'Out of the box' thinking made easy
The business world is changing rapidly and as it does we need to change the way we think if we are to stay in front. This interactive, engaging and practical workshop with one of our most popular presenters shares the simple tools you can use to think outside the box. You will explore how business will change, what it will mean for you and the skill sets you will need. Explore and practice techniques used by the world’s best thinkers to be more innovative, creative, flexible and fresh in your thinking and approach to problem solving. An opportunity to share ideas and discover what others are doing in this space.
Quick tips on working remotely
Petris has kindly shared some short (2min) videos in addition to the presentation:
- When: 2-3pm, Thursday 2 July 2020
- Where: This is a webinar. When you register, you will be sent details of how to log in to the session.
- Members will earn 1 CPD unit in Core Area 2
- Cost (incl GST): $88 members, $115 non-members, $25 students/CLCs
- Registrations close: 1 July 2020
- **Please note: CPD points will accrue to the purchaser only
Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.3% surcharge may be incurred on online payments. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email.
Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made in writing, and all cancellations will incur a fee, however, no charge will be incurred for substituting another person. Outside of the cancellation periods given below, a $10 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellation made. If a registered attendee fails to attend without notifying the Society in writing, no credit or refund will be offered and 100% of the total cost will be retained by the Society. CPD Events — In the case of CPD events held at an venue other than the Law Society, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event. In the case of CPD events held at the Law Society, for cancellations made within two working days of the event, 50% of the total cost will be retained by the Society as a cancellation fee and the balance may be used as a credit towards other CPD events or be refunded. If you choose to keep a credit it will remain valid for 12 months from the event date, after which time it will expire. Webinars — In the case of live or on-demand webinars, as connection details are sent when registration is completed, no refund or cancellation is available. Social events — In the case of social events, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event.
Definitions: 'Registration' means any booking given to the Society in writing, on our website, or by phone. 'Member' means any member of the ACT Law Society, including associate members and honorary members. 'Young Lawyer' means any member who has held a practising certificate for five years or less. 'CLC' means any member working for a recognised community legal centre, or holding a volunteer practising certificate. 'Student' means a full time student studying law at a recognised Australian tertiary institution.
The Law Society is enforcing covid-safe measures as set out by ACT Health at all our face-to-face events.
If you are sick, have recently visited a COVID hot-spot, or are in close contact with someone in either situation, please stay at home.
For the comfort and safety of our members, many of our CPD sessions continue to be available either online or in-person. If you choose the live-stream option you can still interact, ask questions, and be a meaningful participant at the seminar.
For more information about online CPD, please contact Carissa on firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Member rate||$88.00(GST incl.)||Register|
|Non-member rate||$115.00(GST incl.)||Register|
|Student/CLC rate||$25.00(GST incl.)||Register|
Petris Lapis, B Com LLB LLM FIPA FFA
Petris is one of the our most popular speakers! She has nearly 25 years’ experience as a conference and seminar presenter, and her passion, enthusiasm and humour are loved by audiences across Australia. She is passionate about helping professionals thrive and succeed. Petris works remotely most of the time and is happy to share the tips she has discovered for making it work for her.
Petris holds Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Queensland and a Master of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology. In 2015 she was made an honorary Fellow of The Institute Of Public Accountants for service to the profession. She has worked in the taxation division of one of the world’s largest accounting firms, in banking, been a University law lecturer (specialising in advanced legal subjects for post-graduate students), an external author for CCH Australia, the director and senior trainer of a tax training organisation (Tax Matters Pty Ltd) and the director and senior trainer of Petris Lapis Pty Ltd (providing non-technical skills to business). She has consulted to the corporate, government and non-profit sectors and has been an accredited Senior Mindfulness Trainer with the Potential Project.
"The presenter is really engaging and funny. I would highly recommend this session to my friends and colleagues."
"You are one of the most genuine, positive, funny, enthusiastic — and knowledgeable – people it has been my pleasure to meet. Spending time in your company is like bathing in pure joy! Thank you for your insights that I have used on many occasions both professionally and with family and friends."
"Always entertaining and educational. Always entertaining and engaging. Always a great presentation. Great, fresh approach. Great speaker, very engaging. Lots of fun and self awareness, great presentation skills. Interesting and fun."
"Your humour, passion, storytelling ability, insightfulness, clarity of presentation and the way you continually checked in re proceeding in a way that felt comfortable for all of us was greatly appreciated. There is enough pressure in our job & for it to be okay to ‘be there as we are’ & to honour that while still encouraging us to ‘move into a new space’ made it easy and non-threatening for everyone to join in in a relaxed manner."
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