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HR Forum: From Strategy to Action

Unlocking Creative Potential

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Nottingham Business School's HR Forum: From Strategy to Action provides a great opportunity for like minded HR professionals to network, share their experiences and hear from industry experts.

  • From: Tuesday 11 March 2014, 10.45 am
  • To: Tuesday 11 March 2014, 2.30 pm
  • Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Unlocking Creative Potential

Unlocking creative potential is seen as a key to economic growth and organisations are increasingly looking towards arts based initiatives as the means to do this.

An invitation to join us

Here is your chance to taste creativity and get an opportunity to take away ideas to transform your business.

Nottingham Business School's next HR Forum: Unlocking Creative Potential, promises a morning of indispensable key speakers and interactive creative workshops plus the opportunity to network with other like minded professionals.

Forum participants will be joined by members of the Firebird Music Services Creative Team to experience what arts based learning feels like and how it can be applied. Firebird Music Services CIC represents a group of outstanding freelance professional musicians, four of whom will deliver the event.


8.30 am - 8.45 amRegistration and coffee on arrival
8.45 am - 9 amIntroduction to the day - Alison Smith/Suzanne Ross
9 am - 9.30 amVocal Based: Group is bigger than the sum of its parts
9.30 am - 10 amPercussion Based: Learning together, dealing with change
10 am - 10.15 amNetworking Break
10.15 am - 10.45 amPenny Whistles: Challenges, perceptions and learning new skills
10.45 am - 11.15 amLong Sword: Problem solving and team building
11.15 am - 11.45 amDiscussion and Q&A

Nigel Minton - Firebird Trust Trustee
Nigel is currently a visiting Fellow with Nottingham Business School within the International Centre for Talent Management and Leadership Development. Until recently, he was Head of People and Knowledge, Enterprise Resource Planning with Rolls-Royce plc. He is a Director of the Firebird Trust and Firebird Music Services CIC. He also provides consultancy services with particular emphasis on strengths development.

Jo Freya
Jo is a multi-instrumentalist and composer who has performed all over the world and on main stages and theatres throughout the UK. She can currently be seen with Blowzabella and in shows with Michael Morpergo.

Liam Robinson
Liam is the director of The Mini Morris Company, a community arts practitioner, performer, organiser, project manager and researcher. He works primarily with music and dance.

Kayleigh Glasper
Business Development Manager of the Firebird Trust will also support the event.

Booking information

Booking Information

The delegate fee for the HR Forum is £75 + VAT which will include a buffet lunch and refreshments.

Bookings for the HR Forum: Unlocking Creative Potential are now available online .

Places are limited, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you have any questions relating to this event please do not hesitate to contact us by email or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8681.

Location details


Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


There is no parking available at the University itself, but there are many car parking facilities within a couple of minutes walking distance. The nearest car park is Talbot Street Car Park. If using this car park please exit onto Chaucer Street.

Travel Info:

If you are travelling to Nottingham by car the fastest and easiest way to get to the Newton building is by using the city's park and ride tram service. NET Trams depart every ten minutes from the Phoenix Park and Hucknall sites and takes you directly into the city within 20 minutes. The cost of a day travel ticket is £3.50.

The tram is also convenient if you are travelling by train. Trams also depart from Nottingham Train Station at ten minute intervals. You can alight at either the Royal Centre or Nottingham Trent University tram stop as they are equidistant to the Newton building.

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