Hugh Ford Management Lecture 2013 - Innovation, entrepreneurship, management and leadership in an engineering company
20 February 2013
Presented by Chris Rea OBE, BSc, CEng, FIMechE, DL, Managing Director, AESSEAL
Chris' presentation will cover his journey to entrepreneurship, product, process and marketing innovation. A leader for thirty years, join Chris as he discusses sustaining an intrapreneurial culture as an organisation grows.
Delivering UK space capability into orbit
05 May 2011
Using examples from the UK’s largest and most complex military satellite system – Skynet 5, scientific satellites such as Aeolus, Lisa Pathfinder and ExoMars Rover – Patrick Wood will explain how engineering managers can overcome these hurdles to meet the requirements of quality, schedule and cost, while managing the risks and contingency funding to meet high operational targets.
Developing Innovative Vehicles: The Challenges and Demands (James Clayton Memorial Lecture)
18 October 2010
This lecture examines the paradox of innovation, and the challenges faced when developing ground-breaking vehicles to meet the demands of the global markets.
Delivering a Gold Medal Project - Building the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Management Challenge Lecture
24 March 2010
This lecture explores the challenges that management face in delivering the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the critical success factors in appropriately planning and delivering on London 2012’s commitments.
Nuclear Power - from Last Gasp to Second Wind (Management Challenge Lecture 2009)
24 March 2009
The lecture will review the tumultuous changes taking place in the nuclear industry; from its enthusiastic beginnings, through the darker days and on to the current resurgence.
Developing Great People (Hugh Ford Management Lecture)
18 February 2009
What do you think makes your business successful? What does 'great' mean? What drives people to be great - is it nature or nurture?
Responding to Climate Change by Rethinking Urban Infrastructure, a Very Complex Challenge - Hugh Ford Management Lecture
11 April 2007
Peter Head, a world leader in sustainable development in cities. He will explore the radical approach that has been taken in China to design and deliver a new paradigm of urban development in response to climate