Organisation Development, Culture and Change

Leading for Reinvention

  • Digital Events
  • September 2, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am UTC-1

While reflecting on lessons learned from recent events, businesses need to ensure their leaders have the capabilities required for success in the digital age.

This workshop will reveal some of the counterintuitive and surprising impacts of the pandemic, and how you can continue to grow and thrive during turbulent times. HR has a crucial role in ensuring that leadership have the skills they need to be prepared for an uncertain and fast-paced future.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand what leaders need to be effective through change and uncertainty
  • Explore how highly successful leaders seize opportunities during crises, pursue new business opportunities, and pivot to transform their businesses when faced with a crisis
  • Gain practical insights into developing future-proof leaders with the skills to ensure their organisations are successful.

Agenda:

  • Global Trends: The context for businesses today
  • How successful businesses innovate and navigate transformation
  • Leading Through Change and Uncertainty

Speakers

Prof. Amelia Hadfield

Chair in European & International Relations, Head of Department of Politics, University of Surrey

Prof. Amelia Hadfield is Chair in European and International Relations and Head of Department of Politics at the University of Surrey. She has held senior academic posts in the UK and Europe and her key areas of research, consultancy and teaching include Common Security and Defence Policy, EU-Russia energy relations, EU Neighbourhood and Development policies, EU relations with the US and Canada, Arctic and Northern Governance Issues and European Energy Governance. Amelia is also keenly interested in foreign policy analysis, international relations theory, international political and economic policy and analysis.

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Fredrik Schuller

Executive Vice President and Partner, BTS

Fredrik began his career at BTS in 2004 and has innovated many of BTS’ core services, developed and led some of BTS’ largest customer relationships and led one of its largest units: The Western and Southern US region. Fredrik is now a member of the European leadership team with special focus on the Nordics region, global Oil and Gas vertical, and BTS digital services. Fredrik has worked with leaders and executives at many of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing tech companies and the world’s largest Oil and Gas Majors.

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John Whelan MBE

Director, Corporate Research Forum

John Whelan is a Director at Corporate Research Forum. Formerly UK HR Director of BAE Systems, the FTSE 100 defence, security, and aerospace company, John’s experience and strengths lie in business and HR Transformation, Organisation Development and Employee Relations. Prior to joining BAE, he held a variety of HR roles in engineering, technology and manufacturing businesses across the telecommunications and semi-conductor industries including Matra-Marconi Space where he was HR Director for the UK and, latterly, Group HRD.

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George Yip

Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Imperial College Business School

Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College Business School. Distinguished Visiting Professor, Northeastern University. Fellow of the Academy of International Business. Thinkers50 Hall of Fame. Editorial Advisory Boards of California Management Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. Previous academic positions include Harvard, Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge. Previous business positions include Capgemini Consulting, Price Waterhouse (USA), Unilever, and various boards. Over 100 publications on strategy, marketing, international business, and innovation.

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