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Continuing to Lead and Inspire

The relational aspect of the leadership role has been given a new emphasis within the management and supervision of safeguarding practice. One key message has been the need for professionals responsible for providing services to vulnerable populations to move from a culture of 'compliance' to that of 'learning'.

This programme is designed for experienced managers (ideally over 3 years’ experience in a leadership role) who work in the context of a children’s organisation. It will support leaders’ knowledge of how to build capacity, especially team resilience, whilst seeking and developing in ...
Course Code: EY 19/007

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Developing Your Leadership Style (EVENT FULL)

This qualification is designed for those managers who are relatively inexperienced in their management role and are aspiring to the next stage in their career. During this two day programme managers will be able to develop the skills they need to lead at this level, whilst getting to grips with their own role and gaining business knowledge and confidence.

The courses aim to combine knowledge and competency based learning whilst building and developing new skills to enhance their management career.

This two day programme is designed for managers with over two years’ experience in a mana ...
Course Code: EDU 18/710

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Session 1Monday 25 February 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EUMap
Session 2Wednesday 17 April 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EUMap
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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Induction and Probation Thumbnail

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the lastest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy p ...
Course Code: EDU 19/051
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Session 1Monday 25 February 201914:00 - 15:00Guildhall 2 1-F Meeting Room B, Guildhall 2, KT1 1EUMap
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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Professional Development Scheme Thumbnail

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy pe ...
Course Code: EDU 19/056
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Session 1Monday 25 February 201915:15 - 16:15Guildhall 2 1-F Meeting Room B, Guildhall 2, KT1 1EUMap
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Action Learning Set (Continuing to Lead and Inspire)

These Action Learning Sets form part of the Continuing to Lead and Inspire programme for front line managers. The content was devised in collaboration with senior leadership teams and an experienced Consultant Social Work Trainer. Each session has been commissioned to meet the gap in skills, knowledge, confidence and competence that have been identified. The programme consists of 3 days training plus action learning sets and coaching sessions. The programme has been devised specifically for managers of teams that work directly with children and young people. Delegates are expected to attend ev ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/112
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 27 February 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Session 2Wednesday 27 March 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Session 3Wednesday 17 April 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Session 4Wednesday 1 May 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Session 5Wednesday 15 May 201909:30 - 11:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
Session 6Wednesday 29 May 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BYMap
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Mastering Minute Taking (EVENT FULL)

Do you find you have less time, but have to do more work?Do you need to find ways to streamline some of your tasks?Mastering Minute Taking can help you do exactly that!Meetings are vital in many businesses, but often their effectiveness is lost as the information contained in the minutes isn’t recorded accurately or it isn’t clear what actions need to be taken. This workshop will provide you with a step-by-step approach to producing effective minutes – giving templates to help you produce structured agendas and take notes effectively. A range of minute taking techniques will be shared and by t ...
Course Code: EDU 18/730

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Session 1Tuesday 5 March 201913:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EUMap
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Assertiveness and Self-Confidence (EVENT FULL)

Understanding what assertiveness is and how to demonstrate both self –confidence and assertiveness at work is a fundamental part of most colleagues working lives. We know that assertiveness is important for healthy self-esteem and for your overall wellbeing. Being assertive means speaking up for yourself, being able to express your opinions and feelings and being able to say “no” when it is right to do so. This workshop will help you discover how to become more assertive.

Colleagues in children’s services are working in a fast changing business climate with unprecedented challenges, tight ...
Course Code: EDU 18/701

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Session 1Wednesday 6 March 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EUMap
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Equality & Diversity

Ask the question 'What is Equality and Diversity' and you will get a variety of answers. There is much confusion, it is often obscured by myths and most people are wary of dealing with Equality and Diversity issues for fear that they may do or say something wrong.

The workplace today is more diverse than ever. This workshop is designed not only as an introduction to diversity and cultural awareness, but also as a practical guide to making the organisational culture an inclusive one. It combines a focus on personal and organisational beliefs, values and behaviours and have the impact they h ...
Course Code: BSS 19/007

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Influencing and Negotiation Skills

Negotiating and influencing are closely linked but different aspects of interpersonal and communication skills. Negotiating involves being able to discuss an issue with others and reach a mutually satisfactory agreement. Influencing involves a combination of both negotiation and persuasion.

With the changing nature of organisations, managers and staff are required to resolve conflicting demands through negotiation and reach a mutually agreeable solution. This affects their relationship with colleagues, clients and partners.

This course aims to bring about a confident and positive appro ...
Course Code: BSS 18/121
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Session 1Wednesday 13 March 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EUMap
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Spec Writing and Contract Management

Effective contract management is essential to the supply and services of an organisation. It has an impact on areas such as budget, operations, customer service, and even public image.

Having high quality specifications when dealing with suppliers, as well as sound contract management is critical in delivering the right outcomes.

The specification is a crucial document in the relationship between an organisation and their customers or suppliers. It provides a description of the services or goods required, and allows for the most appropriate solution or products to be provided at the bes ...
Course Code: BSS 18/115
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Session 1Thursday 14 March 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EUMap
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