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‘Leadership Game’ taster session in Krakow

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QED hosted a ‘taster session’ of the Leadership Game at AACSB’s EMEA Conference in Krakow in October 2019.  Ten representatives from schools in Switzerland, Spain, France, UK and Belgium joined QED for an evening session of the Game which is proving popular in Schools.  The Leadership Game is designed to help organisations improve their leadership intelligence and increase effectiveness.  It is also a great team-bonding exercise.

Comments included:

a wonderful opportunity to connect‘ (Alexandra Frith, Hertfordshire Business School)

Great learning from the Leadership Game‘ (Sarah Vaughan, ICN Business School)

Wonderful insight in how to nurture and develop transparent and honest working relationships in a team‘ (Robert Buttery, FHNW)

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QED wins National Leadership Award

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LIFTED 2019 Kitemark

QED was recognised with an award for its commitment to leadership at an annual leadership event held at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on Wednesday 22nd May 2019. The award, from LIFT Ireland, a not-for-profit initiative aimed at increasing the level of positive leadership in Ireland, was accepted on behalf of QED by Joanne Powell. Over the last 12 months, QED has introduced LIFT Ireland’s positive leadership training and made a commitment to fostering leadership values across its employees and the wider community.

LIFT Ireland, which stands for ‘Leading Ireland’s Future Together’, was founded in 2017 by siblings Joanne and David Hession along with Sonya Lennon, founder of Dress For Success Dublin. The collective movement aims at teaching people of Ireland, from ages 14 and up, positive leadership skills. LIFT does this through its eight-part, group learning programme. Since its launch in May 2018, almost 1,000 people have become involved, from across Ireland. LIFT adopters have included community groups, businesses, schools, and sports clubs including, most notably, Munster Rugby.

On Wednesday afternoon, LIFT Ireland recognised over twenty organisations from all sectors for their commitment to leadership and LIFT throughout the past year.

Joanne Hession, Co-Founder of LIFT Ireland spoke of the reasoning behind the event.

“LIFT Ireland was created to increase the level of positive leadership capabilities in Ireland. Our goal is that by 2028 over 10% of the country’s population will be “Living LIFT”. That is to say that around half a million Irish people will have experienced our learning groups and adopted the teachings in their everyday lives. Last May, to celebrate the launch of LIFT Ireland, we held ‘LIFT OFF’. To keep the momentum going, we wanted to hold annual LIFTING events from LIFTING 2019 through to LIFTING 2028 and beyond. That is the reason we are here today. It’s been very inspiring to hear from so many great leaders and those positively affected by LIFT. ”

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Case Study: Accreditation – A Dean’s Perspective

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UCD is one of the schools that QED worked with over several years; assisting with international accreditation reviews and ultimately helping them to achieve the “Triple Crown” of AACSB, AMBA and EPAS accreditations (the ninth school in the world to reach such a significant milestone).

Mary Lambkin (former Dean of UCD) describes the experience in our short video, below.