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This certificate focuses on managing individuals within an organisation and supporting their wellbeing. It explores how best-practise approaches to mental health and stress management will support their employees, thereby developing a positive organisational culture that breeds motivation, constant improvement, and drives performance in an organisation.

Current course dates:

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd October (Bristol area - venue TBC)

10th, 17th, 24th, 31st October (Wiltshire)

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th November (Worcestershire) 

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Day 1

Managing and Implementing Digital Change in the Workplace:
• Understand why organisations continually change
• Manage the effect change may have on individuals on the workplace
• Discuss the latest influences such as digitalization and mental health, and the potential benefits/barriers to implementing changes to follow these influences

Day 2

Understanding Stress Management in the Workplace:
• Identifying the causes and impacts of stress at work and to spot the symptoms of stress in yourself and in others
• Management responsibilities regarding workplace stress, including practical stress management techniques
• Available channels of support and how these can be accessed and applied, including counselling and mentoring

Day 3

Managing Mental health in the Workplace:
• Organisational approaches to mental health including policies and strategies for mental health support
• Objective assessment of reasonable adjustments and mechanisms to provide appropriate feedback to individuals
• Communication styles, confidentiality agreements and behavioural adjustment
• Promoting positive mental health

Day 4

Motivating People in the Workplace:
• Theories of motivation, including ‘content’ and ‘process’ theories, and their application to teams and individuals
• Factors affecting performance and motivation
• Assumptions about human behaviour and the limitations of traditional theories of motivation
• Individual motivation vs team motivation and potential conflicts
• Theories of motivation and their application to teams and individuals. Measures for evaluating performance

 Completion of this course entails delegates submitting 4 assignments within the deadlines communicated at the sign-up and start of each course. Typically this is one draft assignment per week and the final submissions for all 4 assignments within 4 weeks of the last tutor day. Delegates will be required to attend all 4 training days.

 

This programme combines both HR practices and first-rate Management Development Training. It’s the perfect short course for those who manage the HR responsibilities within an organisation but who have had little or no formal training. It also makes a great refresher course for anyone who has held or is returning to an HR role.

Current course dates:

30th September, 7th, 14th, 21st October (Worcestershire)

9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October (Wiltshire - venue TBC)

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Day 1

Employment legislation:
• Understand the employment legislation that underpins recruiting & employing people
• Evaluating and influencing the management of equality and diversity law, legislation and internal policies

Recruitment & Selection in the Workplace:
• How to prepare job descriptions and person specifications and use these to shortlist applicants
• Methods of advertising vacancies, including the use of digital channels
• Preparation for interviews to ensure impartiality and optimum

Day 2

Inductions & Performance Management:
• Understand responsibilities for managing team, individual performance and meeting objectives
• How to ensure fair and objective assessment, conduct formal appraisals and the relevance of SMART objectives
• Setting and measuring performance standards why poor performance occurs

Understand Conflict Management in the Workplace:
• Develop knowledge and understanding of managing conflict
• Supporting individuals and managers through difficult situations

Day 3

Understanding Good Practice in Workplace Coaching:
• The nature and role of Coaching in the workplace
• Behaviours, skills, abilities and characteristics of an effective workplace coach including recognised Coaching Models
• Differences between Coaching and Line manager responsibilities and importance of coaching records

Day 4

Understanding Discipline in the Workplace:
• Discuss organisational employment policies to support the disciplinary process
• Legal aspects of disciplinary processes
• Interpersonal behaviour and support skills to maintain discipline at work
• The importance of record keeping and other means to support and monitor the disciplinary process

Completion of this course entails delegates submitting 4 assignments within the deadlines communicated at the sign-up and start of each course. Typically this is one draft assignment per week and the final submissions for all 4 assignments within 4 weeks of the last tutor day. Delegates will be required to attend all 4 training days.