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All of the training and skills offered in our webinars are exclusively developed for leaders of charities, CICs and non-profit organisations. This means you will learn practical solutions, best practices and vital knowledge to tackle the challenges your charity might be facing today. 

Leading Positive Change - How to get people to engage in the change process willingly.


Learning with Leaders Series - advanced thinking from leading practitioners and academics, presenting ideas and innovative techniques to drive transformative change and explore new ways of working.

Date: 9 November 2021

Time: 11am - 12pm

Presenter: Mark Wilcox

This is a webinar for leaders who want to lead positive change.

Join us on Tuesday 9th November at 11 am for a free webinar and learn how to get your team to engage positively with change. 

It's a challenging time for charity leaders. Today's environment of uncertainty, new working models and threats to funding mean leaders are continuously challenged to rethink their strategies.

Making changes can be complex. Staff at all levels are often resistant to workplace change because it can be perceived as threatening or disruptive. During this 1-hour webinar, you will be challenged to rethink change management by focusing on people first and involving them early in the process.

We will cover: 
What needs to happen for people to believe in change
Look at a simple model for exploring change
Envisioning the organisation's future
Creating Engagement
Implementing the plan

The webinar will draw on cases examples from industry and public sector consulting projects and years of failing fast and adapting to succeed. 

Bio - Mark Wilcox MBA, MSc, BSc, FCIPD, MBPsS

Mark is the driving force behind the niche business that is Change Capability Consulting Ltd. He works with leading organisations on developing a clear line of sight between the strategic goals of the business and the people activities the organisation pursues.  Over the first 25 years of his career he worked in various HR roles with Sony and Nestle.

Educated with the Open University, where he gained a BSc in Psychology, Mark extended his insight into people and teams with an MSc in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London. Having applied his specialist learning in many fields of HR Mark went on to complete an MBA with Distinction from the Bradford School of Management.  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and a member of the British Psychological Society. 

He co authored, with Jonas Ridderstrale, Re Energizing the Corporation, How leaders make change happen, which was published by Jossey Bass in Feb 2008. It is now available in 14 languages.  The second book, commissioned by Kogan Page and published in May 2015, Engaging Change, a people centred approach to business transformation, was co authored by Mark Jenkins MBE.  Mark has now written his third book, Effective Talent Management, aligning strategy, people and performance  which is to be published with Gower in the spring of 2016.

The 7 Pillars of Wellness : Creating a Better Normal


Essentials to Excellence Series - practical skills training, advice and guidance on key management topics presented by industry professionals.

Date: 16th November 2021

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Presenter: Chris O'Rourke

We are in the midst of two macro changes in business – the first, the global shift to remote work and the second, an increasing acknowledgement and challenge of employee wellness and burnout in the workplace. As a result of these changes, organisations and leaders will need to adapt and reinvent across every aspect of their business, from talent to technology to education. 

Our speaker, both a globally recognised COO and a Certified Personal Trainer, will demonstrate how an innovative and practical human centered framework that positions social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual, and physical wellness can act as a means to navigate this time of change. His approach drives the strategic thinking and planning to drive organizational wellness and focuses on building a better normal, not simply a new one.

Bio -  Chris O'Rourke 

Chris has transformed businesses globally and has helped hundreds of senior executives build stronger teams and more effective strategies. He has led projects for Fortune 50 companies including Salesforce, Oracle, Kimberly Clark, Mastercard, Bank of New York Mellon, and others throughout Europe, Asia, South Africa, and North and South America. Chris is the co-founder and COO at Affinity, a global strategic design consultancy for challenger brands. Chris also runs the New York City and Washington DC Chapters of the Chief Operating Officer Business Forum where he leads discussions and workshops on topics including Change Management, Navigating Uncertainty, and Defining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.' 

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