Emotional Intelligence and the Link to Effective Leadership

16 April 2019 - 8:00-9:30am, Craig Suite, Sir Duncan Rice Librar

Dr Trevor Morrow

In this business breakfast Trevor Morrow intends to examine Emotional Intelligence and the links to effective leadership. He will introduce the principles of emotional intelligence and research findings for business. He will also include a practical element so that participants can assess their own emotional intelligence - hopefully a productive beginning to the day!

Spring Series Recap: Leading by Tweeting

27 March – 8:00-9:30am, Craig Suite, Sir Duncan Rice Library

Neil McLennan

In this workshop, Neil discussed the power and the pitfalls of social media for leaders who would like to maximise the potential of these open communication channels to connect with employees. A recording of the session is available to view on YouTube.

Spring Series Recap: Mindful Leadership

20 March 2019 - 8:00-9:30am, Craig Suite, Sir Duncan Rice Library

Dr Graeme Nixon

In this business breakfast Graeme examined the potential of mindfulness for organisations and their leadership. He introduced the principles of mindfulness and research findings for business. Attendees also participated in a short mindfulness practice in what was a relaxing beginning to the day! A recording of the session is available to view on YouTube.

Winter Programme Recap: Long Term Liability in Decommissioning

21 November 2018 - Long Term Liability in Decommissioning

Professor John Paterson and Dr Richard Neilson

The University of Aberdeen has set up the world’s first and only Masters in Decommissioning. Long term liability in decommissioning was discussed in this seminar as well as the University’s ground-breaking collaboration with the OGTC in launching the new Decommissioning Centre for Excellence.

A recording of this session is available to view on YouTube.

Winter Programme Recap: Resolving Disputes out of Court

2 November 2018 - Resolving Disputes Out of Court

Derek Auchie, School of Law

Negotiation, mediation and arbitration can lead to rapid and cost-effect resolution of even the most entrenched disputes. In this seminar, these processes and techniques were discussed and practical examples were given.

Winter Programme Recap: Human Factors in the Workplace

24 October 2018 - Human Factors in the Workplace

Dr Amy Irwin, School of Psychology

In this one hour workshop attendees were introduced to a range of tools that can be applied to increase safety in workplaces.

A recording of the first part of the workshop is available to view on YouTube.