3 July 2018
Venue: Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA
Click here to book your place on our HPMA London conference 2018
We invite HPMA London Academy members to join us at our second annual conference. We have designed the day as an opportunity for workforce professionals to reflect and work with colleagues around the following themes:
- Creating the conditions for workforce professionals to achieve maximum impact and success as we look to the future.
- Challenge workforce professionals to consider ambitious and innovative approaches to developing future focused workforce solutions
- Developing an HR/OD model which maximises organisational effectiveness with emphasis on the three areas of business, team and self
- Raising the profile of the workforce profession and celebrating our members’ achievement
- The day will be highly interactive with innovative team exercises to stimulate, challenge and stretch creative and innovative thinking.
Each trust represented is invited to bring a poster of one thing their workforce function is proud of.
This is a draft programme and subject to change.
8.30 Registration, refreshments and exhibition
9.30 Why we are here: introduction to the theme Janet Lynch, HPMA Vice President London
9.35 – 9.45 Ice breaker: Facilitator
9.45 – 10.45 Tomorrow’s world: role of the workforce profession
Dr Pat Oakley Research Fellow at King’s College London and Director of Practices Made Perfect, HPMA Trustee and winner of HPMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, will speak about how workforce professionals can push the boundaries of what is possible and be in the driving seat of organisational change and workforce redesign
10.45 – 11.15 Refreshments, exhibition and poster display
What is the business we are in and how can workforce professionals support the business to achieve it’s objectives?
11.15 – 12.30 An interactive session facilitated by James Devine and Kay Abbs
12.30 – 12.50 Think Business tech innovation – speaker tbc
12.50 – 1.50 Lunch, exhibition and poster display
What kind of workforce function do I want to be part of and lead?
3.05 – 3.25 Refreshments, exhibition and poster display
What kind of impact do I want to make as a workforce professional?
4.40 – 5.00 Think self: developing your career- speaker tbc
HPMA London Academy Programme 2018/19: Empowering and Inspiring Workforce Professionals
We are looking to work with new training providers as well as those who have delivered learning events for us in the past.
To download a copy of our briefing document which gives some background to the HPMA London Academy, a summary of the programme we would like to deliver in 2018/19 and some details on how we propose to work with training providers, click here.
To have a quick look at our recent learning needs analysis, click here.
Our aim is to find partners who are interested in delivering sessions at low cost or pro bono and in return, the partner will be able to showcase their training to our network of HR/OD professionals from a wide range of NHS employers in London and to our new member organisations based in Kent, Sussex and Essex.
The key themes of our core programme this year are:
- Self and personal impact
- Developing commercial and business skills
- System and organisation development
- Enhancing technical knowledge.
We are also planning to continue our advanced programme ‘Developing as a Strategic Workforce Leader’ for bands 8a upwards and our foundation programme ‘Emerging Workforce Leaders’ for bands 4/5.
If you are interested, please submit an expression of interest to deliver our learning events programme as well as some of our other events and activities e.g. speakers or development sessions at the Deputies or Strategic HR&OD network, facilitation of action learning sets, mentoring, and employment law updates. Click here to download a copy of a simple expression of interest form. The deadline for expressions of interest in 9am on Monday 4 December.
|Selection Process||Panel interviews for shortlisted applicants with the HPMA team and Director and Deputy Directors of HR/OD||19 September 2017|
|Development Centre||A range of development centre activities to enable participants to fully assess their strengths and areas for development through the course of the programme||20 October 2017|
|Modular Programme||A four day modular programme run on 2 consecutive days in May and July 2017. The modules are being designed to deliver the learning objectives outlined above and will cover the individual, the team, the organisation and the wider system.||
Modules 1 & 2 - 30 Nov & 1 Dec 2017
Modules 3 & 4 - 8/9th February 2018, dates tbc
|Action Learning Sets||Each cohort will be split into 2 action learning sets (ALS) facilitated by members of the Authentic Leadership team. Each ALS will meet on 4 occasions||Action learning sets to take place between January and May 2018 Final dates to be agreed.|
|Project||Each participant will complete a work based project within their own organisation||Completion by the end of the programme in June 2018|
|Programme Finale Assessment||Each participant will undergo a mock interview with existing Directors and Deputy Directors, including a presentation on their learning throughout the programme||12 June 2018|
|Mentoring/Coaching Opportunity||Each participant will be required to work with a mentor or coach through the programme.||To be organised on an individual basis|
The participant’s line manager and/or executive sponsor will be contacted by the HPMA to ensure that the application has their support.
- Lesley Dwyer, Chief Executive and James Devine, Executive Director of HR & OD, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
- Harbhajan Brar, Director of HR & OD, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Tim Roberts, Managing Director, Thrive Tribe
- Stephanie Cartwright, Organisational Development Lead, Dudley CCG