Human skills are an intrinsic factor for professional and personal success. But despite this, they are often overlooked in continuing professional development.

Join us at thestudio in Birmingham on 9 October 2019 to build on these much-needed talents in 21st-century practice.

  • Hear from experts from all facets of industry
  • Develop the skills you need to influence decisions, actions and behaviours
  • Learn how to build and promote your personal brand

Through sector-wide research and ongoing engagement with members and firms, the LI has seen people skills flagged time and time again as a competency area in need of serious attention. We’ve created this #LICPD day to give a crucial skills-boost to everyone, in all disciplines and at all levels of seniority.

Whatever your role, this day has something for you:

  • For leaders: A wealth of rich content focusing on leadership, influencing and team building.
  • For practitioners: A day packed with sessions on community engagement, relationship management, reputation building and more.

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Learning outcomes

  • Understand the human element of effective leadership: tackle inequality and bias through targeted initiatives, learn the keys of organisational wellbeing, and implement effective team working
  • Meet the MINDSPACE model of influencing, and learn how to bring about positive behavioural and political change
  • Understand the different universal influencers of behaviour and identify and avoid ethical issues
  • Master the art of participatory engagement: empower local people to transform their environment, turning community ideas into fundable propositions
  • Deliver powerful human-centred marketing: systematic, evidence-based strategies to identify your clients’ needs, handle conflicts, stand out from the competition and retain customer loyalty
  • Build a personal branding toolkit to maximise your reputation, sharpen your image and attract the right networks
  • Network like a pro: Harness the power of face-to-face and social media networking to generate the opportunities that will take your career to the next level
  • Learn about top-tier stakeholder engagement planning: analysis, objective-setting, methodology and assessment

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