University of Technology Sydney

TMA17003: Strategic Management for Turnaround 23-25 August (Sydney)

<p>Strategic Management for Turnaround investigates how leaders fix troubled companies using real life Australian and international case studies, including interviews with leading Australian turnaround practitioners and corporate bankers. Whilst it has deep academic underpinnings, this is a highly practical course which uses field-tested frameworks and models that help show a step by step approach to leading turnarounds.</p> <p>During this three-day intensive Executive Certificate course, the facilitator will discuss and use a range of exercises that will help you: <ul> <li>Better understand your own leadership style</li> <li>Recognise how to modify your leadership style as the turnaround develops.</li> </ul> <p>Strategic Management for Turnaround is enhanced with specialist presentations provided by leading industry practitioners. <h3><strong>This program is particularly useful for:</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Interim managers</li> <li>Insolvency practitioners</li> <li>Corporate banking employees</li> <li>Investment banking employees</li> <li>Private equity and venture capital employees</li> <li>Financial accountants</li> <li>Auditors and management accountants</li> <li>Corporate lawyers</li> <li>Management consultants</li> <li>Government regulator employees</li> <li>Equity fund managers</li> <li>Private bankers</li> <li>Entrepreneurs</li> </ul> <h3><strong>Program Topics</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Implications of a turnaround</li> <li>Early warning signs of decline and failure</li> <li>A history of Australian and international failures and near failures</li> <li>Facing up the leadership challenges</li> <li>The turnaround framework: the 7 key competencies</li> <li>Five stages that precede successful turnarounds</li> <li>Question of a new leader- the pros and cons of changing leaders</li> <li>Crisis stabilisation and control</li> <li>Identification and management of stakeholders</li> <li>Addressing the strategic imperatives</li> <li>Driving change in business processes</li> <li>Financial restructuring and the role of experts</li> <li>Contemporary legal issues regarding turnaround in Australia</li> <li>Ethics and professional standards for the turnaround practitioner.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Suggested reading material for the TMA Strategic Management module:</strong> <em><a href="">Leading Corporate Turnaround: How Leaders Fix Troubled Companies</a></em></p> <h3><strong>Assessment:</strong></h3> <ul> <li>1 hour mid program short answer test - end Day 2</li> <li>20 minute case study presentation - end Day 3</li> <li>Take home exam - 4 weeks to complete</li> <li>Exams must be submitted by the due dates set by lecturers.</li> </ul> <p><br>If you are not able to submit your exams response by the set date, a Supplementary Exam will be organised and offered to you for cases of illness, or misadventure. All TMA successful completions attract RPL and credits in other award courses of the University. As such, TMA exams must follow all standard University exam protocols. The Supplementary Exam procedure enables successful completion at a later exam date. Failure to attend or submit requirements for completion – either Final Exam, or a Supplementary Exam, will result in a fail for that subject.</p> <p><strong><p><a style="color:red;">Resitting the course will attract a course fee</a></strong> – please email, <a href=" Strategic Management for Turnaround - Brisbane Enquery"> </a></p> <h3><strong>About the presenter:</strong></h3> <p> <b>Paul Vorbach</b> is an experienced company director, corporate trainer, commercial manager and former academic at the UTS Business School. In 2007, he was awarded the UTS Alumni Leadership Award. He has 25 years’ commercial experience including executive roles in the investments and finance industry with Citibank and Deloitte. <p>Since 2004, Paul has worked with leaders in commerce, government, academia and the not-for-profit sector across 20 countries on 5 continents, helping them better understand and address their key organisational capability development needs. <p>Paul holds Masters degrees in Commerce and Business Administration and holds both a Diploma of International Corporate Governance from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Advanced Diploma in Integrated Risk Management. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FinSIA). <h4>Guest Presenters</h4> <p><b>Stewart Cummins</b><br> <i>Stewart Cummins is most well known as the Turnaround Executive brought in to be CEO of Vocation in early 2015.</i> He describes himself as “The Turnaround Guy. An experienced senior executive that takes on the toughest jobs.” Stewart has a “Peerless reputation for honesty, integrity and considerate leadership. A strong work ethic and a sharp commercial acumen. Builds winning teams and gets results. Grows value for shareholders. Trusted by the capital markets.”</p> <p><b>Lachlan Edwards</b><br> <i>Lachlan Edwards is the current President of Turnaround Management Australia</i><br /> He is Managing Director and Head of Capital Structure Advisory at Lazard in Australia. He founded both the Goldman Sachs restructuring business in Europe and Asia Pacific based out of Sydney. He has been a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs for seven years and a partner of Goldman Sachs JB Were for three of them. He has been a banker for 22 years. Lachlan has advised the company or the largest creditor groups in some of the world’s largest and most complex restructurings.</p> <p><b>Edward Jones</b><br> <i>Edward (Ed) Jones is a Director at NEU Capital.</i> Before developing NEU Capital, Ed worked at RBS across their Economics, Traded Credit and Restructuring teams. Ed is also an alumnus of the CTP course. He recently hosted Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson MP on his tour of the newly launched FinTech hub in Sydney.</p> <h3>Equipment:</h3> <p>Laptops are not required but recommended.</p> <h3><p><p><b>Discounts:</b></h3> <p>Discounts apply for the following:</br></p> <ul><li>15% discount for early-bird bookings until <font color="red">Wednesday 26 July 2017 only</font>. <li>10% discount for UTS Alumni & TMA members <li>20% discount for international/interstate participants <li>15% for 3 or more registrations from the same company</ul> <p>Only one discount to be used per booking.</p> <p>Discount can be selected from the drop-down box on the Book Now page.<p> <p><b>Text Book:</b><p> <a href="">Leading Corporate Turnaround: How Leaders Fix Troubled Companies</a> <b>$75.00</b></p> <h3><p><b>Payment Options:</b></h3> <p>To be invoiced – Please complete the <a href=""> Manual Enrolment on Invoice Request Form </a> and email it to <a href=" Request"> UTS:Short Courses</a><br> Credit Card – proceed to the <b>'BOOK NOW'</b> button and follow the prompts.</p> <h3><b>Contact Information:</b><br/></h3> <p>For specific queries regarding course content, please contact Laura Jiew on Tel: +61 (02) 92514 5156 or email <a href="mailto: <>?subject= Strategic Management for Turnaround "> </a></br> For any enquiries regarding enrolment or payment, please contact UTS Short Courses on Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2912 or email <a href=" Strategic Management for Turnaround Query"></a></br></p>


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