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AGM and Members' Forum 2010 (Members and Leadership Summit participants only)

Event Date: 24/11/2010 9.30 - 14.00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

We would be delighted to welcome two members of staff from each of our member organisations to the People In Aid Annual General Meeting and Members' Forum on 24th November 2010.

The Members' Forum gives People In Aid members the opportunity to learn and feed into People In Aid’s plans for 2011 and beyond, as well as the chance to network with other members and the People In Aid team. The Forum will also host an interactive round-table session reflecting on the outcomes of the previous day’s Leadership Summit and offer the chance for participants to debate some of the deeper issues around leadership in the humanitarian and development sector.  
The AGM will take place thereafter. The day will then close with lunch.

The event is taking place at Bonhill House, 1 - 3 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4BX, UK.



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International Leadership Summit: Overcoming the challenges facing our sector

Event Date: 23/11/2010 09.20 - 17.00 (8.45 registration)
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 65 GBP for members, 95 GBP for non-members

 People In Aid International Leadership Summit

Leadership: Overcoming the challenges facing our sector

 

 

People In Aid works with a number of influential organisations on leadership in the humanitarian and development sector. This Leadership Summit provides an opportunity for HR leaders and other executives to reflect on and discuss two recent research projects undertaken in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership and Cranfield University.

 
The morning session:  
Leadership in humanitarian and development organisations
  • Key findings from People In Aid and the Center for Creative Leadership’s research into current and future leadership needs within INGOs
  • Consider organisations’ readiness to meet the challenges of the future.
 With presentations from
  • Mike Johnson, Chairman and Founder of the FutureWork Forum,
  • Stanley Arumugam, International Director HROD & Governance,Action Aid
  • David Altman, Executive Vice-President of Research, Innovation & Product Development, Center for Creative Leadership
  • Steadman Harrison, Africa Director, Center for Creative Leadership
 
The afternoon session:
Engaging tomorrow’s leaders
  • Identify the future HR-related challenges INGOs are likely to face
  • Understand what management and leadership capacity is required tomorrow
  • Explore how humanitarian agencies can unlock talent and engage the potential they have.
With presentations from
  • Emma Parry, Cranfield University, School of Management
  • Christine Williamson, People In Aid
 Venue: Bonhill House, 1 - 3 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4BX, UK.
Joining instructions will be sent before the event.

 


People In Aid’s Members’ Forum and AGM

 

The following day, 24 November 2010, we are hosting our Members’ Forum and Annual General Meeting, which give participants the opportunity to learn about People In Aid’s plans for 2011 and beyond. The venue is the same as the day before, Bonhill House in London EC2.

 

Our Members' Forum is usually reserved for our members only - however, this year we have a limited number of spaces available for those non-members who attend the previous day's Leadership Summit. The first session of the Members' Forum is about member engagement and our future plans. The second session will be an interactive round-table session which will reflect on the outcomes of the previous day and offer an opportunity for participants to debate some of the deeper around leadership in the humanitarian and development sector. The AGM will take place thereafter; however, as usual, voting is restricted to members only.

 

Spaces are limited for non-members and so please book early to avoid disappointment

 


Cancellation policy

 

Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.

 

Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking.

 

 



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People In Aid Reward Forum (Members and RINGO participants only)

Event Date: 18/11/2010 9.45 registration - Lunch
Duration: 1 day
Location: Old Street, London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 25 GBP for non-members

 

People In Aid Reward Forum
 
The Reward forums are free for People In Aid members and RINGO participants and the theme is member lead. The November meeting will discuss the topical theme of using scope of programmes in determining the correct rewards for roles AND International Pensions. With presentations from Mercer and member agencies.
 
(Non-members can attend for a small contributory fee)
 
All RINGO participants are invited to stay on after lunch for the RINGO Survey Results Meeting, where we will link in with the US participants for a discussion on the 2010 results. Further details about this part of the meeting will be sent separately, If you are a RINGO participant click here to book online
 
Agenda
 
9.45
Registration and refreshments
10.00
Themed Reward Forum to include expert presentations, Q&A and group work
12.30
Lunch
13.30
RINGO Survey Results Meeting
16.30
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RINGO Survey Results Meeting (for RINGO participants only)

Event Date: 18/11/2010 13.30-16.30
Duration: 1 day
Location: Old Street, London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

 

RINGO Survey Results Meeting (RINGO participants only)
 
All RINGO participants are invited to stay on after the morning Reward Forum and lunch for the RINGO Survey Results Meeting, where we will link in with the US participants for a discussion on the 2010 results.
 
NB: If you would like to join the morning session please book online here
 
Agenda
 

9.45
Registration and refreshments
10.00
Themed Reward Forum to include expert presentations, Q&A and group work
12.30
Lunch
13.30
RINGO Survey Results Meeting
16.30
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International Management and Leadership Programme

Event Date: 07/11/2010
Duration: 6 days
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 1500 GBP for members, 1500 GBP for non-members

Developing the future leaders of INGOs

International managers face unique challenges. Cross-country projects, urgent situations and dispersed, multicultural teams demand outstanding management skills. And increasingly you're called on to be a leader within your organisation. This intensive 5-day programme will equip high-potential international managers with the skills they need to realise their leadership potential. 
 
Benefits to you and your organisation
  • Increase the effectiveness of your relief, development and human rights programmes
  • Realise your leadership potential and maximise the performance of your team
  • Enjoy a prestigious learning and networking opportunity with people in similar international roles
Core modules
  • Team Development: create high-performing diverse teams
  • International Management: develop management skills for international challenges
  • Personal Effectiveness: enhance your personal presence and performance 
  • Strategic Leadership: become a confident, strategic leader
  • Simulation exercise: improve your ability to work under pressure
  • Apply the learning: plan your ongoing development as an international leader
  • Find out more by clicking on the brochure below:
 
Programme design and delivery
 
This programme is run by =mc (The Management Centre) in association with People In Aid. The content was originally developed in consultation with 10 leading INGOs, and has been updated over the past year to reflect the latest thinking and practice of leading humanitarian and relief organisations.
This programme is delivered by former international managers Will Campbell and Alex Gough.
 
Learning approaches
The programme is highly interactive, and you will:
  • Receive 360º feedback from colleagues and peers on your management style
  • Get personal 121 coaching on live issues
  • Practise applying the learning in team projects and the half-day simulation exercise
  • Learn from a keynote speaker with experience in international leadership

 



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Successful Distance Management

Event Date: 07/10/2010
Duration: 1 day
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 10000 KES for members, 10000 KES for non-members
People In Aid in association with IAWG present a one-day
Successful Distance Management Workshop
Thursday 7th October 2010
Nairobi, Kenya
 
The growing trends towards decentralisation, delivering through partners as well as flexible working had always meant that managing and working effectively at a distance was paramount to success. However, whilst in the past most agencies had the luxury of field visits and cross-region travel to compliment and build staff relationships, today’s organisations see budget restrictions and travel freezes.
 
Organisations are stretched, both in terms of resources and where these resources are located. Keeping everyone together with common goals and shared communications can be challenging, especially when team members are at a distance.
 
Join us for a workshop developed to provide you with skills and tools to effectively work with and manage people from a distance.
 
Through an interactive session you will learn:
·    How to communicate better with remote team members and ensure common understanding
·    How to develop and maintain trusting relationships at a distance
·    What successful distance teams do, the support they get from their organisation and structural considerations
 
By the end of the workshop, participants will have gained a deeper understanding of the issues and have developed an action plan for taking the learning back into their organisations.
 
Every participant will receive a comprehensive manual on managing at a distance, which has been recently updated and is worth worth GBP30
 
 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 50% per booking. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking
 

 
Supported by the European Commission's
Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office - ECHO


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People Management for Line Managers

Event Date: 05/10/2010
Duration: 2 days
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 19000 KES for members, 19000 KES for non-members

 

People In Aid in association with IAWG present a two-day
People Management for Line Managers Workshop
Tuesday 5th & Wednesday 6th October 2010
Nairobi, Kenya

 

Structured around the changing role of line managers, this two-day workshop explores skills and impact in people management, building on a management cycle that includes planning, recruitment, deployment, managing performance, development and learning, and managing transition. The workshop is for line managers and provides practical tools to manage people and processes more effectively as well as the opportunity to network with peers from other organisations from around Africa.

 

 

 

  • Understand and manage the main employee management steps from planning and recruitment through performance management to transition or departure
  • Understand the key role of performance management within the organisation in the achievement of the overall organisation strategy and objectives
  • Use the skills and tools required within these people management steps, including interviewing, giving and receiving feedback, addressing and supporting performance, dealing with difficult situations, and enabling change
  • Work effectively with your own organisation’s HR function and HR processes

 

Every participant will receive a comprehensive manual on people management worth GBP30

 

Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 50% per booking. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking.

 

 
Supported by the European Commission's
Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office - ECHO


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Debriefing Staff Workshop

Event Date: 09/09/2010 9.30-5.00
Duration: 1 day
Location: Waterloo, London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 75 GBP for members, 150 GBP for non-members

 

Debriefing Staff Workshop
Thursday 9th September 2010
 
 
The Haiti earthquake has seen many agencies responding by setting up operations, increasing staff numbers and sending international assignees to the region. This one-day workshop will be an opportunity for participants to learn how to offer effective debriefing and support staff returning from Haiti or any other relief, development or missionary assignment, whether short- or long-term. Aimed at HR practitioners, line managers and other potential debriefers, this interactive workshop, facilitated by Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Debbie Lovell-Hawker, should not be missed.
 
The workshop will be practical and interactive, with plenty of time for questions and discussion, as well as time to network with peers from the sector and to learn from other similar organisations.
 
By the end of the workshop participants should:
 
  • Have developed skills in debriefing staff who have returned home from assignments
  • Be able to differentiate between different types of debriefing
  • Be aware of the effectiveness of debriefing, and of what to avoid to ensure that it does not have a negative effect
  • Be able to recognise signs of stress and trauma and know when, how and where to refer personnel for further help
  • Have increased their knowledge of stress management strategies and of how to help people identify the strategies which work for them
  • Be aware of cross-cultural issues which should be considered in relation to debriefing
  • Know how to take care of themselves and deal with their own stress.
Every participant will receive a comprehensive manual on debriefing, which has been newly revised by the workshop facilitator.
 
Facilitator:
Dr Debbie Lovell-Hawker is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working with InterHealth. Prior to this, she worked for the Oxford University Psychiatry Department for nine years. She has also acted as a consultant for several INGOs and faith-based organisations. This work has taken her to many parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America and Eastern Europe, including recent work in Burundi, DR Congo, Darfur, Nicaragua, Nepal, Pakistan and South Africa, and with evacuees from Lebanon.
 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking.
 

 
Supported by the European Commission's
Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office - ECHO

 



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Health, Safety & Security (Free for members)

Event Date: 07/07/2010 10.15 to lunch (lunch will be provided)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Dermalogica store in Kensington, London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Successful Distance Management Workshop, London

Event Date: 23/06/2010 09:00 - 17:00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 75 GBP for members, 150 GBP for non-members

 

Due to the overwhelming response, we are to host the Successful Distance Management Workshop as a face to face event again.
 
The growing trends towards decentralisation, delivering through partners, and increasing national staff had always meant that managing and working effectively at a distance was paramount to success. However, whilst in the past most agencies had the luxury of field-visits and cross-region travel to compliment and build staff relationships, today’s organisations see budget restrictions and travel freezes.
Organisations are stretched, both in terms of resources and where these resources are located. Keeping everyone together with common goals and shared communications can be challenging especially when team members are at a distance.
Join us for a workshop developed to provide you with skills and tools created to support managing people effectively from a distance. 
Through an interactive session you will learn: 
  • How better to communicate with remote team members and ensure common understanding
  • How to develop and maintain relationships at a distance
  • When and where technology can help.
By the end of the workshop, participants will have gained a deeper understanding of the issues and have developed an action plan for taking the learning back into their organisations.
  
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking
 


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Developing Human Resource Capacity

Event Date: 10/06/2010 9:30am to 4:30pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Sydney, Australia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 180 AUD for members, 260 AUD for non-members

 

What’s this workshop about?
 
Recent organisational trends, such as decentralisation and devolution within HR structures, have changed the way HR professionals need to work. There is a need for HR professionals to shape organisational strategy, influence line managers and senior management teams, and lead their organisations through change.
 
The purpose of the workshop is to give HR professionals the opportunity to focus on how they can develop the capacity of the HR function and that of line managers to meet these changing organisational needs and ensure the delivery of high quality people management. 
 
Aim
 
It is hoped that the workshop will enable participants to influence the development of HR capacity in their own organisation
 
Objectives
To gain a better understanding of:
 
·         The changing role of HR in INGOs
·         What effective business partnering means
·         The changing role of line managers
·         How to influence and lead change
·         How to influence and get buy-in from line managers
·         Working effectively across different cultures
·         The importance of and how to build trust


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Developing Human Resource Capacity

Event Date: 09/06/2010 9:30am to 4:40pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 180 AUD for members, 260 AUD for non-members

 

What’s this workshop about?
 
Recent organisational trends, such as decentralisation and devolution within HR structures, have changed the way HR professionals need to work. There is a need for HR professionals to shape organisational strategy, influence line managers and senior management teams, and lead their organisations through change.
 
The purpose of the workshop is to give HR professionals the opportunity to focus on how they can develop the capacity of the HR function and that of line managers to meet these changing organisational needs and ensure the delivery of high quality people management. 
 
Aim
 
It is hoped that the workshop will enable participants to influence the development of HR capacity in their own organisation
 
Objectives
To gain a better understanding of:
 
·         The changing role of HR in INGOs
·         What effective business partnering means
·         The changing role of line managers
·         How to influence and lead change
·         How to influence and get buy-in from line managers
·         Working effectively across different cultures
·         The importance of and how to build trust


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Humanitarian HR (ex-EPN) Mombasa, Kenya 2010: Talent Management

Event Date: 26/05/2010 Various from 11am on Day 1 until lunchtime on Day 3 (28 May)
Duration: 3 days
Location: Mombasa, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 26000 KES for members, 26000 KES for non-members

Humanitarian HR Conference 2010 – Mombasa, Kenya

Talent Management and diversity
 
People In Aid in association with IAWG invite you to the Talent Management and Diversity Conference.  A 2 ½ day event for HR professionals and managers engaged in or influencing the resourcing, development and retention of workforce in humanitarian NGOs.
 
Building on the success of the last two conferences in Nairobi, the 2 ½ day event will feature guest speakers and presentations from the humanitarian, development and corporate sector.  
 
ABOUT HHR: People In Aid’s Humanitarian HR network (formerly known as EPN), exists to improve the ability of participating organisations, both individually and as a community, to find, select, prepare and retain personnel within a humanitarian context.
 
ABOUT the conference
Getting the right people in the right place at the right time, and keeping them there, continues to be a major preoccupation for humanitarian organisations. This year's HHR conference agenda will therefore reflect this through keynote addresses, masterclasses, case studies from participating humanitarian NGOs and poster presentations on topical issues surrounding talent management from HHR Europe.
 
The conference will consider:
  • The meaning and nature of Talent Management within a diverse workforce
  • Private Sector Strategies and approaches to Talent Management and Diversity
  • Links with Global and regional strategies/considerations in Talent Management
  • Practical lessons from agencies in implementing Talent Management and Diversity Strategies in the region...
With plenty of participation and networking opportunities, the agenda will reflect your experiences and concerns, ensuring that you learn whilst doing and obtain new perspectives on how talent can be effectively managed within your organisation and in the humanitarian sector as a whole.
 
The conference venue is in Mombasa, at the Sarova White Sands Hotel. Accommodation is not included in the conference fee and bookings can be made directly once your place has been confirmed.
Please note that participants will be invoiced by the IAWG and your place will be confirmed once payment is received.  
 
“There’s so much that I’ve learnt I can apply. If we have to go through the same situation again we’ll now be in a much better position”
 
EPN (now HHR) Nairobi participant feedback, 2009
 


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Humanitarian HR (ex-EPN) Paris 2010: Talent Management

Event Date: 19/05/2010 Various from 11am on Day 1 until lunchtime on Day 3 (21 May)
Duration: 3 days
Location: Paris, France
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 395 GBP for members, 395 GBP for non-members
Humanitarian HR Conference 2010 – Paris, France
Talent Management: Effective strategies for managing and developing your workforce
 
A 3-day conference for HR professionals and managers engaged in or influencing the resourcing, development and retention of workforce in humanitarian NGOs.
 
People In Aid’s Humanitarian HR network (formerly known as EPN) exists to improve the ability of participating organisations, both individually and as a community, to find, select, prepare and retain personnel within a humanitarian context.
 
Getting the right people in the right place at the right time, and keeping them there, continues to be a major preoccupation for humanitarian organisations. This year's HHR conference agenda will therefore reflect this by including sessions such as:
  • keynote addresses from the Head of Organisation Development and Change at Nokia, and from the Chairman of The FutureWork Forum
  • masterclasses on topics such as building a competency framework; identifying talent; managing and developing talent through rewards and incentives; and integrating talent management into organisational structures
  • practical skills-building exercises for you to take to your NGO
  • case studies from participating humanitarian NGOs, including reflection on talent management in the Haiti emergency response
  • peer learning process to learn or to refresh in your mind
  • poster presentations on topical issues surrounding talent management.
With plenty of participation and networking opportunities, the agenda will reflect your experiences and concerns, ensuring that you learn whilst doing and gain new perspectives on how talent can be effectively managed within your organisation and in the humanitarian sector as a whole.
 
The conference venue is Novotel Survilliers Saint Witz, near Paris Charles de Gaulle International airport and within an easy access from Central Paris, Gare du Nord (Eurostar terminal) and A1 motorway north. The conference timings will allow arrival in the morning of Wednesday 19 May and departure after lunch on Friday 21 May. The conference fee includes accommodation on 19 and 20 May and full board.
 
Once again, this is not a conference to be missed.
 
Feedback from past EPN participants:
 
“Really appreciated the crossover between corporate and NGO practices, real-life experiences and practical tools” 
"I really enjoyed the participation throughout the three days; this I think made a comfortable and safe learning environment”
“Excellent presentations”
 


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HR Special Interest Group (Free for Members)

Event Date: 05/05/2010 Registration: 9.30 Meeting: 10.00- lunch
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

 

Due to a number of requests from members we would like to focus the May meeting on HR’s role in responding to an emergency. The session is intended for both development and humanitarian HR practitioners and will use Haiti as a live example. How does HR react when an emergency hits their existing development programme? How does HR prepare its emergency response?

 


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Reward - Special Interest Group (People In Aid members)

Event Date: 23/04/2010 10.00am - 1.00pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Kensington, London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Reward Special Interest Group: Hardship – 10.30am - 1.00pm - London UK

All People In Aid members are welcome to join ORC and People in Aid in London to discuss topical issues with peers and hear from key thinkers on the challenges you are facing in reward in 2010

 

 

 

 



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Successful Distance Management Workshop, Melbourne

Event Date: 22/04/2010 0900 to 1700
Duration: 1 day
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 150 AUD for members, 300 AUD for non-members

 

In the last 2 years People In Aid have delivered the Successful Distance Management Workshop to over 100 participants, both as an open and an in-house programme. Due to unprecedented demand for it worldwide, we are now offering you and your colleagues the opportunity to partake in the training in Melbourne, Australia, on 22nd April 2010. 
 
The workshop considers the opportunities and challenges posed by managing people effectively at a distance by looking at human relationships and how they are developed; the differences and similarities between people that make this more or less difficult and compares developing relationships with and without regular face-to-face contact. Workshop participants explore their experiences and lessons learned, and identify practical tools and techniques for developing effective working relationships across different locations along with action planning for success back in the working environment.
 
Our aim is to enable and encourage managers and HR professionals to be more pro-active in managing people effectively at a distance. We offer a platform for learning through research reviews, case studies of good practice and personal experience. We do not aim to provide all the answers or to offer a single “best practice” solution that will work for all organisations. Rather we hope to stimulate debate within agencies to take the research techniques that have been used both here and in the workshop and use them to explore further, to learn from each other’s experiences and develop solutions that are appropriate to individual circumstances.
 
Every participant will also receive a comprehensive handbook on distance
 
Facilitators:
 
 Angie Zogopoulos is a human resource professional with 14 years experience. Her expertise is in human resource management, strategy and policy development for expatriate and national staff, particularly in Australia and the Asia / Pacific region.  She is experienced in the development, implementation and review of human resource policy and process for complex human resource management operations. This includes deployment and management of emergency personnel to large scale global humanitarian emergencies.
 
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 40% of the event price, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking.
 


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Successful Distance Management Teleseminar (13th & 27th of April 2010)

Event Date: 13/04/2010 15:00 - 16:30 (UK Time)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Teleseminar
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 75 GBP for members, 150 GBP for non-members
 
THIS TELESEMINAR IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
Workshops are being held in London and Melbourne however and can be booked here.
 
Successful Distance Management Teleseminar
Spread over 2 sessions
15:00– 16:30pm (UK Time) 
 
Session One: 13th April 2010: Developing Relationships, Trust and Managing Expectations
 
Session Two: 27th April 2010: Leading Teams
 
Whether it is due to restructuring of key functions, increased delivery through partners, concern about climate change or a travel budget freeze – most of us in the development and humanitarian sector have to work with colleagues at a distance.  
 
In the last 2 years People In Aid have delivered the Successful Distance Management Workshop to over 100 participants, both as an open and an in-house programme. Due to unprecedented demand for it worldwide, we are now offering you and your colleagues the opportunity to partake in the training via a teleseminar.
 
Designed for both managers and staff working with colleagues at a distance, the programme is spread over two sessions which delivers the learning in bite size chunks, with the opportunity to try out practical exercises between sessions, and to deliver and receive feedback on the experience.  Additionally, the sessions will be recorded, for participants to refer to in the future.  The teleseminar can be accessed from anywhere. All you need is a telephone. 
 
Through Two interactive sessions you will learn:
·         How to communicate better with remote team members and ensure common understanding
·         How to develop and maintain trusting relationships at a distance
·         What successful distance teams do, the support they get from their organisation and structural considerations
·         When and where technology can help
 
Apart from the two sessions, participants should set aside 3-4 hours in-between sessions to trial ideas.
 
Every participant will receive a comprehensive handbook on distance management and an audio recording of the event
  
Please note that participants will need to cover their own phone-in costs. If you are joining the teleseminar from outside the UK, you can check your local time by going to www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html. Enter the date of the teleseminar; choose London in ‘Place/city no 1’ and choose your location in ‘Place/city no 2’
 
We anticipate that we will have participants from across the globe and that sometimes phone connections can be limiting. Unfortunately we cannot take responsibility for the quality of your call if the problem lies at your end. Please consider this before booking and contact us if you feel you may have problems.
Note that our cancellation policy will apply as soon as you book for a workshop
 
 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking


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