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Events & CPD

CPP regularly host important regional and national events in the field of people management.

The extensive networks of our researchers in both academic and business world enable us to attract high profile events, and our state of the art building and convenient location provide the ideal venue for both large scale conferences and smaller scale conferences and workshops.

In 2016, we are delighted to be hosting two prestigious international and national events: the 28th Annual Conference of the European Association of Evolutionary Political Economy and the UK Forum for Human Resource Development.

You will find details of these and other events below:

Forthcoming events

  • University Forum for Human Resource Development

    at MMU Business School, Manchester

    The UFHRD is an international association for universities, reflective practitioners, and learning oriented organisations. The Forum’s mission is to create, develop and inform leading–edge HRD theories and practices by promoting professionally-focused qualifications, co-operative research initiatives, consultancy interventions.

  • 28th Annual EAEPE Conference 2016

    at MMU Business School, Manchester

    The conference theme – industrialisation, socio-economic transformation and institutions – is inspired by the historical legacy of the Industrial Revolution that has made Manchester a pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the world. The theme invites contributors to consider social and economic implications of industrialisation, deindustrialisation and transformation with particular attention to those institutions that flourish and decline around industries and manufacturing.

Previous events

Professor Ben Lupton
Centre Director

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(0161) 247 6460
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