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‘Creating a true profession – people, purpose and potential’ A professional association cross sector networking event hosted by the University of Brighton

CIPD Sussex Branch

Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 18:30 to 21:15 (GMT)

‘Creating a true profession – people, purpose and...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Member (free) 15 Nov 2016 Free £0.00
Non-Member 15 Nov 2016 £10.00 £0.00
CIPD Committee Member 15 Nov 2016 Free £0.00
Students 16 Nov 2016 Free £0.00
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Join us for what promises to be an interesting session around topical management issues, and the opportunity to network with professionals from a range of professional associations.
‘Creating a true profession – people, purpose and potential’

Focussing on the key issues of management today and the impact of good management development, Simon Bowen will share CMI insights into how, by harnessing people, purpose and potential, leaders and managers can not only survive, but thrive. Managers are challenged with implicit concepts of controlling their environment towards the achievement of planned objectives, whilst grappling with increasing turbulence and volatility in their work, social and global environments. By applying good practice, embracing the unpredictable and building networks, managers can navigate these challenges and deliver real impact to organisational performance.”

About the speaker

Simon Bowen joined the Chartered Management Institute in May 2015 as Director of Membership Engagement. Overseeing the membership experience, he is passionate at providing a relevant, rich and personal experience for our members, ensuring that through their membership they can continue to develop their personal, management and leadership skills to add real value to their organisation. Simon has 15 years’ experience working for three Chartered professional bodies - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). His experience at RICS focussed on global membership development, from the establishment of local member assessments through to university accreditation and training.
This is a Professional Association Cross Sector Networking Event
The University of Brighton Business School, in association with several local branches of professional associations (CIPD, ACCA, CIM, CIMA, CII, IFA, CMI, IOD, SESCA and the Law Society), co-hosts two evening networking events a year with the following aims:

- to provide opportunities for cross sector networking and exchange of relevant sector information
- to share best business practice and provide for continuing professional development

This event is being co-hosted by the University of Brighton and the Chartered Management Institute
Venue: University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT (there is plenty of free car parking available in front of the building).



6.30 - 7.05 Registration and networking (with tea/coffee and nibbles)
7.05 - 7.10 Welcome by Professor Aidan Berry (Director of Brighton Business School)
7.10 – 7.15 Speaker introductions
7.15 - 8.10 Presentation: Simon Bowen, CMI Director - ‘Creating a true profession – people, purpose and potential’
8.10 - 9.10 Buffet networking reception
9.10 - 9.15 Depart

This event is free of charge for CIPD members, although booking is essential. There is a charge of £10 including VAT for non-members (please note that refunds will not be issued less than 10 days prior to this event).

Professional photography and video production will be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

Do you have questions about ‘Creating a true profession – people, purpose and potential’ A professional association cross sector networking event hosted by the University of Brighton? Contact CIPD Sussex Branch

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
BN2 4AT Brighton
United Kingdom

Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 18:30 to 21:15 (GMT)

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