TRAINING Modules & Programmes

What sort of firm provides the best training and development?  One which specialises in training maybe?  One where the trainers have some previous experience in the topic being taught maybe?  How about a firm which not only specialises in the areas it instructs in, but where they also remain at the cutting edge of real-life solution delivery and have been independently acknowledged as experts?  Probably.  We are just such a firm.


Leadership & management development programme


We have drawn from the very best of our decades-long experience, professional education and persoanl insights in senior management, business psychology, executive coaching, business consulting and mediation to produce a fully integrated and sequenced suite of 8 leadership and management training modules.


Unusually, the programme is crafted around a holistic, realistic and robust emphasis on human factors for success which gives it real power (remember, it's your people who deliver your results).  It goes beyond theory - it's real.  It does not try to cover everything - just the aspects that really matter. It typically takes 2x full days or 4x half days - perfect for busy leaders, business owners and managment teams.


The 8 modules which make up the training programme are as follows:

  • Understand How People 'Tick'... the human 'operating system'
  • Understand How to Tap Strengths... becoming our personal best
  • Understand How to Boost Resilience... minimising limitations and stress
  • Understand How to be Personally Effective... fostering wellbeing and success
  • Understand Strategic Leadership... getting the best from the big picture
  • Understand Operational Management... function more like a well-oiled machine
  • Understand Organisational Dynamics... engaging with your teams for success
  • Understand Conflict and Communication... handling difficult conversations well

The logic behind our programme is, firstly, that no-one can satisfactorily lead or manage a team of people, or an organisation, unless they first have a reasonable understanding of the 'raw materials' they are trying to lead, both themselves and others - i.e. what energises them, what promotes wellbeing and what holds them back (first 4 modules).  Then, secondly, understanding the various leadership and management methods can bear real fruit, benefitting the bottom line in a healthy, holistic and sustainable way (last 4 modules).


Other module combinations & options


Each of the 8 modules above (about 1.5 hours long each) can stand on its 'own feet' for short individual topic training, or can be 'packaged' together differently, or made longer or shorter in a way that fits in better with the training needs of your organisation.
Althought the following topics are touched on in the leadership programme, you may prefer a greater emphasis on one or more of them as stand-alone or grouped topics.
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • Influencing & Negotiation Skills
  • Assertion & Listening Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Key Skills for Senior Managers, Business Owners & Strategic Leaders
  • Critical Skills for First Time Managers
  • People Skills for... e.g. Project Managers, or Lawyers, or...
  • Building Effective Teams


Options to consider after training


After training, you may like your new learning to be reinforced and embedded in 'real life' with one-to-one support via executive coaching or mentoring.  Breakthrough learning outcomes have been achieved when training programmes are coupled with coaching - this is a very powerful way to create successful change.
Similarly, it may be that the way a team or organisation functions needs to be fine-tuned in light of the new learning - we can advise on and support that change process to help maximise its success.
Alternatively, you may prefer a facilitated 'round-table' discussion on any of the above topics (or related variants) to enable learning from each other, with us as an expert guide to keep things on track.
NOTE: our satisfaction score ratings given by hundreds of training participants over the years average as high to very high.


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