23.09.2017

Scaling Up: Why, the Options and How?

                           

Hear from a panel with a range of experiences, from seasoned business veterans to business leaders in the middle of scaling-up themselves, describing the challenges they have faced. Roll up your sleeves in a series of workshops and debate common challenges and their solutions. Explore how to navigate your own path to growth in an open plenary session with other delegates.
 
DATE 23rd September 2017
TIME 13:30 - 17:30
VENUE The Bradfield Centre, 184 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GF (map)
 
AGENDA
 
13:30 Registration Registration, coffee and networking  
14:00 Introduction Welcome and practicalities. Introduce the importance of scaling, the motivations behinds it, and outline the objectives, structure and approach of the day. Sam Dods
14:20 The voice of experience Discussion: the motivations and challenges of scaling. Charles Cotton, and 3 others from scaling companies in different sectors
15:10 Break Drinks and networking  
15:30 Workshop: Introduction to the workshops including the rules of engagement and a brief introduction from each workshop host. Clare Joghee
15:40 1. Accessing talent TBC
2. Organisational and leadership development Clare Joghee
3. Increasing customer sales at home and abroad TBC
4. Access the right finance George Neville-Jones
5. Accessing infrastructure TBC
16:30 Plenary Open discussion - learning and next steps  
17:20 Summing up
 
  Sam Dods
17:30 Close - networking, drinks and tour of the Bradfield Centre