• Discipline and Dismissal - Kent Trainers jumping boy

    Discipline and Dismissal

    Handling discipline and dismissal issues needs to be done with care - and confidence – and within legal boundaries and is one part of the manager’s role which can cause the most concern. If the issues are handled effectively they can aid employee motivation but handled incorrectly can create a negative atmosphere and company culture.This course will help you to get it right.

    This course will provide managers with practical ways of dealing effectively with these difficult issues. Templates will be available for use back in the workplace to personalise for your business requirements.

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  • HR Essentials - Kent Trainers jumping boy

    HR Essentials (2 days)

    This 2-day course is for you if you have limited experience in the fundamentals of HR management.
    It covers key employment issues including: recruitment, employment law and performance management.
    You will learn how to recruit the right staff, how to support them with appropriate policies and procedures, how to progress their careers and how to manage performance issues.

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  • Managing Absence

    Absence Management

    Do you have members of staff who have persistent regular bouts of ‘sickness’? Or an employee on long term sick leave? Would you like to know how to deal with absence effectively – and without ending up in an employment tribunal?
    This course is designed to give delegates a practical understanding of how to manage absences from work in a fair, timely and consistent manner and within the law.

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  • Training for Trainers (2 days)

    Train the Trainer – training skills for those who deliver training events (2 days)

    Trainers need a whole raft of skills, not simply presentation skills, to be effective. In this highly participative 2-day workshop, delegates will learn how to plan and prepare for an engaging training course or programme. They will learn how to write training notes, how to conduct a training session and how to evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the training.
    Delegates will be given an insight into what motivates trainees to learn, different learning styles and how to tailor course material to meet the needs of the delegates.
    Engaging an audience is essential for effective learning to occur, and delegates will be shown how dynamic presentation skills, effective use of body language and assertiveness techniques will help with this process. 
    The number of delegates on this course is limited to 8 to ensure every delegate has a chance to practice their skills and receive feedback.

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  • Employment Law, Managing Absence and Disciplinary situations

    How can you keep up to date with changes in the laws affecting employees?
    Do you need to understand what a TUPE transfer involves?
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of zero hours contracts?
    This two day course will provide you with a comprehensive grounding and practical guidance on getting to grips with managing difficult employee situations within the Law .  In a friendly, easy to understand way, you will learn about important recent developments in legislation and review methods and procedures to manage employment situations safely, using exercises, case studies and group discussions.

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  • Finance – The Basics

    Finance – The Basics

    Every decision a business makes potentially impacts on the finances of an organisation. This course helps to demystify accounting and finance and provides a broad understanding of the basics. Areas covered include why financial records are maintained, the importance of accounting systems, financial terminology and an overview of the financial statements. Delivery is based around discussion of the topics with the use of practical examples and exercises to help embed new skills.

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  • Finance for Directors and Senior Managers

    Finance for Directors and Senior Managers

    Senior non-financial executives need to have an understanding of the role of the finance function and the operation of sound financial controls to ensure the integrity of accounts.
    This Finance for Directors and Senior Managers course will give you the understanding of management of cash and profitability and the use of accounting reports and financial data to support the achievement of strategic business objectives and manage day–to-day operations.
    It covers organisation, performance measurement, budgeting, investment appraisal and the management of profitability.

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  • Making Social Media work for you - a beginners' guide

    Making Social Media work for you

    Please bring your own laptop. You should be familiar with using the Internet and already have accounts set up in Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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  • Strategic Commercial Awareness

    Strategic Commercial Awareness

    This one day course provides senior managers and leaders with the tools to connect all the key factors required to take the business in a planned direction.  It combines the vision statement with the financial and commercial information to assess where you are now as an organisation and then create a strategic business plan for the future.
    You’ll come away being able to work “on” your business rather than just “in” it.

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