Growth Through Innovation & Impact ft. Guest Speakers from Sound Training
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Growth Through Innovation & Impact ft. Guest Speakers from Sound Training

Growth Through Innovation & Impact ft. Guest Speakers from Sound Training

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The Reg Vardy Centre,

Sir Tom Cowie Campus

St Peter's Way

Sunderland

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Sunderland Business School is pleased to announce its second series of the popular Business Breakfast Seminars, which will take place from January – June 2017. All of the award-winning businesses invited to lead these events represent different facets of the core theme which is Leading with Impact. Not only do they represent a clear alignment with the core values of our Strategic Plan, the award winning businesses leading these free events have been carefully selected as aligning with the core values underlining our new strategic plan: inspiring, innovative, collaborative, inclusive and excellent.

Leading with Impact also reflects our commitment to developing excellence in leadership and management development as one of our strategic growth areas. Indeed our new dual accredited (with the CMI) BA (Hons) in Leadership and Management - a Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship.

The seminars provide a learning and networking opportunity where award winning business leaders share their experience and expertise on the major challenges facing organizations today. This is a great opportunity for business leaders to start the working day with some with some time out to learn from their peers, share experiences, reflect, and engage in lively dialogue about the best ways of addressing key strategic challenges.

Prior to the seminar starting, participants are able to take advantage of a light business breakfast and an opportunity to make initial introductions and network. During the seminar itself, speakers will leave plenty of time for an interactive dialogue and debate on the lessons learnt from their experiences.

The seminars will take place between 8-10am on Thursdays at Sunderland Business School, the Reg Vardy Centre, St Peter’s Campus, St Peter’s Way, Sunderland SR6 0DD on the following dates:

  • 12th January- Growth through Innovation & Impact

(Guest Speakers: Claire Preston CEO and Sarah Earl, Business Development Manager, Sound Training)

The first speakers are Claire Preston (CEO) and Sarah Earl (Business Development Manager) from Sound Training (NE Small Business of the Year 2016), who will be speaking about how they have developed their company through continuous innovation and also being able to demonstrate measurable impact that its product has had on the learning and development of young children. This has led to a rise in demand for their services not only in the UK but also in some leading export markets.


Further seminars will be:

  • 2nd March- The Importance of Leadership and Learning for Business Growth

(Guest Speaker: Gavin Richardson, Managing Director Opus Building Services, High Growth SME)

  • 4th May- Leadership through Collaboration

(Guest Speaker: Andy Bradley, Centre Director, The Bridges Shopping Centre, Sunderland Echo City Centre Business of the Year)

  • 15th June- Leading through Supply Chains in the Automotive Sector

(Guest Speaker: Mike Matthews, Managing Director & European Operations Officer Nifco, NE Business of the Year)

  • 6th July- Responsible Leadership and Social Impact

(Guest Speaker: TBC)

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Sir Tom Cowie Campus has two large pay and display car parks: one next to the Reg Vardy Centre, and one next to The David Goldman Informatics Centre.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contacts us via engage@sunderland.ac.uk

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