growthcurv presents

'Going Global or Accessing Asia?'  - Monday 15 February

Check your export growth strategy...
step into the shoes of a global leader

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6 global leaders. 5 countries of origin. Experienced in going global in over 30 countries

Pamela Young - Dr Chinmay Pattnaik - Dr Betina Szkudlarek - David Haslett - San Retna - Dr Shane Moran

Much of Asia and other parts of the world are growing at between 4% and 7.5%. Recent Free Trade Agreements help us to access new partners and customers in Asian nations more easily. Australian industries and leaders can boost annual productivity and growth performance by going global or accessing Asia: just a few steps takes you towards building capability and adding a dash of confidence. 

Presenters and Guests 

Program Director, Presenter and Workshop Facilitator     

Pamela Young, Managing Director growthcurv, Author of Stepping Up
Global experience includes: New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Greece, Germany, USA and Australia
Subject expert in: global business, growth strategy, Australia-Asia business development, M&A integration, cross-cultural management, change management, culture change, diversity in leadership
Author of Stepping Up: Lead Culture Change for Diversity and Growth in the Asian Century

Listen to Pamela's TV and radio interviews on opportunities in Asia

Other Presenters

Dr Chinmay Pattnaik, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Business School, Masters of International Business Director
Global experience includes: India, Korea, China and Australia 
Subject expert in: global strategy, corporate strategy, corporate governance, Asia business, emerging markets
Authored several chapters of internationally recognised books and published in leading journals including: Management International Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Management Decisions
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Dr Betina Szkudlarek, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Business School
Global experience includes: Poland, The Netherlands, Australia 
Subject expert in: Cross-cultural management, managing global workforce, intercultural competence, global leadership
Published in top-tier international journals including: Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics and Academy of Management Learning and Education
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Panel Guests

David Haslett, President and CEO, CQMS Razer 
Global experience includes: Malaysia, China, Japan, India, South Africa, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Canada, USA, Chile, Brazil, Peru, New Zealand and Australia
Commenting on:
1) Why partnering was the preferred market entry strategy for CQMS Razer when going global
2) Top 3 leadership challenges when working in other cultures
3) Top 3 hot tips to improve your offshore experience

San Retna, Partner and Practice Leader for Enterprise Portfolio Management, Deloitte Australia
Global experience includes: United Kingdom, Switzerland, France, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Singapore, USA and Australia
Commenting on: 
1) Winning ways of 21st-Century global executives
2) Biggest benefits of cultural diversity in leadership
3) How other people interpret the Australian business culture

Dr Shane Moran, Managing Director and CEO, Provectus Care 
Global experience includes: United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China and Australia
Commenting on:
1) Opportunities in China, Hong Kong and beyond
2) Life After Resources - the potential for exporting healthcare services
3) Being a global leader and an entrepreneur at the same time

'Going Global or Accessing Asia?' is just $590 

It includes a workshop, a workbook, a follow-up evening and two networking events

  • Leader's Workshop: 9 am - 5 pm, Monday 15 February, 2016 
    University of Sydney Business School, City Campus
  • Networking Cocktails: 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm, Monday 15 February
    University of Sydney Business School, City Campus
  • 100 Day Networking Night: 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm, Tuesday 3 May
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth, 8-12 Chifley Square, Sydney
'Going Global or Accessing Asia?' events are sponsored by Corrs Chambers Westgarth, The University of Sydney Business School and Berlitz Australia


Timetable and Take-homes

A day of business and pleasure

This interactive Workshop involves 4 steps - energising pace not a gallop
3 hours of expert presentations, 3 hours of problem-solving and planning, 1 hour of panel discussion

Step 1:  (9.00 am) Exploring Growth Opportunities
Going Global or Accessing Asia? - P
amela Young

Step 2:  (11.00 am) Preparing for Success
Exploring strategies to fit your offshore business objectives. 
 Dr Chinmay Pattnaik
Are you a 21st Century Global Leader? 
Dr Betina Szkudlarek

Step 3:  (1.45 pm) Having Skin in the Game
Adapting to your Marketplace and Stakeholders - P
resenters and panel guests

Step 4:  (4.00 pm) Stepping Into the Shoes of a Global Leader
Preparing your 100-Day Plan and Commit to Action - 
Pamela Young

For C-Suite executives, global leaders, exporters, entrepreneurs - leaders and strategists
You will go home with home:

  • A workbook of ideas, your decisions and a 100-day plan to implementation
  • Skills in managing cross-cultural teams and projects
  • Actionable ideas about offshore market-entry strategies to grow your business
  • Confidence to 'step into' in the shoes of a global leader
  • A bunch of new friends and networks to support your global career
  • A copy of Pamela's book Stepping Up: Lead culture change for diversity and growth in the Asian Century

Workshop Cocktail Function: sponsored by Corrs Chambers Westgarth

The day will end with well deserved cocktail function and a 1 1/2 hour celebration of the many ideas and solution expected to flow our of the workshop. This is time for delegates to enjoy some reflection time with colleagues and presenters and other invited guests.

100 Day Networking Night: sponsored by Corrs Chamber Westgarth

Attendees are invited to return 100 days later to a 1 1/2 hour update session to share progress, followed by a further networking cocktail session.   
Having a plan is the first step forward, implementing it is the next! You can use this network to check your assumptions, see how others are implementing the ideas and keep your focus on going global or accessing Asia

Stepping Up explained

Receive a take-home copy of Stepping Up 

  • It includes insights and advice from 100 leaders from 16 cities and 26 industries across Australia and Asia.
  • Stepping Up is a useful companion for Australian and foreign leaders wanting to improve their cross-cultural management capability.
  • Author, Pamela Young, will direct participants where to find ideas and solutions in the book to support their overseas expansion plans.

Join like-minded peers with growth ambitions Monday 15 February 2016 

When and where

When: Monday 15th February: 8.30am - Registration: 5.15pm Networking Drinks
University of Sydney Business School, CBD Campus, Level 17/133 Castlereagh Street        
Enquiries: +61 421 861364

OUR THANKS to Asia Society and Women in Global Business for supporting this workshop and promoting it to its members.