The Competent Director: Survive and Thrive in Changing Times

19 January 2017

Date: 19 January 2017
Time: 09:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5EE
Members: £200 + VAT
Non-members: £275 + VAT


In today’s volatile and complex business environment, many leaders are very busy and over stretched. They need space to reflect and think, build networks to exploit opportunities and plan how to implement change. However many have moments when they feel isolated, overwhelmed at complexities, uncertain of who to trust or partner with. Evidence shows that personal resilience is critical to being able to sustain effectiveness in one’s leadership role.

Resilient people demonstrate flexibility, durability, an attitude of optimism and openness to learning. A lack of resilience is signalled by burnout, fatigue, malaise, depression, defensiveness and cynicism. Resilience not only gives you tools to handle hardship and adversity but it helps you develop new skills and perspectives that lead to success in the work place and beyond.

We help you to self-assess your energy and sources of renewal, as well as developing the personal resilience to withstand pressure and positively overcome adversity and setbacks. 

Workshop Aim

To use change positively as a catalyst for personal growth and development. 


  • To share learning from best practice in organisational change 
  • To understand the human side of change and the impact on people 
  • To increase your resilience as a leader through change
  • To take a positive approach to change for personal and professional development


Anne McMurray is an independent organisational development consultant, specialising in leadership and team development, strategy formulation and change implementation. 

Book online here or please contact Julie-Anne Clarke 

Minimum numbers: 6
Cancellation: at least 5 working days’ notice.
Prices include refreshments.


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