Talent Management and Leadership Development Summit 2013

£29.99 ex VAT

Review and reinvigorate your talent management and leadership development strategies.

As the recovery gathered steam, our team of experts met to explore various aspects of talent management.

The leadership role or women, managing talent overseas and developing innovative talent and leadership strategies were all featured on the agenda.

This product is a streamed audio file and slide presentations from the conference.

Twelve sessions recorded live at the event.

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Type: Presentation recorded at conference
Format: Clickable slide presentations plus streamed audio file only
Duration: 12 sessions – varying lengths

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This summit was specifically designed to help you review and reinvigorate your talent management and leadership development strategies.

  • As the economic recovery develops, this event will help you stop any growth fuelled ‘talent drift’.
  • You’ll learn to effectively predict potential
  • Develop innovative ways to compete in the war for talent
  • Understand how the psychological employment contract is changing, and how we should be responding to this.
  • Hear case studies from leaders in the field.
  • Discuss strategies and network with your peers in our interactive Knowledge Share Sessions
  • And leave with practical ideas to develop your talent and leadership practices.

The Event Programme:

Sessions from this conference available in the webinar include:

Session 01:  Introduction and opening address by conference chair
Session 02: Developing great leaders to aid talent retention

  • Cultivating the right leadership styles for your organization and workforce
  • Improving performance and engagement
  • Ensuring you engage and retain the right people

Melody Moore, Management Consultant, Hay Group

Session 03: Innovative leadership development

  • Defining leadership talent types
  • Leadership development propositions
  • The talent assessment traps
  • Setting expectations & measuring leadership – standards and KPI’s
  • Linking talent, leadership and performance management

Christoph Williams, Senior Manager – Talent & Performance, Sony United Kingdom and Ireland, a division of Sony Europe Limited

Session 04: Examining the reality of succession plans

  • Partnership approach to succession management strategies
  • Measuring the KPI’s and succession planning success
  • Developing for top team succession
  • Practical tips – from a global to a local perspective

Adrian Davies, Secretary General and Nicola Athorn, Head of HR Strategy, Organisation and Projects, Bentley Motors

Session 05: Questions and discussion with the speakers
Session 06: Managing a fundamental shift in talent requirements

  • A changing business model
  • Identifying the new talent required
  • Can the old talent be changed?

Kevan Sproul, HR Director, SITA UK


Session 07: Global talent mobility

·         Developing global leaders across boarder and cultures

·         Embedding the right behaviours

·         Attracting international and global expertise

·         Standardising processes and systems to ensure consistency on a global scale

Ed Griffin, Group HRD, Chime Sports Marketing

Session 08: Developing talent management and leadership development strategies for success

·         Improving leadership capability

·         Embedding culture change

·         Talent Management initiatives to increase engagement

Karen Moran, Director of Resourcing, Talent & Leadership, BBC People, British Broadcasting Corporation

Session 09: Questions and discussion with speakers

Session 10: Developing women into leadership positions

·         Creating strong female talent pipelines

·         The role coaching can play in effective leadership development for women

·         Examining the business case for getting it right

Penny de Valk, Chief Executive, Cedar

Session 11: Talent management, employee engagement and everything ‘in between

Nicholas Higgins, Founder & CEO, VaLUENTiS Ltd

Session 12: The Future of leadership and talent: is your organisation ready for 2030?

Yvonne Sell, Director of Leadership and Talent , Hay Group

Expert speakers at this event:


Adrian Davies MSc BA (Hons) FIMI Adrian Davies is currently Secretary General at Bentley directly supporting the Chairman & CEO, working with the Board and senior teams. A critical aspect of the role is to work closely with the HR function and across the business to help shape and implement a people development strategy that directly supports the 2018 business goals.
Nicola Nicola Athorn’s consistent delivery of successful HR  programs has seen her ‘fast-track’ progression within Bentley Motors to her current position of Head of H.R. Strategy, Organisation and Projects. Recently, Nicola has been instrumental in the set-up of a cross business people development steering group.
Karen Karen Moran joined BBC in 2009 and is currently the Director of Resourcing, Talent and Leadership. In her current role she plays a key role in BBC talent management, as well as developing strategies to strengthen leadership capability and increase employee engagement.
Penny Penny de Valk, Chief Executive of talent management consultancy, Cedar, is an expert commentator on leadership, careers and the workplace who can provide fresh, succinct analysis on topical business issues of the day. She has almost 20 years experience in leadership and management consultancy.
Ed Ed Griffin, currently the Group HRD at Chime Sports Marketing is an experienced international HR Director & Organisational Development consultant who has helped transform HR organisations and enable senior leaders to develop and deliver organisational strategy with greater impact.
Melody Melody Moore a Managements Consultant at Hay Group combines her psychological expertise and management experience to help clients become high performing organisations. She helps them get the best from their staff, resulting in a happier, more motivated and productive workforce. Melody specialises in leadership development, coaching, team development and assessment.
Christoph Christoph Williams is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and HR professional with a career history spanning industry, academia and consultancy. His current responsibilities include Talent & Performance Management, Leadership Development and Innovation.
Kevan Kevan Sproul was appointed to the SITA UK Board in November 2002 as Human Resources Director, following a number of years working within the hospitality and service industry. Kevan’s areas of expertise include employee relations and organisational change.
Nicholas Nicholas Higgins is the Founder and CEO of VaLUENTiS. He is an expert in human capital management and organisational behaviour/performance and is the world’s leading pioneer of value-based HR. Nicholas is also the Dean of the International School of Human Capital Management.
 Yvonne Yvonne Sell is the Director of Leadership and Talent at Hay Group. She helps client organisations work by assisting leaders to gain traction, improve individual and business performance, and design and implement competency and talent management systems. She is currently co-authoring a book on Leadership 2030.

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