Experience and Excellence
Having worked to develop leadership, business communication skills and the potential of people from over 80 countries around the world, Lucy Butters knows that small changes in how we interact and communicate can lead to really positive impacts. She established elembee, in 2010, to enhance individual potential, leadership, teamwork, organisational partnerships and the internationalisation strategies of the education, public and private sectors.
A qualified trainer since 2002, Lucy has experience working in research and teaching (universities of Aberdeen and Hertfordshire) and supporting the sector in their international ambitions from roles working for the British Council. It was working to develop leaders across UK and 9 countries in Near East and North Africa that re-engaged Lucy with her passion for training and development and led to the creation of elembee.
Her strengths are in building awareness, knowledge and confidence, in cultural intelligence and the communication and interaction skills which enable individuals to take actions which support them become more effective.
elembee is a responsive, flexible company that provides an excellent, cost effective service built on years of experience.
Elembee clients and projects include the design and delivery of programmes to:
Edinburgh International Science Festival
Train the trainers; prepared 50 science communicators from the UK to train 50 peers in Abu Dhabi.
Oxford Brookes University
Academic development day: Theme of internationalisation and global citizenship education, hosted by Centre for Curriculum Internationalisation, to articulate strengths and knowledge and consider key terms and actions for engaging different roles and audiences with the strategy.
Developed mentors to support people at an early stage of careers in the music industry.
University of Central Iowa
Inspired study abroad students to better understand and use cultural awareness and reflective thinking, leading to improved work in their journals and blogs.
Glasgow City Council Education Services
Provided dynamic, interactive selection days to recruit young leaders for their Commonwealth Ambassadors Programme and designed key components of the ongoing programme.
University of Stirling Business School
Explored impacts of internationalisation by bringing together perspectives of academics, school director, administrators and students and planned for next stages.
University of East Anglia
Delivered an interactive team development day for staff at INTO and the international directorate exploring the theme of which skills support working in international environments and how to incorporate these skills into their working lives.
IES Abroad: London
Presentation and facilitation skills development for all staff who provided core aspects of the intercultural development programme for IES Abroad students.
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