August 2021

Intellectual Property Management - What you need to know

Thursday 05 August

12.15pm - 1.15pm

, Invercargill

How to understand your business and commercial situation to gain a holistic view on the most practical approach to IP management.

Thought Leadership Panel Discussion

Wednesday 11 August

4.00pm - 6.00pm

, Invercargill

Exclusive to Southland Leadership Academy Participants & Alumni - Join our panel of local leaders including Grant Butler, Amanda Whitaker, Nigel Finnerty, Reece McDonald and Sheree Carey (MC) to share experiences, thoughts and discuss important leadership issues affecting Southland business.

Off the Clock Drinks - August

Thursday 12 August

4.30pm - 6.00pm

, Invercargill

Welcome to our monthly "Off the Clock" happy hour drinks! This is a casual get together for our members - with no agenda. You are welcome to bring your colleagues, a client, your partner or a friend.

Kick it Womens Festival - Great Leaders inspire you to take action

Wednesday 18 August

6.00pm - 7.30pm

, Invercargill

How our Women Leaders inspire you to take action.

Building Your Business Plan

Thursday 19 August

9.00am - 11.00am

, Invercargill

Want to learn how to build a clear and concise business plan? Your business plan is the route map that defines your goals, explains your strategy and gives real direction to the everyday running of the business.

Performance Management - NEW

Thursday 19 August

9.00am - 5.00pm

, Invercargill

"The standard we ignore or excuse, is the standard we set." Attendees will learn how to confidently and competently take an employee through a clearly defined 4-step Performance Management Process with the confidence to know they are following the law whilst treating their staff with dignity and fairness.

Time & Self Management

Friday 20 August

9.00am - 5.00pm

, Invercargill

Making the moments matter. Some of us forget what matters most. We get distracted by the smallest deviation and continuously find ourselves caught up in the urgent, losing sight of the important.

St John Mental Health First Aid Course - FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday 25 August

8.30am - 4.30pm

, Invercargill

One has a migraine. One has depression. Can you tell the difference?

Bus Tour to Niagara Sawmilling

Thursday 26 August

1.45pm - 5.30pm

, Invercargill

Book a seat on our bus tour to Niagara, Kennington. From log to wrapped painted board - you will see it all.

Leadership Academy - FULLY BOOKED

Friday 27 August - Friday 15 October

9.00am - 11.00am

, Invercargill

The purpose of this programme, which is completed over eight weeks, is to provide leaders with the opportunity to build leadership capabilities through their own personal development and by learning from the experience of others.

September 2021

Southland Football - brings NANOGIRL to Southland

Thursday 02 September

5.00pm - 8.00pm

, Invercargill

Dr Michelle Dickinson (MNZM) is a Nanotechnologist and Materials Engineer. She has spent the last two decades contributing to cutting-edge technologies, researching solutions for medical and technology applications for clients who range from small start-ups to large corporates.

Using Body Language as a De-escalation Technique - NEW

Tuesday 07 September

8.30am - 10.00am

, Invercargill

This session is designed and facilitated by Stephanie Holloway, and will be useful for anyone working, or leading in customer environments or facing the general public.

Using Body Language as a De-escalation Technique - NEW

Tuesday 07 September

10.30am - 12.00pm

, Invercargill

This session is designed and facilitated by Stephanie Holloway, and will be useful for anyone working, or leading in customer environments or facing the general public.

Legacy Leadership

Thursday 09 September - Friday 10 September

9.00am - 5.00pm

, Invercargill

Legacy Leadership provides practical and useful leadership tools, tips, and techniques that ensure that those who do rise to positions of influence leave an enduring legacy of hope, happiness, and prosperity.

New Member Mixer

Thursday 09 September

10.00am - 11.00am

, Invercargill

New members are invited to attend a morning tea with the Chamber team.

Using Body Language as a De-escalation Technique - NEW

Friday 10 September

9.00am - 10.30am

, Te Anau

This session is designed and facilitated by Stephanie Holloway, and will be useful for anyone working, or leading in customer environments or facing the general public.

Essentials of Leadership

Thursday 23 September - Friday 24 September

9.00am - 4.30pm

, Invercargill

This Essentials of Leadership course is designed to teach participants new to leadership (0-3 years’ experience) the skills they need to effectively lead their teams. The course focuses on how to apply theoretical concepts to practical situations at work in line with the 70:20:10 model.

Leadership Academy - Gore

Friday 24 September - Friday 12 November

9.00am - 11.00am

, Gore

The purpose of this programme, which is completed over eight weeks, is to provide leaders with the opportunity to build leadership capabilities through their own personal development and by learning from the experience of others.

October 2021

Southland Business Excellence Awards

Friday 15 October

5.30pm - 11.59pm

, Invercargill

Recognising and celebrating the brilliance of our local businesses and business people.

2021 Payroll Conference

Thursday 28 October

9.00am - 5.15pm

, Invercargill

Come along for a day of learning and networking.

November 2021

St John Mental Health First Aid Course

Monday 01 November

8.30am - 4.30pm

, Invercargill

One has a migraine. One has depression. Can you tell the difference?

Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Regional Final & Awards

Tuesday 02 November

1.00pm - 3.00pm

, Invercargill

We invite you to this showcase event to celebrate the achievements of the 2021 Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) businesses.

Legacy Leadership

Thursday 04 November - Friday 05 November

9.00am - 5.00pm

, Invercargill

Legacy Leadership provides practical and useful leadership tools, tips, and techniques that ensure that those who do rise to positions of influence leave an enduring legacy of hope, happiness, and prosperity.