Management Tools and SME Growth
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Resources and Publications

Practice Outputs

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International Presentations

  • Butler, M.J.R. (2015). Invited Panel Member, Transformation for Growth, PraxisUnico’s International Conference 2015, Expanding Horizons, Croke Park, Dublin, 10-12 June. This was well received by grant funders and other universities involved in knowledge exchange
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  • My presentation was in the Parallel Session discussing ‘Valuing the arts, humanities and social sciences: what is the potential for commercialisation and what are the challenges?’ – chaired by Ronni Littlewood, University of Warwick, with Dr Naomi Jacobs, The Creative Exchange, Sue Ratcliffe, Swansea University

The PraxisUnico Conference 2015 was the biggest ever.

Over 400 delegates from the knowledge exchange and commercialisation sector came together from across the world to share best practice and make new contacts.

Small Peer Workshops

  • Workshop 1 – Access to Finance Presented by Geoff Parkes
  • Workshop 2 – Are you lost in the Marketing Jungle Presented by Peter Schofield
  • Workshop 3 – Vision, purpose and strategies Presented by Essentials for good business leadership Presented by Richard Jephcott
  • Workshop 4 – Planning tax savings for companies and individuals (Owners) Presented by Nick Waterhouse-Brown

Research Outputs

Research Outputs are currently being developed for Transformation for Growth.

Click here to link to access The TRANSFORMATION Articles.

Conference 1 – Launch of ERDF Transformation for Growth Programme

Launch of ERDF Transformation for Growth Programme

Event Partners included: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Event Supporters included: Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Black Country LEP, CMI, Colmore Business District, Custard Factory, and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Transformation Launch

Conference 2 – Who Dares Wins: No Stone Unturned in the Pursuit of Growth

Who Dares Wins: No Stone Unturned in the Pursuit of Growth

Event Partners included CIMA, CIPD, Library of Birmingham, Personal Finance Society, Punk Zebra, Robert Half and Science Capital.

Event Supporters included: Colmore Business District, PIN WM, and The Business Desk.

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Who dares wins T4G

Conference 3 – Transformation for Growth: SME Conference

Transformation for Growth: SME Conference

Event Partners included: CIMA, CMI, NatWest and UKTI.

Event Supporters included: Birmingham Science City.

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conference 3

Conference 4 – Positive Psychology in SMEs: SME Conference

Positive Psychology in SMEs: SME Conference

This was a prestige event. Read about the event in the Birmingham Post and the Midlands Business News

Event Partners included: ACCA, Birmingham Law Society, ICAEW, Institute of Directors and Women in Business Association.

Event Supporters included: Birmingham Science City, Business Quarter, Events Northern, Machinery Market News, and The Business Desk.

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Speakers