Category: Senior Executive Retreats & Workshops

Advanced Coaching and Mentoring Techniques

Advanced Coaching and Mentoring Techniques

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
Lagos, Nigeria 11 May 2020 3 days ₦157,000 Click here
Lagos, Nigeria 27 July 2020 3 days ₦157,000 Click here

In today’s environment of changing technology and evolving organizations, professional mentoring has a strategic impact. It develops people to meet current and future needs. Coaching and Mentoring is an investment that you make in developing your key resource – people – for the long-term benefit of the organization. This coaching and mentoring course is aimed at enabling delegates to understand the processes, which will make them more effective and increase their confidence and sense of achievement in pouring of themselves into others for the long-term benefit of their organisation.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Be able to describe the skills and behaviours that are associated with successful coaching as well as what coaching is and isn’t
  • Have profiled your own coaching and development needs
  • Recognise coaching opportunities
  • Challenge the status quo and increase effectiveness
  • Use effective coaching techniques to see a significant improvement in an individual’s performance
  • Be able to plan for, structure and conduct a coaching session
  • Be able to use some of the essential skills and techniques necessary for successful coaching
  • Understand how delegation can be used as a tool for individual and team development

Course Outline

  • Coaching defined
  • Assessment of your coaching capability
  • Coaching action plan
  • Judgmental and behavioural remarks
  • Grow model
  • Coaching style
  • Learning style questionnaire and the learning cycle
  • Learning style task sheet
  • Impromptu coaching
  • Questioning techniques
  • Active listening, Setting SMART objectives
  • Developing and writing a SMART objective
  • Evaluating coaching successes
  • The skills of feedback

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Practical Counselling Techniques

Practical Counselling Techniques

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
London, United Kingdom 27 July 2020 1 week £2,850 Click here
London, United Kingdom 27 July 2020 2 weeks £4,850 Click here

This course focuses on the different theories behind counselling techniques and their application during the counselling process. You will learn about the key principles and applications of different theoretical approaches to counselling. We hope through this course to offers a simple framework to improve interpersonal communication as well as help you understand why we do what we do (which will provide excellent “tools” to gain good counseling skills).

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will have a better understanding of:

  • Behaviour and personality – why people behave the way they do
  • Why people get stuck
  • How relationships can be improved
  • Counselling and other forms of individual help
  • Counselling in the work context
  • Counselling versus coaching
  • Counselling versus sympathy
  • Managers as counsellors
  • When is counselling appropriate
  • What sort of problems come up in counselling?

Course Outline

  • Counselling placed into the working context
  • Recognising signs and when to introduce counselling
  • Setting the scene – preparing for the counselling interview
  • Controlling the interview
  • Active listening and questioning techniques – knowing when to question and when to listen
  • Empathy and sensitivity
  • Uncovering problems and introducing a framework to support the problem solving process
  • Identifying options and solutions including external/internal systems of
    support
  • Analysis of workplace situations
  • Practical sessions to develop personal counselling skills

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Strategy and Finance Masterclass

Strategy and Finance Masterclass

No Events

“With careful and detailed planning, one can win; with careless planning, one cannot win.  How much more certain is defeat if one does not plan at all!” The Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote this in “The Art of War” in 400bc and his advice has never been more relevant than in today’s challenging world. The successful organisation matches its capabilities with the environment and competitive framework in which it operates; a process generally referred to as strategic planning.  Executives aiming to operate effectively at the highest levels of organisational management need a thorough understanding of these principles and how, through strategic financial planning, they can be converted in to the financial objectives of the organisation.

This intensive course provides the opportunity to cover the essentials of both strategic planning and strategic financial management in one workshop.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will learn:

  • Analyze the external framework and competitive environment in which an organization functions
  • Identify organizational competencies and develop winning strategies
  • Understand and develop financial management strategies
  • Identify key financial objectives for your organization

Course Outline

Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Direction
  • The Organisation’s Capabilities
  • Developing an Effective Strategy
  • Managing Strategic Change

Strategic Financial Planning

  • Accounting principles and financial statements
  • Accounting concepts, principles, policies and GAAP
  • Improving cashflow by effective working capital management
  • Pricing for strong margins and profit
  • Interpreting financial statements and measuring performance
  • Investment and Project Appraisal
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Understanding and Managing Risk
  • A balanced strategy for risk management

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Strategy and Finance Masterclass

Strategy and Finance Masterclass

No Events

“With careful and detailed planning, one can win; with careless planning, one cannot win.  How much more certain is defeat if one does not plan at all!” The Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote this in “The Art of War” in 400bc and his advice has never been more relevant than in today’s challenging world. The successful organisation matches its capabilities with the environment and competitive framework in which it operates; a process generally referred to as strategic planning.  Executives aiming to operate effectively at the highest levels of organisational management need a thorough understanding of these principles and how, through strategic financial planning, they can be converted in to the financial objectives of the organisation.

This intensive course provides the opportunity to cover the essentials of both strategic planning and strategic financial management in one workshop.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will learn:

  • Analyze the external framework and competitive environment in which an organization functions
  • Identify organizational competencies and develop winning strategies
  • Understand and develop financial management strategies
  • Identify key financial objectives for your organization

Course Outline

Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Direction
  • The Organisation’s Capabilities
  • Developing an Effective Strategy
  • Managing Strategic Change

Strategic Financial Planning

  • Accounting principles and financial statements
  • Accounting concepts, principles, policies and GAAP
  • Improving cashflow by effective working capital management
  • Pricing for strong margins and profit
  • Interpreting financial statements and measuring performance
  • Investment and Project Appraisal
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Understanding and Managing Risk
  • A balanced strategy for risk management

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

Call Me Back

Strategy and Finance Masterclass

Strategy and Finance Masterclass

No Events

“With careful and detailed planning, one can win; with careless planning, one cannot win.  How much more certain is defeat if one does not plan at all!” The Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote this in “The Art of War” in 400bc and his advice has never been more relevant than in today’s challenging world. The successful organisation matches its capabilities with the environment and competitive framework in which it operates; a process generally referred to as strategic planning.  Executives aiming to operate effectively at the highest levels of organisational management need a thorough understanding of these principles and how, through strategic financial planning, they can be converted in to the financial objectives of the organisation.

This intensive course provides the opportunity to cover the essentials of both strategic planning and strategic financial management in one workshop.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will learn:

  • Analyze the external framework and competitive environment in which an organization functions
  • Identify organizational competencies and develop winning strategies
  • Understand and develop financial management strategies
  • Identify key financial objectives for your organization

Course Outline

Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Direction
  • The Organisation’s Capabilities
  • Developing an Effective Strategy
  • Managing Strategic Change

Strategic Financial Planning

  • Accounting principles and financial statements
  • Accounting concepts, principles, policies and GAAP
  • Improving cashflow by effective working capital management
  • Pricing for strong margins and profit
  • Interpreting financial statements and measuring performance
  • Investment and Project Appraisal
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Understanding and Managing Risk
  • A balanced strategy for risk management

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Strategic Thinking: New Models for Managers and Leaders

Strategic Thinking: New Models for Managers and Leaders

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 17 February 2020 1 week £2,850 Click here
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 06 July 2020 1 week £2,850 Click here

This content and value rich course is suitable for middle and senior managers, directors and leaders and will provide fresh approaches to the ability to think strategically and deliver strategic excellence. Clarity, direction, forward motion and direction are some of the key outcomes which will be achieved through exploration, discussion and debate of a series of approaches to strategic thinking. We’ll use the experience of our delegates to work on real life case study and experience and we’ll conduct relevant exercises to bring concepts and theories to life. Standing back from the daily challenges isn’t easy in a pressured environment and this course will give delegates the tools they need to take a “helicopter view” and see things clearly. Clear and objective vision is an enabler of effective strategic planning and this course will deliver exactly that.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • View their people and business with significantly increased clarity
  • Know, understand and apply a range of strategic thinking models
  • Achieve clear focus on relevant, topical and potential issues and opportunities
  • Apply objective approaches to thinking and planning
  • Conduct effective business and people performance reviews
  • Efficiently assess, quantify and qualify business and people issues
  • Construct fully rounded and strategic action plans for success
  • Share new approaches and business language with colleagues, peers and superiors
  • Cut through layers of information and efficiently get to root cause analysis
  • Understand key moments of truth and achieve critical improvements for competitive advantage

Course Outline

  • What is strategic thinking and how does it differ from the status quo?
  • The benefits, pitfalls, advantages and disadvantages of thinking strategically
  • The thoughts of some historic and current strategy thought leaders
  • De Bono thinking strategies
  • The six thinking hats
  • Bicycle strategy
  • MBLSS
  • Root cause analysis – the 7 why’s
  • Moments of Truth Analysis
  • COPPFISM
  • The model of excellence – can we improve it?
  • Spiral, comfort, stretch, panic – where are you? where is the business?
  • The CADILAC strategic thinking model
  • The importance of CLARITY
  • Are the 7 habits still relevant?
  • A pragmatic strategy model for SME’s – does it apply to you?

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Practical Counselling Techniques

Practical Counselling Techniques

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
Lagos, Nigeria 27 January 2020 3 days ₦157,000 Click here
Lagos, Nigeria 01 July 2020 3 days ₦157,000 Click here

This course focuses on the different theories behind counselling techniques and their application during the counselling process. You will learn about the key principles and applications of different theoretical approaches to counselling. We hope through this course to offers a simple framework to improve interpersonal communication as well as help you understand why we do what we do (which will provide excellent “tools” to gain good counseling skills).

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will have a better understanding of:

  • Behaviour and personality – why people behave the way they do
  • Why people get stuck
  • How relationships can be improved
  • Counselling and other forms of individual help
  • Counselling in the work context
  • Counselling versus coaching
  • Counselling versus sympathy
  • Managers as counsellors
  • When is counselling appropriate
  • What sort of problems come up in counselling?

Course Outline

  • Counselling placed into the working context
  • Recognising signs and when to introduce counselling
  • Setting the scene – preparing for the counselling interview
  • Controlling the interview
  • Active listening and questioning techniques – knowing when to question and when to listen
  • Empathy and sensitivity
  • Uncovering problems and introducing a framework to support the problem solving process
  • Identifying options and solutions including external/internal systems of
    support
  • Analysis of workplace situations
  • Practical sessions to develop personal counselling skills

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Advanced Organisational Diagnostics

Advanced Organisational Diagnostics

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
London, United Kingdom 11 May 2020 1 week £2,850 Click here
London, United Kingdom 05 October 2020 1 week £2,850 Click here

Understanding what the underlying issues in business performance is a necessary skill for any manager with strategic responsibility. On this course, we will review a selection of tools and techniques for analysing and understanding the business. We clarify how these are used, their limitations and how they provide the catalyst when facilitating change within an organisation.

This course is highly participative combining facilitated sessions, group work and exercises with appropriate case studies. There are no formal prerequisites.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the application of a range of business analysis and diagnostic tools.
  • Compare the different utilisation of the tools
  • Explore the purpose and relevance of the alternative approaches and tools for the strategic manager
  • Identify where to focus internal effort in growing the business

Course Outline

  • The Strategic Dimension
  • The internal analysis
  • Exploring Marketing and the sales effort
  • Reading the story from finance
  • Using HR Metrics to  grow the business through people
  • Benchmarking the business

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Advanced Coaching and Mentoring Techniques

Advanced Coaching and Mentoring Techniques

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 06 April 2020 1 week £2,850 Click here
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 06 April 2020 2 weeks £4,850 Click here

In today’s environment of changing technology and evolving organizations, professional mentoring has a strategic impact. It develops people to meet current and future needs. Coaching and Mentoring is an investment that you make in developing your key resource – people – for the long-term benefit of the organization. This coaching and mentoring course is aimed at enabling delegates to understand the processes, which will make them more effective and increase their confidence and sense of achievement in pouring of themselves into others for the long-term benefit of their organisation.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Be able to describe the skills and behaviours that are associated with successful coaching as well as what coaching is and isn’t
  • Have profiled your own coaching and development needs
  • Recognise coaching opportunities
  • Challenge the status quo and increase effectiveness
  • Use effective coaching techniques to see a significant improvement in an individual’s performance
  • Be able to plan for, structure and conduct a coaching session
  • Be able to use some of the essential skills and techniques necessary for successful coaching
  • Understand how delegation can be used as a tool for individual and team development

Course Outline

  • Coaching defined
  • Assessment of your coaching capability
  • Coaching action plan
  • Judgmental and behavioural remarks
  • Grow model
  • Coaching style
  • Learning style questionnaire and the learning cycle
  • Learning style task sheet
  • Impromptu coaching
  • Questioning techniques
  • Active listening, Setting SMART objectives
  • Developing and writing a SMART objective
  • Evaluating coaching successes
  • The skills of feedback

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Conducting Effective 1:1 Performance Review Meetings

Conducting Effective 1:1 Performance Review Meetings

City Start Dates Duration Cost Make a booking
London, United Kingdom 06 April 2020 1 week £2,750 Click here
London, United Kingdom 07 September 2020 1 week £2,750 Click here

This course is perfect for managers and leaders who need to ensure that their communication style, tone, approach and impact is well considered and positive, resulting in the desired impact and outcomes. The easiest approach to communication is to revert to a default style without any conscious thoughts about impact. A harder but significantly more rewarding approach is to think before communicating and to apply relevant skills. This course will provide knowledge, understanding, skill and application of a range of communication techniques designed to deliver optimum outputs from the right inputs. Understanding the impacts of verbal and written communication and changing the use of language, tone and style will deliver hugely positive results and greater achievements for all participants. This is a very enlightening course with life changing takeaways.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Develop an innovative approach to 1:1 meetings
  • Shift ownership and accountability to the right person
  • Learn a powerful agenda approach
  • Move from interrogation to a positive coaching conversation
  • Understand and apply relevant psychology
  • Learn a robust approach towards action planning
  • Apply proven management models and theories
  • Gain commitment and motivation to deliver results

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Ownership accountability
  • The GROWTH agenda
  • Positioning is everything
  • Telling versus asking
  • Emotional intelligence Transactional analysis
  • Licence to challenge
  • SMART action planning – the reality Blake & Mouton managerial grid
  • A place for Maslow and the hierarchy of needs The 7 habits of highly effective people
  • The MBLSS model for focussed action planning

Our mission is the development of potentials in individuals and organizations in emerging economies. We believe that economies develop when entities within it are performing to their highest potential.

RELATIONSHIP

People matter to us. We are committed to understanding our clients so that we can serve them better. Our ultimate goal is to foster mutually beneficial longterm relationships with each of our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION

Our faculty members are experts within their fields, and are supported by a network of dynamic back-office staff. We actively encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, recognizing that winning ideas come from collaborative thinking. With the wealth of knowledge within our teams and our collaborative ethos, we create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning for all our delegates.

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Senior Executive Retreats & Workshops

Senior Executive Retreats & Workshops

In a highly competitive world, where Executives face increasing pressures to continue developing market defining and leading strategies for continued growth and operational excellence, taking time off to recharge and energize, whether individually or as an Executive team is a critical factor. Taking time to pause, reflect and ask questions, such as: “how are we doing against our strategic objectives?”, “What are we doing right?”, “Are we delivering against what’s important to our customers?” helps to calibrate the performance of the Executive team, and provides an opportunity to refocus and energize. Our exclusive, inspiring and relaxing retreats and workshops offer a great way for Executives to take a short break away from the inertia of running a business and watching the bottom line, allowing them an opportunity to slow down so they can “speed up” their business. We offer a choice of locations in the USA, UK, Spain, South Africa or the UAE, with facilitation by industry leading trainers and coaches.

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