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Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training Course - One Day

Learn practical tools that you can use in real-life situations. Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training
  • Communicate goals clearly and confidently
  • Use numbers to make your goals more quantitative
  • Give constructive feedback using accurate language
  • Develop the art of critical thinking and intelligent questioning
  • Know when to negotiate and when to stand your ground
  • Distinguish reasons from excuses and have a different policy for each
  • Apply the five-part success formula: Purpose, Plan, Action, Feedback, Change
Learn in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with people who are facing similar situations as you.

Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training - One Day Course

About this Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training Course

Goal focus is the common theme that is shared by all successful teams and individuals.
The definition of success is “The achievement of a worthwhile goal”. Because it is impossible to achieve a goal that you never set, the most urgent step to take is to set a clear specific and valuable goal.

So, we need to learn how to set goals, how to communicate them to others, and how to maintain a cooperative spirit in the team, especially during tough times.
You must be able to communicate the details of your goal to all those who need to know.
So, improving your ability to communicate is crucial.

The third part of your success strategy will be to develop the ability to give people constructive criticism, so they will make continuous improvements to their performance.
To succeed, we need to set specific goals, communicate clearly and give constructive criticism.

Your skill at defining goals, and gaining the cooperation of the team to help you to achieve them, is the measure of your success.

If you really want to learn some new techniques that will improve your ability to get the best from yourself and others, then you need to attend this very instructive, informative and inspiring training course.

I feel really positive. The course was extremely comprehensive and very interactive. It's a rare course where I would be happy to keep going at the end of the day. Lots of good, practical tools to use. Will look forward to applying it. Manual is good, well-structured and clear to follow. The trainer was highly engaging, motivating, knowledgeable and encouraging. Kept to time well, open to questions and challenge. Really enjoyed the two days.

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Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training - One Day Course Overview

Day One - Morning

  • How to get the best performance from yourself and others
  • How performance is measured against goals
  • How to set objectively defined goals
  • Focus on what can be done, (not on what cannot be done)
  • Avoid negative commands: Give only positive commands

Day One - Afternoon

  • Give constructive criticism
  • Handle difficult people
  • Protect their self-image
  • Identify wrong actions
  • Agree on corrective actions
  • Gain commitment to improving performance
  • The proper use of praise and appreciation

Available Dates and Locations

5 June
Manchester
£450 +VAT
18 June
London - Central
£450 +VAT
25 June
Birmingham
£450 +VAT
10 July
Bristol
£450 +VAT
More dates and locations available
Save £50 on this course

Next Open Course Starts in 12 days, Manchester, places available Book Now >

Please note all our training courses include optional three months FREE telephone coaching to answer any on-going questions.

Course Timings: Start 09:00 - Finish 16:30. Lunch at 13:00, Tea Breaks at 11:00 and 15:00.
6 trainer-led hours, additional 2-3 via post-course portal independent learning

We currently offer training courses in: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Maidstone, Kent, Glasgow, Scotland, Leeds, Gloucestershire

The training course content was very extensive and informative and I have learnt lots of new techniques. The trainer's delivered and explored the course and process to follow very well and made sure we were on the right track.

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Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training Course Content

Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training - Day One - AM

SMART Goals

Introductions

How do you get the best from yourself and others?

Develop the following six major skills:

  • Set Specific goals
  • Communicate with greater clarity
  • Organise your plans
  • Handling difficult people skills
  • Manage your own emotions
  • Inspiring others. Emotional intelligence

Your performance is measured against your goals.

Your organisation exists to achieve its goals.
Goal focus is the major skill.
Goal focus is the art of setting on a goal and focussing on it long enough to achieve it.

Know what you want and know what other want

Goal Setting Potential Relationship

What do you want, and what do others want?
You need to know exactly what you want and exactly what others want. The overlap is your opportunity to do business.

The difference between a wish and a goal

Goals are not wishes
Wishes are mere flights of fancy
Goals are specific, objectively defined, numerical, achievable, realistic and optimistic.

How to set and agree on specific goals.

  • Be specific
  • Define your goal numerically
  • Define all your key terms
  • Identify the skills knowledge needed
  • Identify the material resources needed
  • Identify the time needed
  • Ensure the deadline is reasonable and agreed

State your goals in the positive sense.

Don’t state goals in the negative sense.

A negative goal is leaves unstated what you will do, and merely states what you won’t do.

If you say, “I won’t repeat the mistakes of the past”. Then we still do not know what you are going to do. You need to state goals in the affirmative. Example, “By the end of the decade, we will put an American on the moon at return him safety”.
Avoid negative commands: Give only positive commands

Make sure that last thing they hear from you is what you DO want.
Always make the last thing they hear, before they leave, a statement about what you DO want.

This course was not my choice, my company put me on it, so I was cynic! The course changed my view and I realised why I had been asked to attend. I took away a lot of positives from the course which I will take forward in my work and personal life. The trainer's presentation was fab, very positive and kept you at ease.

Customer Reviews

Goal Setting, Communication and Conflict Training - Day One - PM

Conflict is inevitable. You are bound to get some. How you manage conflict is an important question.

Some people can be difficult to handle. They are too pushy, or too moody.
They do the wrong things.
They don’t do the right things.

Handle difficult people according to the proper principles.

Handle conflict according to the principles of reason.

The proper principles means, “According to the principles of reason.”

Protect their self-image:-
Their self-image is their ego, or pride, their self-concept.
Never attack their self-concept.

  • Identify wrong actions
  • Name the exact behaviour
  • Clearly, state what is "wrong."
  • Suggest a specific corrective action that will solve the problem
  • Agree corrective actions
  • Gain commitment to making the change to improve performance
  • Ask for the commitment to the corrective action
  • If they do not commit, then distinguish between reasons and excuses.

Distinguish reasons from excuses and have a different policy for each.
Gain commitments, to the improved action.

The moment the make a change, “Tag it”, with some positive feedback

Make proper use of well-timed thanks praise and appreciation

Practical exercises for the delegates to learn skills


Training Summary

The course was informative and thought-provoking. It gave a different perspective to previous training. Loved the priority order decision matrix. The trainer's presentation was clear and concise, easy to relate to.

Customer Reviews

The Course Training Method

The training method follows this general pattern - the training is very interactive and interesting:

  1. The trainer gives a clear explanation of the point in question with specific examples.
  2. Then, the delegates practice by doing an exercise with each other.
  3. The delegates practice by doing an exercise with the trainer.
  4. All points are supported with full written notes to take away.
  5. Delegates are asked to write down an associated action, for each point made.
    (At the end of the day, we have about twenty such actions, from which the delegates choose six which are the most personally meaningful).

Note: we do not believe in placing people in any situation of embarrassment by demanding that they 'perform' in front of the whole group. So you can relax: come on this course and be at ease; ready to learn new skills!

Open Training Course Pricing and Availability

You are able to book this course online today.

5 June
Manchester
£450 +VAT
18 June
London - Central
£450 +VAT
25 June
Birmingham
£450 +VAT
10 July
Bristol
£450 +VAT
More dates and locations available
Save £50 on this course

Next Open Course Starts in 12 days, Manchester, places available Book Now >

The open training course costs only £450 +VAT per delegate. For this price we provide:

  • A full day of quality training
  • Tea, coffee and cakes
  • Lunch
  • Full colour course notes
  • Written action plan
  • Certificate
  • Additional training material by means of monthly updates
  • Access to the Post Course Portal

Plus, 3 months free telephone coaching

To answer any on-going questions, you will also receive email and telephone support from your trainer after you have attended the course. Whilst you are implementing what you have learned we will be there to help you if you need us for advice, guidance and coaching.

Course Timings

Start 09:00 - Finish 16:30.
Lunch at 13:00, Tea Breaks at 11:00 and 15:00.

6 trainer-led hours, additional 2-3 via post-course portal independent learning.

After the course, how can you keep the training-momentum going?

We understand that it is important to keep the momentum of the training going, in the weeks after the course. The ideas and methods that you learnt during the course need to be implemented, not just for the two weeks after the course, but for all time!

In order to make that happen, we will give you continued, on-going support after the training course has finished. The support comes in the form of the Post Course Portal.

The Post Course Portal is a web page that contains a review of all the course material, plus the following:

  • Newsletters containing training blogs and articles, which will provide you with ongoing training and good ideas, whenever you need them.
  • Fun questionnaires that are designed to tease out your strengths and weaknesses and then give you ideas as to how you might improve your performance.
  • Decision matrices that will allow you to make decisions and prioritise tasks into the correct order.
  • Summary diagrams and mind maps from the course.
  • Conflict scripts that give you examples of how the conflict method can be used, in real life situations.
  • Free eBook the effective leader manager.

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In-House Training Course Pricing and Proposal

This course is also available from just £1,950 +VAT per day as a bespoke in-house group training course in the UK and worldwide.

It has been designed to provide a similar experience to our open courses, however we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs. In-House Group training costs from just £1,950 +VAT per day for up to 20 delegates (international training price varies).

This price includes:

  • Full days training
  • Full course training manual
  • Personal written action plans
  • Access to the post course portal
  • Three months free telephone coaching

Plus, hotel accommodation for trainer if necessary. (Premier Inn type: not the Hilton!)

Contact Us Today

Please call us on +44 020 3856 3008 to discuss your requirements for the in-house training course.

If you want to know more about any other Management Training Courses, or their suitability for you or a colleague, call us on +44 020 3856 3008.

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