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This conference is aimed at anyone with an interest in change, transformation, continuous improvement as well as existing Lean and Lean Six Sigma practitioners.
With an increasing need for organisations to rapidly adapt driven by an accelerating pace of change in technology, markets, customers, politics and society, what role can existing and future practitioners of change play, and what skills and capabilities will they need in this future?
The focus of this conference is on developing the skills needed to be an effective ‘change catalyst’ in the future. The event will be held in an informal and friendly networking style.
||Arrival refreshments and informal networking
Welcome and Introduction
Ian Swain, CEO, BQF
Laila Iftikhar-Ali, Head of IT & Transformation , Adecco Group
Martin Brenig-Jones, CEO, Catalyst and MC for the day
Transformation at Adecco
Laila Iftikhar-Ali – Head of IT & Transformation, Adecco Group UK & Ireland
Adecco have embarked on a group wide transformation initiative which involves facilitating change throughout the organisation. Laila will describe the role of the change practitioner and their development. This session will consider recruitment, training, and developing capability as well as how to rapidly deploy skills learned using examples from within the Adecco organisation.
Breakout discussion groups – personal backwards visioning, what does the future hold for you?
New Ways of Working, Making it Happen
Mike Baddeley – Director of Innovation & Strategy, Ricoh UK
The role of the change practitioner will need to adapt as new ways of working are introduced in organisations across all sectors. What are the opportunities for Lean/ Lean Six Sigma Practitioners in a new world (new ways of working) what are the implications for your future development?
Transforming Glasgow [Local Government Award Winner 2018]
John Dawson Transforming Glasgow Leader, Glasgow City Council
John will describe the approach and rationale of the Transforming Glasgow change programme with particular focus on developing new skills at all levels of the organisation. John is an entertaining speaker and promises to bring some magic to the after lunch session!
Accelerating Change and how to become a Maestro of Transformation
James Dwan, Senior Partner, Catalyst Consulting
Thinking about the big picture, what are the components of a Total Transformational Toolkit and what are the skills needed to pull it all together – Digital Transformation, Agile, Change Management, Lean/Lean Six Sigma ……?
|14.50||Break & refreshments|
|15.05||Breakout discussion groups – what are your future development priorities?|