TRAINING WORKSHOPS & MANAGEMENT COACHING
We run a wide variety of Training Workshops for Managers.
Our in-company training workshops are customised and designed to meet the needs of the individual Managers and their organisation.The learning methods used in the workshops are highly interactive and participative. Using exercises; group activities; role plays; group discussions; and review and feedback; to practice and refine the use of the skills and methods covered in the workshops.
For certain workshops, such as, Effective Presentation Skills, videotaping of the practising of the skills with feedback using the videotape is carried out.
Each in-company workshop can be run for 2 to 12 people.Details of the individual workshop topics with examples of Workshop Outlines are described below. For development of individual Managers, please refer to our Coaching Services, which are described at the bottom of this page.
MANAGING REDUNDANCY WORKSHOP
Irrespective of the size of your organisation, employers are still expected to take certain steps to ensure a fair redundancy dismissal. Although redundancies are a fact of working life, it is still a difficult area for both employer and employee. Therefore, the employer needs to follow the correct procedures and minimise the disruption to the business.
This one-day workshop will help managers who will be undertaking the implementation of a redundancy programme to manage it in the best way possible.Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Managing Redundancy workshop.
BALANCE SCORECARD WORKSHOP
The Balance Scorecard is a framework to help organisations clarify their vision and strategy and translate them into operational objectives that drive both performance & behaviour. It is a management system that uses measurement to provide feedback on internal processes and external outcomes in order to improve performance and operational results.
This two-day training workshop trains delegates in what is involved and also the methods used in developing a Balance Scorecard and cascading it through the different levels of the organisation.Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Balance Scorecard workshop.
PROCESS MAPPING, IMPROVEMENT & DESIGN WORKSHOP
Processes are the means by which an organisation delivers value to their customers. When processes fail to perform they fail to deliver the benefits for customers & stakeholders. So the more organisations change, the more they must concern themselves with the design and management of their processes.
This requires organisations to map existing processes, analyse and identify opportunities for improvement. Then design and validate future processes, and embed these processes.
This two day workshop develops delegates in the skills and methods, and also practice in carry out each of these activities.Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Process Mapping, Improvement & Design workshop.
MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE
Leading and supporting change during major change initiatives is an important skill for managers, and also those people who are carrying out the roles of Change Sponsors and Change Agents.
Managers need to be capable of helping people work through resistance to change, and build their personal adaptability rates to handle major change initiatives.
This 2-Day workshop trains managers in how to manage, lead & implement change within an organisation. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Change Management workshop.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT - PLANNING AND CONTROLLING PROJECTS
This practical workshop gives you all the methods, tools and techniques necessary to effectively manage, monitor, and deliver your projects.
As well as the skills needed to effectively carry out the role of project manager. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Project Management workshop.
Often the work needed to achieve a key organisational objective will be far greater than can be easily organised & carried out in a single project. As a result the organisation will undertake a programme that consists of a number of inter-related projects, each of which deliver different parts of that key organisational objective.
This two-day Programme Management workshop trains you in the process, methods and skills of programme management, to achieve a set of project objectives which together deliver an overall objective. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Programme Management workshop.
EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION SKILLS
Many managers as part of their normal duties have to carry out presentations.
This workshop trains delegates in the skills and techniques of carrying out a soundly prepared, well organised presentation, and how to deliver your message in a way that will obtain the response that you require from the listeners.
It also provides managers with an opportunity to practice and develop these skills, which can also be videotaped. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Effective Presentation Skills workshop.
Many people have to interact with or do business with people from a variety of different cultures.
However, if the different behaviours and customs of each culture are not understood, it can lead to miscommunication and misunderstanding.
This workshop will give delegates practical skills to effectively interact; communicate; negotiate; do business with; and manage people from different cultures to your own. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Cross-Cultural Training workshop.
CREATIVE THINKING WORKSHOP
Within organisations most problems call for a mixture of both analytical and creative thinking.
Whilst in business the key problems of getting ahead of competitors are the ones that require creative thinking.
This workshop trains delegates in the use of creative thinking skills and techniques, that can be used to develop and implement effective solutions to business problems. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Creative Thinking workshop.
EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SKILLS
Performance Appraisal is not just about going through the process of holding appraisal interviews, and mechanivally completing the forms.
Instead Performance Appraisal is a very effective tool for managers to use, to help them manage the performance of their staff.
This workshop trains delegates in a wide range of skills and techniques for carrying out Performance Appraisals, in order to effectively manage the performance of their team members. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Effective Performance Appraisal Skills workshop.
RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION INTERVIEWING SKILLS
The recruitment and selection interview is the key to hiring the right person for the right job - people who will produce more and stay longer.
This recruitment and selection interviewing skills workshops gives managers, supervisors and recruiters the training and practice in the skills and process they need to use in order to make effective selection decisions. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Recruitment & Selection Interviewing Skills workshop.
MANAGEMENT SKILLS WORKSHOP
The manager is the key interface between the organisation and the members of staff.
The people in these crucial roles have to communicate the policy decisions made at higher levels, and ensure that the staff who work for them effectively put these into action.
Also they are responsible for passing comunications both up and down the organisation.
This workshop trains delegates in the skills and roles of being a manager.Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Management Skills workshop.
EFFECTIVE INTERPERSONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Many business situations depend upon your ability to use interpersonal and communication skills, whether it is verbal or non-verbal both with individuals and groups of people.
These communication situations can involve you in persuading; active listening; finding out information; motivating staff; changing attitudes and gaining agreement.
This workshop trains managers and supervisors in a variety of interpersonal and communication skills, and gives them practice in their use. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Effective Interpersonal & Communication Skills workshop.
FACILITATOR TRAINING WORKSHOP
The use of facilitated meetings or workshops to elicit information, gain consensus, make decisions, obtain buy in, etc., is an increasingly important part of many business activities. This workshop is designed to provide facilitators with the skills and methods to carry out their role, plan organise and run a facilitated meeting or workshop.
Our facilitator training workshop develops the skills that individuals need to carry out the role of a facilitator. It covers the concepts of and approaches to facilitation of meetings/workshops; develops a range of individual skills; considers how to deal with the many inter-personal challenges that will be encountered; and trains a number of techniques and methods that can be used in most facilitation situations. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Facilitator Training workshop.
In today's competitive environment, quality is no longer an optional extra.
It is a requirement of all organisations, and no organisation will survive without providing the quality their customers and stakeholders expect and demand.
In order for Quality Management to work, however, it must be management led; organisation wide in implementation; dedicated to continuous improvement; and the responsibility of every member of staff.
This workshop demonstrates how to do this. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Quality Management workshop.
Risk management is essential for a wide variety of business activities & projects, because certain information about key cost, performance, schedule & other attributes are often unknown until late in the activity or project when they will potentially have an impact on the activity later.
This workshop will train the practical steps & skills involved in identifying, assessing and managing risk. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Risk Management workshop.
SUCCESSFUL SELLING SKILLS WORKSHOP
This workshop is designed to help sales staff to improve their selling skills, and to learn different styles of selling.
And to know when and how to use these skills and styles, in order that they can effectively sell and promote their products or services; increase their productivity; and make additional sales of related products or services. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Successful Selling Skills workshop.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Problem solving and decision making skills are essential if we are to develop effective business solutions.
In any organisation, although managers do many other things, a major part of any manager's job is solving problems and making decisions.
This workshop trains delegates in a variety of different problem solving skills and techniques that can be used at each stage of the problem solving prccess.
It also develops people in the use and skills of different decision making processes and methods. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Problem Solving & Decison Making workshop.
LEADING EFFECTIVE TEAMS
Managing a successful team is the key to being a good manager. Your performance is judged by the way the team performs.
The way you manage the people in your team will determine the success of that team.
This workshop trains delegates in the team management skills that managers need to use in order to develop, build and maintain high performing teams.
It also gives managers an opportunity to practice, develop and refine these skills. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Leading Effective Teams workshop.
BUSINESS NEGOTIATION SKILLS
Negotiating is a discussion between two or more people that attempts to achieve an agreement which satisfies all parties.
This workshop trains you to use the skills and processes of negotiating the best deal possible, without damaging the on-going relationship with those you must continue to negotiate with in the future.
The workshop also covers the skills and techniques of carrying out team negotiations, as well as one-to-one negotiations. Please click on the pdf document below for the objectives and contents of the Business Negotiation Skills workshop.
Through robust but sensitive personal coaching, we enable executives and managers to help their organisation as they deliver results and realise personal agendas.
We help equip leaders with the ability to implement the necessary changes in their functions.
Business coaching is about equipping people to be able to help themselves. Therefore, each coaching programme is customised to the individual(s) and the organisation concerned.
WE CARRY OUT FIVE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COACHING PROGRAMMES:Performance Coaching
Coaching Managers To Communicate Difficult Messages
Assimilation Coaching Programme.
Please click on the pdf document above for the approach, process and methods used in carrying out an Assimilation Coaching Programme.
Performance Coaching Programme.
Please click on the pdf document above for the approach, process and methods used in carrying out a Performance Coaching Programme.
Alignment Coaching Programme.
Please click on the pdf document above for the approach, process and methods used in carrying out an Alignment Coaching Programme.
Development Coaching Programme.
Please click on the pdf document above for the approach, process and methods used in carrying out a Development Coaching Programme.