Forthcoming Ashridge Events

The Future of HR: millennials and age management

TIM Factory, Via delle Conce 12, Rome - 06 April 2017 at 15:30

Join us at our partner EF Education First's event, The Future of HR: millennials and age management, on April 6, 2017 in Rome. Network with other learning and development professionals and hear from Ashridge's Sharon Olivier as well as ...

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Webinar - Being silenced and silencing others: Developing the capacity to speak truth to power

Online (via Zoom) - 25 April 2017 at 13:00

“I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job” Sam Goldwyn (American film producer) Enabling people to speak up is now an imperative to reduce the risk of wrong-do...

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Showcase Event: The Future of Leadership Development

Ashridge House - 11 May 2017 at 09:30

Join us if you would relish a day of challenge, reflection, learning and networking about you, your team and your organization.

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London Showcase Event: Is Virtual Learning the Future of Leadership Development?

Edward Suites 6 & 7, Park Plaza Hotel, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico, London SW1V 1EQ - 12 May 2017 at 08:30

Join us if you would relish a morning of challenge, reflection, learning and networking.

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Copenhagen Showcase Event: Is Virtual Learning the Future of Leadership Development?

SAS Radisson, Hammerichsgade 1, 1611, Copenhagen, Denmark - 17 May 2017 at 09:30

Join us if you would relish a morning of challenge, reflection, learning and networking.

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Past Ashridge Events

Transcending the Barriers to Global Leadership

Ashridge Business School, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS, United Kingdom - 03 September 2015 at 09:30

This leadership showcase presented four aspects of global leadership, and some of the barriers that prevent us practising them. Each was offered for discussion and debate by Ashridge faculty who have both rigorous research and practical experie...

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The Mindful Leader Programme

Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS, United Kingdom - 11 September 2015 at 09:00

Ashridge is looking for professionals to take part in a new Mindfulness and Leadership programme that is designed to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness training on various leadership capabilities that are crucial for facing the challe...

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Action Research Bootcamp

Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS, United Kingdom. - 21 September 2015 at 10:00

Come to practice, develop and hone your skills in a two-day hands-on action research workshop. Flex your reflective muscles and practice your facilitation and inquiry skills. Meet like-minded peers and use the opportunity to try a diverse range...

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Organisational Development and Action Research 'The Big Dialogue'

Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS, United Kingdom - 08 October 2015 at 09:00

Join us for two days of dialogue and inquiry to explore emergent issues of action research and organisational development in an open communicative space and to share ideas about human flourishing in today’s changing global world.

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HR Summit and Expo 2015 - Business Unusual. Disrupting HR and Leading Innovation

Stand B31, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 November 2015 at 09:00

More than 3,000 HR professionals from the Middle East and beyond will be at the region's largest HR event — the HR Summit and Expo.

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HR Vision London

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel 45 Prescot Street London E1 8GP - 18 November 2015 at 08:30

HR Vision is an innovative 2-day conference for Senior HRDs, VPs and Global Heads of Talent, L&D, Engagement, Leadership, Talent Attraction and Recruitment, to exchange ideas with peers and meet with leading suppliers.

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Organisational Innovation: the route to sustained business success

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 18 November 2015 at 09:00

This showcase event has been designed to explore the subject of innovation in all its guises; why it is essential for your organisation and how can you leverage it to optimise individual and organisation performance.

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Momentum Event: Implementing an Innovation Culture

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. HP4 1NS - 27 November 2015 at 09:30

Does this sound familiar – “Fatimah was inspired by something she read from a blogger known to be very creative. She decided to learn more and feeling inspired by some new creativity techniques she discovered online, she decided to ...

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Webinar: How to approach Strategy Execution

Online - 30 November 2015 at 14:00

One of the most serious, enduring and widespread management problems is turning strategy into action. The problem has deep roots. In this webinar we will discuss the causes of the problem and then explore a solution.

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Creative Adventures in Coaching: An exploration of spontaneity, experimentation and 'working live'

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 08 December 2015 at 09:30

This highly experiential and experimental session explores the role of spontaneity and creativity in coaching and asks how our own individual needs for structure, control and familiarity inhibit us from discovering powerful, novel ways of worki...

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Webinar: What you need to know about strategy

Online (via WebEx) - 13 January 2016 at 13:00

This webinar aims to be a conversation about how strategy should be developed. By first reviewing a simple model, there will then be the opportunity for participants to share views on how well different aspects of the strategy process are carri...

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Webinar: EFMD EiP 2015 – National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) & Ashridge Business School

Online via WebEx - 14 January 2016 at 12:00

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) & Ashridge Business School were granted the Gold Award in the EFMD Excellence in Practice Award 2015 in the category of ‘Organisational Development’. In this webinar, run and hos...

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Webinar: The multigenerational workforce - realising the potential of the Baby Boomers generation

Online (via WebEx) - 03 February 2016 at 12:00

This webinar will focus on new Ashridge research into what the older generation ‘gets’ from work (personal needs and wants) and what they ‘give’ back (contribution of wisdom, knowledge, experience and insight to younger ...

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Webinar: How to create a good business plan

Online (via WebEx) - 12 February 2016 at 10:00

This webinar is for any manager who is looking to develop or expand their business or organisation, who may become involved in the planning or execution process, or who will have to approve a business plan.

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Coaching Workshop: How women can effectively influence and shape their work environment

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 18 February 2016 at 09:30

Ishreen Bradley will present findings from her white paper based on a twelve month research project involving over 1000 female leaders.

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Webinar: The Morning After the Night Before: the importance of sleep for personal and business success

Online (via WebEx) - 02 March 2016 at 12:00

Ashridge’s new research, from speaking to just over 1000 people, regardless of level or age, reported that the amount of time they are all sleeping is less than the international recommended amount (7 – 9 hours). This webinar will...

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Webinar: MBA for Creative Industries Introduction

Online - 03 March 2016 at 12:30

Join us online to find out more about this qualification from our Faculty and programme team.

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Momentum Event: Speaking Truth to Power

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 04 March 2016 at 09:00

Helping your employees to speak up; research on ‘speaking truth to power in organizations’. This one-day workshop will provide you with practical insights into what prevents people from speaking up in organizations… and what ...

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Conference: Action Learning in Challenging Times: Questioning Insight, Challenging Practice

Ashridge - 21 March 2016 at 14:00

As we head into 2016 the world looks to be ever more complex, divided and vulnerable, and desperately in need of innovative solutions. New questions, fresh insights, imaginative conversation that challenge traditional boundaries are imperative....

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Breakfast Showcase: Is your Organisation Ready to Learn?

RIBA Venues, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD - 22 March 2016 at 08:00

This half-day session will look at how assessing your organisation’s readiness to learn can enhance impact from learning and development interventions. 

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Webinar: Is your organization ready to learn?

Online - 10 May 2016 at 13:00

Ashridge has been exploring factors known to influence our ability to apply learning from development programs since 2011. From this research we have developed the Organizational Readiness to Learn Index (ORLI), a unique diagnostic to...

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Showcase Event: Senior Leadership Experience: securing your organisation's future

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 11 May 2016 at 09:00

This leadership showcase will offer valuable insights into the importance of developing leaders; from our latest sleep research and how that affects leaders’ performance, to ways of supporting and developing senior leaders, to secure your...

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Webinar: Learning the hard way – tragedy as managerial growth

Online (via WebEx) - 26 May 2016 at 13:00

In our lives, we are all likely to face major personal hurdles, such as the death of a loved one, a critical illness or family breakdown, and despite our best efforts, it is impossible to separate these personal experiences from our professiona...

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ATD Middle East 2016 - The Future of Talent Development

The Address Hotel Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE - 29 May 2016 at 09:00

Brought to you by ATD, the world's largest talent development association and Informa, the Middle East's leading event experience organization. ATD Middle East Conference and Exhibition brings the learning and talent development communi...

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Conference: Working with Hubris in the Coaching Relationship

Ashridge Executive Education, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 13 June 2016 at 09:00

Our fourth relational coaching conference with guest speaker Lord David Owen This professional development conference has been designed to explore the topic of leadership hubris in all its guises. We work from the now well understood pre...

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Webinar: Mentoring Madness what can the road to Rio teach business?

Online (via WebEx) - 28 June 2016 at 13:00

The Rio Summer Olympic Games 2016 are fast approaching. With records predicted to tumble in the Rio Olympic Stadium on the new blue running track, athletes have been training hard with their teams over the last four years to ensure their perfor...

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Momentum Event: Organizing without Managers: Exploring new forms of organization

Ashridge Executive Eduction, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS - 01 July 2016 at 09:30

Is hierarchy helpful? How do organizations manage without managers? What is a self-managing team? Is my organization Neanderthal or Teal?

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AIRC5 Global Disruption, Organisational Innovation

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK - 03 July 2016 at 14:00

The 5th Ashridge International Research Conference, will focus on how to innovate, re-shape and strategically manage our sometimes stagnating, increasingly easily disrupted organisations, taking global and multi-disciplinary perspectives. The...

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8th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference: Building leadership capacity for the next global challenge

Ashridge, Hertfordshire HP4 1NS - 12 July 2016 at 16:00

The 8th Annual Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC) will be hosted at Ashridge Business School which is a leading centre for executive and organisation development with a global reputation for developing leaders and transforming organisat...

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Ashridge Brexit Events

Hult International Business School - 27 July 2016 at 18:00

The referendum decision by the UK to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves around the world. The political and economic issues affect us all, as leaders, employees, academics, experts, voters and citizens. Most of us have been bomba...

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Learning Methods Research Program

Ashridge Executive Education, Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 1NS - 03 August 2016 at 09:00

Ashridge is looking for professionals to participate in a research program exploring the effect of different learning methodologies on competence development and behavior change. 

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Webinar: Thrive - Leadership in complex times

Online (via Zoom) - 06 September 2016 at 13:00

21st Century leadership is exciting and can be contagious; it has never been faster moving or more pressured for immediate results. Leaders have to make decisions faster and more frequently and they have to get it right most of the time. If you...

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Showcase event: Leading through protracted uncertainty

Ashridge Executive Education, Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 1NS - 21 September 2016 at 09:00

No one can deny that we are firmly in the midst of what feels like one of the most chaotic times of this generation when nothing feels certain and we have little sense of how to shape our futures. Brexit is the thing that springs most immediate...

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Webinar: Executing strategy successfully when facing complexity and uncertainty

Online (via Zoom) - 21 September 2016 at 14:00

Today’s ever-turbulent market conditions mean that now more than ever, senior executives are leading their organizations through increasingly tough times. In an environment characterized by economic uncertainty and overall volatile market...

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External Conference: Mind & Matter Leaders

East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, London, E14 5NX - 14 October 2016 at 08:00

Mind and Matter Leaders will provide a forum where leaders can access and assess the latest research on mindfulness, exchange experiences and learn from those designing and evaluating organizational interventions. 

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Webinar: The Engagement Dilemma and the role of Ego and Eco intelligence in leadership

Online (via Zoom) - 17 October 2016 at 12:00

A new kind of leadership is called for…one that will reverse the engagement dilemma trends by re-engaging and re-energizing the workforce. We will share alternative ways of how leaders can facilitate engagement by drawing on their ego an...

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External Conference: Zukunft Personal 2016

Koelnmesse GmbH, Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne - 18 October 2016 at 09:00

Zukunft Personal / HRM Expo is Europe's largest exhibition for Human Resource Management. The marketplace of innovation has more than 650 exhibitors and a unique program with some 450 lectures, panel discussions and interactive formats offe...

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Showcase event: Learning to Lead in the 21st Century

Ashridge Executive Education, Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 1NS - 23 November 2016 at 09:00

In the age of disruption and uncertainty, the ability to effectively lead an organization is more critical than ever.  So how can organizations ensure they are doing all they can to support current leaders and develop the leaders of the fu...

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Webinar: Creating a digital strategy using the Value Chain

Online (via Zoom) - 30 November 2016 at 14:00

Digital strategies represent some of the biggest opportunities and threats facing today’s organizations. They offer the potential for both game-changing improvements and disruptive new competitors. How do you begin to think about the rang...

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Webinar: Swarovski Leadership Academy

Online (via WebEx) - 08 December 2016 at 12:00

In this session, Swarovski and Ashridge will share the successes, challenges and key lessons learnt during the creation of a new, award-winning Leadership Academy for Swarovski leaders across the entire pipeline and a series of OD interventions...

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Webinar: Leading through Encounters

Online (via Zoom) - 13 December 2016 at 13:00

Through discussions with many leaders who come to Ashridge, we have been struck by the power of encounters. Whilst some encounters pass us by as being normal and insignificant, others can be life changing. 

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Webinar: The Mindful Leader: Developing resilience and collaboration in a complex world

Online (via Zoom) - 19 January 2017 at 12:00

Interest in mindfulness training as a way to improve leadership effectiveness has exploded in the last year. There are numerous apps, books and a growing number of trainers flooding into the market. But this interest has been fuelled by evidenc...

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Webinar: How to approach strategy execution

Online (via Zoom) - 31 January 2017 at 14:00

One of the most serious, enduring and widespread management problems is translating strategy into action. The problem has deep roots. In this webinar we will discuss the causes of the problem and then explore a solution which was in fact develo...

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Webinar: (Re-) Designing Organizations - Lessons from the field

Online (via Zoom) - 07 February 2017 at 13:00

This webinar will discuss Ashridge’s recently published research report: (Re-) Designing Organizations. We were curious about how organization design practitioners thought about and worked with organization design. The research uncovered ...

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The Talent Crunch - Shaping Talent in Uncertain Times

FIFA World Football Museum, Seestrasse 27, Zurich, Switzerland - 07 March 2017 at 08:30

Join us and other thought leaders across business and academia for the next Ashridge HR Network Event and Best Practice Exchange in partnership with EF Education First: The Talent Crunch - Shaping Talent in Uncertain Times, on March 7...

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Shaping Talent for Success

The Squaire Conference Center - Frankfurt Airport - 16 March 2017 at 14:00

Join us at our partner EF Education First's event, Shaping Talent for Success, on March 16th 2017 in Frankfurt.  Network with other learning and development professionals and hear from Ashridge's Sharon Olivier as well as from...

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