Duration: 1-day interactive seminar
Participants: Maximum 20
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Price: £550 + VAT
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Identifying, developing and retaining people who demonstrate ‘potential’ is central to the sustained success of any organisation and requires HR and L&D professionals to have in place efficient strategies and processes for talent management.
A critical challenge for HR and L&D teams is to define the nebulous concept of potential and develop a range of practical strategies to identify it within diverse goups of employees who are at different stages of their career, in a variety of job functions and with a range of aspirations and motivations.
If you are seeking to understand potential, how to identify it and then develop key individuals this seminar, developed in collaboration with The Thinking Partnership, will enable you to develop and deliver robust talent management strategies.
Delivered by a talent management experts, the interactive programme will introduce you to a proven tool for assessing potential and allow you to improve the impact of their talent management efforts for employees at all levels of the organisation.
Registration and coffee
Welcome & introductions
Back to the Future: the evolution of leadership potential and the talent journey
Arabella Ellis, The Thinking Partnership
Garfield Harmon, The Thinking Partnership
The Future is Now: getting to the heart of our ability to identify talent in the future
Mark Loftus, The Thinking Partnership
Case study: Future proofing the talent pool
Vanessa Loughlin, Head of Talent at Virgin Media
Case studies: Inclusive approaches to identifying potential and managing talent
Speakers to be confirmed
Group discussion: Final thoughts and forward plans
Philippa Dickenson, The Thinking Partnership
Further speakers to be confirmed
Close of seminar
Philippa's curiosity about what makes people effective has been refined from working as an organisation specialist and executive coach for many years. She helps board members and leadership teams to think strategically rather than operationally, and use their intuition and judgement more powerfully. Philippa is a registered psychotherapist with an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy. She has an MBA from INSEAD and worked as a senior strategy consultant at McKinsey. Philippa began her professional life as a chartered engineer and has an engineering degree from Cambridge University. She brings a graceful discipline to all that she does.
Arabella has a strong belief in people's potential to get more out of themselves. It's what has driven her for 25 years to help develop the strengths of business leaders, their organisations and their teams. It's also what gets her out on her bike to power up the next hill. Arabella brings fresh perspective to solving problems and clients appreciate her winning combination of business acumen and deep psychological insight. Arabella is a founder of the company. She is a chartered psychologist and has a masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Liverpool. She also studied Social Psychology at the University of Kent and the University of Massachusetts.
Garfield is a coach and consultant psychologist with 25 years experience. He has coached Heads of Learning and Development Programmes in University settings, as well as working for the NHS and Home Office Prison Service. Garfield holds a PhD, the theme of which explored how professionals managed their work relationships and how this linked to how they managed issues of 'role power' and 'personal power'. Garfield has an MSc in Consulting to Organisations and is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Mark has always been curious about people and how relationships really work. It's what led him to develop a unique metric for measuring the quality of relationships. Mark has 25 years' experience as an organisational consultant and is a recognised authority on emotional intelligence and the art of assessing senior leaders. A chartered clinical psychologist, Mark is a founder of the company and heads its assessment practice. He has an MPhil from London's Institute of Psychiatry and a degree in Philosophy and Psychology from Oxford University. Mark's curiosity about the world draws him into many fields, such as the temperature required for perfect powder snow and the ideal music for enjoying it on his snowboard.
This thought leadership seminar will be of value to all those professionals who have a responsibility for choosing and managing talent selection approaches and processes or for influencing those who do. It will be of particular relevance to:
Heads of Talent Management Programmes
Learning & Development Managers
Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.
You are entitled to a 25% discount on your booking if you are a registered charity. This discount will show on your invoice once your booking is submitted. You will need your charity registration number for the booking form.
Any open course can be adapted for delivery in-house.
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