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SHARPEN PROJECT - Managing People, The Challenges and Opportunities

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Huddersfield Business School

University of Huddersfield

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Huddersfield

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Join Huddersfield Business School and industry specialists to discuss the challenges that business currently face. Drawing on the recent research from the SHARPEN project this event will address the emerging key themes around employee attraction, engagement and organisational development. Key industry and academic speakers will be addressing topical issues followed by practical workshop sessions to support your business.

What is SHARPEN?

SHARPEN (SMEs, HRM, Attraction, Retention, Performance, Enhancement and Network) is a five-country EU funded project running from 2016 to 2019. The project survey findings and case studies have been developed into an e-Handbook which we will share at the event.

Why attend?

Hear from industry specialists and international partners

Attend practical and useful workshops

• Develop opportunities for local and international collaborations

Expand your network


What is the format of the day?

The event will take place on Wednesday 5th June at Huddersfield Business School.


Key note speakers will include:

Daphne Doody-Green, Head of CIPD Northern England

Tracey Hopkins, Finance and Operations Director, Howarths

Prof. Alexandros Psychogios, Birmingham City University

Dr Rob Wapshott, Sheffield University


Parallel workshops will cover the following areas:

Social Media, Janet Bebb, Social Progress. 'The Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Workplace'

Employment Law, Kate Booth, HR Business Partner, New Dawn Resources

Attracting and Keeping Good Staff, Nicola Dodson, NJHR Associates and Dru Widdowson, Director at Cornerstone Recruitment

Bullying in the Workplace, Dr Fran McGregor, Huddersfield University and Dr Ria Deakin, Manchester Metropolitan University

Ending with Research and Findings from our Key Partners

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