for distributed-friendly multi-national companies
22 April 2024 | The Hyatt Regency Lisbon

Enterprise Academy

Overcoming the Unique Obstacles Large Organizations Face Transitioning To Flexible Work Strategies

As an extension of the renowned Running Remote conference, the Enterprise Academy is a laser-focused day for large organizations looking to create more flexible ways of working.

In this highly interactive day, talk with experts and leading practitioners in the world of flexible work about what it takes to build a successful program that enhances employee engagement and drives positive outcomes for organizations. The program is curated by Brian Elliott, Co-Founder @ Future Forum and Kate Lister, President @ GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics

Join forces with a group of leading executives in an intimate, confidential in-person setting. You’ll leave with insights and practical steps on executing a successful workplace flexibility strategy together with your team.

Teaching Elephants to Dance:

Overcoming the Unique Obstacles Large Organizations Face Transitioning To Flexible Work Strategies

As an extension of the renowned Running Remote conference, the Enterprise Academy is a laser-focused day for large corps with flexible, hybrid and remote-first teams. 

Join forces with a small in-person group of executives who understand the intricacies of distributed teams at scale.

In this highly interactive day, talk with experts and leading practitioners in the world of flexible work about what it takes to build a successful program that enhances employee engagement and drives positive outcomes for organizations. The day will be curated by Brian Elliott, Co-Founder @ Future Forum and Kate Lister, President @ GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics

You’ll leave with insights and practical steps on executing a successful workplace flexibility strategy together with your team.

What to expect

Educational content

Learn from leading experts, practioners and global consulting firms what works and what doesn’t in organizations with thousands of employees. Latest data and practical tips will equip leaders with proven techniques leading distributed teams.

Peer experts

Benefit from collective expertise of the intimate group of 60 people. Qualified senior professionals from enterprise organisations who have implemented, or are in the process of, a workplace flexiblity strategy rollout. Discuss what works and what needs fixing. 

Breakout sessions

Each participant will have an opportunity to participate in knowledge and group skill sharing sessions. Breakout sessions will arm business leaders with the foresight they will need to navigate the ever-changing future of work. 

Schedule

Curated by:
Kate Lister
Kate Lister
President at Global Workplace Analytics​
Brian Elliott
Co-founder at Future Forum

Focus points

Harnessed through work flexibility consulting conducted at Fortune 500 and 1000 companies

Workplace flexibility success

Practical approaches for organizations seeking to enhance their flexibility capabilities. How to assess your current flexibility landscape, design strategies that encompass all stakeholders, and implement effective action plans.

Transition success measurement

Demonstrating both quantitative and qualitative methods for measuring the impact of remote, hybrid, and in-office strategies on productivity, innovation, culture, engagement, and more.  Approaching change management with accountability.

Convincing top management

Insights and strategies to help you gain management buy-in for flexible work arrangements effectively. Real-world case studies on engaging in open communication with management, addressing their questions and concerns. 

Building digital-first connections

Dealing with the irreplaceability of in-person connection in a digital-first setting. How to cultivate employee happiness and consistent productivity.

Scaling & global expansion

Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on tax and legal issues, as well as the need for written policies, team agreements and understandings.

Optimizing the places and spaces of work

Discover how other enterprise companies are optimizing space, & creating alternative spaces. Get an understanding on how people will use the space, and how to measure its effectiveness.

Meet your Facilitators

        Leadership advisors, speakers, and bestselling authors

Brian Elliott leads Future Forum and is the author of How the Future Works: Leading Flexible Teams to do the Best Work of Their Lives. Served 25 years as startup CEO and operating executive at companies like Google and Slack Future Forum partners with BCG, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, and MillerKnoll that equips leaders to drive transformational change at work, to make work better for people and organizations.

Brian’s clients include:

Kate Lister is president of Global Workplace Analytics (GWA), a research and consulting firm that helps employers understand and prepare for the future of work. Her expertise is focused on workplace, workforce, technology, and other trends that are changing the who, what, when, where, and how of work. She has been helping public and private sector employers implement telecommuting and flexible work strategies for more than a decade.

Past clients: JLL, Targus, Cushman & Wakefield, Citrix, Colliers International, US FDA, Hermal Miller, Eurofound.

Testimonials

Join the Academy, and get ahead in 2024

Spots are limited to 60 people only.

The Three-Day conference pass provides entry to the main Running Remote 2024 program on 23-24 April, plus the Enterprise Academy on 22 April.

Enterprise Track at Running Remote 2024

Throughout the three-day conference, you will have the opportunity to learn from numerous enterprise workspace practitioners, experts, and academics

Global Experts in Distributed Work

Join renowned workplace flexibility experts​. Our speakers are industry practitioners with extensive experience leading, running, and managing remote-first, hybrid and flexible teams. Over 50 experts will share their industry insights, best practices, and learnings with you.

Annie Dean
VP of Team Anywhere
Darren Murph
Head of Technology Strategy Communications
Nick Bloom
Professor of Economics
Mr. Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury
Lumry Family Associate Professor
Dart Lindsley
Strategic Advisor, People Experience
Ryan Anderson
VP of Global Research & Insights

Teaching Elephants To Dance

Through the immersive experience, you will learn the importance of agility, the art of collaboration, and the impact of digitalization on the future of work.

Wherever your dance takes you – of course elephants can dance! The joke is on those who think otherwise. With the right mindset and skills ‘happy employees=happy employer’ is a possibility. 

Remember to dance to the beat of your own drum once you are fully equipped with the knowledge tools succeed.

See you in Lisbon.

Venue

Hyatt Regency, Lisbon is a 5-star hotel located 5mins from downtown Lisbon, and next to the main conference venue. The vista ballroom is equipped with 450sq m of space, which includes an open air terrace.

Visit Lisbon in April for sunny weather and exploring cultural heritage.  Enjoy Lisbon’s attractions, cuisine, and nightlife during downtime. Don’t miss the famous custard tart in charming cafes and restaurants. Learn, network, and experience Lisbon’s vibrant culture while attending the Running Remote conference.

FAQs

The Enterprise Academy is designed for enterprise organizations with more than 1000 employees seeking to create more flexible ways of working.

Spots for this exclusive event are limited to 60 participants.

The all-inclusive three-day program (22-24 April) offers an extensive package, which includes access to the Enterprise Academy at The Hyatt Regency, participation in three live stages, networking opportunities, daily lunches, coffee breaks, virtual streaming access, and access to event recordings.

The early bird pricing for this comprehensive package is currently at 749 USD.(early bird pricing).

Absolutely! If you have already purchased a ticket for the conference and wish to upgrade to include the Enterprise Academy, please contact us at info@runningremote.com

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