Finding and holding on to talent is an increasingly important corporate objective. Because employee turnover can be a major drain on any company’s resources, picking the right people the first time and effective talent management will boost performance across all areas of an organisation.
At the end of the one-day programme participants will be able to:
- Work directly with the key elements of a succession plan.
- Identify resources and analyse risks.
- Create, evaluate and review a succession plan specifically regarding roles, responsibility, function and scope.
How do you know you have the right people? How do you keep them invested in your vision? How do you support new hires who, in their formative months, may struggle with the corporate culture? Not having effective and adequate answers to these questions is likely to mean that your organisation is haemorrhaging financial resources in the one place you can least afford to neglect: your workforce.
This two-day training course helps HR and senior management learn the skills to create a quality talent management programme.
The course will focus on four key elements:
- The requirements to manage high potential employees.
- How to apply multiple aspects of talent management.
- Recognising and fostering talent.
- Competency, Strength and Motivational factors (CSM) when assessing talent.
In this one-day workshop, participants will be introduced to a three-phase model that will examine performance, inner motivation, and skills evaluation. The course will cover:
- the areas of managing for optimum performance,
- factors that contribute to a motivational working environment,
- understanding the role of goal setting in performance management,
- various tools that, when applied, help to set and achieve goals.
PLANNING & PROCESSES
Management is broadly defined as the act of coordinating activities in order to achieve defined objectives. A central dimension of management must therefore relate to planning. Also, an important element for the effective operation and development of all organisation is the development and implementation of suitably dynamic yet sturdy processes.
This course will touch on a range of supporting tools used in the creation of a gap analysis report, such as The McKinsey 7S Model, SWOT, Five Whys and, The Fishbone Diagram; specifically, what they are, how best to use and their limitations.
This two-day course explains the strategic planning concepts to participants as they simultaneously work on a mock strategic plan – where suitable an orgnisations’ own strategic plan can be used. The training sessions cover concepts and skills such as; determining the values that support a company, defining a company’s vision, writing a mission statement, undertaking meaningful SWOT and PEST analyses, as well as how to implement, evaluate, and review a strategic plan.
This is a two-day program designed around the six steps of the business process lifecycle (create, design, model, execute, monitor, and optimise). During the course a range of process improvement tools such as Lean and Six Sigma are introduced.
Whether or not an organisation is focussed on making a profit, all organisations provide a service or a product to end users; customers. In this regard the customer is defined as both internal and external to the organisation. In all cases there is a need to adopt a degree of commercialism to how an organisation is being managed.
This branding training course is designed to demonstrate that a good corporate brand is much more than an attractive image combined with a witty or catchy strip-line. The brand must reflect heart and soul of what the organisation promises.
Learning objectives for this two-day training course include:
- Defining a brand and what branding is about.
- Defining various types of brand architecture and extensions.
- Identifying brand values.
- Brand communication.
- Planning an internal and external brand launch.
- Monitoring and evaluating a brand.
This one-day workshop is designed to emphasise how to get maximum exposure on a budget by using the right strategies to improve marketing and sales, to develop company image, and in the case of a profit driven organisation add to the bottom line.
Participants will be taken through:
- A working definition of marketing and sales.
- How to recognise trends.
- Strategies for success.
- The value of trade shows.
- How to develop a marketing plan.
Managing an organisation of whatever size and function is demanding and requires the effective application of a plethora of skills and competencies, tools and techniques. Whilst mastery of each and every one is wholly unrealistic, more than a basic appreciation of key insights is a must.
This one-day change management course is ideally suited for those planning or experiencing changes within their organisation. Areas covered will include the stages of change (Change curves), pacing and dealing with resistance. Delegates will also be introduced to adaptive strategies and the importance of approaching changes as an opportunity for growth.
Crisis, like change, is inevitable in the life of any organisation and when managed effectively does not have to be catastrophic. This two-day training course focusses on ensuring that organisations understand the various aspects of effective crisis management, typically:
- Assigning people to an appropriate crisis team role.
- Conducting a crisis audit.
- Establishing the means for organisation continuity.
- Determining how to manage incidents.
- Helping teams recover from a crisis.
- Applying the crisis management process.
- Identify what is truly important to moving forward (personally and/or professionally).
- Use goal setting activities and appropriate language to articulate what they want to achieve.
- Use motivational techniques to help them reach their goals.
- Understand how to deal with setbacks.
This one-day program delivers a flexible risk management framework that can be applied to a single project, a department, or an enterprise-wide program. With this course participants will learn about risk and risk management, establishing a risk management context and, a framework for activities. In addition to designing and completing a basic risk assessment, appropriate response and action plan will be examined. Reporting, monitoring, and evaluation being important management activities.
This three-day course for new and aspiring leaders aims to engage learners in the different dimensions of leadership and the relevant functions of management; understanding when to lead and when to manage. Candidates will be exposed to a range of skills associated with:
- Being an active part of a learning organisation.
- Understanding the functions of leaders.
- Applying systems thinking to leadership.
- Adopting best practise for effective leadership.
The primary aim of this course is to enhance participants’ understanding of the impact that their communication skills have on others, whilst exploring the different ways in which developing these skills can make it easier to succeed. This programme includes identifying common communication problems, developing skills to ask questions, understanding non-verbal messages and, developing skills in active listening and empathy. In all this programme aims to enhance delegates’ ability to handle difficult situations.
This one-day workshop focusses on two main areas: The Team (the need to think critically when choosing a team, exploit the strengths of an assigned project team and getting the most out of a team). Communication (developing and executing an effective plan and, improving communication with sponsors and/or executives).