M1 LEADERSHIP & SKILLS SUMMIT

Start date: 20 September 2018

Duration: 8.30am - 1pm with Networking Lunch from 1pm onwards

Location: Sommerville Suite, City North Hotel, M1

Cost: €50 Non Members/€25 Members includes Business Networking Lunch

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet in association with Drogheda & District Chamber are Proud to Present

M1 Leadership & Skills Summit - Building a Sustainable Regional Economy in the North East

Learning outcomes

Key Topics:

Impactful Leadership

Future of Work

Business in the North East & the M1 Corridor

Future Skills Needs for the North East

Who is the course for

This summit is relevant to HR Leaders, Managers, Business Owners or anyone who leads people and teams

Modules

Guest Speakers

9am                 Shona McManus, President Drogheda & District Chamber, M1 Skillnet Drogheda Chamber Promoter and CEO Osborne Recruitment

9.05am          Linda Ennis, M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet, Network Manager 

Topic: Welcome Address

9.10am            Paul Healy , CEO Skillnet Ireland

Topic:  Addressing Current & Future Skill Needs and the Benefits of Skillnet Ireland

9.45am           John Ryan, CEO, Great Place to Work

Topic: Talent Attraction & Retention

10.30am           Thomas McEvoy, Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office

Topic: Benefits of the M1 Corridor

11am                  Coffee/Networking

11.15am      Panel Discussion –  North East – Right Location, Right Skills

Interviewer Shona McManus

Panelists

Pete Rowan, Yapstone, Executive Vice President International & Global Customer Support

Michael O’Dowd, Regional Skills Forum, Regional Development Manager

Roslyn O’Shaughnessy, BD Medical, HR Manager

Brian Drain, DAA, Chief People Officer

Dr Michael Mulvey, DKIT, President

Q & As

12pm          Gerry Duffy, MBS – Professional Speaker & Author – Delivering Leadership, Goal Setting, Public Speaking Programmes to the Corporate World

Topic: The role of leaders in attracting and developing talent and building the right skills in a Team

Q & As

1pm          Shona McManus, President Drogheda & District Chamber, M1 Skillnet Drogheda Chamber Promoter and CEO Osborne Recruitment

Topic: Summary of Todays Summit & The Future of M1 Region and Drogheda

Close & Light Lunch/Business Networking

 

Trainer Profile

Gerry Duffy, MBS – Professional Speaker & Author – Delivering Leadership, Goal Setting, Public Speaking Programmes to the Corporate World

Gerry is an accomplished motivational keynote speaker and goals setting coach.  He has worked professionally with over 800 companies and organisations since 2010 and he has a personal passion that has seen him complete many extreme sporting challenges. Gerry brings a mixture of corporate insights as well as personal success to his inspirational talks. Clients include Facebook, Google, Aldi, SAP, Boston Scientific, Hewlett Packard, Coca Cola and British Gas. He has also authored three books including THE GOAL GETTER– ‘35 Different Ways to Reach Your Goals.

Paul Healy , CEO Skillnet Ireland

Paul is an experienced executive with expertise in: Organisational Strategy, Leadership, Corporate Governance, Education & Labour Market Policy. He has specific expertise in HR specialisms including: Organisation Development, Learning & Development, Talent Management, Sourcing & Recruitment, Executive/ Senior Management Selection & Assessment, Reward Management, Industrial Relations, HRIS & Learning Technologies. He is a highly respected voice in Human Resource Development lecturing at post-grad level.

John Ryan, CEO, Great Place to Work 

John joined Great Place to Work Ireland as CEO in January 2011. A business graduate of Dublin City University, John, initially started his career as a broadcast journalist, he went on to establish his own training and development company focused on delivering behavioural courses across a range of disciplines including strategic decision making and negotiation skills. He is an international trainer and speaker focusing on workplace success, culture, trust and wellbeing. A regular media contributor John is also a director of Mermaid Arts theatre in his home town of Bray Co. Wicklow.

Shona McManus, President Drogheda & District Chamber, M1 Skillnet Drogheda Chamber Promoter and CEO Osborne Recruitment

Shona is a highly accomplished and respected recruitment and business leader. Osborne became a certified Great Place to Work and is listed in the Top 10 Great Places to work in 2017/2018. Shona has successfully managed, led and transformed businesses in both multinational and indigenous Irish recruitment firms. In March 2018 Shona became the Skillnet Promoter for the new M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet and was elected President of the Drogheda & District Chamber in June 2018.

Thomas McEvoy, Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office

Thomas has over twenty years of experience working in the areas of entrepreneurship promotion, small and micro business development, local economic development and foreign direct investment while based in Ireland, USA and Europe.

 

Applications Closing September 19th 2018