Programme

Programme Aims

The Masters programme has been designed to position senior employees for the boardroom.

The course takes delegates beyond the day-to-day issues of running a business and grants them the opportunity to consider the broader picture, to network with other senior retailers and stretch themselves in a challenging, yet supportive environment. 

The structure of the programme encourages delegates to look at things in a different way; to find their own creative solutions to high level strategic issues during the week. 

Experts are on hand to advise, including respected industry leaders and retail professionals, to whom delegates have full, unprecedented access. 

By looking at threats and opportunities, which they can profit or protect themselves from, the course ultimately helps senior managers to become more effective.

Programme Content

  • The structure of the programme encourages delegates to look at things in a different way; to find their own creative solutions to high level strategic issues during the week.
  • Experts are on hand to advise, including respected industry leaders and retail professionals, to whom delegates have full, unprecedented access.
  • By looking at threats and opportunities, which they can profit or protect themselves from, the course ultimately helps senior managers to become more effective.

Learning Outcomes

  • Deeper insight into the interpretation and evaluation of the performance of a business.
  • Understand the challenges facing retailing today and in the future, in terms of the economy, consumer, government, media, global expansion, technology and innovation.
  • Develop a clear picture of retailing in the future.
  • Provide all participants with a wealth of constructive ideas that can be applied to their own businesses.

Programme Director

Mike ParksMike Parkes, Senior Partner, Momentum Results LLP

Mike Parkes has worked with managers, executives and directors in the retail sector for over 25 years, assisting them with their management, leadership and change challenges. He is the author of numerous articles, and has spoken at many conferences, amongst which were The Leadership Imperative – Key Differentiator for Business Success (The Commonwealth Institute) and Reinventing the Role of the Manager – Ambassadors, Leaders and Winners (Retail Management Academy). 

Mike began his career with The Prudential, before moving into management development at Luton International Airport and then progressing to Tesco’s Corporate Management Development Centre. 
In the late 80’s, Mike moved into consultancy with Development Associates Group (a subsidiary of Deloitte & Touche), becoming Chief Executive in 1997. 

In 2001, Mike, created Momentum Development Ltd, now Momentum Results LLP and he is currently working with Gap, World Duty Free, BAA, B&Q, Primark and RSA.

Some of the retail clients Mike has previously worked with are: Boots, Marks & Spencer, Dixons, Ralph Lauren, Tesco, Littlewoods, and BHS.

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