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  • Economic Outlook

    Wednesday 4th February 2015
    NSW
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    When

    Wednesday 4th February 2015 12:30pm-2:00pm

    Where

    Ashurst Australia
    Level 36, Grosvenor Street 225 George Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Member
    Free
    General
    $50.00

    Wednesday 4 February 2014

    12.30 - 1pm: Registration (light lunch will be served) | 1pm - 2pm: Presentation
    | 2.15pm: Finish

     

    Paul Bloxham
    Chief Economist, Australia
    & New Zealand,
    HSBC Bank, Aust. Ltd

    Saul Eslake
    Chief Economist, 
    Bank of America, 
    Merriill Lynch

    Huw McKay
    Executive Director & Senior
    International Economist,
    Westpac Institutional Bank 

     


    About our Guest Speakers.....

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist Australia & NewZealand, HSBC Bank Australia Limited
    Paul Bloxham is Chief Economist for HSBC in Australia and New Zealand. He is chief spokesperson for HSBC on forecasts and trends for the Australian and New Zealand economies and their interaction with global financial markets and international economies. He is also a critical member of the HSBC Global Research team, working with 500 analysts across 87 markets to help formulate HSBC's unique global view of the world's economy.   Prior to joining HSBC, Paul Bloxham was an economist within the Reserve Bank of Australia's Economic Analysis Department where he headed up the overseas economies and financial conditions sections, as well as working on domestic forecasting and prices. Mr Bloxham has published a number of papers, including on housing and household finances, as well as on asset prices and monetary policy. He holds a Master's degree in public financial policy from the London School of Economics

    Saul Eslake, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch
    Saul Eslake is one of Australia's most respected and renowned economic commentators. Having worked as an economist in the Australian financial markets for more than 25 years. His roles have included Chief Economist at McIntosh Securities, Chief Economist (International) at National Mutual Funds Management, and as Chief Economist at the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ). Saul is currently Chief Economist of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Australia.

    Huw McKay, Executive Director & Senior International Economist, Westpac Institutional Bank
    Huw McKay, Executive Director and Senior International Economist, joined Westpac’s Economic Research team in the year 2000. He is the Bank’s spokesperson on pan-Asian economic and market issues. He was formerly a Principal Advisor in the Macroeconomic Group of the Australian Federal Treasury. His views on the state of the global economy are widely sought by governments, corporations and investors around the world. He is the author of Phat Dragon, a weekly chronicle of the Chinese economy, and Fearful Symmetry, a periodical on India. Huw manages the Bank’s world growth and foreign exchange forecasting processes. A recent Bloomberg study showed Westpac’s currency forecasts were the world’s most accurate in 2012.

  • NextGen Melbourne Launch

    Thursday 12th February 2015
    VIC
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    When

    Thursday 12th February 2015 6:00pm-9:00pm

    Where

    The Boat Builders Yard
    23 South Wharf Promenade South Wharf Melbourne VIC 3000

    Cost ex GST

    Free Admission

  • Economic Outlook

    Wednesday 18th February 2015
    QLD

    Doug McTaggart, Queensland Commission of Audit

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    When

    Wednesday 18th February 2015 5:45pm-8:00pm

    Where

    Herbert Smith Freehills
    Level 38, Central Plaza 1 345 queens Street Brisbane QLD 4000

    Cost ex GST

    Member
    Free
    General
    $50.00

    Herbert Smith Freehills


    FURTHER DETAILS TO BE RELEASED SHORTLY

  • Start Up Success

    Wednesday 25th February 2015
    WA
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    When

    Wednesday 25th February 2015 5:00pm-8:00pm

    Where

    PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace Perth WA 6000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    PricewaterhouseCoopers


    Start-up Success

     Let’s get the year off to a positive start with a great story about a regional business that has gone from strength to strength to take out a key industry award. Hear from the people that made it happen.


    Further details to be released shortly...

  • NextGen Event - Interview Techniques

    Thursday 26th February 2015
    NSW

    Word & body behaviour techniques to ask better questions & detect deception

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    When

    Thursday 26th February 2015 6:00pm-8:15pm

    Where

    Ashurst Australia
    Grosvenor Place, Level 36 225 George Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Rob Cockerall
    Investigator and expert in the investigation of complex crimes and management of fraud prevention & detection

    In business we are always involved in making decisions and the quality of those decisions is based upon the reliability of the information that we gather.  This session will examine verbal and written communication and provide valuable insights into the analysis of words leading to better questioning, detecting deception through word analysis and the importance of body behaviour in the communication process. 

    The session will be of value to anyone involved in controlled conversations such as:

    • Investigations Negotiations
    • Board Meetings
    • Sales
    • Staff Selection and counselling

    A licensed investigator with more than 30 years’ experience, Robert is an expert in the investigation of complex crimes and the management of fraud prevention and detection. Robert commenced with KordaMentha in September 2010 leading the Fraud Investigations team and undertaking prevention reviews for organisations across a broad range of industry sectors.

    Rob has led some of the most serious cases of fraud investigated in Australia including:

    • $25 million heroin haul – this five year worldwide investigation involved police services across a number of jurisdictions and led to the successful conviction of a high profile drug cartel
    • $118 million from a major Australian Bank with the perpetrator being sentenced to eight years imprisonment
    • $100 million fraud perpetrated on the Nauru Phosphate Trust

    Holding advanced training qualifications in interview techniques, Rob is an expert in the detection of deception by interview and has authored a number of critically acclaimed training programs for the CPA and Institute of Internal Auditors.

    Twice presented the Chief of Commissioners’ Award for Investigative Excellence, Robert’s exemplary career both in the private and public sector is founded on successful outcomes with a full recovery of funds running into the ‘many millions’ on the majority of his investigations. Robert helped design the Graduate Certificate in Fraud Investigation at La Trobe University and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

    Rob has conducted investigations and anti fraud and corruption engagements in a number of countries including the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Bahrain, Guinea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Papua New Guinea, Namibia and Malawi.

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    What is NextGen

    NextGen is the young professionals segment of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), the leading global professional association for professionals involved in turnaround management, corporate restructuring, workouts, and distressed investing. NextGen members are typically ages 35 and under.
    Join - Gain acces to an existing network of young professionals, targeted educations & networking events. 
    Connect - develop new business relationships or manage existing ones in a relaxed atmosphere; discuss professional experiences with your peers & gain insight & better understanding about the industry.
    Advance - increase your social awareness & understanding of the industry. 

  • TMA Inspirational Women's Breakfast - SOLD OUT

    Wednesday 4th March 2015
    NSW

    In support of Special Olympics Australia

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    When

    Wednesday 4th March 2015 7:00am-9:00am

    Where

    Tea Rooms, Queen Victoria Building
    Level 3, Lower North End 455 George Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    SOLD OUT

    2015 Inspirational...

     

    MC & GUEST SPEAKERS

     

    Peter Overton
    Channel Nine News Reader
    (& Breakfast MC)

    Layne Beachley
    The most successful female surfer
    in history

    Raylene Castle
    Chief Executive,
    Canterbury Bulldogs

    Anne Sherry
    CEO,
    Carnival Australia

     


    Time:
    7am Registrations and Networking

    Breakfast: 7.30am - 9am 

    Cost: Corporate Tables of 10 $700 or $75 per person

    Your support will help "Make a Difference"

     SOLD OUT

  • Accounting for Turnaround

    Wednesday 18th March 2015
    VIC

    CTPA Course through the University of Technology Sydney

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    When

    Wednesday
    18th March 2015 -
    Friday
    20th March 2015
    9:00am-5:00pm

    Where

    TBA
    TBA Melbourne VIC 3000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    University of Technology


    Link to University of Technology, Sydney website - CLICK HERE

      Accounting for Turnaround

     The accounting process for Turnaround presents unique financial circumstances to businesses

    Accounting for Turnaround provides familiarity with the accounting processes and conventions essential to reviewing and managing business activities, especially those involved with the management of a firm being re-organised.

    This 3 day  Course builds an understanding in accounting and uses the knowledge and concepts to create an awareness of how value is created within an underperforming business. The course provides case studies on Australian and international corporations examining why they have collapsed whilst others have been revived.

    On completion, participants will understand the methods used by accountants to prepare statements; review business operations using financial statement analysis tools to explore and explain changes in the operating, investing and financing activities of the firm; through to applying various Business Valuation technologies for workouts and turnarounds and to understand the issues arising in their application in a turnaround context.

    Topics include:

    • Information for decision making
    • Building & using an integrated model
    • Determining funding solutions
    • How to fund a turnaround
    • How to raise money
    • Financial statement ratios and value drivers
    • Forecasting
    • Valuation methods – different perspectives
    • Credit analysis
    • Reorganisation strategies
    • Reporting by entities in reorganisation

    Booking Details
    Cost: $2395 + GST per module 15% discount for 3+ enrolments from the same company,
    10% discount for TMA Australia Members

    For More information, please email info@turnaround.org.au or visit the UTS website

  • Darrell Lea: Saving An Australian Icon

    Wednesday 18th March 2015
    QLD
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    When

    Wednesday 18th March 2015 5:30pm-8:00pm

    Where

    PPB Advisory
    Central Plaza One, Level 27 345 Queen Street Brisbane QLD 4000

    Cost ex GST

    Member
    Free
    General
    $50.00

    PPB Advisory


    Darrell Lea: Saving An Australian Icon

     

    An opportunity to hear from VIP, one of Australia's most successful private turnaround investors.  Using Darrell Lea as a case study, we will highlight the challenges faced by VIP when acquiring Darrell Lea and attempting to lead the turnaround of this Australia icon.

     

    Further details to be released shortly

  • Strategic Management for Turnaround

    Wednesday 8th April 2015
    NSW

    CTPA Course through the University of Technology Sydney

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    When

    Wednesday
    8th April 2015 -
    Friday
    10th April 2015
    9:00am-5:00pm

    Where

    TBA
    tba Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Link to University of Technology, Sydney website - CLICK HERE

    The CTPA Certification Programme The Certified Turnaround Professional Associate (CTPA) certification program of TMA Australia has been developed with the support of University of Technology Sydney (UTS) specifically for the Australian market to offer corporate professionals solid foundations to operate successfully in the turnaround industry. For further information about the CTPA Course please click here.

    Strategic Management for Turnaround

    A better understanding of the importance of strategy and leadership

    This course investigates how leaders fix troubled companies utilising real life Australian and international case studies including interviews with leading Australian turnaround practitioners and corporate bankers. Whilst it has deep academic underpinnings it is a highly practical course which uses field-tested frameworks and models that help show a step by step approach to leading turnarounds.

    During this 3 day, intensive Executive Certificate Course, the facilitators will, discuss and use a range of exercises that will help you to better understand your own leadership style and recognise how to modify your style as the turnaround develops. The program is enhanced with specialist presentations provided by leading industry practitioners.

    Topics include:

    • Implications of a turnaround.
    • Early warning signs of decline and failure
    • Facing up to the leadership challenges
    • The turnaround framework: The 7 key competencies
    • Five stages that proceed successful turnarounds
    • Crisis stabilisation and control
    • Identification and management of stakeholders
    • Addressing the strategic imperatives
    • Driving change in business processes
    • Financial restructuring and the role of experts
    • Contemporary legal issues regarding turnaround in Australia
    • Professional standards for the turnaround practitioner

    Booking Details
    Cost: $2395 + GST per module 15% discount for 3+ enrolments from the same company,
    10% discount for TMA Australia Members

    For More information, please email info@turnaround.org.au or visit the UTS website

     

  • Have You Had Your Health Check?

    Wednesday 22nd April 2015
    NSW
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    When

    Wednesday 22nd April 2015 5:00pm-8:00pm

    Where

    Westpac
    Westpac Place 275 Kent Street Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Member
    Free
    General
    $50.00

    Westpac


    Further Details to Be Released Shortly

  • Law for Turnaround

    Wednesday 20th May 2015
    QLD

    CTPA Course through the University of Technology Sydney

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    When

    Wednesday 20th May 2015 9:00am-5:00pm

    Where

    TBA
    TBA Brisbane QLD 4000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

    Link to UTS website - CLICK HERE

    The Certified Turnaround Professional Associate (CTPA) certification program of TMA Australia has been developed with the support of University of Technology Sydney (UTS) specifically for the Australian market to offer corporate professionals solid foundations to operate successfully in the turnaround industry. For further information about the CTPA Course please click here.

    Law for Turnaround

    A specialist course for those working in the turnaround industry


     

     

    Law for Turnaround is a specialist course for those working in the turnaround industry. This 3 day course examines the legal issues involved with restructuring financially distressed companies. 

    Participants will gain knowledge on the legal issues that arise in contract, corporate, finance, taxation and property law during a turnaround. All of these aspects are relevant for developing a legally effective corporate re-organisation for distressed companies prior to the formal insolvency process.

    The course provides the essential knowledge to help turnaround professionals understand the legal framework which affects every aspect of their role.

    An interactive style of teaching with practical exercises is used to help ensure a greater understanding and the program is enhanced with specialist presentations provided by leading industry practitioners.

    Topics include:

    Legal issues for turnaround managers
    Commercial law issues for turnaround managers
    Corporate regulation
    Tax and valuation issues
    Identifying financial distress
    Pre-restructuring issues
    First steps – negotiating with shareholders
    Developing a restructuring plan
    Dealing with major lenders
    Securing key contracts
    Dealing with major creditors
    Case studies

    Booking Details
    Cost: $2395 + GST per module 15% discount for 3+ enrolments from the same company,
    10% discount for TMA Australia Members

    For More information, please email info@turnaround.org.au or visit the UTS website

  • TMA Sports Lunch

    Friday 19th June 2015
    NSW

    In support of Special Olympics Australia

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    When

    Friday 19th June 2015 11:30am-3:00pm

    Where

    Dockside Darling Harbour
    Dockside Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.

  • TMA Australia National Conference & Gala Dinner

    Wednesday 2nd September 2015
    VIC
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    When

    Wednesday
    2nd September 2015 -
    Friday
    4th September 2015
    9:00am-5:00pm

    Where

    Crown Towers
    8 Whiteman Street Southbank, Melbourne VIC 3006

    Cost ex GST

    Not available for purchase through TMA website. See below for booking details.