Arrive at 6:45pm for a 7:30pm start.
This session provides something to learn or share whether you’ve been a consultant for 5 months or 20 years. There will be a mixture of delegates with varying levels of experience as independent consultants.
We will swap information and tips of the business/industry knowledge and experience between newly established consultants and experienced ones – everything from networking experience to financial tips (e.g. which Insurer used or website support.)
Delegates will split into small groups and discuss key elements – then share with total group – either by brief verbal points or by ‘posting’ suggestions on flip charts etc. The ‘released’ knowledge will then be summarised and shared subsequent to the event to reinforce the learning. There will be an opportunity for delegates to decide on personal ‘top 3 tips’ and perhaps set a timeframe. Delegates encouraged to email/skype with their small group (or the wider group) on subsequent progress
Learning outcomes – delegates will leave with increased knowledge and guidance on all sides. They will be encouraged to consider shared working opportunities in the future.
No named speaker on this occasion - instead we will be getting into groups, swapping ideas and tips, then feeding back to the entire group.
Is there parking available?
There is limited parking available at the venue. If this is full then please park on the street or in nearby car parks.
Will refreshments be provided?
Yes, a light buffet will be offered in the meeting room with drinks available from the bar downstairs.
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.
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CIPD Thames Valley Branch
Thames Valley Branch is one of the largest CIPD branches in the country with over 4,300 members across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and North Hampshire.
We aim to support, inform and inspire everyone who has an interest in people management in the Thames Valley area. We offer an integrated programme of events throughout the year designed to meet the needs of our members, from students to senior practitioners, which provides opportunities for networking and continuous professional development. We offer specialist events and conferences focusing on specific groups of members and/or key HR and Development topics. We have two Special Interest Groups (SIGs): one for Independent Consultants, and one for members with an interest in Coaching and Mentoring.
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