The Brilliant People Manager

How to get the best possible performance from yourself and others.

DateVenuePrice
Wed 01 May 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hote (5 minute walk)

£520.00*

*Two delegates £480.00 per delegate.
All prices are exclusive of V.A.T.

Rated by 20 delegates

Overview

It's likely that your reward for being brilliant at work was to become a manager, and after the thrill and novelty had faded you realised that, in addition to your day job, you had suddenly assumed the responsibility for getting the best out of a whole team of people. 

    This course is designed for you – it's all about getting the best possible performance from yourself and others, creating a spirit of motivation, dealing with people who are not at the top of their game and bringing a real spark to your management.

    The day is highly participative, interactive and fun and you'll take away ideas that you can apply immediately on your return to work.

    What you'll learn

    Who are you?

    The greater your insight into who you are and how others perceive you, the greater will be your skill in stepping into others' shoes and understanding how to get the best out of them.   At the start of the course, you'll have an opportunity to assess yourself, and at the end, to get some feedback on the impression that you have made on other course participants.

    Your preferred management style

    If you know you preferred management style, you can make rational judgements about when it will and will not be most useful.  You'll explore a variety of alternative management styles and learn to use them to get the richest solutions in a variety of realistic work situations.

    High performance vs. tick box cultures

    Most organisations are on a spectrum from high performance to tick-box.  You'll discover where your organisation and your team are, where your own attitude falls on the spectrum and how to move people further towards high performance.

    Motivation

    Do you truly know what motivates you? And could you, hand on heart, describe the real motivators for each of your team members.  You'll learn how to analyse motivational drivers and how to use them to help people to feel more motivated and perform more effectively.

    Delegation that works

    One of the hardest lessons to learn in management is that you can't do everything yourself. 

    Collaborative problem-solving

    As command and control management fades into obscurity in the best run organisations, and as you find yourself managing Millennials, who may think very differently from you, so you need a different toolkit to ensure the highest performance.  Here you'll learn a number of fascinating techniques of collaborative problem-solving and decision-making which, though involving others, help your people to realise that they have a genuine contribution to make. 

    Giving and receiving feedback

    Have you ever let something go, thinking that it won't recur, only to see it happen again?  The best feedback is given at the moment at which something good or bad occurs, but giving feedback with no real structure can be an uncomfortable prospect.  In this session, you'll learn how to give structured feedback that reinforces good practice and stops bad practice in its tracks.

    Introducing change and making it stick

    It used to be said that leaders speak the future into existence and managers manage the status quo.  There is no longer a status quo!  Managers must be able to offer some sense of ‘business as usual' in times of change.  Here you'll learn how to introduce change that works and how to get the most resistant people to write the change plan!

    Who is it for?

    If you are looking for really practical management ideas that you can apply immediately, then this is the course for you.  It's designed to boost your confidence in the things that you are already doing well, and add new ideas and finesse to our management to help you to do even better.

    DateVenuePrice
    Wed 01 May 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm London
    CCT Venues Barbican

    CCT Venues Barbican

    Address

      Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

    Telephone

      0207 776 4794

    Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

    Directions

    Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

    Parking

    There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

    There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

    Hotels

    The closest hotels are:

    Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

    Malmaison (4 minute walk)

    Rookery Hote (5 minute walk)

    £520.00*

    *Two delegates £480.00 per delegate.
    All prices are exclusive of V.A.T.

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    Your facilitator

    David Cotton

    David has worked in training and development for over 20 years, working in four continents and nearly 40 countries.  His work ranges from one to one coaching to managing multinational training programmes and his clients range from small family businesses to the European Commission, United Nations and Middle Eastern petrochemical companies. He is the author of around a dozen books and many journal articles. He is also a qualified and practising hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner.  He spent 21 years with the major professional services firms, Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers, before becoming an independent trainer, coach, facilitator and speaker in 2002.  A former professional musician, David still occasionally performs and he collects instruments from around the world on his travels.  He is the author of several books including 'Managing Difficult People At Work' and 'The Business Strategy Toolkit'.

    Here's what our delegates are saying about this event…

    Excellent, good pace, delivery and materials. Great mix of theory, sharing experiences, time to think and practical approach.

    Head of , Scottish Government

    Genuinely interesting and though provoking. I can see practical applications in my job. A course which helps you to understand how you can recognise and adapt your management styles and motivate staff to improve performance.

    Team Leader, Scottish Government

    Good I enjoyed it. A crash course in why we do things and how that applies to work.

    Unit Head , Scottish Government

    Excellent and thought provoking.

    , Scottish Government

    Excellent, good pace, delivery and materials. Great mix of theory, sharing experiences, time to think and practical approach.

    Head of , Scottish Government

    Genuinely interesting and though provoking. I can see practical applications in my job. A course which helps you to understand how you can recognise and adapt your management styles and motivate staff to improve performance.

    Team Leader, Scottish Government

    Good I enjoyed it. A crash course in why we do things and how that applies to work.

    Unit Head , Scottish Government

    Excellent and thought provoking.

    , Scottish Government

    Thought inspiring. It provides different scenarios and solutions to deal with management issues.

    , Scottish Government

    Thoroughly enjoyable. Refresher of things I have done previously but useful reinforcement and reflection time. Entertaining and useful to consider different approaches.

    , Scottish Government

    Very good course it covered a lot of ground. Practical insight to handling people management challenges.

    , Scottish Government

    Excellent. Really applicable to everyday work. It was engaging though the whole day. How to manager people and improve your managerial skills. Builds confidence for new and more experienced managers.

    Research Manager

    It was relaxed, enjoyable and well delivered. I felt I learnt so much through the training style and will use all of the material. It provides expert materials on how best to manager in a range of areas, from understanding yourself to approaching difficult situations.

    Research Manager

    Really engaging and informative. Good fun I learnt a lot and had a laugh too. Useful information presented in a funny engaging way with lots of interactivity.

    System Analyst

    It was very useful and interactive. Well presented. A very positive experience that makes you think about day to day management responsibilities and their importance.

    Research Manager

    Good, positive, engaging and useful. The content was relevant.

    Recruitment Manager

    It was very engaging and though provoking. Very valuable insight into effective management.

    Commercial Manager

    Excellent, very informative, interesting and collaborative.

    Group Employee Engagement Manager

    Very useful skills learnt. Informal, informative and friendly.

    Farm Manager

    Very good, informative and worthwhile.

    Site Manager

    Really enjoyed it, good pace, good group of other delegates. Informal, relaxed environment, thought provoking.

    Early Careers Manager

    Great experience, learned new tools to apply. Relaxed.

    After Sales Manager

    Very good, very engaging trainer. A very good course on how to manage people and teams.

    Product Manager

    Useful ideas and techniques to think about and implement. Good relaxed atmosphere. Good informal training day, it will get you thinking about yourself, your team and how to approach managing the team effectively.

    Group Manager, ARC

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