17 Aug 10:00
Green Economy What is the Green Economy and what is the opportunity for Northern Ireland businesses? Why should we act now? Russell Smyth, Sustainable Futures Partner, KPMG Ireland, William Taylor, Strategy Director, KPMG Ireland and Annie Donegan, Sustainable Futures Consultant, KPMG Ireland talk through findings of a recent report carried out for Invest Northern Ireland looking at the green economy and the implications for Northern Ireland. They look at what the green economy means, both domestically and globally, the policy drivers and some of the technologies that are going to be deployed in achieving green economy ambitions. They cover the main sectors that are relevant for NI and relevant for our industries and how we can leverage on this opportunity to grow our local and domestic base, touching on the key actions and opportunities for the sector.
18 Aug 14:00
Supply Chain Management is managing the flow of goods and services from the manufacturing of the product right through to the customer or end user. For this process to work successfully, it requires an organisation to have a network of suppliers to successfully move the product through each stage. Our Supply Chain Management webinar will highlight how you can take action to make your supply chain more resilient and how you can work to develop your supply chain function so it delivers value and reduces costs. Agenda: • What is supply chain management? • The background of current supply chain problems • What are the main components? • How supply chain development leads to real business rewards • How do you implement? • What are the next steps? • Who to contact Speakers: o Clive Stewart, Supply Chain Resilience & Development Manager, Invest Northern Ireland o Jimmy Moore, Senior Supply Chain Advisor, Invest Northern Ireland Q & A After the webinar, you will have an opportunity to have your specific supply chain management questions answered.
14 Sep 08:30
CAFRE College - Sports Complex
Invest Northern Ireland along with the College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise and the Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Association are actively encouraging collaboration by running a series of events entitled ‘The Future of Food Packaging.’ The next event will focus on the implementation of the Plastic Packaging Tax.
22 Sep 14:30
Hybrid Energy Systems Maria Benintende, Industry Director in the Energy and Environment Practice in Frost & Sullivan will talk about the hybrid energy market and share some key findings from a Frost & Sullivan study published in 2021 on hybrid energy markets, with a forecast to 2025. Maria will give some clarification what they consider as hybrid energy systems, present the drivers and restraints and look at market size estimations and forecasts. The webinar will touch on key countries, the competitive landscape and will highlight the growth opportunities that Frost & Sullivan see for the coming years.
27 Sep 09:00
At this workshop you will get an insight into the tools and techniques used by learning and development professionals to analyse training needs.
Inventory management is the set of processes that your company uses to control how much stock you hold, and how you organise physical goods and materials. In today’s environment of instability, having effective inventory controls is necessary to ensure customer service, productivity and cash flow. The objective of this webinar is to provide you with an introduction to the different elements of Inventory Management and how that links into forecasting. The topics covered in this webinar will provide a basic explanation of the principals of inventory management and will be relatable to this function within your own organisation. Agenda: • Inventory Basics • The Core elements of Inventory Management • An introduction to Inventory and Demand Forecasting • Stock Control and Warehouse Operation • Metrics and Governance • What are the next steps? • Who to contact We will also signpost some tools, techniques and resources which you may consider as next steps. Speakers: o Clive Stewart, Supply Chain Resilience & Development Manager, Invest Northern Ireland o Stephen Drummond, Senior Supply Chain Advisor, Invest Northern Ireland o Jo McVeigh, Senior Supply Chain Advisor, Invest Northern Ireland Q & A After the webinar, you will have an opportunity to have your specific inventory management and forecasting questions answered.