Leadership training

Technical experience and a practical no-nonsense approach

We pride ourselves on excellent value and quality, providing tried and tested, real-world solutions to meet the enduring challenges of management and leadership

THE GREAT MANAGER
Be in control but don’t be controlling
Trust and be trusted but still hold people accountable
Be fair and consistent but one size doesn’t fit all!

THE GREAT SUPERVISOR
Earning respect v being liked
Player v Manager
Motivating the team v keeping your manager onside

MANAGING DIFFICULT PEOPLE
Are some people really difficult to manage or do we just not have the insights and skills to manage them appropriately?
This workshop will give you some great insights, tools and techniques for tackling difficult people management issues at root cause
Find out how you can convert the awkward squad into motivated workers and take the noise out of the team without giving in

DISCIPLINARY AND GRIEVANCE SITUATIONS
Handling disciplinary or grievance situations can be a very challenging aspect of any management role
Tackling these issues quickly and effectively is a must-have skill set for avoiding costly disruption
Getting it even slightly wrong can result in costly, stressful and time-consuming employment tribunals

PERSONAL PRODUCTIVITY FOR MANAGERS
It’s easy to notice how busy we are, but could we be more productive?
Are we making the right choices when it comes to prioritisation?
How can we improve both the quality and quantity of what we can achieve every working day?

INTRODUCTION TO COACHING
You know your people are more capable than they seem at times
You find yourself doing things yourself because it just seems easier
Somehow telling people what to do and how to do it isn’t delivering the result you need

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR MOTIVATIONAL LEADERS
Find out what we mean by ‘Emotional Intelligence’ and why it marks out the greats from the also-rans when it comes to leadership
Maximise your personal leadership potential so you can get the very best from your people
Gain insights and skills that can fundamentally strengthen how you perceive and impact the world around you

MANAGING CHANGE AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Most people don’t like change except on their own terms. Access our ‘Change toolkit’ to make change easier and sustainable
Change at pace – how to balance winning hearts and minds with delivering change initiatives to tight deadlines
nsights and techniques to help make positive change part of your company’s culture

APPRAISALS THAT ADD VALUE
Appraisals should be a ‘good thing ‘but often only get lip service – find out where they go wrong and how to get them right.
Explore ways to keep your appraisal process, simple, relevant and a means to strengthen the business.
Further improve the key skills you need to make appraisals value adding to you, the business and the person being appraised.

DELEGATE AND EMPOWER EMPLOYEES

It may seem the most basic of tools, but skilled delegation is one of the most challenging management processes to get right
Find out how to delegate as a progressive technique that encourages ownership and responsibility
Develop your skills so that your delegation, communication and ability to hold staff accountable combine to deliver improved results

SUCCESSION PLANNING
With an aging work-force and skills shortages across sectors, succession planning is becoming the hot topic
This workshop will help you to evaluate the succession planning issues in your business more objectively and explore the solutions that will best suit
Home grown or brought in from outside? Develop a practical, timely plan for tackling succession planning head on

TUPE TRANSFER
Do you see TUPE as a complex ‘black art’ ? We will show you how to conduct a TUPE transfer in a clear no nonsense way and make it work for you
We will take you through each step of a TUPE transfer from defining whether it applies, to post transfer employment relations
You will no longer fear TUPE but see it as a great business opportunity

DRIVER TRAINING

Apprenticeship training
Skills Bootcamp training
Cat C training
CAT C+E training
Mod 3a / Mod 3b
Driver CPC training

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LEADERSHIP TRAINING

The Great manager
Introduction to coaching
Disciplinary and grievance situations
Personal productivity
Staff retention
Emotional intelligence

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MERLIN SUPPLY CHAIN

Skills bootcamps
Apprenticeships
Mod 3a / Mod 3b
Supply staff
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