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Strategy into Practice

Our premium Strategy into Practice seminar series is designed to give you the opportunity to gain insights of strategy within business and not-for-profit corporations. You will hear first-hand accounts from top executives on strategic challenges in their industry and how they strategically steer their organisation to compete successfully and deal with complex issues such as international growth, innovation and corporate social responsibilities. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and network after each session with the speaker, other local business leaders and academic staff from Kingston Business School. These seminars are open to the public, alumni and students.

Past speakers have included Greg Dyke, former Director General of the BBC and Lord Michael Hastings, International Director of Corporate Citizenship at KPMG.



Strategy or a series of unfortunate events? - 9 November

A thought provoking discussion on the roles played by planning, serendipity and execution in business strategy.Using the example and experience of a high tech business based in Kingston, begun in 2001, which is entering its 4th stage of metamorphosis.

The speaker Richard Lee has over 25 years’ experience in IT & Telecoms management. In 2001 Richard set up Creativity Software, a global supplier of mobile location based service technology. This technology is sold primarily to Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to enable commercial systems, and to fulfil their obligations to emergency service and law enforcement regulations. For example, when you make a 999 call from your mobile phone, the network needs this technology in order to allow the ambulance service to understand where you are.


Time: 5-8pm
Venue: KHBS0026 (lecture 5-7pm), then Business School Atrium (networking 7-8pm)
Speaker: Richard Lee

For further details on this event please contact Dr Kent Springdal



Visit our past talks webpage to view topics and download podcasts from past Entrepreneur Experience events.


David and Ina share their experiences of studying a business course



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