Day 4 - Future Skills & the Workplace: The environment you work in and the skills required ito succeed are constantly changing. Discover what skills will be required to fast track your career and how you can ensure your voice is heard in a rapidly changing environment.
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This year CIHT are running an exciting week-long Young Professional Festival of Learning that will bring together an exciting range of topics and speakers to explore the Future of Transportation.
The environment you work in and the skills required ito succeed are constantly changing. Discover what skills will be required to fast track your career and how you can ensure your voice is heard in a rapidly changing environment.
Attendees who sign up for this event either as an individual or as part of the week-long package, will also have access to a selection of additional resources on the day. This will include supplementary webinars, events and exclusive case study material that will further enhance the skills you will need to excel in the workplace.
Be inspired by Alexandra. We discuss In Black and White, the lack of diversity in the legal sector and what lessons can be learned for highways and transportation.
‘This is the story of a young woman who overcame all the obstacles a very old profession could throw at her, and she survived, with her integrity intact.’
'A refreshingly honest account of the challenges faced by a young female barrister of mixed heritage”' JUDY KHAN QC, JOINT HEAD OF GARDEN COURT CHAMBERS
‘An absolute triumph; a compelling and courageous memoir forcing the legal profession to confront uncomfortable truths about race and class. Alexandra Wilson is a bold and vital voice.’ THE SECRET BARRISTER.
‘An inspirational, clear-eyed account of life as a junior barrister is made all the more exceptional by the determination, passion, humanity and drive of the author. Anyone interested in seeing how the law really works should read it.‘
‘The personal narrative of a young female lawyer of mixed heritage who is defying the soft bigotry of low expectations by sharing her journey inspires us all to do the same in our own way, and this is a powerful message which needs to be shared.’ DR TUNDE OKEWALE MBE, FOUNDER OF URBAN LAWYERS
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James & Blayne will present the results of a survey Carrington West have conducted into what soft skills senior hiring managers in the highways and transport sectors look for and the advice these managers would have liked to have been given when they were starting their own careers. They will go on to speak about how best to present soft skills on CVs and during video and face to face interviews.
Nadine Brody, Principal Transport Modeller at Mott MacDonald and champion of Mott MacDonald's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion network "Advance" will present on the different levels of racism. Nadine will also provide some suggestions for practical steps anyone can take to tackle it.
Nicola Blaney from CIHT Scotland discuss inclusive infrastructure. The event will focus on why we need to consider ED&I, what Scotland is doing about it and the development of Inclusive Infrastructure Scotland.
The skills we need and the places we work are constantly evolving. This event will provide a practical demonstration of the science behind communication. Attendees will take part in a live session with the Body Talk team that will provide practical tips, tricks and techniques that will provide real CPD and make you a better communicator.
Richard Newman is an award-winning expert in Communication, Storytelling and Influence.
Richard’s team at Body Talk helped one engineering company win over £1.2 billion in new government contracts in 1 year by improving the way they present, winning 100% of the work they bid for.
He is regularly featured on BBC London Radio, discussing the communication styles of leaders. He has also been featured on SKY TV, in the Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and Forbes Magazine.
In 2014 Richard won the most coveted award in speechwriting, the Cicero Grand Prize Award for Best Speechwriter.
His team at Body Talk have given communication coaching to 75,000 people, across 45 countries, over the last 20 years.
His new book, ‘You Were Born To Speak’, is now available on Amazon.
In this webinar Richard will explain a simple process you can use to explain important business concepts through the science of business storytelling. You will learn how to apply this to emails, documents, meetings and presentations. This is an interactive session – have a notepad and pen ready!
Ron Calderwood–Duncan, Head of EDI & Engagement, Highways England
As part of the HR Leadership team, and wider Senior Leadership Team across HE, Ron is responsible for the strategies and direction of the EDI agenda for over 5,900 employees. Before this role, Ron has spent over 15 years in the HR industry building an extensive knowledge of evidenced based and results driven people activities.
Through personal experience as a member of the LGBT+ community and roles such as HR Manager for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games he has acquired a firm belief that everyone should be able to bring their whole selves to work in a fully inclusive environment, to realise their full potential, and for the success of the business.
Recently launching ‘Who We Are’, a collaborative campaign and platform that focuses on individuality, will further build upon his commitment to ensuring employees are treated equally and with equity for development and growth at Highways England as an inclusive employer.
What you will get out of attending this session:
Join Ros to mix up your own Confidence Cocktail and find out how you can become more confident at work and in your personal life
Ros Taylor, CEO, RTC Leadership & Coaching
Ros Taylor is a leading UK and international psychologist, executive coach, successful businesswoman, an accomplished author and a TV and radio presenter.
Ros broadcasts regularly on Radio and television. She presented a Social Science research programme ‘Between Ourselves’ for BBC Radio Scotland for two years. She was also a presenter for five years on a nightly television news programme. Other TV and Radio work includes BBC radio and television, Scottish Television, GMTV, LWT, ITN News, Sky News, and Channel 4.
Ros now has a team of consultants that she has trained to deliver her Just Leadership® courses and One2One Executive® Coaching programme. In 2009, she launched Corporate Coach International®. Her consultants now deliver leadership programmes in 37 countries and on 4 continents, most notably the Women as Leaders Programme.
Programme At A Glance
22 October - Future Skills & the Workplace
Once you have purchased your day passes or 5 day pass you will be sent an email with links to the relevant pages where you can plan your day and reserve your apace on the events you want to attend.