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Managing Busniess Performance

Heriot Watt University
Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 09:00 to 17:00

Managing Business Performance - the Science and the Art 

A one day interactive workshop with Umit Bitici - an opportunity to share in Umit's experience along with other senior executives who will be participating in the workshop.

Workshop content:

Managing Performance

The Science

  • What are we managing?
  • What is performance?
  • What do best companies manage?

The Art

  • How the use the measures?
  • Control without "controlling"?
  • Engaging people?
  • Designing interventions?

Learn from...

...the experiences of

  • Food and drink companies
  • Technology companies
  • Engineering / manufacturing
  • Service organisations
  • Public sector organisations

...the results of 25 years of research into...

  • Performance measurement
  • Strategic management
  • Organisational culture and behaviour
  • Orgnisational evolution and adaptation
  • People management and motivation

...the experiences of other participants


Who should participate?

This workshop is aimed at...

  • Directors and senior managers responsible for the performance of their organisations.
  • Change leaders leading performance improvement programmes.
  • Executives from industrial, commercial, public sector and third sector organisations

Workshop format

This is an interactive semi-structured workshop with a predefined, but loose, structure enabling the participants to explore areas as they wish.  It also facilitates sharing of experiences between the delegates.

Workshop dress code

This is an informal, relaxed and interactive workshop.  It is important that you come comfortable and relaxed.  The dress code is what ever makes you feel comfortable and relaxed.

Workshop fees

The normal fee for this executive workshop is £600.  All fees include refreshments and lunch but exclude VAT.

About Umit...

Umit Bitici is the Professor of Business Performance at the Heriot Watt School of Management, Edinburgh, UK.  He has a unique blend of industrial and academic experience that spans across 35 years.  He has dedicated his career to understanding what makes high-performing companies different.