Management Training

Companies are only as good as the people they employ. Managers especially have a huge influence on any organisation. Effective managers have the power to motivate, direct and encourage. This is why investment in management training and development is essential for companies to be competitive and successful.

Which of these courses would help your managers?

Coaching for Managers

Coaching, as a leadership style, undoubtedly has a positive effect on performance, employee motivation and engagement. Yet often managers will say they don’t have the time to coach – life is too busy, too pressurised and coaching too slow. This workshop provides a simple and effective coaching approach to conversations. This approach can be used effectively for conversations about staff performance and development, problem-solving discussions, and team meetings.

This workshop covers the following topics:

  • The benefits of developing a coaching habit.
  • The coaching approach – “Say less, ask more questions and change the way you lead forever”. (Michael Stanier).
  • The best coaching questions to use.
  • Making coaching part of how you lead.
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Managing for the First Time Workshop at Eagle Labs in Cambridge – complete with laser printed key-rings!

Managing for the First Time

Being promoted to the role of a manager means taking on a new responsibilities and developing new skills in order to be effective. This workshop clarifies the role of the manager and what it takes to be successful. It also offers practical approaches on how to achieve objectives, to support the individuals in the team and ensure that the team functions effectively. This workshop is also invaluable for more experienced managers who want to take the opportunity to review, reflect and re-focus on their role.

Managing Performance

This workshop helps managers to….

Develop a high performing work environment. Support of high performance underpins the achievement of individual and team objectives. Competence and commitment, formal, informal contracts and reciprocation don’t happen by themselves.

…and to deal confidently with poor performance when needed.

Poor performance can be a huge cost for businesses. If left unchallenged it will affect individual and team morale, and productivity. This workshop focuses on dealing effectively with poor performance.

Selection Interviewing

Any organisation is only as good as the people they employ, so finding the right person for your business is an essential skill. This workshop is designed to equip managers with skills and techniques they can use to conduct effective recruitment interviews which identify candidates that fit your company culture, as well as the legal pitfalls to avoid.

  • Behavioural competency-based interviewing.
  • Aligning the essential criteria and required experience with the job and person specification.
  • Preparing for and structuring the interview and managing the time available.
  • Giving feedback after the interview, including recommendations on hiring.
  • Winning the candidates you want.