Past Events

September 2010

Marketing Strategy: How to boost sales, margins and profits
Speaker:
Malcolm McDonald
Wed, 29 Sep 2010
Professor Malcolm McDonald investigates how companies can realise the true potential of their markets. Malcolm reveals how to identify and understand your key target markets so that your organisation can better pinpoint sources of differential advantage.
Tribal Business School: Lessons in resilience and business success
Speaker:
Jo Owen
Wed, 29 Sep 2010
Strip away the corporate life support systems of HR, IT, Legal and discover the real rules of leading. Drawing on his extensive research into the world’s tribes, Jo Owen reveals how business can profit from rediscovering the essence of leadership and understand why some organisations survive and others fail.
Everest: A case study in leadership and teamwork
Speaker:
Chris Bonington
Thu, 16 Sep 2010
Sir Chris Bonington, one of the most successful expedition leaders in the world, describes his own personal feeling of success at reaching the summit of Everest aged 50. Superb planning, organisation and outstanding teamwork is what made the Norwegian Everest Expedition possible.
Mission Impossible: Leading MI5 through change
Speaker:
Eliza Manningham-Buller
Thu, 16 Sep 2010
Leaders are always saying that people are their most important asset but how many act like they believe it? Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller led MI5 from 2002 to 2007. She draws on her experience in the most demanding of environments to stress the need for leaders to engage in frank dialogue and invite criticism.