What’s New in Leadership – Introduction to Agile
Type: Business Growth
Date: Friday, 4 September 2020
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Available To: Eligible SME's
Speaker: Stuart McCord
Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: FREE
This webinar is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub, East Midlands Chamber and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
Are you a manager looking to engage with your team and harness new ways of working? This webinar will cover the concepts of applying Agile in a leadership capacity and create a new way of thinking about how to work with and manage teams.
For many years managers and leaders have recognised the importance of harnessing the power of teams especially where generating ideas to bring about improvements in quality and efficiencies. Never more has this been more pertinent than now. Post Covid-19 businesses will need to be prepared to change the ways in which they work and to find efficiencies to ensure their wellbeing into the future. The concepts of Agile working help to create a framework to encourage engagement from each and every team member – and to inspire and encourage innovative ideas and more effective decision making.
Few would argue that ownership of the solutions is the best way to engage staff members, and concepts such as “Scrums” and being a Scrum Master take on a whole new meaning when talking Agile.
This webinar will cover:
The advantages to business of being able to respond with more agility in a fast changing climate
The power of teams and considering responsiveness, customer centric policies and culture
Concepts of Scrums; Pivoting; and ties in to Lean to bring about greater efficiencies, innovative ideas, improved decision making and more motivated staff
Summary and close
Who should attend
Those who manage others remotely or in team situations, and who wish to identify ways to encourage innovation from team members and stakeholders, or those who are interested in discovering new ways of thinking and working within a leadership or management role.
This webinar is aimed at SMEs. Please note that preference will be given to businesses based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire for this webinar.
10.00am – 10.45pm - Webinar presentation
10.45am - 11.00am - Break
11.00am – 11.45am - Webinar presentation
11.45am - 12.00pm - Q&A
Stuart is a highly experienced and engaging consultant with a career as a senior leader spanning more than 30 years and started life as an apprentice engineer. Stuart is qualified to Masters Level in Leadership & Management and has worked extensively at the most senior levels in both Manufacturing and Education Sectors. For the past 5 years he has been supporting organisation to drive up performance improvement through his work as an approved ILM Trainer and Coach at Challenge Consulting, an award winning provider of Leadership & Management Development Programmes.
Book Your Place
This webinar will be delivered via Go To webinars. To register for a place complete the booking form. Any questions please speak to your dedicated Events and Engagement Officer - Bryony Delahaye - 07741 904395
You may also be interested in attending the accompanying webinars in this series:
Enhancing Leadership Capability - Authentic Leadership
10th September, 10.00am - 12pm
The Power of Nudge: How to Improve Your Leadership Influence with Staff, Clients and Partners
17th September, 10.00am - 12pm