On Making a Difference and Choosing a Career [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr William MacAskill | Should I work for a non-profit organisation in Africa? Or should I go into the City, and try to earn as much as I can to donate to good causes? William MacAskill is a research associate in the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford and is also president of 80,000 Hours ethical career advisory service. Credits: Tom Sturdy (Audio Post-Production), LSE AV Services (Audio Recording)
Education for Sustainable Development
Editors note: We apologise for the poor sound quality of this podcast. This event will explore the role of universities in driving the sustainability agenda. Tony Juniper is a campaigner, writer, and a senior associate with the Cambridge University Programme for Sustainability Leadership. Professor Janet Hartley is Pro-director for teaching and learning at LSE.
Small Business Division
The Clarkson University School of Business has a goal of providing its students with competencies in organizational leadership, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and an awareness of ethical issues. This course offers students a chance to explore and apply those competencies by providing a real life, multi-disciplinary, team-based consulting experience. Each semester several consulting projects are presented to the students by outside orga
This course involves the strategic and tactical planning of an actual business enterprise. Students will be introduced to entrepreneurship, the planning process, and frameworks for strategic and financial planning in addition to other topics. By exposing students to a unique living / learning environment, this course will challenge students to confront more advanced issues faced by today's entrepreneurs. A strong emphasis on teamwork, leadership and risk versus reward will be explored. Studen
Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Entrepreneurship is part of the American dream. According to the Appalachian Regional Commission, the best hope for stabilizing and diversifying Appalachia's economy lies in the creation and expansion of businesses that provide jobs, build local wealth, and contribute broadly to economic and community development. The need to expand and support entrepreneurial activity as a means for revitalizing Appalachian communities led to the creation of Berea College's Entrepreneurship for the Public Good
Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing
Course Goals: a) Students will gain an understanding the economic, technological, societal, and global dimensions of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. b) Students will understand the major differences between personal entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, which often occurs in larger mature organizations. c) Students will understand the relationships between personal goals, competencies, and experience to assess what they bring to all types of ventures. d) Students will understand and prac
3PLUS-U: A Digital Adventure from the International Labour Organization
The 3Plus-U site was developed to give you a view of the common concerns shared by millions of people who work. This digital adventure uses maps, games and stories to explore the issues of child labour, forced labour, discrimination and freedom of association in the workplace.
What Makes a Leader a Leader?
Students will read about the qualities of being a leader and answer case study problems by using the Leadership Course by Empowering Technologies on their handheld.
OZONE presentation 2013: Lullabies or Lady Gaga?
Yu-Chieh Tzeng talks about the importance of controlling Blood pressure variability,to minimise brain injury after stroke. The Ozone presentations took place September 2013, in St David's theatre
Survival of the fattest
Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting discusses how despite their revenues tumbling and prices falling, Apple survived the recession of the early 1990s because they were a fat organisation with a strong balance sheet
Lynda Gratton discusses her new book
Professor Lynda Gratton discusses her latest book 'Hot Spots: Why Some Teams, Workplaces and Organisations Buzz with Energy - and Others Don't', in a podcast for The Times
The art of plaster casting (UCL)
Professor Edward Allington and Jo Volley (UCL Slade School of Fine Art) demonstrate the complexities of creating a plaster cast and examine other ways the medium has been used. Allington and Volley have helped to curate part of Plastered, an exhibition at the UCL Art Museum about plaster and the casting process, highlighting the sculpture models of the neo-classical artist John Flaxman (1755-1826). Further information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/uclart/exhibitions Audio podcast - https://soun
The Desk-Cave - A Low-Cost Versatile Virtual Reality Design and Research Setup Between Desktop and C
Virtual Reality has become an almost ubiquitous technology in many applications, but it has seen limited success in design support. Reasons for this seem to lie in lack of easily available tools, high threshold for non-programmers, and high cost of equipment. In this paper we describe a Virtual Reality environment that is developed at Design Systems called the Desk-Cave. The Desk-Cave is a low-cost VR setup that combines principles of a CAVE system with a work desk. Architecture students with no
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Compendium of HIV Prevention Interventions with Evidence of Effectiveness
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed this Compendium of HIV Prevention Interventions with Evidence of Effectiveness to respond to prevention service providers, planners, and others who request science-based interventions that work to prevent HIV transmission. All interventions selected for this Compendium came from behavioral or social studies that had both intervention and control/comparison groups and positive results for behavioral or health outcomes. We required des
American snowboarder wins first Sochi gold
Follow the Olympics in Sochi: http://smarturl.it/SochiOlympics Feb. 8 - Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg of the U.S. team wins first gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia. Gavino Garay reports. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and in
Now, It's Time for Texas A&M (30 seconds)
Texas A&M University national thirty-second television commercial for the 2010 "It's Time for Texas A&M" campaign. Produced by the Division of Marketing & Communications
AlgTop8: Polyhedra and Euler's formula
We investigate the five Platonic solids: tetrahedron, cube, octohedron, icosahedron and dodecahedron. Euler's formula relates the number of vertices, edges and faces. We give a proof using a triangulation argument and the flow down a sphere. This is the eighth lecture in this beginner's course on Algebraic Topology, given by Assoc Prof N J Wildberger of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW.
Rwanda: genocide remembered
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Apr. 6 - Twentieth anniversary of Rwanda's three-month killing spree by Hutu extremists that killed hundreds of thousands. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa