Leading in Tough Times, A pre-launch seminar for the Cornwall Enterprise Institute

A pre-launch seminar for the Cornwall Enterprise Institute<br/><br/>Wednesday 8th December 2010; 15:30 – 21:00

Wednesday 8th December 2010; 15:30 – 21:00

Trevithick Suite, Pool Innovation Centre, Trevenson Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3PL

A unique event for senior business leaders and business owners on creating the right mindset to survive the current economic and business challenges. The workshop will be facilitated by John Potter, visiting Professor at the Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth and will bring together the psychological aspects of leadership in difficult situations with the experiences of world class yachtsman Pete Goss MBE, an internationally renowned sailor and entrepreneur.

The aim of the session

To provide participants with a highly effective mental toolkit to enable them to manage and lead their business through the current economic challenges.

Who should attend

Most Read

Business owners together with senior managers and leaders in public, private and third sector organisations.


The benefits for leaders and managers attending this event


To gain new leadership skills applicable to all types and size of organisations, during changing and challenging times

�‚� To be able to assist others in the organisation to cope with difficulties and challenges in the current economic climate

�‚� To identify the lessons learned from challenging physical situations and apply them in the business world

�‚� To understand how people react under pressure and acquire the skills to avoid unnecessary stress in a business setting

�‚� To be able to develop personal resilience and handle challenging situations in such a way as to create good outcomes for your business

�‚� To learn how to thrive on pressure, develop personal resilience and handle challenging situations in such a way as to create good outcomes within your organisation

The programme


Registration with tea and coffee


Developing reslient leadership ability – Professor John Potter


Buffet and networking


What tough situations can teach us about business – Pete Goss MBE


Panel session Q & A with Professor John Potter and Pete Goss MBE


Evening networking with a complementary glass of wine

The presenters

Pete Goss MBE

With a wide variety of adventures under his belt, Pete Goss talks positively and with passion about leading teams through exciting, but often complex, difficult and dangerous situations. A natural communicator with a dynamic but informal style, Pete never ceases to amuse, entertain and inform with his presentations.

Professor John Potter

John Potter is a business psychologist and author on leadership in a wide range of situations. His work has ranged from operational involvement in hostage, hijack, siege and kidnap situations to corporate consulting in public, private and third sector organisations. His passion is in developing leadership ability at all levels in organisations of all sizes in order to develop the capability of the organisation to handle the challenges of the future.

Delivered by the University of Plymouth as a member of Combined Universities in Cornwall and as part of the launch of the Cornwall Enterprise Institute.

The Cornwall Enterprise Institute is a joint venture between the University of Plymouth and Cornwall College which will drive a "new economic dynamism" through harnessing the enterprise and entrepreneurship talent in the county. It will provide higher level leadership, management and enterprise skills and knowledge to underpin the economic and social transformation of Cornwall, equipping business and individuals with the skills to compete effectively in today’s global economy, creating a unique network accelerating business growth and innovation in the region.

For more details contact:

Professional Development and Events

Research and Enterprise, University of Plymouth

e-mail pde@plymouth.ac.uk

phone 01752 586005

Registration Fee


Early rate: �79.00 for registrations received by the 22nd

November 2010.

�‚� Full rate: �99.00

To Register

Please go to our secure online booking facility at Register Here

Comments powered by Disqus