26 Feb 2021 - 26 Feb 2021
BSA virtual day seminar
Title: Shaping strategy
Date: February 26, 2021
Time: 10:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 15:30
Speaker: Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA & BSA Group and Ed Jones, Non-Executive Director, Business Advisor and former CFO for Carnival
Audience: Head/Principal, Deputy Head, Head of Boarding, Governor
This new virtual seminar is for any BSA, SACPA or BAISIS member with responsibility for developing strategy in their organisation, or part of it. BSA Group CEO Robin Fletcher and former P & O/Cunard Chief Financial Officer Ed Jones explain the standard ‘tool box’ of strategic planning tools, how they work and why they help and use case studies from a range of sectors to look at how strategic planning works in the real world.
Training day breakdown:
- What is strategy?
- Why it matters
- Tools and techniques
- Case studies from other organisations and sectors
- Case studies from education
- Building your own strategy tool kit.
Speakers: Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA & BSA Group and Ed Jones, Non-Executive Director, Business Advisor and former CFO for Carnival
Robin Fletcher, MBA, MPhil is CEO of BSA Group, comprising the BSA (Boarding Schools’ Association), SACPA (Safeguarding and Child Protection Association) and BAISIS (British Association of Independent Schools with International Students). Robin was a journalist, editor and communications director before joining BSA in 2014.
As BSA CEO, Robin is a member of the Department for Education’s Systems Partnership Oversight Board. Outside BSA, he is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff Metropolitan University, a Governor of Rugby School, President of the Rugbeian Society and a non-executive director of the national trade body Make UK. He lives in Bath in southwest England and has two daughters, two stepdaughters, and two stepsons.
Ed Jones works with management teams to shape their business strategy and plans, reviewing performance and managing key risks. Previously, Ed was CFO at Carnival UK and was a key member of the team who quadrupled the size of the P&O and Cunard Line businesses with a turnover reaching £1.5bn.