Getting used to change: exploring the impact, effects and implementation of change

Although we are used to anticipating and planning for change, sometimes change is unexpected. This week’s daily webinars will focus on those components of MyLeadership that help build change readiness.

 

Leading projects

Projects are a familiar part of organisational life and it is predicted that organising activities around projects will become more prevalent. This webinar introduces the important topic of project management and what is needed to make sure projects run well.

 

Speakers

Arwen Wilcock

Research Manager

Dr Arwen Wilcock is the Research Manager at The Institute of Leadership & Management. 

They are an experienced researcher, manager, trainer, teacher and facilitator with a passion for learning. Arwen is fascinated by the boundary between evidence, experience and intuition and is motivated by transitioning research into practice, through applying findings to their own work and helping others recognise where and how they can do the same.

Arwen recently achieved an MBA, has a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology and post graduate qualifications in education. They have built their experience working across a range of sectors during their varied career as a lab-based research scientist, secondary school science teacher and through leading a range of complex research and clinical innovation projects and programmes of work delivering change in the health and social care sector.

 

Ian Chambers

Ian Chambers is founder, performance director and principal coach of IC Transformations, where he works with FTSE100 companies, third sector organisations and SMEs to provide business mentoring and coaching solutions. 

Ian was a Royal Navy engineer in the Submarine Service before his career in industry with BAE Systems, EDF Energy and Babcock Marine, where he focused on business improvement and change programmes by helping individuals and teams to fulfil their potential.

He is also a business mentor with Renfrew Chamber of Commerce.

Kate Cooper

Head of Research, Policy and Standards

Kate shapes an innovative research programme at The Institute of Leadership & Management designed to inform, inspire and impact the practice of great leadership wherever it happens. Her role is informed by her career as a senior academic in a university business school, focusing on strategy, leadership and professional development. 

Kate is also a conference keynote speaker, internationally, and provides expert commentary on a range of topics arising from the Institute’s research agenda. She is regularly quoted in regional, national and international media, has appeared on both BBC television and radio, is a Forbes contributor and has a regular column in Dialogue Review, the business magazine for leaders.
 

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