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The Power of Persuasion: Enhancing your Influence with Critical Business Stakeholders
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

The Power of Persuasion: Enhancing your Influence with Critical Business Stakeholders

Our ability to sell our ideas and to persuade others enhances our influence and impact within the organisation and can help raise your profile as a valued contributor to the business. Based on time-tested principles, this workshop, run by Dale Carnegie Training, will explore how you can become more influential, both internally and with your key stakeholders across the business.

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Autumn Reception: Creating the customer centric organisation of the future
Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Autumn Reception: Creating the customer centric organisation of the future

With the rapidly increasing pace of global change and the growing complexity of everyday life, businesses must have one foot in the present and one foot in the future to deliver competitively superior customer experiences.

At this event a panel discussion will focus on what is a good customer experience (cx), challenges faced by specific sectors of the transport industry, the role of technology in cx and what transport organisations are doing to enhance cx at the moment.

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The ENGIE Business Challenge at the Great South Run.
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

The ENGIE Business Challenge at the Great South Run.

Would you like to get fit, raise money for charity or simply have fun as a team? Why not be part of the 2019 ENGIE Business Challenge at the Simplyhealth Great South Run?

This very popular 10 mile run takes place in Portsmouth on Sunday 20 October 2019.

We are delighted to invite 3 of our members to join our Women in Transport team. There is no charge for the place as our team is being funded by Engie.

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Putting people at the heart of design
Jun
27
5:45 PM17:45

Putting people at the heart of design

Together with SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins, we are delighted to invite members to an interactive evening focusing on the importance of putting people at the heart of transport infrastructure design. Our keynote speaker is Caroline Paradise, Head of Design Research at SNC-Lavalin Atkins. She will talk about the innovative human-centred design engagement process that puts well-being at the heart of building design. Before the talk, immerse yourself in a real project in the pop-up tech lab with SNC-Lanvalin’s Atkins interactive virtual reality experience. After the talk, networking over drinks and refreshments.

Image Copyright SNC-Lanvalin’s Atkins.

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From Front Line to Boardroom - The Women in Transport Spring Reception
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

From Front Line to Boardroom - The Women in Transport Spring Reception

We are delighted to welcome Sir Peter Hendy as guest speaker at our Spring Reception where we will be focusing on career progression opportunities and challenges for front line and operational staff across the transport sector.

Sir Peter's speech will be followed by a panel discussion on the issues faced and how they might be addressed. This is a great opportunity to look at how the various modes of transport can work together and share best practice.

Your questions to Sir Peter and the panel will be most welcome and we expect a lively debate.

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10 per cent discounts on tickets to the Rail Skills and Workforce Development Forum
Apr
2
8:45 AM08:45

10 per cent discounts on tickets to the Rail Skills and Workforce Development Forum

Women in Transport members are being offered a 10 per discount on tickets to The Rail Skills and Workforce Development Forum. This new and exciting event provides practical insight into how to overcome the critical rail industry skills shortage, exploring how to create additional incentives, including new apprenticeships schemes and programmes. This one-day event will offer the latest insight on the current skills gap and explore how to support the development of new and existing workforces. Find out how to attract new talent to the industry and how to further invest in and develop your current team and staff.

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Over and Near Rail Development
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Over and Near Rail Development

Together with global structural engineering specialists, Robert Bird Group (RBG), we are delighted to invite members to an evening focusing on infrastructure projects that involve development over and near rail sites in central London.

RBG will present individual case studies where it has provided innovative engineering and construction technology, methodology and sequencing techniques to unlock the potential of two heavily constrained inner London sites to enrich the urban habitat and provide new spaces for development opportunities.

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Introducing Women in Transport to the North East of England
Jan
17
5:00 PM17:00

Introducing Women in Transport to the North East of England

Women in Transport has been delighted to welcome many of the women who are part of the Nexus workforce as members. We look forward to working in partnership with Nexus in setting up a branch of Women in Transport in Newcastle that will support women working in the transport sector in the North East and promote the wonderful range of career opportunities available to women in the transport industry.

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Are we nearly there yet? How far have we travelled on the road to gender parity?
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Are we nearly there yet? How far have we travelled on the road to gender parity?

Please joins us at the Women in Transport autumn reception which will feature a provocation from Isabel Dedring, our host and Global Transport Leader at Arup, and a response from our female panel who will share individual insights covering four decades of experience. Your questions will be very welcome and we expect a lively discussion to follow.

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