Growing Through Challenging Times: Programme Agenda

Conference Aims:

1. To share European best practice in the assessment of management skills using a 360 degree methodology called Perspectives 360.

2. To share best practice in the development and support of High Growth Coaching.

3. To engage stakeholders in using and benefiting from the lessons derived from the two projects: Perspectives 360 and High Growth Coaches.

9.15 – 9.45 Registration, Refreshments and Networking  
9.45 – 10.00 Conference Opening and Welcome Address Sandra Pollock, National Chair, Women In Management (WiM)
10.00 – 10.25 Growth, Growth, Growth Liz Basing, Regional Director East, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
10.25 – 10.50 Growth through World Class Management and Leadership:The Best of British Ann Francke, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
10.50 – 12.15 A European Perspective on Benchmarking Management Skills Liz Carroll, Training and Development Manager, Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME)*
12.25 – 1.20 Lunch and Networking  
1.30 – 1.40 Welcome Back Sandra Pollock, National Chair, Women In Management (WiM)
1.40 – 2.10 Making Growth Happen: Aspiration to Reality John Leach, Chief Executive Officer, Winning Pitch
2.10 – 2.35 The European High Growth Coach John Moore, Managing Director, Exponential Training & Assessment
2.35 – 3.00 The High Growth Challenge: Panel Discussion Sandra Pollock, National Chair, Women In Management (WiM)
3.00 – 3.20 Next Steps: The High Growth Coaching Network John Moore, Managing Director, Exponential Training & Assessment
3.20 – 3.30 Plenary and closing session Assessment Sandra Pollock, National Chair, Women In Management (WiM)

 In the morning you will:

• Learn about the context for a focus on SME growth and in particular the challenge of implementing an export strategy

• Hear how the Chartered Management Institute is developing solutions to address the leadership and management challenge

• Find out how 360 degree assessment can be used to pinpoint and address management skill needs

• Hear from Perspectives 360 Partners from Lithuania, Romania, Slovenia, Greece, Ireland and the UK

• Find out what it like using the Perspectives 360 tool by talking to Partners

In the afternoon you will:

• Be inspired to support High Growth Companies or to grow your own High Growth Company

• Understand why High Growth Companies are so important to our economy

• Learn about the roles and competences that underpin High Growth Coaching

• Hear from some of the UK’s top High Growth Coaches and other experts with experience of High Growth and High Growth Coaching

• Find out how you can help and be a part of the High Growth Coach Network

Conference Takeaways:

  • Copy of Management Skills in Small Medium Sized Enterprises:
  • Benchmark Report No. 1: United Kingdom
  • 2 x Perspectives 360 assessment for you and a colleague
  • Sample Perspectives 360 Feedback Report
  • Access to a Management Skill Builder Module
  • Copy of the presentations from all of the speakers
  • Opportunity to join the Perspectives 360 Assessment Network
  • Copy of the High Growth Coach Competency Framework and the Diploma
  • in High Growth Coaching syllabus
  • Copy of the High Growth Coach Best Practice Guide
  • Use of the High Growth Coach Roles and High Growth Process Modules
  • Copies of High Growth Coach case studies
  • Copy of the presentations from all of the speakers
  • Opportunity to join the High Growth Coach Network

To book your places contact Exponential Training on +44 (0)1455 845 071

 Hosted by CMI in partnership with Exponential Training
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