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Are we doing what we can to control uncertainties in our business?
October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
About this Event
Is your business growing but you know you could do better?
As a business owner, you will have hit numerous unexpected obstacles and snags and had to devise solutions on the hoof. They can make your business stronger but more often than not they leave headaches or worse. The good news is that some key uncertainties can managed to some extent and that doing so offers great reward. Hear from expert Eric Wood on ways to enhance your team’s ability grapple with its unknowns and gain competitive advantage.
This lunchtime session at BASE Bordon will explore
- Key sources of uncertainty – new technology, customers, people and finance.
- Examples where they have been managed well and what that involved.
- Some common people dilemmas related to co-founders and other staff and how the unknowns within those can be managed.
- Practical suggestions for managing uncertainty and limiting its potential to sink a business.
Bring your lunch and your business woes! Arrival and refreshments at 12 noon. The workshop begins at 12.30pm.
The session will be recorded to assist with training and marketing.
Eric Wood is the Director of Affirma. Eric consults to a wide range of organisations including entrepreneurial businesses and family businesses, in the UK and internationally. His main interest lies in practices which strengthen the capacity of leadership teams to manage key external and internal uncertainties and sustain value creation. Eric served as Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town. He has acquired and transformed struggling businesses as well as overseen the expansion of a biotech start-up. Currently, Eric is a Visiting Fellow at the Cambridge Judge Business School. Eric holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Cape Town and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge.