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Implementing an agile culture for the workforce of the future

  • Type HQN Event
  • Venue Manchester
  • Start 21 Apr 2020 10:00
  • End 21 Apr 2020 16:00

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Implementing an agile culture for the workforce of the future

More and more housing organisations are moving to agile ways of working seeking to realise business benefits. In a world where work is changing, don’t get left behind.

“Agile is a way of working in which an organisation empowers its people to work where, when and how they choose – with maximum flexibility and minimum constraints – to optimise their performance and deliver 'best in class' value and customer service. It uses communications and information technology to enable people to work in ways which best suit their needs without the traditional limitations of where and when tasks must be performed.” The Agile Organisation, 2013

It’s not just housing where agile is becoming popular either; it’s also increasingly popular with a variety of organisations and for different work functions.

For some businesses, moving to agile can mean a review of their time served Flexible Working policies, but for others it means introducing agile principles and terminology into projects and for implementing new ideas.

But how simple is “agile” to implement in any of these disciplines? What are the challenges, pitfalls and solutions? What can we learn from experiences so far?

At this conference you’ll hear from experts thinkers and progressive practitioners from inside and out of the sector.

Wherever you and your organisation are at on your journey to agile, you’ll learn more about key principles and methodologies for getting better business results, supporting and managing a more agile workforce and you’ll pick up and takeaway some practical ideas and tips about how to embed agile into your workforce.

Inspirational speakers include:

  • Shaun Aldis – Chief Executive Officer at Wolverhampton Homes
  • Jeannette Jackson – Nutritional Biochemist / Sports Scientist at Manchester Stress Institute
  • Perry Timms – Chief Energy Officer at People and Transformational HR Ltd
  • Vikki Chamberlain – Learning and Development Manager at Yorkshire Housing.

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This event is also being held in London. 

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Delegate fees:
Full price: £299.00 *
Members of any HQN network: £219.00 *

Early bird non members only£269.00 *

Early bird pricing ends on 20 March 2020. 

*Please note that all prices are subject to standard VAT. Please call 01904 557150 for more information.

Registration will start 30 minutes before the first session and refreshments will be available.

Cancellations and substitutions:

A full refund will be given if a cancellation is made 28 calendar days or more prior to the event, and a 50% refund if a cancellation is made 15-27 calendar days prior to the event. We regret that no refund can be given if a cancellation is made 14 calendar days or less before the event.

Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited. There is no refund for non-attendance, but delegates may be substituted at any time.

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