We live and work with a wide variety of people and communities – different races, religions, ages, genders – to name but a few. How does this diversity impact on you, your workmates and your customers?
This workshop will help your business, team or department, to recognise how essential it is for your business to recognise these in your work colleagues and customers and how to work with them positively.
It is a highly practical day covering the jargon behind equality and diversity, its importance and an overview of the relevant laws.
The active sessions allow review and discussion of all behaviour in a constructive and positive way to ensure that you work effectively together. Real case studies will be used for examples.Book this course or read a bit more
Increasingly our workplace offers us the chance to work with a larger number and wider variety of people. This diversity provides many positive opportunities and can also increase the potential for conflict.Book this course or read a bit more
Whether it be experiencing consistently disruptive or aggressive behaviour or sensing more subtle underlying tensions, conflict is a major source of stress, which can affect morale, self-confidence and ultimately productivity.
This two day course will enable you to identify your personal leadership strengths and how to build on these to enable you to lead and inspire your team. In turn this will motivate them and increase the effectiveness of your leadership.
Looking at different motivators, drivers and challenges, the two days will enhance your confidence in setting the strategic direction for your team, communicating the message and having successful outcomes through clear and effective leadership.Book this course or read a bit more
This intensive three-day modular programme offers you a series of fast-moving and thought provoking sessions that will give you the knowledge and skills to be a great manager.
What you will get:
- 12 Fundamental leadership and management skills areas
- Practical exercises and ideas that work immediately back in the workplace
- Opportunity to work with and discuss concerns and experiences with like-minded managers from a variety of sectors and industries
- Experienced facilitators to work with you on developing your skills
As a manager, you will have had to cope with a staff member who is not performing to an acceptable standard.Book this course or read a bit more
Maybe there are aspects of their behaviour you find difficult to manage. When does “difficult behaviour” becomes “poor-performance” and what are your options for managing this?
Whether the problems are related to productivity, motivation, morale or personal issues, they can be very disruptive. This course looks at practical steps which managers can take and their legal implications in managing poor performance and difficult behaviour.
This one-day course on Coaching and Mentoring is for people wishing to develop their coaching or mentoring skills at any level within an organisation. It aims to give participants a clear insight and understanding into the dynamics that happen between either individuals or groups of people when they work together.Book this course or read a bit more
When either coaching or mentoring there is always the temptation to provide the solutions to the issue being discussed. Through this course, we will help you find ways to help and encourage the person to find the solution themselves.
First line managers often have superb technical skills which is the reason they are promoted, but lack the very different skills to manage others.
You need to think like a manager and act like one which can be daunting. This workshop is designed to answer some of those questions at the forefront of your mind….
- How much authority do I have?
- What should I really be doing now?
- How do I get my points across?
- How do I motivate my old workmates to undertake the jobs they are assigned?
- How do I tell people they're doing a great job?
- How do I tell people they're doing a bad job?
- How do I cope with stepping up into a new role?
In this active and practical programme, you will learn how to make a strong personal impact, the value of great listening and rapport, and how to tailor your message to the person you want to persuade.
Starting with the fundamentals of human communication, we look at the psychology of effective persuasion and handling resistance.
You will learn to plan, deliver and follow through on critical negotiations. You will be able to break stalemates and defuse conflict resulting in the best possible agreement – one that lasts.
How can you get the best from your team? How can you get them all pulling in the same direction?
This two day team leadership course will enable you to explore a range of practical management leadership techniques to lead, encourage, & inspire performance from your teams.
You will learn how to adapt your leadership style according to the individual, task and situation. You will learn how to motivate and inspire others in an assertive and effective way and how to add value to each team process.Book this course or read a bit more
Our Management Development courses cover all aspects of business management.
Our Team Leader and Management Programmes are recognised by the Institute of Leadership and Management.