Personal Development

Course Duration Price Campus Dates

Assertiveness at Work

This two day workshop focuses on how to become more assertive in the workplace.

The training covered during this course will focus on the reasons why assertiveness is so important, and provide you with hints and tips on how to become a more assertive, confident and decisive team member.

2 days £269 Cheltenham

30 - 31 July, 2 - 3 December 2019

Coaching & Mentoring

This theoretical and practical one day workshop provides the opportunity for attendees to acquire insight into the added value coaching and mentoring can have for staff and an organization.

Attendees can expect to acquire knowledge relating to the definition of the terms 'coaching' and 'mentoring'; how 'coaching' and 'mentoring' is applicable within a working environment, and the extent to which this can positively impact on individual and organizational performance; managerial attributes necessary to facilitate effective 'coaching' and 'mentoring' and the link with 'Emotional Intelligence'.

The second part of this workshop will comprise of an introduction into the key underlying principles of facilitating 'coaching' and 'mentoring effectively.

This will be followed by an evaluation of a validated 'coaching' and 'mentoring' model, coupled with a brief introduction of 'mentoring' techniques.

Potential barriers relating to the 'coaching' and 'mentoring' process will also be explored and the final part of this workshop will provide attendees with knowledge pertaining to the ethical and professional framework when facilitating 'coaching' and 'mentoring'.

1 day £139 Cheltenham 5 September 2019

Conflict Management

This workshop explores the varying types of conflict experienced within a working environment and how 'conflict management' can improve workplace relationships.

This course will also explore conflict resolution techniques and gain an insight into the link between resolving interpersonal conflict and emotional intelligence

1 day £139 Cheltenham 3 October 2019

Content Marketing Fundamentals

In this interactive one-day workshop, hosted by chartered marketer Luan Wise, you will find out why content marketing is so important right now, and learn practical steps to making it work in your business.

Topics covered include: what is content marketing, understanding your target audience, how to measure content marketing success, the four types of content, generating ideas for content and ways to distribute your content.

The course is suitable for small business owners and marketers involved in planning, creating or distributing content as a way to build awareness and grow a business.

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1 day £139 Cheltenham 9 October 2019

Effective Appraisals

This 1 day course is for managers or team leaders who undertake performance reviews or appraisals with members of their team.

The course focuses on the appraisal process and provides guidance and practical solutions on why we use appraisals, what effective appraisals look like, and how to carry them out. You will also consider your next steps to effectively monitoring the outcomes of appraisals.

1 day £139 Cheltenham 4 October 2019

LinkedIn - Part One

In this interactive half-day workshop, you will learn all the essentials about LinkedIn, the number one business-to-business social media platform.

Led by one of LinkedIn’s own course instructors, Luan Wise will guide you step-by-step through setting up an All-Star LinkedIn profile.

Course topics will include: types of accounts, company pages and personal profiles, privacy settings, writing your headline and 'about' section, and how to add links and additional sections.

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0.5 day £70 Cheltenham  1 October 2019

LinkedIn - Part Two

In this interactive half-day workshop led by one of LinkedIn’s own course instructors, Luan Wise will review your LinkedIn profile and take you on the next steps to getting results from the number one business-to-business social media platform.

This course is suitable for those who have attended the Part One course, or who already have an All-Star LinkedIn profile.

Course topics will include: making connections and building your network, searching and using groups, sharing content to nurture your network and how to manage LinkedIn in less than ten minutes a day.

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0.5 day £70 Cheltenham 19 November 2019

Social Media Marketing

Social media is an effective marketing channel for business, supporting awareness, lead generation, customer service and recruitment objectives to name a few. But businesses can only truly benefit from social media if they have a plan and the know-how to implement that plan.

This interactive one-day workshop, hosted by chartered marketer Luan Wise, is aimed at business owners and managers who know that they want to use social media to promote their business, but need a better understanding of the why, what and some how-to. It is also suitable for those who are in a marketing role, with responsibility for social media.

You will learn how to optimise your Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter profiles, how to use hashtags, best times to post, how to build your audiences and more.

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1 day £139 Cheltenham 17 October 2019

Mental Toughness & Resilience

The initial phase of this workshop will outline the definitions of 'mental toughness' and 'resilience', with attendees examining the difference between these two terms.

Attendees will then subsequently explore potential situational factors within the workplace where 'mental toughness' can be required, and the value of displaying 'mental toughness' in a given work situation.

The second part of this workshop will provide attendees with an introductory insight into strategies for 'mental toughness'.

The final component of this workshop will provide attendees the introductory knowledge of an empirically validated tool that assesses an individual's mental toughness.

1 day £139 Cheltenham 6 September 2019

Steps to Setting up your own Business

This course will take you through all of the steps you will need to set up and establish a small business. You will explore business planning, start-up costs, financial and legal requirements, marketing and advertising your business, customer service and assertiveness.

2 days £269 Cheltenham 25 - 26 November 2019

Successfully Marketing Yourself

This 2 day course is looking at developing techniques to champion and promote yourself and your skills, both in the workplace and as an entrepreneur.

Focusing on self-marketing, this course will help you to maximise opportunities to confidently promote yourself and/or your small business.

2 days £269 Cheltenham 9 - 10 October 2019


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