How Do I Grow My People? Sept 2018

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The Birch Hotel

Lewes Road

Haywards Heath

RH17 7SF

United Kingdom

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About the workshop - How Do I Grow My People

Markets change. Businesses must change to keep competitive advantage. Most businesses rely on their people to drive competitive advantage and deliver shareholder profit. The need to grow the people in the business in line with business strategy is obvious.

The business case for growing your people is persuasive. It’s mostly cheaper than recruiting new staff with new skills and there is the ancillary benefit of heightened commitment from all.

This workshop aims to hit all the main points of people-development science.

You will be able to identify from this workshop, areas where you are already proficient and others where you need further development and support.

Refer to our overview description of our Level 7 Manager Development Programme for full information.

Topics for discussion

The topics for dicussion will be taken from the six webinars in this trimester.

Who’s this workshop aimed at?

Managers who want to excel in developing their people.

What will you learn?

Valid, tangible and immediately applicable information and methods to enable you to excel in growing your people.

What’s the workshop style?

A group of like-minded managers sharing the problem but encouraged and enabled by some short presentations based on webinar material and issues from that material.

What’s the workshop programme?

09:30 Arrive, coffee & Danish pastries

09.45 Introduction

10:00 Presentations and round-table discussions

12:00 Depart

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Workshop Location

The Birch Hotel, Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
Easy access from London Victoria and London Bridge, then a short taxi ride from the station.
East access by road within East and West Sussex, Surrey and Kent. Free onsite car parking.

About your tutors

John Berry

John is an alumnus of Loughborough University of Technology, the Open University Business School and Birkbeck, University of London in technology, management and psychology. He has run science, technology and engineering companies and led R&D activities in SMEs and multi-nationals over the past 30 years. Today he is a consultant in organisational development and human resource management.

Sue Berry

Over the past 30 years Sue has led the human resource function in several firms, heading up and driving recruitment across chemicals, aerospace, education and charities. She is an alumnus of Newcastle University, De Montford University and the Open University in education, psychology and human resource management. Sue started TimelessTime 10 years ago as an HR and organisational development consulting firm.

General FAQs

What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event?
By car the hotel is about five miles from Burgess Hill, 14 miles from Brighton and 16 miles from Gatwick Airport.

There are two direct trains an hour from London Victoria and four direct trains an hour from London Bridge stations. The journey time is about 45 minutes. There are taxis available outside Haywards Heath Railway station. The hotel is about 2 miles away from the station.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you have any questions you can email us at Or telephone us on 01444 810454.

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