Saturday, 23 August 2014

MADE for Success – The Entrepreneur Festival at City Hall, Sheffield, on 24th & 25th September

Spectacular conference speaker programme announced.

MADE: The Entrepreneur Festival, the country’s biggest celebration of enterprise, has confirmed its conference programme for the 2014 headline event.  Topics include leadership and management, sales and marketing, growing a business, sourcing funding and finance, developing your brand, and finding new customers.

5.00pm        Welcome & Opening

                   NIGEL RISNER

                   Leading motivational speaker
 5.15pm       Become a real entrepreneur

                   PAUL MCKENNA
                   International Best Selling Author
 7.00pm       DAY 1 CLOSE
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9.30am        Welcome address

                   NIGEL RISNER
                   Leading motivational speaker
9.45am        JAMAL EDWARDS
                   Sensational Young Entrepreneur and Founder of SB.TV
                   CEO and founder of 'SuperJam'

10.45am      MICHELLE MONE OBE
                   CEO and founder of 'Ultimo'
11.15am      BREAK

11.45am      SHAA WASMUND
                   Digital entrepreneur, bestselling author, and founder of ‘SMARTA

                   Founders of Bremont Watch Company
12.45pm      BREAK
1.45pm        LEVI ROOTS
                   Musician, Entrepreneur and TV Personality

 2.15pm       OMG Marketing - Observational Marketing Greats

                   GEOFF RAMM
                   Marketing specialist and inspirational speaker
2.45pm      Panel Discussion - What makes a great entrepreneur and how do we make more of them?
3.30pm        BREAK
4.00pm        The manager trumps the brand

                   JEFF TURNER
                   Head of Learning & Development, Facebook
4.30pm        DOUG RICHARD
                   Visionary entrepreneur and founder of School for Startups
5.15pm        CONFERENCE END

MADE for Success conference tickets are on sale now, priced at £48 (inc VAT) or £24 (inc VAT) for concessions. 

Visit the official website: 

Thursday, 21 August 2014

CIMA NW Midlands joint event with ILM on ‘Professional Business Ethics’ at Penkridge, Stafford, on 16th September

What does business ethics mean for you? What exactly is professional ethics? This presentation will look at answering these questions around professional business ethics.

During the presentation we will explore: -

-      what business ethics is and how it relates to professional ethics

-      benefits of business ethics

-      frameworks for thinking about business ethics

-      pressures on companies to have high ethical standards

-      identifying and resolving ethical dilemmas

-      real life case studies.

Speaker Details: -

Daniel Johnson is a researcher at the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE), where he researches and writes on a wide variety of business ethics topics including speaking up, fairness in the workplace, codes of ethics, and ethical indices. Dan joined the IBE in May 2013 off the back of an apprenticeship with a small ESG advisory firm. Prior to this, Dan completed a master’s degree in corporate social responsibility, after an undergraduate degree in finance, accountancy and management, both at the University of Nottingham.

Date/Time:  16 September 2014 - 6.30 for 7.00pm

Location: Mercure Hatherton House Hotel, Penkridge, Nr. Stafford ST19 5QP   

Price: Free of Charge – Buffet served on arrival

Booking: To confirm your free place, please email Julie Wiits, CIMA Area 4 Co-ordinator, at