This practical program covers how to set up a performance management system as well as practical aspects of preparing for and conducting the review, and giving constructive feedback. By the conclusion of this program participants will feel more confident in their ability to make the performance appraisal of their staff a transparent and fair experience.
Budgeting and Business Planning
Every manager needs to operate within a budget. Participants will examine a variety of approaches for developing a budget and monitoring their performance against an agreed business plan.
Train the Trainer
Thousands of learning and development professionals have experienced this highly regarded program. Participants receive comprehensive exposure to the diagnosis, design, delivery and evaluation aspects of effective training.
Facilitate Group Processes
A skilful facilitator can significantly improve the engagement and outcomes of group processes. During this program you'll be exposed to many different techniques to manage a variety of settings, issues and personalities.
Building a Talent Development Strategy
Sourcing, building and retraining talent requires the implementation of a comprehensive talent development strategy. This program explores the essential elements required in most successful talent development plans.
Financial Forecasting and Modelling
For those needing to use financial tools to support business planning, this program will explore the different finance variables that have to be taken into account when preparing predictive models for organisations or major projects. Participants will work through a series of case studies to demonstrate some of the most useful methods for forecasting and identifying potential scenarios which can be used to determine the optimum cost for financing your business.
Hire and Keep the Right People
The high cost of making the wrong selection decision makes this an important program for managers and human resource professionals. No organisation can afford to enter the recruitment cycle without trained staff who are aware of the necessary skills and knowledge to make a successful selection decision.
Staff at all levels can, with training, play a significant role as technical experts or trusted individuals to support the development of other staff. This program introduces the key components of mentoring and the skills required of those who take up the mentoring role.
Foundations of HR
The status and range of responsibilities of the human resource management function have increased substantially in recent years. The effective human resource specialist needs to be a skilled practitioner, counsellor, negotiator and adviser. This program will highlight the skills and knowledge which must be acquired by human resource professionals or staff with those responsibilities.
Managing Workplace Inquiries and Investigations
Workplace inquiries and investigations are usually complex and stressful. However, through this program you'll learn the steps and processes that will help to resolve the issues and minimise the negative impacts on your organisation.
Running Productive Meetings
A well run meeting saves the time and frustrations of all participants. A good chairperson controls a meeting so that its particular purpose is achieved as efficiently, fairly and pleasantly as possible. Attendance on this program will develop your knowledge of a chairperson role and hone your meeting management skills.
Strategic Human Resource Management
Taking a longer term perspective of the role of HRM in organisations builds credibility and can add real value to the organisation. However, this requires the HR professional to look way beyond the tactical, day-to-day activities and identify those pivotal factors that will truly impact the performance of the organisation.
Introduction to Employment Law
A thorough understanding of employment law is essential to both maintain compliance with the relevant legislation and to maintain high quality employment practices. Refresh and update your knowledge of the current laws during this two day program.
Introduction to Accounting
This program is designed for those who have had little or no exposure to accounting concepts and want to gain an introductory level of financial awareness. Obtain a greater understanding of profit and loss statements, balance sheets and cash flow to improve communication with finance specialists.
Professional Office Manager
Those charged with the responsibility of 'running the office' have an enormous range of responsibilities to juggle. This program provides clarity and skills to focus on the key areas that will have the most impact on the office manager's performance.
Accounting for Non Accountants
If you are seeking to build your financial acumen and would like to integrate financial information into your decision making, this program is for you. Participants will learn how to link financial objectives to company strategies, interpret financial data to make better decisions and communicate and engage with others to improve business performance.
On-the-Job Training Techniques
With more and more training happening on-the-job, supervisors and team leaders are required to have training and coaching skills. This program provides a quick introduction to the skills and techniques of an effective on-the-job trainer.
Building your Coaching Skills
This program will expose you to models and frameworks which are an essential toolkit for all coaches. The program is interactive and practical, giving participants the skills that can be applied immediately back in the workplace.
Developing an Eye for Accuracy
Developing an Eye for Acuraccy... Did you spot the error? To enable you to get it right first time, every time, this program is proven to reduce errors by 50-60% by showing you how to read, check and transfer information accurately and quickly.
The HR Professional
This program covers the areas of resource service, effective workplace relationships, workforce planning, the process of recruitment, selection and induction, remuneration and employee benefits. The proper management of these areas is essential for any organisation to effectively meet the requirements of both the organisation and its employees.
Understanding Bullying in the Workplace
The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission reports that workplace bullying costs Australian employers between $6 - $36 billion dollars every year when hidden and lost opportunity costs are considered. In addition, the high personal costs to the individual being bullied are very significant. This program aims to highlight some strategies employers can use to identify problems and take appropriate action.
This program explores the various aspects of this all-important role within an organisation. Participants will learn a number of skills to improve their capacity to service customer and client needs in an effective and professional manner.
Professional Executive Assistant
Coordinated manager/assistant teams can be extraordinarily productive. The manager's time is freed to tackle more strategic, longer term thinking, whilst the assistant has a more interesting job coordinating the tasks and activities of the work area. On this program you will develop skills at anticipating the needs of the manager, for thinking ahead, and thus will become a more valuable member of the team.
For those seeking greater expertise in the area of Coaching, this program offers advanced skills development. You will be challenged in a variety of coaching scenarios with various clients.
Preparing Meetings and Taking Minutes
This program is about meetings from the minute-taker's point of view. You'll get practical, confidence-boosting tips that will help you support the Chairperson and make your meetings a success.
Effective Workplace Relationships
Good workplace relationships are essential to ensure teams or business departments can work effectively. There are a multitude of essential skills covered in this program which will help participants increase their influence within their work team.