School Business Manager Conference

29TH JANUARY 2020, LONDON

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Agenda
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ILEC CONFERENCE CENTRE

5TH MARCH 2020, MANCHESTER

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TOPICS

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FOR SCHOOLS

CENTRAL LONDON

(VENUE TBC)

WHERE

29TH JANUARY 2020

9.00 AM - 4.30 PM

WHEN

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THE AGENDA

REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

09:00 - 09:30

CHAIRPERSON'S OPENING REMARKS

09:25 - 09:30

THE GROWING SCHOOL BUSINESS LEADER FUNCTION

09.30 - 10:15

- Latest policy context for business management and leadership

- Defining your responsibilities - understanding and balancing increasing specialisms

- Maximising the impact of the business leader role

HELPING SCHOOLS CARRY OUT THEIR MISSION STATEMENTS

10:15 - 11:00

- Working collaboratively with the SLT to meet educational aims

- Playing your part in strategic development and school improvement

- Governance and compliance - promoting effective accountability

- Ofsted's new inspection framework - impact on business managers

REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

11:00 - 11:30

FINANCIAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - BUDGETS, PLANNING AND RESILIENCE

- Latest on the evolving national funding formula and its implementation

- Delivering value for money and improving operational efficiency

- Procurement and bidding - top tips

- Applying Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning

- Financial reporting - preparation, scrutiny and benchmarking

11:30 - 12:15

INCOME GENERATION AND MARKETING

- Marketing and communication strategies that work

- Building business and community partnerships

- The role of social media - best-practice utilisation

- Unlocking income generation - sourcing and developing revenue streams

12:15 - 13:00

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

13:00 - 14:00

EFFECTIVE STAFF MANAGEMENT AND BUILDING A HEALTHIER WORKPLACE

14:00 - 15:00

- Tackling under-performance and improving outcomes

- Sickness and absence - trends, processes and reducing impact

- Handling matters of confidence and having difficult conversations

- Improving well-being and mental health support for staff

- Support staff and teachers - working together to improve standards and achievement

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS LED BY INDUSTRY EXPERTS



You will have the opportunity to join a roundtable - the options are:

15:00 - 15:30

The role of the SBM in the 21st century and raising their profile and impact

Budgeting – best practices and key challenges

Led by SAAF Education

Increasing school funding pressures - what can be done?

Negotiating and the best deals - contracts and procurement

Creative thinking for income generation

Making your school work for you -

estates strategy and faculty management

Mental health well-being - are we facing a crisis?

Academies and MATs - the unique challenges

Using tech – the pros, the cons and what really works

Tackling recruitment and retention challenges in practice

Led by Cate Hart

15:30 - 16:00

REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

CLOSING KEYNOTE - SENIOR SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED!

Questions and comments from the floor

16:00 - 16:30

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

16:30

SPONSORS

WHAT HAVE PREVIOUS DELEGATES SAID ABOUT

SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER CONFERENCE?

I enjoyed everything! Well organised, friendly staff, good speakers and up-to-date information. Relevant.

SBM, Community Clinics Academy

Speakers were engaging and informative

SBM, Elmwood Juniors

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Our sponsors

SAAF Education is an independent organisation delivering financial management and business support services to schools, academies and multi academy trusts throughout the UK. Their expert consultants provide strategic and operational support, streamlining financial management processes.


They can tailor any level of support package to meet your needs. Visit www.saafeducation.org for more details.

Schoolcomms are leaders in technology driven parent engagement – delivered via the UK’s best parent app. Schoolcomms integrated system provides schools and parents with one place for all their communication. Used by over 3,000 schools to engage with more than 2,000,000 parents, keeping them up-to-date with their child’s life at school.


Visit www.schoolcomms.com for more information

Teachers Building Society: Teachers Building Society was founded by teachers in 1966 to help teachers and other education professionals onto the property ladder. Today, the Society still works hard to achieve this aim and also provides a range of savings accounts that meet the needs of teachers and schools in England and Wales.


Visit: www.teachersbs.co.uk for more information

Every: At Every we believe in making school operational management easy. We provide easy to use software that supports organisations in managing their varied operational compliance requirements. All our solutions are supported with professional services from implementation packages to asset collection and a broad range of training options.


Visit: www.weareevery.com or more information

Inventry: InVentry is the most trusted sign in and visitor management system available, designed with and for education. Our fully-equipped MIS integrated solution allows you to accurately monitor who is in your school at any one time. It includes: Easy to use touch screen interface; Visitor sign in and photo ID badge printing; DBS check integration; Late pupil sign in with printed passes for class; Mobile registration for before and after school; Seamless integration with the most popular MIS’s. InVentry speeds up the sign in process, keeps identity information secure, and leaves you feeling confident that your students are safe.

Visit https://inventry.co.uk/ for more information

Ridge Crest is a specialist cleaning services contractor operating almost exclusively within the education market. Unlike many of their competitors, they only do cleaning and they specialise in schools. They offer extensive experience in transforming underperforming cleaning contracts and in transferring from self-delivered services.

Visit www.ridgecrestcleaning.com for more information

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