What does it take to be a truly effective manager? Gain the skills and knowledge needed at Essential Management Skills 2019!
Engineering managers need to offer more than just technical excellence. This three-day conference will equip today’s engineers with the essential management skills required for success within line and project management roles. Attend this event to improve your ability to manage yourself, projects and teams. You can also take the opportunity to gain a Level 3 Award in First Line Management, awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Essential Management Skills 2019 will enable you to:
- Hear from pioneers in engineering about their career journeys through our programme of plenary session speakers
- Develop the skills needed to be a successful engineering manager through our expert-led workshops
- Attend one of our industry site visits to see first-hand how a leading engineering firm operates
- Test your teamwork and leadership abilities within a business environment through our interactive Engineering Challenge
- Gain technical and management insights first-hand from experts in the field of engineering through our Question Time Panel
- Network with engineering leaders and your peers through our programme of evening social events
Chartered Management Institute's Level 3 Award in First Line Management
The Level 3 Award in First Line Management provides an introduction to the skills, roles and responsibilities of this management area and provides individuals with an award as hard evidence of their knowledge. It will develop your basic knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills. This will also provide you with a year’s study membership with the Chartered Management Institute and access to thousands of online management and leadership resources.
*CMI Level 3 Award requires attendance of the following two workshops: Manager? Leader? – What’s the difference? and Inspiring leaders - it's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. A 2,500 word assignment and online learning will also need to be completed in CMI's digital portal within 1 year of attending the conference.
Industry Site Visits - 3rd April 2019
Day 1 will give you the opportunity to visit one of the following companies in order to observe successful management initiatives and gain insider knowledge on engineering practice:
Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains, Brixworth, Northamptonshire
Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains is a Daimler AG company whose principal activities are the design and manufacture of Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing engines and hybrid power systems for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. On this visit, discover the best management processes to improve performance, observe how F1 engines are designed, manufactured and tested, and hear from the Engineering and Programme Directors on future challenges in F1.
Bladon Jets, Coventry
Take this opportunity to visit the Bladon Jets’ Research & Development and Pre Production Assembly Operations at The Proving Factory in Coventry. Here the company is developing the Bladon 12kW microturbine genset (MTG) as a cost effective, clean alternative for telecom tower power applications. Hear about their unique design expertise and manufacturing processes and how they are leading the way in bringing this breakthrough solution to volume production for key growth markets worldwide.
Caterpillar Defence Products (CDP), Shrewsbury
Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel electric locomotives. The Shrewsbury facility specialises in diesel engines, transmissions and power packs for military applications, along with the re-manufacture of engines and components for both Caterpillar and Perkins products. Gain an insight into the management techniques and skills used to enable CDP to achieve technical excellence on time. Learn about the engineering challenges faced in military products and how these are being addressed to ensure the best capability for future applications.
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Accommodation and catering at Essential Management Skills 2019:
Registration fees include 3 lectures, 4 workshops, 1 technical visit, 1 team-building exercise, and the conference dinner, as well as breakfast, lunch, refreshments and dinner each day, accommodation on Day 1 and 2 and a copy of the conference proceedings. Delegates will be contacted to supply their site visit and workshop preferences.
If you are local to the area and would like to attend Essential Management Skills 2019, you can also register for this event without accommodation. View the delegate booking rates and register online. Alternatively, contact the Event Enquiries team on +44 (0) 20 7973 1251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org