CMI CEO Ann Francke: keynote speaker at the Midlands Conference 2019

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Ann Francke a keynote speaker at the Midlands Conference 2019.

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Ann Francke will be a keynote speaker at the the CMI Annual Midlands Conference 2019, that will be held in Birmingham on Friday the 4th of October 2019 at the Birmingham International Conference Centre.

Ann Francke, CEO of Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Winner of the Louis Armstrong Award for outstanding leadership of a UK professional body 2016 and Author of: Financial Times Guide to Management: How to Make a Difference and Get Results.

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CMI describes Ann Francke as “a transformational leader with vision, pace and proven ability to deliver profitable growth and build organisational capability.”

Anne Francke. Courtesy of AnnFrancke

Ann Francke is Strategic Advisor at Tongal and a Non-Exec at Grant Thornton International additionally she is a member of the CRUK Women of Influence Board, WACL, MGGB and an Advisory Board member of Lancaster Management, Nottingham Trent and the Open University Business Schools. 

At CMI, she uses her experience in leading organisations to promote best practices in management and leadership, and improve management standards across the UK and beyond. Ann has been named in the top 100 women to watch in the 2015 Female FTSE report from Cranfield and is an expert on current challenges facing women in the workplace.

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Ann speaks constantly in the media and at conferences about management best practice, gender equality in the workplace. 

Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, interview at UWE Bristol

Before CMI Ann Francke held roles such as ‘Global General Manager at the British Standards Institution’, member of the executive board at Boots and Yell and ‘European Vice President’ at Mars. Ann started her career at Procter & Gamble where Ann managed numerous international brands such as Pampers, Always and Olay.

Ann holds a BA with Distinction from Stanford, an MBA/MS from Columbia; Honorary Doctorates in Business Administration from UWE and Nottingham Trent Universities and a Doctor of the University from Oxford Brookes.

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Her book Create a Gender-Balanced Workplace will be available on the 26th of September. To get a copy of the book please visit this link.

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In the Penguin Experts: Create a Gender-Balanced Workplace, Ann Francke, the CEO of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), introduces her solution to combating the problems at the heart of the continued imbalance and offers clear, actionable strategies for making a positive change in your organisation.

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Ann will be a keynote speaker at the the CMI Annual Midlands Conference 2019, that will be held in Birmingham on Friday the 4th of October 2019 at the Birmingham International Conference Centre.

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CMI’s Management 4.0 national campaign to be discussed at the Midlands Conference 2019

Management 4.0 will be the focal point of the CMI Annual Midlands Conference 2019 that will be held in Birmingham, on is Friday the 4th of October 2019 at the Birmingham International Conference Centre.

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Earlier this year CMI launched Management 4.0 campaign aiming to begin a ‘national conversation’ about the skills that will be needed by the the next generation of managers and leaders in the new era shaped by technology. CMI defines Management 4.0 as management in the fourth industrial revolution where technology plays the most important role shaping the new business landscape.

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According to CMI:

Management 4.0 is exploring these changes in more detail and identify the essential skills and practices that the next generation of managers and leaders will need.

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Moreover, Management 4.0 will be the focal point of the CMI Annual Midlands Conference 2019, that will be held in Birmingham on Friday the 4th of October 2019 at the Birmingham International Conference Centre. The event will explore the following Management 4.0 themes through high-profile keynote speakers, and engaging workshops.

THEMES

Management 4.0 themes focus around the key areas below. CMI claims these are the main areas managers will need to respond to in the future.


Technology Transformed
The meaning of innovations (AI, automation, new ways of communication) for managers. Discussion paper


Patterns of Work Transformed
Working force flexibility and remote work.
Discussion paper


Leadership Transformed
New leadership styles and new leadership skills.
Discussion paper


Society Transformed
New challenges for managers deriving from diversity of population.
Discussion paper


Business Transformed
The meaning of technology for existing business models.
Discussion paper


Lifelong Learning Transformed
The importance of Up-skilling and re-skilling.
Discussion paper

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