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Planning and Launching Shared Services

Building new and improved shared services: Bringing together people, process and technology for increased efficiency and lower costs

Extraordinary Leaders & Exclusive Case Studies from executives including:

Suzanne Ryder
Global Financial Processes Director
Johnson & Johnson
Jo Pick
Human Resource Services Director
Johnson & Johnson
Nigel Green
Head of Service Management
Gero Pickert
VP HR Operations
Ben Dieffenthaler
Finance & Accounting
Salvatore Russo
Head of Strategy and Engagement
George Connell
Vice President Strategy & Glasgow Centre Finance Lead, Finance Operations
Shell Shared Service Centre
Louis Hall
Shared Services Independent Expert and Shared Services Contract Manager (interim)
National Shared Services Office (NSSO)
Joan Curry
Head of Corporate Services
National Shared Services Office (NSSO)
Royal Bank of Scotland
Roland Pac
Head of Global Finance Services Poland, CFO
Royal Bank of Scotland
Lloyds Register Group Services
Paul Bryanhill
Shared Services Centre Manager - EMEA
Lloyds Register Group Services
Paul Hickey
International Financial Shared Services Manager
Csaba Szende
Head of HR
Anne Duncan
EMEA Advisor
Kaikaku Ltd
Andrew Bolton
Kaikaku Ltd
Colin Williamson
Director, UK Tax Centre of Excellence

As the only event to be focused specifically on planning, start-up and early phase of Shared Service strategy, Planning and Launching Shared Services 2015 is the must attend event of the year. Gain all the knowledge you need to avoid SSC pitfalls from the start.

Whether you already have a SSC and are adding another function, building another function or just launching a brand new centre - this is the place you can get your questions answered. Discuss strategies with peers and hear lessons learned from those who have been through this phase.

Specifically designed as a step-by-step guide to helping you understand where to start and succeed – all in just 3 days!

By attending you’ll find ways to overcome challenging issues such as:

  • Gaining the internal commitment you need to make your Shared Services initiative
  • Choosing a location-identifying the main criteria you need to look out for
  • What talent should you look for and retaining employees for long term growth
  • Managing the people most impacted by the transition
  • Effectively implementing your IT systems for scalability and interoperability?
  • Driving down the costs and complexity of service delivery
  • Aligning SSC performance and execution with overall business strategy
  • SSC Models- Captive, Hydrid or something else? This event will look at all the options available
  • Process Management – what are the areas you should focus on from the beginning

Learn from your peers who have gone through the journey of setting up a SSC. Get feedback on your plans and thoughts and find out which model works best for your business.

Download the latest agendaCheck out more information on our best rates for you and your team here or go straight ahead and book your place today.

4 Reasons why you would attend Planning & Launching Shared Services:

Are you...
...and have... ...and are looking to
part of an organisation looking to centralize back-office processes shortlisted the idea of setting up a Shared Services Centre fully understand the benefits of doing this.
part of an organisation who have decided to launch a SSC yet to launch this but are in the early planning stages understand the best steps to take before launch, and find solutions to issues like company buy-in and culture.
part of an organisation just launched a SSC within the past 3 years continue on the right steps to continue up the maturity road.
part of an organisation that has a successful SSC decided to add a function to your SSC to make it multi-functional fully understand the do’s and don’ts of the multi-function process.

If so, then go ahead and fast-track your booking today.

Still not sure if it’s for you? See what delegates have had to say about previous SSON events below.

What do our attendees think of our events?

"Extremely valuable to meet people from other service centers and see how they operate in their companies" EMEA HR Shared Services Manager, The Coca Cola Poland Services sp. z o.o.
"Great opportunity to meet all speakers sharing their experiences and knowledge"HR Business Partner, Arla Foods
"Very interesting and valuable"Head of Support Services, Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o.

Who will you meet:

Heads/ Directors/VPs/ Managers of:

  • Business Services Centre
  • Shared Services
  • Finance Shared Services
  • Sourcing
  • HR Shared Services
  • IT Transformation
  • Sourcing Strategy
  • Finance Transformation
  • Procurement Shared Services
  • Finance Operations
  • Processes
  • Accounting & Control
  • HR Operations

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