A conference programme

A conference programme

Read the programme for a management conference to practise and improve your reading skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.


Reading text

Morning programme


Conference opening
Dr Jon Martinez


Management styles
with Helena Clark

Consider the different management styles and how you can adapt yours to suit your team.

Giving feedback
with Amelia Novak

Explore the different ways to give feedback to maximise development.

Managing change
with Akira Yoshida

Help your employees deal with change and to see the positives change can bring.

10.45–11.15 Coffee break

Using storytelling in leadership communication
with Antoine Martin

Sometimes, the best way to communicate with your team is by telling stories. Find out how to do this in this workshop.

Leading small businesses
with Cheng Wei

How is leading small businesses different and how can leaders of small businesses bring success to their team?

Leading in uncertain times
with Omar Abboud

Uncertainty can affect the success of your team. Learn to bring confidence to your team in a time of uncertainty.

Afternoon programme

12.30–2.00 Lunch

Managing international projects
with Alisa Petrov

Consider how to ensure successful intercultural communication in your international teams.


Developing creative thinking in your team
with Mariana Silva

How can you get your team to think more creatively? Explore the different ideas that can help your team see things in a new way.

Conflict management
with Tracy Edwards

Conflict can create problems in your team, but managing conflict well can bring about development. Learn how to manage conflict in this workshop.

3.15–4.15 Group discussions
4.15–5.00 Conference closing
Dr Grace Moloney



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Submitted by Natpn on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 16:11


I really liked the conference, they should continue doing more, because they motivate people and empowered women

Submitted by Vero.vm29 on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 16:09


I prefer go to conference after of lunch. Therefore I recommend the team that explains conflict mangament sound very interesting 🤔. I could add new ideas and give recommendations about the organization and the teams very relation. I would participate in this team because is necessary the diferentes opinions and perspectives

Submitted by jorgezambrano on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 16:05


Hello I would take the course on how to lead small businesses, I am very interested in learning about starting a business and knowing how to manage it in order to obtain greater profitability

Submitted by alexis23 on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 16:00


I would like Managing change
with Akira Yoshida, because is important for me learn most and she could help me

Submitted by mayelinenoemi23 on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 15:56


I would like to participe since it is a modality that would benefit all entrepreneurs and in turn we could acquire new perspectives from other people who will clearly have other coherent thoughts and thus be able to achieve success

Submitted by victor1980bcn on Sun, 04/09/2022 - 09:18


I'd like to attend "developing creative thinking in your team" because I think that working creativity in work teams gives interesting benefits and increases workers motivation and growness. Regards,
Víctor Hernández Bonilla.

I agree. The topic is very varied because it is necessary to attract different opinions in the teams, since the benefits are for the whole company. In addition, personal and professional growth will be noticed.

Hello, how are you Victor?
The truth is that it is an excellent option that you have chosen to be able to work as a team since more ideas flow and that way the work goes well, I support your idea.
Cheers Nuri G.

Submitted by victor1980bcn on Sat, 03/09/2022 - 21:46


I'd like to attend the conference "Developing creative thinking in your team" because I think that working creativity in work teams gives interesting benefits and it increases workers motivation and growness.

Submitted by AlexandraMT on Mon, 29/08/2022 - 13:09


I would like to attend to everyone because I am a businesswoman. I manage a pharmacy and have a small but challenging staff. I think these conferences would help me a lot.