Discover how to benefit from partnering with Leeds University Business School

We invite local business professionals to join us and find out more about the opportunities to partner with Leeds University Business School.

Register your place here

Why attend?

You’ll hear first-hand from businesses who have already benefited from our expertise, and who want to share their experience with you. You’ll also meet with our academic team who can explain more about the opportunities to collaborate, inspire and learn with us.  

You can find out more about our range of opportunities including:

  • joint research and innovation projects
  • access to talented students and graduates
  • executive education
  • mentoring and volunteering
  • expert consultancy
  • knowledge exchange

Who should attend?

The event is open to individuals from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Whether you’re an SME with ambitions for growth, a large corporation that needs to find an innovative solution, or a charity that wants to access our great diverse pool of student talent, there’s something for you.

We welcome any business professional interested in understanding how they can grow, innovate or transform their organisation.


09:00 – 09:30 Registration and coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome!
09:45 – 10:30

Panel Session: LUBS Engagement Opportunities

An introductory session with a group of business leaders discussing the range of activities available to those who may be keen to understand how to engage and work with the business school.

10:30 – 11:15

Plenary Session 1

Collaborate – Knowledge Transfer Partnerships with Business

Inspire – Mentoring / Business Leaders in Residence / Guest Lectures

Learn – Executive Leadership Apprenticeships

11:15 – 11:30 Refreshment break
11:30 – 12:15

Plenary Session 2

Collaborate – An Example of Research Consultancy for Business (1)

Inspire – Student Projects with Business – Innovation

Learn – Small Business Programmes

12:15 – 13:00

Plenary Session 3

Collaborate – An Example of Research Consultancy for Business (2)

Inspire – Recruiting our Students and Graduates

Learn – Customised Executive Programmes

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and networking (including an optional tour of the LUBS Behaviour Lab)

Our new Behaviour Lab is a state-of-the-art facility designed to help us observe and analyse human behaviour in various settings. Equipped with advanced technology and expert researchers, the Behaviour Lab offers a unique opportunity to gain deep insights into aspects such as consumer behaviour, decision-making processes, and social dynamics. If you're looking to gain a competitive edge in today's fast-paced business world, the Behaviour Lab may be able to help your organisation build the insights you need to make informed decisions and stay ahead of the curve.

14:00 Close

We are a leading, full-service business school and faculty of the University of Leeds, one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK.

The Business School is at the heart of innovation in the region. It can be your gateway to the next generation of talent and research-led innovation that can help your business navigate change, innovate and grow.