Date(s) - 28th June 2019
9:15 am - 3:30 pm

We recognise that in today’s business environment Leaders and Managers need to be equipped to navigate your organisation through the business battlefield that you find yourself operating in. Our event recognises the current challenges faced by Leaders and Managers; our thought provoking key note speakers will cover the key aspects of leadership, and our breakout session facilitators will focus on assisting you in identifying the skills your leaders and managers need to develop and enhance to be an effective leader in an increasingly volatile and uncertain environment.

This event is the perfect opportunity for leaders and managers to meet other like-minded leaders and managers, share experiences and exchanges views and ideas to take back to the workplace. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

To register your place please click here. Please register no later than the 14th June 2019. If you have any questions, please contact 

Event Schedule


9.15 – 10.00amRegistration, Refreshments and Networking
10.00 – 10.15Introduction and Welcome
10.15 – 10.45Keynote Speaker  – Kevin Shakespeare  – Institute of Trade & Export (IoT&E) – Leadership in the global economy
10.15 – 10.45Keynote Speaker  – Terry Corby CMI Chair of the South-West Board TBC  – Challenges faced in 21st century leadership
10.45 – 11.15Keynote  Speaker  – James Smith UoP  Lecturer in HR and Leadership   – Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture
11.15 – 11.30Break
11.30 – 12.00Keynote Speaker  – TBC  – Having the right skills transformed the business – live case study
12.15 – 12.45Panel – questions for the keynote speakers
12.45 – 1.30Lunch
1.30  – 2.30These sessions will be facilitated by specialist within their field operating in the business size/type and sector of the particular breakout group. The session will be engaging and interactive allowing participants to learn through shared experiences.


  • Break out session (Health Sector)
  • Break out session (Private Sector)
  • Break out Session (Medium to Large organisations  above 100 employees)
  • Break out session(Micro and Small Organisations below 100 employees)


2.30 – 3.15Plenary – round up
3.15 – 3.30Close
3.30 – 5.00Networking

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