Creating Effective Learning Organisations

This session on 28 April, brought to you by our Leaders Performance Institute partners, Elite Performance Partners (EPP), will explore ideas and approaches around driving a learning culture and applying knowledge from the perspectives of both athletes and staff. 

How can you accelerate learning in your teams? 

In this session, Simone Lewis, Technical Leadership Expert, FIFA and Scott Drawer, Director of Sport at Millfield School will share their knowledge alongside Dave Slemen, Managing Partner at Elite Performance Partners (EPP). We'll be exploring the frameworks that are needed to help people learn and grow within elite organisations, asking our experts the environments that leaders need to create to encourage curiosity and challenge.

Date:  28 April

Time: 16:00 BST // 11:00 EDT


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Dave Slemen, Founding Partner,  Elite Performance Partners

Dave co-founded Elite Performance Partners (EPP), a selection and advisory firm working within elite sport and specialising in performance. Their clients vary from Premier League and Championship football, rugby, tennis, cycling and cricket teams to national governing bodies. The roles EPP place vary from the board room to the physio room but typically we work with clubs to place their senior leaders and then help them build their teams.

Dave is uniquely placed and able to understand both sides of the sports industry by pairing his work in the corporate world with EPP, alongside his understanding of high performance through his playing career as a professional rugby player.

Scott Drawer, Director of Sport, Millfield School

Scott became Director of Sport at Millfield School in September 2018, and is responsible for all matters relating to sport and its development within the school. Millfield School has produced more Olympians than any other school in the UK and is world-renowned for their sports department. In his 20 years’ experience of high performance, most recently as Head of the Team Sky Performance Hub, he brought together some of the elite thinkers in sport to look at new breakthroughs and explore human potential through innovation.

Prior to this, Scott spent two years leading a team of technical staff across the player development pathway for England Rugby, and also worked as Head of Research and Innovation at UK Sport (later English Institute of Sport) and has developed and led the Research & Innovation programme across five Olympic and Paralympic Games, spanning all aspects of coaching, science, medicine and technology partnerships.


Simone Lewis, Technical Leadership Expert, FIFA 

Simone's is a visionary leader with a recent track record for cultural change and people development. She has a transformational and inspiring leadership style with success in building high level strategies and developing individuals, teams, and organisations across sport and business. Through both her current role and former position as head of Learning & Development at the Premier League, there’s few people more qualified to talk about learning frameworks in elite sport and football than Simone.

She currently works for FIFA as a Technical Leadership Expert, and up until July 2020 was the Head of Learning and Development at The Premier League. She's also held positions with the British Paralympic Association, England Rugby, and the University of Bath. She was also a former professional volleyball player.


Topics On The Agenda

  • Understanding what allows people to learn, and consequently perform at their peak
  • Integrating your athletes and staff in designing how learning should be approached 
  • What are the building blocks of a learning organisation? 


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To gain access to this webinar you must work for an elite team, league, federation, governing body or academic institution.

Please complete the form to register for this webinar.

Date: 28 April
Time: 16:00 GMT // 11:00 EST 
Duration: 60 minutes

This webinar is being delivered in partnership with Elite Performance Partners.

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