Close Brothers Asset Management launches second Future Leaders Programme
The promising attendees will participate in four days of business challenges and seminars, gaining insight from some of the country's leading entrepreneurs and professionals.
Designed to pass on knowledge and insight to talented youngsters, participants will tackle philanthropic challenges and business strategy planning activities as well as cultivating important professional skills, such as presenting.
Led by industrial experts from a broad range of backgrounds, including young entrepreneurs, charity founders and city professionals, the programme gives ambitious attendees the chance to experience the challenges of the fast-paced work environment they are likely to experience in the future, awakening entrepreneurial instincts.
Facilitated by Sandy Loder, of AH Loder Advisers, a leading expert in advising, mentoring and coaching the next generation, the programme will see aspiring individuals have sessions with industry experts and top entrepreneurs, including Harry Hurd, founder of the charity The Joshua Playing Project Gary Martin, entrepreneur who founded a $20m property company at just 18 years old and entrepreneur, author and consultant Mark Stevenson.
This year's four-day event, which runs from 7-10 July, concludes with the next generation of industry leaders presenting their ideas in a & lsquo;Dragons’ Den’ style finale, followed by an exclusive gala dinner and award ceremony at The Rosewood Hotel, with family, friends and industry professionals present. Following on the programme, Future Leaders will have continued support through an alumni network and on-going mentoring.
The Future Leaders Programme follows hot on the heels of the launch of Close Brothers Asset Management’s Trustee Leadership Programme on Thursday 19th June.
Penny Lovell, head of private client services at Close Brothers Asset Management, said, "Building on the success of last year’s programme, we welcome the next generation of our industry’s future leaders. We are proud that we get the opportunity to nurture the business leaders of the future and support them as they develop knowledge and skills to match their ambition.
"With the financial services industry moving from strength to strength, it's even more important tomorrow's influencers are in a position to carry forward both our sector and our economy. The programme will prepare applicants for the challenges they face and help them reach their true potential"