irections emea 2023 lyon
1-3 November 2023

Directions EMEA 2023

Directions EMEA is the "Go To" place where Dynamics partners share the future. It's the preferred global community for collaborating and learning from Microsoft, MVPs, ISVs, VARs and their peers. The focus is on helping the SMB market unlock its full potential in technical, business development and strategy with ERP, CRM, and Cloud solutions, including the Microsoft Power Platform, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and Azure.


Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders: Nurturing Young Talent for the Next Generation of Leadership

11:15 - 12:00 Rhone 3 Back to event schedule

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🚀 Are you ready to unlock the secrets to cultivating and retaining young talent for a brighter tomorrow? This isn't just a session; it's a blueprint for building the leadership landscape of tomorrow. 🌠1. Shadow Board: Illuminating the Path to Leadership - We will share our concept that bridges the gap between aspiring talent and the world of leadership. Our Shadow Board empowers interns to actively participate in high-level discussions and strategic planning for an entire year. They witness firsthand how decisions are made and get the chance to bring in fresh perspectives. 🌐2. Agile Learning: Crafting Leaders Tailored for Success - One-size-fits-all approaches are a thing of the past. We established a concept of agile learning to nurture both young and more experienced talents. This dynamic methodology tailors developmental pathways based on individual needs and innate talents. 🌟3. Mentors Beyond Managers: Pioneering Growth Environments: Growth is more than just professional development – it's personal. We share insights from real-world experiences of establishing mentors alongside managers. This holistic support system ensures that young talents are nurtured in an environment that fosters not only skill development but personal growth too. Walk away with tangible strategies to ignite passion, accelerate growth, and create a pipeline of resilient and visionary leaders.


Julia Redner

Head of Marketing, knk Group

Julia Redner has been a member of the Microsoft community for almost 15 years. She started her career at knk with a dual study of business administration (Bachelor of Science) at the FH Nordakademie. After graduating, she took over the development of the current marketing department of the internationally operation knk Group. Together with her team, she is responsible for marketing and communication for all product lines of the knk Group: knkPublishing based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, knk365 for Media Sales based on Dynamics 365 for Sales, knk365 Marketing Automation based on Dynamics 365 for Marketing, and VM Media Manager. In addition to product marketing, she and her team are also responsible for the employer branding of the knk Group.