Intellectual stimulation, provocation of thought and a fun
way to invest time in strategic debate
The Lancaster Forum is a place of ideas which has, at its heart, a series of eight inspirational masterclasses from world leaders in their fields. Wrapped around these sessions is a network of like-minded business owner-managers, business advisors and academics from throughout the world-ranked Lancaster University Management School and wider University.
At the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (IEED), we believe there is a source of competitive advantage in SME owner-managers dedicating some time every few weeks to work on the stragtegic development of their business and tapping into the business network of the triple-accredited and leading Management School in the North West. The Lancaster Forum is one mechanism for this.
Membership of the forum will offer owner-managers the following benefits:
- An opportunity to continue/ build a relationship with the Lancaster University Management School community and network.
- Space to step back from the business, to be challenged and to develop yourself in a culture of support.
- An annual programme of thought-provoking keynote presentations delivered by industry leaders and research experts from Lancaster and other universities.
- A conduit to collaborative opportunities: cutting-edge research findings, newly funded programmes, priority in student project opportunities and opportunities for guest lecturing on undergraduate programmes.
Cost and application process
The cost of joining the Lancaster Forum has been heavily susidised and now discounted to £500 for a subscription. To join please fill in the application form below and email it back to us at: Lancasterforum@lancaster.ac.uk or, if you have any questions, please contact us on 01524 510703.
* If you are interested in joining the Lancaster Forum and haven't graduated from one of IEED's business support programmes please contact us on 01524 510703 to discuss your application further. If you have graduated from a LEAD programme delivered by a provider other than Lancaster University, you will be made very welcome at the Lancaster Forum.