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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.

 

At this level we enter the strategic tier of Leadership and Management. Managers who are established in post and who have a firm grasp of operational people management will find this course to be the natural next step in their personal development. This course focuses on middle & senior manager ability to reflect on their own personal style, and how this impacts on organisational culture.

Current course dates:

11th, 19th September, 3rd, 17th October (Swindon)

23rd September, 4th, 18th, 25th October (Bristol area - venue TBC)

1st, 8th, 15th, 28th October (Worcestershire) 

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Day 1

Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals:
• Exploring the importance for leaders to understand the organisations goals and objectives
• Communicating expectations to their teams so that they successfully achieve their goals

Day 2

Solving Problems and Making Decisions:
• How to solve more complex problems that managers may be faced with in the workplace
• How to make informed decisions
• Use of digital solutions to help solve problems

Day 3

Individual Mental Toughness:
• The importance and implications of mental toughness.
• Where mental toughness makes a difference – performance, wellbeing, positive behaviours, and aspiration
• Effective goals setting and developing an action plan
• Discuss the potential implementation of digital aspects to support workload management

Day 4

Developing People in the Workplace:
• Examining the expectations and requirements of people
• Diversity in the workplace
• Understanding the causes of conflict
• Managing career development
• Methods of ensuring fair and objective assessment/appraisal, and mechanisms to provide appropriate feedback to individuals
• Developing a culture of learning

 

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.