Event: Jane Hooper – It’s all Geek to me

Date

Thursday 26 June 2014, 6pm – 8:30pm

Venue

BCS headquarter, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA

Registration

Register for this event

Closing date for bookings is Tuesday 24 June 2014 at 11:59pm. No more bookings will be taken after this date. For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters.

About Jane Hooper

Jane has had an eclectic career, starting life as an infant teacher she jumped from climbing frames to mainframes as a computer programmer, systems analyst and project manager and then back to education as a university lecturer in Computer Science and also BCS courses. She then spent many happy years working at Cap Gemini in both training and consultancy roles, before starting her own company in 1997, where she specialises in changing cultures and behaviours. Her background has created an expertise in helping the technology experts with communications skills, and enabling the business to understand the relevance of technology to their deliverables.

Talk

Introduction
What are the issues? A few recent, real life examples…

Right brain : Left brain dominance = different mindsets
How different are we – let’s explore a few models.

Different mindsets = differing interpretation = different understanding
How do we identify this dissonance?

Experiencing dissonance
How can we use an understanding of rapport to achieve congruence?

Overcoming dissonance
The tangible and intangible benefits.

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