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14th Women's Leadership Initiative Programme 2016-2017

Leading Change - Overcoming the Difficulties of Creating a Digital Business

Jamie joined BT on 15th October 2012 as the Chief Operating Officer to build the infrastructure, broadcast chain and operating model for the launch of BT Sport. In August 2013 BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN all started broadcasting from the brand new purpose built studio facility on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.Jamie shared insights on how he set about delivering...

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THE CHIEF EXECUTIVES' FORUM HAS MOVED TO NEW PREMISES IN

Clare House303 Airport Road WestBELFAST BT3 9ED The new office number is 028 9081 6440 (DIAL 76440)

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Public Sector Reform - CEF response update

Over the past six weeks the Forum has sought to give members opportunities to voice suggestions and recommendations. The process has been assisted by Queen's University Management School which has been commissioned to collate a CEF response with added input from 4 "cross sector" chairs.Friday, 26th June 2015 involved further consideration of preliminary...

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Big Data Event

Peter Simons (CIMA) author of 'Big Data - Readying Business for the big data revolution' whetted the audience's appetite with a brief overview of what big data is and how it can drive changes across all sectors. He highlighted the mix of competencies that need to be developed to enable organisations utilise this information to its fullest extent.Trevor Steenson...

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Facing a new parliament – how will the economy react and how should leaders respond?

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Manage your life by managing your mind.

Dr Fergus Heffernan holds a PhD in Psychology, MSc Counselling Psychology and Family Therapies. Fergus has spent much of the past 33 years working with the Irish Defence Forces, the United Nations and NATO based in New York.He has worked with soldiers and their families in Theatre of War locations from Afghanistan, to Iraq, from Central Africa to East Timor, from...

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'Tackling Racism' Breakfast Briefing 19 February 2015: presentations

Please click on the following links to view the three presentations delivered at the briefing:

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Progress of Public Sector Reform Breakfast Briefing 25 February 2015

For further details and to book online click through to the diary page listing.

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Dr Helen Bevan Breakfast Briefing 5 February 2015: presentation

The presentation from the CEF/CIPD Breakfast Briefing with Guest Speaker, Dr Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer - NHS Improving Quality.Click on link:

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Applying for the Women's Leadership Initiative...

The 12th, 2014-15 Programme will start on Wednesday 9 April 2014 and finish in January 2015. Applications supported by the appropriate chief executive officer are now invited.For more information, including a link to a downloadable brochure, go to the

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PwC Report ‘Good Growth for Cities’

This is the second 'Good Growth for Cities' report produced by PwC in collaboration with think tank Demos. Measuring the performance of the UK's largest cities against a basket of ten categories defined by the public and business as key to economic success and wellbeing, it examines the policy and delivery implications behind the index findings.

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Annual Report 2012-2013

Copies of the Annual Report are now available for downloading; simply click on the link. One of a limited number of hard copy versions of the Report is available on...

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CIPD NI Awards

The search is on to find Northern Ireland's top HR practitioners with the launch of the inaugural Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) 'NI Awards'.Does your HR team or individuals within it deserve to be recognized for some special contribution...

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Applying for the Women's Leadership Programme...

The 11th, 2013-14 Programme will start on Wednesday 17 April 2013 and finish in January 2014. Applications supported by the appropriate chief executive officer are now invited.For more information, including links to a downloadable brochure and application form, go to the

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Annual Report 2011-2012

Copies of the Annual Report are now available for downloading; simply click on the link. One of a...

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‘Improving Customer Service: The PSNI’s “R4” Project’

R4: Delivering the Right People, in the Right Place, at the Right Time, doing the Right JobWe all want services that are efficient, effective, excellent, equitable and empowering. But how do other public authorities drive customer-focused change within their organizations? The...

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New Risk Management Series

Organised in co-operation with Aon Risk Services, the Institute of Directors and the Northern Ireland Audit Office, 'Managing Procurement Risk' is the first in a new series of Risk Management workshops focusing on key aspects of risk and how it is managed.As in the...

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'Left Behind – the discarded generation: Finding ways to help out-of-work young people'

The article summarises key points arising from a discussion involving a group of chief, other senior executives, and several experts and invited guests.Download a PDF copy: '

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'Understanding [and coming to terms with] “The New Normal”'

Click to download a PDF copy of "Focusing on the big issues", which suggests that a new programme for government would point to hard times ahead.

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PwC Public Sector Matters Blog

The uncertain economic outlook, adjusting to tighter budgets and an ever growing demand for services is creating unprecedented challenges for public sector leaders. There are no quick fixes. We face a new age of public services under pressure, requiring new perspectives to find solutions to the issues...

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'Thinking and Talking about Risk'

Orgainised in co-operation with Aon Risk Services, the Institute of Directors and the Northern Ireland Audit Office, 'Thinking and Talking about Risk' is the first in a series designed to encourage innovation on the basis of well-considered and well-managed risk...

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Fraud in the public sector

This PwC Public Sector Research Centre publication is the government and public sector extract from its Global Economic Crime Survey. More...

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'Maintaining a competitive infrastructure'

Click to download a PDF copy of 'Maintaining a competitive infrastructure', which argues that 'cuts' provide the opportunity to pursue fresh ideas on infrastructure and open the way to a new age of co-operation between different parts of the economy. -

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