S4: Episode 1 | Entrepreneurship: A local and global perspective
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
3M ago
Stimulating entrepreneurship remains an important challenge for Northern Ireland. In this episode, the first in a brand new series, former BBC broadcaster and journalist Wendy Austin is joined by a diverse panel of experts; Marie Doyle, Partner, Deloitte, Mat Hunter, Co-CEO, Plus X and Tim Mescon, Visiting Professor, Ulster University Business School, for an insightful discussion on the topic.  You will hear from a diverse panel of experts who will discuss the topic of entrepreneurship in both a global and local context. The podcast was recorded in-front of a small live audience at the n ..read more
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S3: Episode 6 | Skill Up for the Future
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
8M ago
In this episode, we explore how SKILL UP, a fully funded skills programme, is helping thousands of people across Northern Ireland take their career and business to the next level – featuring Graeme Wilkinson, Director of Skills, Department for the Economy, Joanne Ferguson, Director, CME Group, Emer Maguire, award-winning Musical Comedian and Sean O Fithcheallaigh, Design Engineer, Sensata Technologies. (Panel event and podcast recording)  ..read more
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S3: Episode 5 | Leading the Charge for Business Sustainability
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
9M ago
In this episode, we hear best practice and guidance from leading experts and practitioners on the front line of sustainable business in Northern Ireland - featuring Chris Martin, Head of Sustainability UK, Danske Bank, Brian Reid, CEO, Deli lites and Lynsey Hollywood, Senior Lecturer at Ulster University Business School ..read more
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S3: Episode 4 | Empowering Talent
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
10M ago
Accessing and keeping the right talent is one of the most challenging issues currently facing businesses today. Join our special guests to explore the strategies leaders can use to build more engaged and energised workforces.  Featuring René Carayol MBE, globally recognised keynote speaker and executive coach, Caroline van der Feltz, HR Director, Danske Bank, and Judith Wylie, Senior Lecturer, Ulster University Business School.    ..read more
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S3: Episode 3 | Degree Apprenticeships: Unlocking Tomorrow's Talent
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
1y ago
Recorded live at Ulster University’s new Belfast campus, in this episode Wendy Austin explores how Degree Apprenticeships are being used by local employers within the services sectors to attract, engage and upskill talent. Featuring Andy McKibbin (Partner, Deloitte), Rory McFadden (Senior Analyst, Deloitte), Darren Burrows (Founder and CEO, Funds-Axis), Stacey Irvine-Herald (Senior HR Business Partner, Danske Bank) and Clark Barnes (Project Analyst, Danske Bank ..read more
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S3: Episode 2 | Leadership Development: Trends and Future Outlook
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
1y ago
In this episode, Wendy Austin sits down with Justin Urquhart Stewart, Co-Founder of Seven Investment Management and Business Commentator, Professor Gillian Armstrong, Associate Dean, Development and Partnerships (Domestic), Ulster University Business School and Kevin Kelly, Co-Owner of the Management and Leadership Network to explore leadership trends and what this means for managers and leaders in Northern Ireland. This episode was recorded live at Ulster University's new Belfast campus ahead of the Management and Leadership Network's 20th Anniversary Gala ..read more
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S3: Episode 1 | What is the future for a sustainable higher education?
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
1y ago
What is the future for a sustainable higher education? In this episode recorded live at the new Academy Restaurant (Ulster University), Wendy Austin speaks to Stephen Spinelli, President of Babson College, Tina Mc Kenzie, Chair, FSB, Roger Pollen, Head of External Affairs NI, FSB and Professor Mark Durkin, Executive Dean at the Ulster University Business School to discuss the future of higher education and the value of strategic partnerships in this new era ..read more
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S2: Episode 5 | Demystifying Degree Apprenticeships
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
2y ago
From bridging higher level skills gaps to improving organisational productivity, Degree Apprenticeships provide valuable opportunities to recruit new talent and upskill in key sectors of the economy. In this episode, host Wendy Austin speaks to Deborah Stevenson, People and Operations Director at PwC UK, Judith Wylie, Senior Lecturer at Ulster University Business School, Dermot Dempster, Managing Director, Clonallon Laboratories LTD and former apprentice, Johnny Mooney, Consultant, Deloitte to help demystify the world of degree-level apprenticeships for young people and businesses ..read more
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S2: Episode 1 | Building a Highly Skilled Workforce for Economic Recovery
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
2y ago
In the first episode of series two, Wendy Austin is joined by Diane Dodds, Minister for the Economy, John Healy (OBE), Vice President & Managing Director, Allstate NI and Professor Mark Durkin, Executive Dean at Ulster University Business School to discuss how increased investment in skills development and research and innovation will help power Northern Ireland's rebuilding agenda ..read more
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Episode 6 | Unlocking Creativity
Business of Possibility Podcast
by Ulster University Business School
2y ago
The pandemic has challenged businesses across all sectors to think differently and create new value in imaginative ways. In this episode, Wendy Austin speaks to Natalie Nixon, President Creative Strategist at Figure8 Thinking and Author of the Creativity Leap and Dr Michael Brennan, Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at UUBS about how creativity can pave the way for innovation and open up a new world of possibilities for businesses ..read more
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