120 Minute Short Courses

120 Minute Short Courses

Cutting to the Decision
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

The rhythm of a decision
How to inform and drive decision making

What delegates will learn

  • Why informed decisions are better than quick decisions
  • How to force a decision outcome

This short course will explore decision making in organisations and how to make the process more effective.

Getting Out of the Box
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Making ideas
4 techniques that will guarantee new viable ideas

What delegates will learn

  • How to increase creative stimulus in your life
  • Techniques that deliver new thinking

This is the perfect course for anyone looking to become more of an ideas person or for organisations looking to become more creative.

Taking Time to Talk
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Communicate not complicate
The communications cycle
Avoiding the traps

What delegates will learn

  • Why communication goes wrong and how to avoid it happening
  • Techniques for effective communication

A short course exploring best practice communications skills in the workplace.

Do Delegate
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Real delegation
What delegation is
How to implement it in 5 simple steps

What delegates will learn
How to delegate and not dump
What constitutes good delegation
How to motivate others when delegating

A 120 minute session for people that have line responsibility for others and need to delegate effectively.

Writing Plain and Simple
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Making it clear
Writing within simple guidelines

What delegates will learn

  • How to write effectively by using plain English techniques
  • What makes a good written statement?

A 120 minute session for people who would like to breathe fresh life into stale organisational language and create succinct, understood copy.

Re-energiser
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Bring balance back
Setting new boundaries
Learning to relax
Diet and exercise

What delegates will learn

  • How to bring balance back into your life
  • Assessing your current position
  • Defining new ways of working

This is for those that currently have very busy, stressful working lives and are looking to reset things

Making Meetings Matter
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Focus
The 8 rules of great meetings

What delegates will learn

  • What to do before, during and after the meeting
  • How to set expectations and stick to them

A short session for those that chair and / or attend meetings on a regular basis.

Stepping up to be Boss
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Moving on up
The new bosses dilemma of friend or foe
Raising your game

What delegates will learn

  • How to step up while maintaining existing good relationships with those you now manage

A shot session for people that are in a new management role or about to step in to a promoted position.

Managing the Boss
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

The art of diplomacy
How to say no nicely
Leading a conversation

What delegates will learn

  • How to deal with unreasonable requests
  • What to do if you’ve got other priorities
  • How to lead a conversation

Those who need to retain more control in the way things turn out

Courageous Conversations
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Talking tough
Getting ready
Delivering the conversation
Follow up

What delegates will learn

  • How to prepare, deliver and follow up with a tough conversation
  • That it can be done without too much pain

This short session is designed for anyone that may encounter difficult conversations in their role.

Setting Great Goals
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Meaningful goals
The three stages of great goal setting

What delegates will learn

  • How to set effective goals
  • How to anchor the goals in practice
  • How to follow up and motivate execution

This one is for supervisors and line managers who need to set and monitor organisational goals.

Giving Honest Feedback
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Steps in feedback
The five steps in giving effective feedback

What delegates will learn

  • How to give feedback in a way that will be accepted and welcomed by the recipient
  • The five steps of great feedback

This is for anyone that has to give feedback to others on a regular basis

The Negotiators Toolkit
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Strategies for negotiation
12 winning tactical negotiation techniques

What delegates will learn

  • 12 different ways of behaving in a negotiation
  • What makes a great negotiator

This is perfect for people that have to regularly negotiate in their job.

Trouble Shooter
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Handling all sorts of people
How to deal with seven different types of difficult

What delegates will learn

  • How to get behind the problem and tackle the underlying negative quality
  • How to deal with 7 awkward customers

This is for anyone who is having to face difficult people and potentially troublesome situations.

Making Friends and Influencing People
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Friendly influencing
Planning for results
Influencing skills

What delegates will learn

  • How to define the desired outcome
  • How to approach the influencing scenario
  • How to use persuasive language

This short course explores how to positively influence others and maintain great working relationships.

Good Working Habits
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Getting new habits
How ineffective people work
How great people work

What delegates will learn

  • What old habits to avoid
  • What new habits to adopt in becoming effective

A fascinating course exploring the traits of successful people. This is people that can see the advantage of emulating the habits of great people.

The Time Waster Buster
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Holding on to your precious time
How to use a people filter
Taking the control back

What delegates will learn

  • Ways to deal with people who steal your time
  • How to stop others managing your time

This is a great session for anyone that wants to reduce the impact others have on their workload

The Workload Surgery
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Getting time under control
The three keys to success
Task prioritisation

What delegates will learn

  • How to manage the workload effectively
  • How to prioritise the workload
  • Why execution is everything

For anyone who has a heavy workload and a demanding environment to deliver in.

In My Opinion
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

Assertion – the difference
Exploring how assertion differs to other behaviour types

What delegates will learn

  • What assertion is
  • How to use it
  • 7 specific assertion techniques

For those that want to improve the influencing skills

It’s changed…again
Duration: 120 minutes of high impact education

Course content

  • Humans and change
  • How we react to change
  • What makes change good
  • How to embrace change

What delegates will learn

  • The emotional change cycle
  • How to handle change when it comes
  • What dangers to avoid

For those that are going to be impacted by change