Soft Skills open courses
Take advantage of our open courses especially focused on key areas of management skills!
About the courses
Soft skills seminars are designed to help participants to set up their targets in the area of personal and managerial development. All seminars are highly interactive and utilise the best soft skills techniques and models.
Who should attend?
The trainings are aimed at almost everyone – whether people in leading positions who want to successfully manage, coach and motivate others, or any other employees who simply want to raise their own potential by communicating effectively.
Benefits of open courses
- Our tutors are experienced PwC professionals in coaching, motivation and both individual and team leading
- Participants will get the chance to share their experiences with other people from across different positions, companies and areas of business
- The participants will learn how to:
- Show proper styles of performance management in contemporary conditions
- Maximise the team potential and to get the most out of individual team members as well
- Be effective when interacting with different personality types
- Promote desired changes in behaviour and put knowledge into practice
Dates & details
25-26 November 2014
This highly interactive course is aimed at presenters who want to improve their skills and techniques in planning and delivering presentations. There will be short inputs, discussions and activity sessions to practise techniques and build skills/style flexibility. The majority of the course is focused on the participants actually doing and exchanging feedback on different types of presentation to put these new ideas into practice.
27-28 November 2014
For individuals who want to prepare for situations that involve negotiations they may encounter and to develop their capability of running effective negotiations, which lead to building strong relationships with clients and provide new business opportunities. By the end of the course, participants will be able to use the techniques and skills required for successful negotiations and become more confident about their abilities to negotiate.
2 December 2014
Coaching in the Workplace
This workshop helps participants to identify and practice the core skills of coaching and to put them into practice in a safe but real environment. They will primarily develop skills in using a non-directive approach to managing and leading people. By the end of the course, participants will be able to understand the key coaching models and techniques as well as start using coaching as part of everyday life, formal and informal situations and alongside management processes.
11 December 2014
Communication - Assertiveness
Learn how to interact effectively and express your needs. Assertive communication can strengthen your relationships, reduce stress from conflict and provide you with social support when facing difficult times. It is a key skill within personal and business relationships. The course will help participants to understand various communication techniques and styles and to use them to develop mutual respect with others.
Poor performance issues: understanding and solution
Are you facing poor performance issues? Are you a supervisor in a workplace that is full of problems and the actual work is lagging behind? Do you have a subordinate who does not deliver his work on time and you are penalised for it? You will learn how to identify causes of poor performance of individuals, be open and comfortable in discussions about difficult issues with “troublesome” employees and use best practices to prevent poor performance and return to normal performance.
Survival techniques for people in difficult economic times
Learn how to survive working life... and prevent burn-out syndrome! Find out what the top risk factors leading to burn-out syndrome are and be able to spot them early. Learn about best practices which will improve your working life and will restore the perfor¬mance of the individuals and teams you work with.
This two-day programme is for individuals who need to influence others effectively in a complex, multi-cultured environment. The course is very interactive and will focus on recognising predominant influence styles, behaviours and individual barriers to influence, as well as practicing and utilising relevant skills in various situations and increasing options and confidence when influencing others.
Learn to manage your energy and time - for individuals who want to become knowledgeable about personal and team time-management techniques and simply organise their working time more effectively. The course objectives involve diagnosing your own time management style, identifying priorities, facing various tasks from different people, and planning work effectively according to time schedules.
People Management and Motivation
This course is very useful for those who need to organise and manage other people, lead them on the job formally and informally, motivate them and deliver team results. The interactive two-day programme will give you not only knowledge but also experience and will cover all key managerial skills such as planning, setting goals, leading, communication, motivation, checking and feedback within the team.
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