The Future Workplace Post COVID-19: The Rise of Corporate Social Innovation and its Impact on the Digital Economy

Join us at this interactive and insightful session delivered by Tim Heard (MD at Circle of Intrapreneurs & VP, Intrapreneurship at Barclays), who will be discussing how the current crisis has forced many organisations to pivot, adapt and in some instances completely reinvent their business models, in order to not only survive but thrive during these unprecedented times. 

Tim will explore how the current crisis has created a new dawn of digital intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs as many businesses have been forced to galvanise their digital transformation efforts, he will highlight how these unprecedented times have also stimulated the rise of corporate social innovation and how businesses have been using their ‘corporate power’ to positively impact on society and why this new approach will help us to build a better world together. 

You’ll learn:

  • What is social innovation? 
  • What does corporate social innovation look like?
  • Anecdotal case studies of social innovation from within the digital sector 
  • Why this approach means things will get better!

This hour long zoom session will include a presentation delivered by Tim Heard, followed by an interactive Q&A session. This event is in association with Digital Lancashire and The Landmark, Burnley. 

Tim Heard – Speaker Biography

Tim Heard is the MD at Circle of Intrapreneurs & VP, Intrapreneurship at Barclays

Recognised as one of the top 1000 global leaders on sustainability. Tim is passionate about helping established companies develop and nurture ‘in-house’ entrepreneurs so that they can innovate more like a start-up and respond to disruption, and impact society, more effectively.

Tim is an experienced intrapreneur, and social intrapreneur, in his own right, who now finds himself as a globally recognised speaker, lecturer, author, and theorist on the topic of intrapreneurship; using his own experiences to help others and now leads Intrapreneurship at Barclays Ventures.

Because of this passion for social intrapreneurship, Tim co-founded the Circle of Intrapreneurs; now the world’s largest network of intrapreneurs – which grew from a LinkedIn group to a global movement.

The Landmark, Burnley

The Landmark is a thriving Business Club in the heart of Burnley town centre; A fully flexible workspace offering high-quality, affordable private office space, flexible monthly co-working memberships and pay-as-you-go hot desking options, with access to meeting rooms, large event & conference facilities and fully licensed cafe bar – The Landmark is the ideal space for your Business to grow and develop, without the complicated contracts.

The Landmark is more than just a workspace – it’s a Community. It’s Business Club is a friendly and inclusive network of small businesses, freelancers, remote workers and more. Combined with its unique partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs, local initiatives/organisations and friendly onsite team, members have access to unrivalled business support, free training, a whole host of events and services in a relaxed environment.

For more information visit The Landmark website here

The Future Workplace Post COVID-19: The Rise of Corporate Social Innovation and its Impact on the Digital Economy