Fundamentals in Turnaround Management: Essential update for experienced professionals (City of London - Pitmans Solicitors)

Programme  overview

Business Issues addressed

The current exceptional circumstances oblige executives to be aware of process and methodologies in corporate restructuring and Turnarounds.  Managers and professionals on all levels urgently need to understand Turnaround before fast impending events overwhelm them.

"Fundamentals of Turnaround Management"
will fast track busy professionals through the fundamentals of turnaround methodology and strategy implementation; they will learn to  "Speak" Turnaround and be able to use tools and key learnings from the latest cases; they will upgrade their professional agenda of the Turnaround "who's who" and will get  a clearer view of  the new landscape of corporate structure and restructuring. Participants can learn to stay ahead of the curve, and the unexpected.

Who should attend 

Busy, experienced professionals currently in corporate roles, professional services practitoners from Private Equity,Accountants - Practice & Industry, lawyers - Practice & Industry, Bank workout & support teams; Owner managers and Interim managers at CEO, CFO or COO level: workforce planning and recruitment specialists.

Why you should

  • To gain business acumen for working in and around turnaround projects, a growing sector.
  • To raise professional visibility and worth in today's market.
  • Attendence includes one year's membership of TMA(UK)
  • As a part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD/CPE) and accreditation
  • Time is tight...




Participant competencies after completing "Fundamentals of Turnaround Management"

  • Understand the technical language and core concepts of Turnaround management 
  • Better understand the requirements of finance and credit management in a Turnaround situation
  • Deal with the changes imposed on organisations in todays' crisis conditions with increased confidence
  • Use and apply a comprehensive Turnaround process map to own corporate or client situations
  • Raise profile as "Trusted Advisor" in collaborations and for weighing options in turnaround strategy
  • Employ strategic frameworks and knowledgably contribute in Executive board, investor level and stakeholder collaborations




In association with the Turnaround Management Association (UK)

TMA(UK) is  an International affiliate of the TMA and has over 50 UK Corporate sponsors, 12 UK regions, and 36 events a year: it is the only international association of its kind in the UK. With 42 chapters & 9,200 members globally. You can be a International or as local as you need to be with the TMA.

The TMA has a broadchurch membership policy and involves professionals interested in fixing businesses incl - lawyers, accountants, bankers, NED's, Interims, asset based lenders, change consultants, Insolvency Practitioners, Private Equity, CRO, CFO, COO & CEO, academics, students and government agencies.

For more information on the Turnaround Management Association contact Pauline North or Hayley Kinlan - Tel / Fax 0844 804 0116 or E-mail: or visit our comprehensive websites to further enhance your knowledge of Turnaround methodologies;

The UK site at  or  The US site at

In association with Pitmans Solicitors

Pitmans achieved outstanding results in the new editions of the definitive guides to the legal profession,
Chambers UK, A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession and The Legal 500. Pitmans is ranked amongst the top 100 commercial law firms in the UK and positioned as one of the leading commercial law firms in the Thames Valley.

The Firm, as a whole, received consistently enthusiastic reviews from the legal directories with Real Estate, Dispute Resolution, Pensions, Insolvency and Planning ranked as the leaders in their field.

The results emphasise Pitmans position in the Thames Valley region as one of the leading firms. Combined with ‘the recent opening of a London office that has led to more work from
City-based banking teams’ the Firm goes from strength to strength. Pitmans has made a tremendous effort to meet the demands of business in the modern commercial world and now has 26 Partners who offer experience, industry know-how and who foster strong relationships to achieve the highest possible standards for clients.

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The "Fundamentals of Turnaround Management"one day programme is structured in defined and complementary sessions. Morning  sessions clarify definitions of Turnaround, essential Diagnostics, Best Practices and decision making criteria past vs. current situations.

Afternoon sessions focus on Strategy formulation leading into Implementation

The course assumes that programme participants are not "Empty vessels" and provides a framework of learning that draws on this group experience.  Lecture style presentations form a  part of the programme which uses cases, pre-work, peer group learning, open discussions and practical exercises to increase return on investment .

Participants in "Fundamentals of Turnaround Management" will recieve complete documentation of all materials used, including cases, prework and follow-on study support.  The pace of learning is brisk and participants are expected to contribute actively when engaged in group work or joint exercises and when called upon by Facilitators.

Peer group feedback is encouraged as part of the learning process and parts of  the programme intentionally replicate inter group dynamics that mirror managing turnaround processes that require decision making against deadlines.

Facilitators, Dominic Reimbold and David Hole, are both serving Board Directors for TMA (UK) and experienced professionals with combined professional experience of 40+ years.

Facilitator Bios:

Dominic Reimbold MBA

Experienced interim manager leading processes in change management, performance management, engagement and retention of top talent with over 20 years’ experience in people development. Recent projects include design and implementation of EMEA Sales Strategy for leading software vendor, Europe wide change management projects in no#1 electronics manufacturer,  Europe-wide direct search process for senior Sales & Marketing roles in luxury car manufacturer and numerous enterprise wide projects and  start-up in global locations. Mandates completed for PE and VC funds include operational turnaround and management due diligence. Has facilitated management seminars in over 40 countries in English and Spanish.

•    MBA from Chicago Booth.
•    Conference Director, Member, of Turnaround Management Association TMA(UK) – (2008)

Founder & CEO of Global Talent Implementation Ltd & Director of Minerva Training Associates Ltd

David Alexander Hole BSc(Hons), MBA, MIPA, FABRP

A company director with 20 years hard core Turnaround and business recovery experience. A licensed insolvency practitioner and now dedicated to preserving, salvaging and rescuing stakeholder value in businesses. Not sector specific and taking a holistic approach to fixing businesses. Forthright in his views with an evidenced track record saving and maximising corporate value at the point of crisis. Excellent negotiation and communication skills with internal and external stakeholders.

•    MBA (Directors List) from Manchester Business School,
•    Fellow of Association of Business Recovery Professionals (ABRP) (2000)
•    Memberhsip & PR Director, Member, Sponsor of Turnaround Management Association TMA(UK) – (2003)

Founder & CEO of Alexander Business Consulting Ltd, CEO of Greenfield Restructuring Services Ltd & Director of Minerva Training Associates Ltd

We satisfy CPD/CPE of a variety of regulatory bodies. CPD/CPE requirements are notified to members by their regulatory bodies and any queries concerning CPE should be addressed to that regulatory body. We are also a registered member of the CPD certification service that has independently accredited all our programmes.

Programme participants licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Council accredit this programme may contribute towards to structured CPE /CPD.


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