Webinars

Explore our range of topical webinars designed to help address your questions, your worries about the current climate and beyond and coverage of disciplines that effect you on a more personal level.

Post-lockdown challenges: Q&A with Steve Nash and Guests – Thursday 6th August at 14:00

The Q&A event will give you the opportunity to put your questions to the IMI's CEO, Steve Nash along with industry expert and author Tom Denton and independent business owner Hayley Pells will be on hand to answer and give the insight you need. So, if you have any burning issues about any part of the industry, now is your chance to ask and we'll do our best to find the answers.

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Webinar Recording Archives

Transitioning to Standards - 15th July 2020

The webinar is focused on apprenticeship standards and end point assessment, which will be covering the differences between Frameworks and Standards. It is the foundation session for a series of future webinars which will be detailing eLogbook help.

Speakers: Tony Lawson - End Point Assessment Manager – North The IMI, Ian Holt, E-learning and VLE Coordinator, The IMI and Elizabeth Denton, E-learning and VLE Coordinator, The IMI.

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Lockdown and Beyond for IMI End Point Assessments – 2nd July 2020

Speakers: Mark Armitage - Head of Membership Products & Services, Nishma Harris - Interim Assessment Services Manager, Tony Lawson - End Point Assessment Manager - North and Barry Williams - End Point Assessment Manager - South from the IMI.

This webinar is focused on training providers, or employer engaged in EPA's with the IMI.

We will be discussing:

  • SEPA Registrations…QLMS API
  • Update on booking process and the current acceptance of EPA booking regarding FS
  • IMI review of notification regarding EPA bookings to help centres facilitate EPA quicker
  • Agreed adaptions for assessments
  • Facility Risk Assessments
  • Success Stories during lockdown

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The Cashflow Clinic: tips and techniques from KPMG and the IMI – 24th June 2020

Get answers to your urgent business finance and cashflow questions from Andrew Burn, Partner & Head of Automotive, KPMG; Lee Swinerd, Managing Director, KPMG and Simon James, CFO, the IMI.

This webinars looks at:

  • The essentials of budget and cash flow forecasting
  • Managing your cost base and liabilities when cash is tight (inc VAT, rent and rate deferrals)
  • Managing your bank
  • Managing your company financing (debt vs equity)
  • Changes in legislation which will impact the sector

For sole traders, SME owners and managers & managers with P&L responsibility in medium-sized and larger business.

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IMI Centres Delivering Qualifications with Adapted Assessments – 18th June 2020

Panellists: Mark Armitage, Adrian Marshall, Glyn Evans & Phil O'Neill from the IMI.

This webinar is aimed to inform IMI Centre staff looking to adapt the assessment approach for learners, in line with Ofqual's Extraordinary Regulatory Framework. An overview of the submission process for adapted assessments with IMI Qualifications, under the Ofqual Extraordinary Regulatory Framework, including details on alternative assessment methods.

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Preparing your business for the "New Normal" - 28th May 2020

With Steve Nash – CEO, Steve Scofield – Head of Business Development, The IMI & Gordon Grant – Global Sales Director, CitNOW

This webinar is designed to support by providing insights into how best-in-class workplaces are adapting post-lockdown with a focus on dealerships, OEMs & independent business.

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Regulatory Framework - 27th May 2020

To provide an overview of the impact the regulatory framework will have on IMI Qualifications, for learners due to achieve up to the end of July 2020.

Speakers: Mark Armitage, Head of Membership Products & Services, Lindsey Mitchell, Product Manager, Adrian Stevenson, External Quality Manager – North & Adrian Marshall – Head of External Quality – South The IMI.

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Supporting automotive through lockdown and beyond - 20th May 2020

As the UK prepares to go back to work, the IMI looks at the support and resources that have been made available to the sector since going into lockdown. From support and guidance for those that have been furloughed and those that have continued to work to information on the job retention scheme and returning to work.

Join the IMI's CEO, Steve Nash and Mark Armitage, Head of Membership Products and Services who are joined by Kelly Gibson – Head of Employment Law at Taylor & Emmet. Taylor and Emmet partner with the IMI, offering members access to 45 minutes free legal advice per topic.

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Motivation, Mental Health & The Motor Industry - 14th May 2020

With guest speakers, James Elliott, Mental & Resilience Coach and Carl Williams, Director – Williams Management Consultancy

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Your Business Survival Guide - 12th May 2020

A webinar for independent garages, body shops and MOT centres with Steve Nash, Steve Scofield – The IMI Andy Savva – The Garage Inspector & Dean Lander – Thatcham Research.

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Learning in the lockdown - 6th May 2020

Learning in the lockdown: Innovative ways to maintain development and training.

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Q&A webinar recording - 23rd April 2020

Watch our IMI team address your concerns in our LIVE webinar recording.

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For any questions around our webinars and events, please contact Georgia Murnane.