A conference programme

A conference programme

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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 carlabeatriz1 on Mon, 05/12/2022 - 13:19


I would participate the conference " Giving feedback " and " Conflict management" because are very importat for the professional construction.

Submitted by dondydeedo on Mon, 05/12/2022 - 02:45


I want to attend a Conflict management session because many times conflict happened and affected our progress. So it would be great if I could participate in this session.

Submitted by EhabElseify on Sat, 03/12/2022 - 09:26


"Leading small businesses with Cheng Wei" is my choice, As I'm in my 30s it is time to study how to manage and develop my own business.

Submitted by Nguyen-Bao-Tran on Thu, 01/12/2022 - 04:03


There are two sessions of this conference I am concerned, there are "Giving feedback" and "Using storytelling in leadership communication". Because I think that what I miss to become a good leader.

Submitted by Robert Felix on Wed, 30/11/2022 - 03:03


I would attend de conference that talk about explore the diferent ways to give a feedback, because i think we have to let it know at our employies how their are doing his work and that can help them to be better in their job.

Submitted by Eman Samir on Fri, 18/11/2022 - 19:22


I'd attend Leading small business because I'm passionate about having my own business.

Submitted by aleksandrss18 on Fri, 28/10/2022 - 13:48


I think, that how to leading in uncertain time is very important, the world change quickly, more and more companies are closing, that's why it will be interesting information

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Submitted by robertomm on Mon, 24/10/2022 - 18:20


I would attend: Managing change

As TI developer I have to deal with the change every day. I have to update my knowledge and skills to keep up to date. Therefore I think I have experience managing change.

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

Submitted by SakuraChan on Fri, 21/10/2022 - 09:54


I'd love to attend Management Style because management is important at work.Everyone's management isn't the same.We have our own different style and management system to explore.

Submitted by dimzachari on Sun, 16/10/2022 - 18:31


I prefer to attend the Change Management conference with Akira Yoshida. In the changing world, employees need support