call 0151 709 3000 or e-mail on email@example.com and quote CABS to secure the preferential rates.
This hotel is around a 15 minute walk from the venue and Liverpool Lime Street Station.
- £60.50 - Bed & Breakfast single occupancy
- £70.50 - Bed & Breakfast double occupancy
Please call 0330 0283 426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote 03G
This hotel is around a 10 minute walk from the venue and Liverpool Lime Street Station.
- £70.00 - Bed & Breakfast single occupancy
- £80.00 - Bed & Breakfast double occupancy
Please call 01517052843 and quote CB1
This hotel is around a 15 minute walk from the venue and a minutes walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station.