Webinar Experiential Learning: Professor Russell Napier and The…

Webinar: Experiential Learning

Join us to hear from Professor Russell Napier in his role as ‘Keeper’ of the Library of Mistakes. Learning how ‘avoiding the mistakes of the past’ translates into the work of The Outward Bound Trust.


  • Hear how experiential learning is an important life-long process, which can be first introduced to young people through our work.
  • Engage directly with Professor Russell Napier through a Q&A session.
  • Gain an understanding of our work with young people, and how you can get involved.


  • Professor Russell Napier
  • Young person who has attended courses with Outward Bound
  • Martin Davidson, Chief Executive

Webinar information:

When: Tuesday 10 September 2024
: 12.30-1.30pm
: ZOOM Webinar

In 2014 Russell founded the charitable venture The Library of Mistakes, a business and financial history library in Edinburgh that now has branches in India and Switzerland and in 2025 will open in Singapore.

Russell has degrees in law from Queen’s University Belfast and Magdalene College Cambridge. He is a Fellow of The CFA Society of the UK and also a Fellow of the CISI. He is an Honorary Professor at The University of Stirling and a Visiting Professor at Heriot Watt University.


  • Anatomy of The Bear: Lessons From Wall Street’s Four Great Bottoms ( in print for almost twenty years and ‘a cult classic’ according to the FT).
  • The Asian Financial Crisis 1995-1998: Birth Of The Age of Debt.
  • The Practical History of Financial Markets course - available on campus at Edinburgh Business School, in a two and a half day in-person executive version in London and also online.

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Join us on Tuesday 10 September, at 12.30-1.30pm for our (ZOOM) Webinar. You will receive joining details nearer the time.

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