CMI Annual Scotland Conference 2019

Management 4.0

The world is changing. Don’t get left behind.

Robots. Artificial Intelligence. Digital Leaders.

We’re not talking about science fiction here. These once-novel concepts are becoming ever more standard in businesses across the country. Join us as we explore how to keep up.

Technology like robots, drones and self-driving cars is held up as the key driver behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution — but dig a little deeper, and you’ll find there’s more than meets the eye.

The digital native generation is entering the workplace with expectations around patterns of work and corporate responsibility which organisations are having to respond to. The ageing nature of an increasingly diverse workforce brings both new opportunities and challenges alike, with key puzzles like lifelong learning and diversity and inclusion to solve — and that’s only scratching the surface...

Join us in Edinburgh on Wednesday 23rd October, as we discuss the six key areas in which the business world is evolving, and the skills managers and leaders need to develop now to stay relevant as they unfold.

We’ll be exploring...

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Technology

As innovations take root in the business world, what new skills will managers and leaders need to build?

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Society

What new challenges will managers face as teams grow more age, gender and racially diverse?

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Patterns of Work

How can policies adapt to attract and retain talent with changing work-life balance expectations?

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Business Models

With new business models emerging, what does this mean for the role of the manager?

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Leadership

How will leadership styles need to shift to allow an increasingly diverse workforce thrive?

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Lifelong Learning

As teams age and new skill needs arise, how will approaches to learning and development change?

Keynote Speakers

Ann Francke Ann Francke CMgr CCMI CEO, CMI
Alex Croucher Alex Croucher Director, VKY Intelligent Automation Ltd
Brigadier Suzanne Anderson CCMI Brigadier Suzanne Anderson CCMI Deputy Military Secretary, British Army
Jamie Hepburn MSP Jamie Hepburn MSP Minister for Business, Fair Work & Skills, Scottish Parliament