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    QLD Branch - Applying sporting principles to Procurement with Mark Nicholls

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    Event description

    All procurement professionals are invited to join this informative session with Mark Nicholls, a current Dolphins player, focusing on applying sporting principles to procurement challenges.

    Topics that will be discussed include:

    • Insights on managing personality clashes, akin to handling team dynamics in sports, and strategies for effective conflict resolution.
    • The importance of considering the softer aspects of procurement, such as interpersonal skills and team dynamics, in addition to traditional processes and procedures.

    Event Details:

    📅 Date: Wednesday 10 July 2024

    🕒 Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm (AEST)

    📍 Location: The Port Office Hotel - 40 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000 

    Event Programme:

    12:00pm - Registration and Arrival
    12:30pm - Welcome – CIPS Committee/Chair
    12:45pm - Presentation Starts
    1:30pm - Q&A and Networking
    2:00pm - Event Close

    Event Speaker:

    Mark Nicholls -  NRL Footballer

    Mark Nicholls is a current professional athlete with a 13 year career playing Rugby League at the highest level. He has completed a Graduate Certificate in Project Management at QUT and actively pursuing opportunities in the Construction & Infrastructure space of Project Management.

    Mark has previously completed a Bachelor of Sports Science & Sports Management as well as gained experience working in the areas of Business Development, Marketing and Communications and Commercial Operations.


    Thank you to Pinpoint Talent for sponsoring this event, providing the venue, food and beverages.

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