Our high profile panel of experts will explore various perspectives on attracting & retaining talent: how organisations do it and what role the region itself has to play.
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This event is aimed at leaders and individuals from across all sectors.
About the speakers
Patrick Woodman, Head of Research and Advocacy, Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Patrick leads CMI’s thought leadership research programme, generating the practical insights that shape CMI’s campaigns and points of view on key management and business issues. He’s a regular spokesperson for CMI on a wide range of topics including skills, talent, diversity and workplace culture.
Patrick spearheaded recent projects looking at BAME diversity in the management pipeline and at how employers are making a difference on gender balance. He led for CMI on the Valuing your Talent initiative and has recently been working on the 21st Century Leaders report into how employers and higher education can better prepare graduate talent for the transition into the workplace.
This event is part of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Growth Through People campaign. This week focuses on Growth Through Attracting & Retaining Talent. Our official campaign sponsor for Growth Through Attracting & Retaining Talent week is Aston University.
About the sponsor:
Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce.
Aston University led the way with degree apprenticeships and became the first in the UK to deliver them in 2015. Aston is also the first and currently the only university to have degree apprentice alumni who graduated in July 2017 and are continuing to make waves at in their organisation.
By delivering practical degree apprenticeships developed with industry and approved by professional bodies, Aston has become the University of choice for organisations including Microsoft, Virgin Media, Payara, Capgemini and a growing number of SMEs who are using degree apprenticeships to fill skills gaps and increase productivity.