We offer a offer a range of Leadership Skills courses for business owners and leaders. Our courses range from professional and business development to financial services.
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Anti-Harassment and Bullying: £35
This course covers the commitments that should be laid out in your company's anti-harassment and bullying policy, so as to comply with UK law. It explains the differences between harassment and bullying, the steps that can be taken if either of these occur in or out of work, and some anonymised case studies to illustrate the points covered throughout the course.
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace: £35
Unmanaged conflict within the workplace can be costly in terms of time, money and employee engagement. This course starts by explaining what constitutes conflict and some of the most common causes. It covers the stages of conflict and contains several extensive modules that outline conflict resolution techniques. Finally it explores how effective management of conflict can result in positive outcomes in the workplace.
Customer Service: £35
This course will start by making it very clear exactly what we mean by customer service, and why it's so vital and then go into detail about some of the ways you can contribute to improving the customer service provided by your organisation.
Developing Teamwork: £35
This course will start by explaining in detail what team-working is and some of the basic principles for putting together a group of people, who will work well together. It then goes on to cover conflict within teams, explaining some of the reasons conflict occurs and some strategies for managing conflict. It finishes off by exploring some of the different styles of management behaviour and how to develop a resilient team.
Developing Good Employee Relations: £35
This course covers the many benefits good employee relations can bring to an business. It explains how to build confidence in management, by sharing the company vision, building strong teams and listening to feedback. It examines how a proactive HR presence benefits employee relations. Then looks at the role of employment contracts and the Employee Handbook. The course discusses Performance Management including motivating employees and how best to show your appreciation of their contribution. Finally, it shows you how to deal effectively with complaints, discipline and negativity.
In this course we're going to be discussing two topics, 'equality' and diversity' and how they relate to one another. Understanding this will help us to identify and address issues of unfairness and discrimination in the workplace.
Effective Delegation: £35
This course will start with the essentials - defining exactly what we mean by delegation and why it's so important. It then goes into details about the elements of delegation, overcoming the barriers to delegation, how you can choose which tasks to delegate and who to, the process of delegation and much more.
Leadership Skills: £35
A leader doesn't necessarily have to be a 'manager', but it's difficult to see how a manager could be truly effective without having at least some leadership skills. This course will introduce you to some of the import techniques and theories that can help you to improve your leadership skills and be more effective in your role.
Managing Meetings: £35
The course starts with some basic definitions and statistics that outline how important running meetings effectively can be. It examines factors that make meetings great, and some practical steps you can take to ensure everything runs smoothly and successful outcomes are achieved. It also covers some of the ways you can handle any problems that may arise. Finally, it looks at different decision-making approaches you can use and finishes off with some notes on keeping a learning log to help you learn and grow, ultimately becoming a more confident and effective participant or chairperson.
Managing Sickness & Absence: £35
This course will help you to understand the different types of absence and Identify ways of measuring absence. It covers why you should complete return-to-work forms and how to conduct effective return-to-work meetings. The course finishes off by explaining the formal processes involved in managing absence and how to apply appropriate policies.
Objective Setting: £35
This course aims to help you write effective objectives that will deliver improved results. It covers the importance of goals and objectives and why we need them, the barriers to you achieving your objectives and how to overcome them, what S.M.A.R.T. objectives are and how to write and identify them, and concludes with some tips for successful objective setting.
Presentation Skills: £35
Giving a successful presentation can be one of the hardest parts of many people's jobs. This course covers the common mistakes people make when preparing for and giving a presentation so you can avoid these, as well as going over good practice and providing some practical advice that you can put to good use the next time you have a big presentation to make.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: £35
This course will start by defining sexual harassment and explaining how protection comes from both employment law and criminal law. You'll see from workplace statistics how widespread and serious the problem is, and how the management response to concerns raised is often poor or non-existent. It also addresses how allegations should be handled, explains the importance of having clear and robust policies and the role line managers tend to take when it comes to dealing with these situations.
Stress Managment: £35
Stress is a real problem for both organisations and their employees. It accounts for a significant proportion of work related illness each year. Being aware of the signs of stress, some of the triggers and how to manage them can make a real difference to your wellbeing and that of people around you. This course will cover an introduction to stress and why it's a problem, some of the causes of stress and provide some ways to minimise the risk of stress.
The Principles of Performance Management: £35
In any organisation, the traditional model of strict command and control wastes a significant amount of time and money. Mutual trust, employee motivation and readiness to perform can easily be undermined. Performance management, on the other hand, offers a different, much more effective approach. In formal terms, performance management involves the achievement of performance targets through the effective management of people and the environment in which they operate. It's about setting achievable goals for the organisation and targets for individuals and teams.
Time Management: £35
More often than not, the people who excel in their job, or are high achievers manage their time effectively, in a way that makes them work in a more efficient manner. This course has been designed to ensure you have the techniques to improve your efficiency, output and ability to function more effectively - whether in your ordinary day or when deadlines loom and the pressure is building.