CPD Events

2012 Events


Foundations: Ready, Steady, Go – A Practical Perspective

Topic: “Foundations: Ready, Steady, Go – A Practical Perspective.”

Date: NOW RESCHEDULED TO Tuesday 06 March 2012 (was originally  Tuesday 31 January 2012).

Due to a death in the family of one of our speakers, the talk on Foundations has had to be rescheduled.  While we apologise for the late notification, we are sure that you will realise that this has arisen out of sad circumstances. The change of date has enabled us to book the Cushag Suite which will accommodate more people.  If you have received an email, you will have been allocated all the places that you requested (reserves and extras included).  No action is required on your part if you are able to attend the talk on 6 March 2012. If you are unable to attend, please advise us using the email address icsa@manx.net.  Similarly, if you wish to book additional places, we can now accommodate these requests.

Venue:  Palace Hotel – Cushag Suite

Time:  6:00 for 6:15

Speakers: Tom Maher, Director and Annemarie Hughes, Director – Dougherty Quinn

Sponsor: Dougherty Quinn

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Admission is free to members.  Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each.

Please send responses to icsa@manx.net or use the “contact us” tab on the website, indicating whether you are an ICSA member or a non-member.   PLEASE ALSO INDICATE WHETHER OR NOT YOU REQUIRE A CPD CERTIFICATE.

As usual, there will be dinner in the Paragon Restaurant after the talk.   This is an opportunity to get to know the Council Members and to chat to the speaker for the evening in an informal environment.


2011 Events


Clean Technology – Opportunity in the Isle of Man

Topic: ‘Clean Technology – Opportunities in the Isle of Man’
Date:
Tuesday 29 November 2011
Venue:
Shearwater Suite, Palace Hotel ♦ Casino, Douglas
Time:
6pm for 6:15pm
Speaker:
Gordon Wilson, PwC, Advisory Director

Sponsored by

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The second of a series of three ICSA events supported by PwC will feature Gordon Wilson, PwC Advisory Director. The event on 29 November 2011, will be a presentation titled ‘Clean Technology – Opportunities in the Isle of Man’.

Gordon Wilson is a director in the Advisory practice and deals with a wide range of activities, working with both corporate and private equity clients on acquisitions, divestments, strategic alliances and fundraisings.

Gordon is a licensed insolvency practitioner and has significant experience in the liquidation of both financial and non-financial services entities, including cross jurisdictional work.

Gordon also provides due diligence and advisory services and has significant experience in acquisition strategy, financial and vendor due diligence, market analysis, transaction structuring and related advisory services.

Gordon advises clients on the implications of regulatory change and delivers training in several areas including Anti-money laundering & Ethics. Gordon is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.

Gillian Prestwich, ICSA IOM Chairman, “The first PwC-supported event was very well received and we’re anticipating Gordon’s presentation will be similarly popular. The financial support is much appreciated and we’re sure members and non-members will be interested to hear all about Cleantech opportunities for the Island.”

The presentation will start at 6pm for 6.15pm at the Shearwater Suite, Palace Hotel ♦ Casino, Douglas.

Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each. For booking (please confirm member/non-member) and for further information about events or if you would like to be included on our emailing list then please contact icsa@manx.net.

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Managing the Employee Life Cycle

Topic: “Managing the Employee Life Cycle” – sponsored by SmartHR
Date
: Tuesday 8 November 2011
Venue
: Palace Hotel – Shearwater Suite
Time
: 6:00 for 6:15
Speaker
: Gail Yeowell Chartered FCIPD FInstAM(Dip) FCMI FIRP, SmartHR

The presentation will provide an overview of managing recruitment and selection activities, inducting a new employee to your company, setting clear objectives and expectations, managing performance and performance problems, employee engagement, development, succession planning, and managing leavers. Split into the following areas:

  • Recruitment
  • Job description and person specification
  • Equal opportunities
  • Advertising
  • Selection
  • Screening applications
  • Interviewing
  • Making the job offer
  • Main terms of employment
  • Pre-employment checks
  • Performance
  • Employee induction
  • Managing probationary periods
  • Performance management and appraisals
  • SMART objective setting
  • Other areas to manage e.g. flexible working requests
  • Managing performance problems
  • Managing discipline and grievances
  • Development
  • Motivate, engage and develop your people
  • Succession
  • Succession planning
  • Transition
  • Managing leavers
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Wrongful dismissal

Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each.

Download Managing the Employee Life Cycle in PDF format.

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