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 Barsav on Mon, 20/05/2024 - 06:32


I´d use leading in uncertain times, because I have seen a lot of small bussiness close due to uncertainty of the market and lack access to economic resources. Leading in a hard time is an hability that is necesary to manage it in grow in Honduras entrepreneurship.

Submitted by Diah on Mon, 20/05/2024 - 01:20


I think, I'm so interesting with Antoine Martin's Workshop about Using storytelling in leadership communication, because I love storytelling and by this workshop I want to improve my storytelling skill, especially to communicate with my business team. 

Submitted by Unfiltred-Youssef on Thu, 02/05/2024 - 15:43


For me i would like to attend Developing creative thinking in your team, because all of that can help me to enhance my brainstorming of thoghts, also create a common cummunication with my framework team.

Submitted by MM_Renteria on Thu, 02/05/2024 - 00:57


I would like to attend Giving feedback with Amelia Novak because it could be a smart tool I can use at my place of work, with my coworkers and my bosses; that could maximise development and results.

Submitted by Carolina-04 on Tue, 30/04/2024 - 03:45


I whould like attend the seccion conference about Developing creative thinking in your team, because I thing the creativity is very important for the devolement employees´s and to bring sucess the teams.

Submitted by Khant Zay Thu on Tue, 23/04/2024 - 16:17


I would attend ''Management Styles'' because I'm just a greenhorn in management field and I would like to know what it is.Also I'm really into it. 

Submitted by erbayatik on Fri, 19/04/2024 - 16:46


what kind a course is that

Submitted by Chel Zin on Fri, 15/03/2024 - 09:12


I would like to attend all of it because I'm sure all it'll be beneficial .

Submitted by park_huy09 on Sat, 09/03/2024 - 03:23


i'd like to attend "Using storytelling in leadership communication''.Because  team members need to interact with each other and telling stories is the useful way to connect with each other

Submitted by Winnie0900 on Wed, 06/03/2024 - 22:42


I'd attend the "Developing creative thinking in your team" conference because I believe creativity is a very important tool for problem-solving and when you think creatively, you can see different perspectives and solutions to a single problem.