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Colin Beard - Sustainable Design, Sustainable Innovation, Eco

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International Environmental and Management Training and Development consultancy.Delivery of Executive Management Development Training and Development

Sustainable Innovation 04

    Creating and developing sustainable and responsible new business models

    Towards Sustainable Product Design th9 International Conference thth25 26 October 2004

    Farnham, Surrey

    www.cfsd.org.uk/events/tspd9

    Colin Beard, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Organisation and Leadership, Sheffield Hallam

    University, UK

Colin Beard:

     ? International Environmental and Management Training and

    Development consultancy.

    ? Lead author of The Power of Experiential Learning by Kogan Page,

    London. Also published in China by Top Human Technology Ltd.

    ? Experiential learning workshops in Shenzhen, China. Keynote speech

    to the Coaching and Entrepreneurship Conference in Guangzhou.

    ? Co-author of Adventure Tourism - the new frontier, Butterworth-

    Heinemann.

    ? Recent invitation to advise on product innovation: Interface USA.

    The largest global modular floor textile manufacturers. April 2004.

    ? 7 keynote speeches on training and learning. Keynote at World

    Outward Bound Conference in October 2002 in Singapore on

    Innovation in Learning.

    ? Delivery of Executive Management Development Training and

    Development Programme IMHI/ESSEC. Intercontinental Hotels.

    Nairobi/Kenya, Jan 2000. Intercontinental Hotels.

    ? Invitation to deliver Management Training for Coral Beach Resort

    Hotel, Sharjah, Arab Emirates Feb 2003.

    ? External Examiner for the M.A. in Development Training, Lancaster

    University.

    ? Editorial Panel of the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor

    Learning, The Institute for Outdoor Learning.

    Sustainable Innovation 04

    Creating and developing sustainable and responsible new business models

    Towards Sustainable Product Design th9 International Conference thth25 26 October 2004

    Farnham, Surrey

    www.cfsd.org.uk/events/tspd9

    th? Advisory Board of the 8 International Sustainable Development

    Conference, Sweden, October 2003.

    ? Master Classes for Experiential Learning: UK, Eire. China, Finland, Singapore.

    ? National Health Service UK. Organisational Development - training programme for 300+ Chief Executives, Directors, senior managers:

    all regions in England, 2003/4. Commissioned to deliver residential

    advanced sessions.

    ? 15 years senior management training for many organisations in the

    UK including corporate clients, government departments, National Parks, voluntary sector. Recent management training: The new B&Q

    superstore in Sheffield.

    ? Ernst and Young - invitation to deliver Graduate Induction 2001. ? Previous environmental and management training for Telekom Malaysia Training College.

    ? 1999 Singapore - Guest keynote speaker at Philips 1st Asia Pacific Global Environmental Conference. (private ) Subject Greener Marketing. One of the greenest electrical companies in the

    world, in one of the greenest cities in the world and the end of

    conference was designed to coincide with world environment day. Also

    appeared on Singapore Television as a result. ? Guest lecturer to business audiences at Helsinki Technical University. ? Environmental Training: Emerging Products a paper judged as ‘excellent’ for its innovation the highest global rating by the ANBAR management intelligence editorial board (the worlds leading guide to management literature).

    ? 1999 Selected as the specialist environmental trainer for the workforce at worlds first environmental theme park The Earth Centre, UK. It aims to be the worlds foremost centre for environmental

    education and sustainability. Other training team members were the

    Findhorn Foundation at the heart of the UK’s largest international

    community based on spiritual values and Body Shop known for its concern for the environment.

    ? Initiated (and consultant) in developing the UKs first Dti funded environmental CBT training package with ICI & Sanderson CBT. ? Innovation training for EKOKEM Finlands biggest waste

    Sustainable Innovation 04

    Creating and developing sustainable and responsible new business models

    Towards Sustainable Product Design th9 International Conference thth25 26 October 2004

    Farnham, Surrey

    www.cfsd.org.uk/events/tspd9

management company

    ? Sponsored by some of the world biggest environmental consultancies

    - ERM and ENVIROS for a Singapore Confederation of Industries

    seminar keynote speaker with two slots on innovation. ? Selected as the environmental trainer for 6 years to UK largest County Council Kent County Council to train and motivate their green

    teams operating in every department from social services to education

    to CE office etc. KCC were given a UN award for their environmental achievements.

    ? Trainer for NHS medical practices/surgeries in the UK ? Advisor to the Countryside Commission (now the Countryside Agency)

    on education and training and development including membership of

    the Countryside Staff Training Advisory Group, and key advisor on

    training for rights of way staff.

    ? First person in the UK to commercially launch a major Outdoor Management Development programme, called 'Developing People', with a leading UK IT training company and an environmental charity

    using environmental projects instead of adventure and recreation projects.

    ? Initiated and launched First Outdoor Management Development

    MSc Degree programme in world in September 1999 at Sheffield

    Hallam University, School of Leisure & Food Management. ? Ex Director of the biggest practical environmental charity in the UK. ? Trained Facilities Directorate at Sheffield Hallam University also a member of cross University environmental management group. ? Selected to train 27 retail store managers of Body Shop - in environmental and community issues in early eighties. ? First research student in the to UK to be awarded Lloyds Register Quality Assurance prize for Masters dissertation - a ?10k environmental access research contract for the Countryside Council for Wales.

    ? Tutor for Sheffield University on what was the first UK Masters in Training and Development (distance learning) - supervision of full-time H.R.D. staff in many parts of the world.

Sustainable Innovation 04

    Creating and developing sustainable and responsible new business models

    Towards Sustainable Product Design th9 International Conference thth25 26 October 2004

    Farnham, Surrey

    www.cfsd.org.uk/events/tspd9

    Chartered Fellow:

    The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

    Member:

    The Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    The Institute for Outdoor Learning

     c.m.beard@shu.ac.uk

    Colin Beard is a consultant and a senior lecturer

    Faculty of Organisation and Leadership,

    Sheffield Hallam University

    Sheffield, UK.

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