A conference programme

A conference programme

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

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Preparation

Reading text

Morning programme

9.00–9.30

Conference opening
Dr Jon Martinez

9.30–10.45

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
11.15–12.30

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
2.00–3.15

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 Ahmeddeda77 on Tue, 16/01/2024 - 08:59

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I would like to attend EXPO 2030 in KSA. KSA has a 2030 vision that is to change the education, the economy, the health, and the external face of the world. EXPO will adapt our knowledge and opinions.

Submitted by sebnemy on Mon, 15/01/2024 - 18:13

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I would like to attend
"Developing creative thinking in your team" speech.
Creative thinking is not something that you can learn, but you can change and develop if you have.

Submitted by Maga_Andi on Mon, 01/01/2024 - 16:45

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I would visit some of thw workshops are such as management stile and leading a smal business.

Submitted by Arias Buelvas on Tue, 12/12/2023 - 14:25

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I would be interested in developing creative thinking in my team, because I am a teacher and I consider that it is important for my students to have a development of creativity to power their skills.

Submitted by Toan3002 on Mon, 11/12/2023 - 13:19

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I would like to attend the international concert in Australia next year if I have enough of my budget and have a chance.

Submitted by Lizzie_97 on Thu, 09/11/2023 - 15:03

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I'm interested in all of these conference sessions, but I'm particularly interested in the session on using storytelling in leadership communication.
I chose this one because I think it will help me communicate my ideas more effectively and to reduce misunderstandings in work discussions.

Submitted by Anna1315 on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 12:35

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I would like to attend the conference leading small businesses, because I have a small busuness and I want it will be sucessfully and profitable.

Submitted by kozykim on Thu, 26/10/2023 - 04:10

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I would like to attend the 'Giving Feedback' session. I've been thinking about how to give a feedback well. So I guess that session will be very helpful to me.