The world of work is becoming ever more hectic. A recent study by the Economic and Social Research Council reported that in the UK 80% of men and 71% of women were unhappy with the number of hours they work.
Most people, at one time or another, are called upon to make a presentation. This could be to a group of clients or suppliers, other stakeholders or perhaps, most commonly, they may also be called upon to present internally at a company conference or a departmental meeting.
The ability to build, maintain and extract value from our networks has never been more important. Modern organisations are flatter, more project focused and more prone to change than ever before. In order to survive in this complex and sometimes chaotic environment, individuals must learn to draw upon the resources, experience, referrals and co-operation of their colleagues, contacts customers, suppliers and cohorts.
Everyone in business needs to be able to communicate effectively in writing, Our jobs demand that we create a range of different documents, proposals, reports, letters, appraisals or marketing copy to name just a few.
Our ability to influence people affects everything that we do and everything we achieve in business and in life.
Developing assertiveness and self-confidence is fundamental to enjoying effective working relationships and achieving acceptable outcomes from a range of business situations.
This workshop is designed to help individuals develop a deeper understanding of how their personal preferences, communication habits and style impact upon the way they work with their team and the way that they manage themselves and their career.
The aim of this course is to help delegates to understand their own development needs and to create a personal development plan that is both inspiring and practical.
Negotiation Skills are important for everyone. The ability to negotiate a good deal , to get value for money and to build solid supplier relationships is an essential business skill.
Conflict can arise in any work environment. The mix of different personality types, opinions, the demands of the job and the all the possibilities for mis-communication that exist in a busy workplace combine to create conditions where occasional conflict is almost a certainty.