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                        "The only thing worse than training people and having them leave
                                 is not training them and having them stay"     Zig Ziglar


We offer the following range of workshops for your organisation. We discuss your needs and priorities with you and then tailor a program to achieve the results you want.

1 day per topic is recommended; 2 day and half days are available. You can mix and match. Scroll down for more information on these workshops.

  • New Leader and Team Integration Process
  • Create your Ideal Organisation - How to get the organisational culture you want
  • The Art of Leadership
  • Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Work - the key to success
  • Extra-ordinary Teamwork - How to get your team firing on all cylinders
  • The Art of Effective Supervision - Bring out the best in your people
  • The Art of Influence - Systems Advocacy Skills
  • Towards a Culturally Responsive Organisation
  • Constructive Conflict Resolution - Overcoming barriers to cooperation
  • Planning for Success
  • Facilitation for your Strategic Plan
  • Board Effectiveness
  • Cross Cultural Awareness
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • How to handle difficult people
  • Facilitation skills
  • Evaluation skills
  • Problem solving 
  • Decision making 
  • Effective Meetings
  • Networks - how to make them work                                                           

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Our workshops:
  • Designed to give you greater knowledge, skills and confidence
  • Provide tools to boost your organisation's effectiveness
  • Guaranteed quality - if you don't benefit from a workshop, you won't have to pay for it 
  • Participatory - No death by powerpoint!
  • Available throughout Australia
  • Cost effective

Create your Ideal Organisation -
How to get the organisational culture you want
                  
  • Identify your organisational culture
  • What are your unwritten ground rules?
  • How do you go from good to great? 
  • What type of leader takes an organisation from good to great?
  • The potential of the Learning Organisation
  • Build shared vision and positive organisational culture to create a place where people love to work

Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Work - the Key to Success
  • Heighten your self awareness and reduce your blind spots
  • Learn about yourself through the Enneagram
  • Learn to manage your and other's emotions, even in the most trying circumstances
  • The warning signs of too much or too little ego
  • Practice using emotional intelligence to handle difficult people

The Art of Influence - Systems Advocacy Skills

  • Understand systems advocacy
  • Practice campaign planning
  • Design your message and communicate to influence
  • Gain the skills and confidence to bring about positive changes and address disadvantage


Towards a Culturally Responsive Organisation

  • Assess your organisation’s cultural responsiveness
  • Explore what it takes to have an organisation truly responsive to our diverse community
  • Consider how to bring about change in your organisation
  • Develop a clear plan of action

The Art of Effective Supervision - Bring out the best in your people


  • The three purposes of professional supervision
  • Your supervising style and learning styles
  • Coaching techniques
  • How to address performance issues 
  • Practice supervision with feedback                                                            

New Leader and Team Integration Process
(used when a team gets a new CEO, manager or team leader)
 
  • Because team cohesion is too important to be left to chance!
  • 2 session process to uncover expectations, concerns, values, priorities and work styles
  •  The fast track to a cohesive and effective team


Extra-ordinary Teamwork - How to get your team firing on all cylinders

  • Team values, norms and roles
  • Find out which of Belbin's team roles you play
  • What does it take to be a high performance team?
  • Leadership styles
  • Ways to bring out the best in team members
  • Strategies to achieve extra-ordinary teamwork

The Art of Leadership


  • Your leadership style
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Ego at work
  • Coaching skills

 

Planning for Success

  • Planning your planning
  • Setting goals and SMART objectives
  • Meaningful consultation
  • Tools that help you plan and track your progress


Constructive Conflict Resolution - Overcoming barriers to cooperation

  • Causes of conflict at work
  • How to deal with emotions
  • Learn a proven method of resolving conflict


Board Effectiveness
  • Assess the Board’s effectiveness
  • Explore roles and challenges
  • Decision making tools
  • Ways to make meetings worthwhile
  • How to make members glad they are on your Board
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Irene Opper,
2 Mar 2010, 17:25
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