Giving Great Talks and Presentations

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

Presenting and public speaking can be nerve-wracking, but the skills to give a great talk can all be learnt. After this course delegates invariably leave as better, more confident presenters – even looking forward to their next presentation so that they can show off their new skills. We work in small, friendly groups and cover some of the important background theory, but the main focus is practical. You will have an opportunity to try out new techniques in a supportive setting.

Negotiation Skills

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

Negotiation can be a demanding process, but it doesn’t have to be a contest of wills. It can also be an opportunity to build mutually beneficial relationships and trust. Our negotiation skills training covers the fundamentals of the negotiation process from beginning to end. Delegates will learn the key stages that successful negotiators move through, how to build rapport and strong working relationships and how to identify when a successful outcome has been achieved.

Essential Management Skills (CMI validated)

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

This comprehensive course is all about providing delegates with the confidence, knowledge and techniques to be more effective leaders and managers. It focuses on how to build team cohesion, get the balance of talents right, and build a happy, motivated team. There is also an important opportunity for delegates to develop their awareness of their own leadership style, and what this means for how they are perceived by others.

Coaching Skills for Managers

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

Coaching is an essential tool for today’s managers. It helps them develop their staff’s skills in decision-making, problem solving and resilience. Powerful coaching techniques include effective questioning, challenging skills, re-framing and goal setting. This practical course covers key coaching tools and techniques and provides ample opportunity to practice new skills and gain valuable feedback from the trainer and other delegates. The course will equip you to coach confidently and effectively.

Engaging and Motivating your Team

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

Motivation and engagement are among the most important factors determining a team’s success. But each personality within a team responds best to a different motivational approach. During this course delegates will learn to take an individualised approach to motivating team members. They will discover a raft of powerful motivational techniques, and will be equipped to identify the most effective motivators for each person they manage.

Influencing without Authority

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

It’s easy to get people to do what you want if you have authority over them, but getting your ideas and opinions taken seriously and acted on without recourse to positional power requires subtler skills and a more thoughtful approach. This empowering course has been designed to help those with and without positional power to improve their ability to ‘bring people with them’, to persuade and to influence at work.

PR Skills

Delivered at your offices anywhere in the UK

Effective PR can be one of the most powerful ways of getting people to know about and understand your business, as well as for managing its image and reputation. But how do you make yourself heard with so many companies competing for media attention? This course lifts the lid on the so-called ‘dark arts’ of PR, providing you with the skills and confidence to engage with journalists and gain the publicity you need effectively.