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eLearning: Getting it right: owning the Recruitment process

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 is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop will support our leaders and managers to prepare and run a successful recruitment campaign. This workshop will ensure that all our hiring managers are aware of the AfC processes and how to attract candidates. This session is one of th ...
Course Code: BSS 20/078

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eLearning: Its ok to talk: managing sickness sympathetically

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 is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop is focussed on supporting our leaders and managers to develop the best possible techniques to confidently manage sickness & absenteeism in the workplace. We know that failing to manage absenteeism and sickness at work is an expensive ...
Course Code: BSS 20/079

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eLearning: The first 90 days: taking control of Induction and probation

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 is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop will support our leaders and managers to prepare an effective welcome for new members of staff and ensure that the first 90 days in post are valuable and purposeful. This session is one of the three mandatory events that AfC leaders ...
Course Code: BSS 20/080

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Getting it Right: Owning the Agency Process Managers Briefing (Cancelled)

Achieving for Children are currently in the process of making key changes to our agency management, these changes will take effect from 1 February 2021. We are working with a new Managed Service Provider: Matrix SCM to offer a smoother, more efficient agency process which will be one provider across both operational areas.
This briefing will explore the reasons behind that decision and also the benefits and support available to you as a hiring manager.
Course Code: HLTH 21/002

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Applying for External Funding (AfC Staff) (Cancelled)

Applying for external funding is starting to become a part of most job roles. Approaching a business, individual or pot of funding for a project or service can be confusing because the application process, relationships and remit is often different every time. Locally you might be applying for a community grant or nationally you may be applying to a subcontractor to deliver elements of a service. Being aware of what funding opportunities are out there and how to apply for them can be a useful additional skill to most job roles.

Learning the rules of successful fund-raising is a key outcome ...
Course Code: EDU 21/341

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Assertiveness and Self Confidence (Cancelled)

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 well being. 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: SFVSS 21/092

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Time Management (Cancelled)

Developing strong time management skills is an essential part of working in children’s services. Staff are working in a fast-changing business climate with unprecedented challenges, tight finances and customers with increasing expectations. It is therefore important that staff have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas, to ensure success in delivering the services our customers expect. This includes strong, effective time management strategies.

This is a full day workshop which aims to support employees in prioritising and organising their workload ...
Course Code: EDU 21/510

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G-Suite Workshops: Getting the most from Google Sheets

G-Suite is now widely used by staff on a day to day basis. But are we getting the most out of the great potential that Google provides? We have a range of workshops in place that not only help build IT Literacy but will help you get to grips with Google’s functionality and capability.

This programme will cover the essential features and tools required to create, store and share files effectively within the Google environment. It also provides an overview of Google Docs and Sheets - as well as some other Google apps.

In order to consolidate learning and maximise the investment in t ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1146

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Achieving for Children Managers Induction: An Introduction

Managers have a huge role to play. “A single point improvement in management practices (rated on a five-point scale) is associated with the same increase in output as a 25% increase in the labour force or a 65% percent increase in invested capital. (Department for Business Innovation and Skills, 2012). This shows managers can make a vastly significant impact in their team.

At Achieving for Children we want to empower our new managers to understand the policies and procedures of the organisation. We want to enable managers to embed these principles into their management practice so that t ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1019
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Session 1Monday 1 November 202114:00 - 15:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Achieving for Children Managers Induction: Growing your team

Managers have a huge role to play. “A single point improvement in management practices (rated on a five-point scale) is associated with the same increase in output as a 25% increase in the labour force or a 65% percent increase in invested capital. (Department for Business Innovation and Skills, 2012). This shows managers can make a vastly significant impact in their team.

At Achieving for Children we want to empower our new managers to understand the policies and procedures of the organisation. We want to enable managers to embed these principles into their management practice so that t ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1009
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Session 1Monday 8 November 202110:00 - 12:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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