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People Management Skills Training

People Management Skills Training Course - 2 Days

For your organisation to be successful, your managers need to be able to get the best performance from their teams. This requires training in a special set of people management skills.

On this two-day course your managers will learn how to set and communicate clear goals; prioritise and delegate tasks; manage conflict and performance; motivate and inspire the team to willingly give their best performance.

What is People Management Skills Training?

People management skills training is designed to equip your managers with the additional “people skills” they need to be more effective in their role.

Most managers evolve into management by virtue of their superior technical knowledge and experience. They find themselves in a management role, and sometimes they then have problems. These problems relate to the managers trying to gain the willing cooperation of the team; some of whom are not always easy to manage.

Many managers flounder, because they do not know how to get the best from other people. Some managers come on too strong, and others, not strong enough.

This course will give your managers the people skills they need to get the best performance from themselves and others.

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Course Overview - People Management Skills Training

This two-day training course consists of four connected half-day modules.

Day one, morning: We set out the nine major people management skills, and we ask you to honestly assess yourself to discover where you are strong, where you are NOT so strong and what you most want to gain from this course. We will cover: goal setting, clear and convincing communication, how to explain complex ideas, impression management, positive and negative forms of motivation. We also examine the correct and incorrect use of humour. We finish on the issue of using positive suggestion and motivation.

Day one, afternoon: We focus on how to handle conflict, difficult people and poor performance. We know that conflict is inevitable, and how you manage conflict is crucial. Many managers mishandle conflict, either by coming on too strong, or not being strong enough! You will learn exactly what to say to get the balance right.

Day two, morning: All managers have to be masters of time management. We train you in the art of prioritisation, delegation and problem solving. You will learn to avoid the chaos that some people live in, and replace it with logical order and an increased degree of control over events.

Day two, afternoon: Emotional intelligence. How people feel emotionally, profoundly affects their performance. Negative feelings create negative results, whilst positive emotions produce positive results. Therefore each manager must become an expert at handling emotions, first their own and secondarily, other peoples’. You will learn the art of emotional management, self-control, conversation control, reframing, feedback and inspirational leadership.

You will really enjoy and benefit from this material.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the essential people management skills
  • Set specific goals for a better future
  • Master the skills of clear communication
  • Learn the best way to handle poor performance and other conflict situations
  • Maximise productivity with proper planning, delegation and time management skills
  • Transform any team negativity with a positive mental attitude
  • Get the best performance from every member of the team

Open Training Course Details and Pricing

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The People Management Skills open training course costs only £875 +VAT per delegate.
For this price we provide:

  • Two full days of quality training
  • 12 additional 2-3 via post-course online independent learning
  • Cooked lunch, coffee, tea and cakes
  • Full-colour course handbook, with written action plan
  • Training certificate
  • Access to additional free training material after the course
  • 3 months free telephone coaching: Whilst you are implementing what you have learned, if you need to, you can contact us for support and guidance

Book Online Today

Ready to book? You can book this course online today.

If you want to know more about this course, or any other Management Training Courses, or their suitability for you or a colleague, call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037 or make an enquiry online.

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

This price includes:

  • Quality training delivered by an experienced trainer
  • Full days training
  • Full colour course handbook
  • Preparation work
  • Travel costs and time
  • Written action plan to take away
  • Access to our post course portal
  • Access to our on-line leadership and management decision matrix templates and tools
  • Plus three months FREE telephone coaching to answer any on-going questions

Contact Us Today

Please call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037 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 (0)20 3856 3037.