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Training Courses from Activia
We have hundreds of courses for every business:
find out more by clicking on a course subject below,
or by visiting our Full Course Finder.
Management Skills Management training
Skills for Management
Managing Staff Managing Staff
Activia Training Locations
We have seventeen centres across the UK.
Find out more by clicking on a location below,
or by visiting our main Locations Page.
Our Place or Yours? Training at Your Offices
Lots of our clients prefer us to come to them because it's easier to organise, and usually much more cost effective.
All you need is a training room, boardroom or suitable spare office. If you need laptops for a software course, we can provide them.
To see how little it can cost, click on the Prices & Dates tab at the top of this page, or locate the course using the Course Finder tab.
27-28 Clements Lane, London, EC4N 7AE
100 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1LB
133 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BX
93-95 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 6JQ
1 Ballards Lane, Finchley, London, N3 1LQ
City Hall, Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP
1 Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD
Two King Street, Nottingham, NG1 2AS
53 Fountain Street, Manchester, M2 2AN
47 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2NL
84 Queen Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2DW
12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, NE1 1DE
Click to see the UK coverage of Management Training Courses from Activia
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Use our schedules, along with pricing, to help you to plan ahead.
We generally schedule three months in advance, but if you need a later date, ask us and we'll get back to you.
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Management Training Courses From Activia
Key Management Skills: Two-Day Introduction
A Two-Day Training Course
Your training is easier with Activia because we have:
This intensive two-day workshop is designed to develop practical skills in managing others.
Who Should Attend
Any Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader who is responsible for the performance of others. An ideal (but not essential) pre-course would be the 1-day Supervisory Skills workshop.
• Knowledge / Skills Checklist
Leadership versus Management
• Differences between a Leader and a Manager • Adairs Top Leadership Qualities • Action Centred Leadership • Management Styles
• Learning -- A Definition • Some Learning Methods
Personal Communication Style Questionnaire
• Herzbergs Theory of Motivation • Motivation Checklist • Motivation From the Front Line
• The Skill / Will Matrix • Applying the Skill / Will Matrix • Managing Poor Performance • Overcoming Performance Blockages
• What is Coaching? • What is NOT Coaching? • Why Coach? • Who Needs Coaching? • Differences Between Training and Coaching • Coaching Styles Questionnaire • Questioning Skills • Open Questions Exercise • Coaching Game - Review • The G.R.O.W. Approach
Setting SMART Objectives
• Features of Good Objectives -- S.M.A.R.T. • Measurability of Objectives • Defining Standards Exercise
• What is Delegation? • Delegation -- Benefits and Barriers • Delegation Process
• Benefits of Good Communication Skills • Why Communication Goes Wrong • Communicaion Methods
• Assertiveness Aggressiveness and Passivity • Assertiveness -- the Three Steps
• Types of Feedback • EEC Feedback Model • Receiving Feedback • Assertiveness and Feedback Exercise
• The Performance Counselling (P.C.) Meeting • Preparation and Process of the P.C. Meeting • Some Factors in Implementing Disciplinary Process
Dealing With Difficult Situations -- Case Studies
• New Manager Meets Poor Standards • Romance in the Workplace • Deteriorating Performance • Offensive Jokes in the Office • Bad Attitude Towards Change • Poor Personal Hygiene • Rewriting a Bad Report
Practical Ideas For Development
• Developing Knowledge and Experience • Developing Skills and Competencies • Developing Attitudes
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Feedback from Delegates on our Key Management Skills: Two-Day Introduction Courses
Average Review 4.4/5 based on 28 reviews.
"Chris was an excellent trainer, very informative, friendly and was very good at getting the best out of the team." Jackie Kennedy Mar 11 2014
"I would highly recommend the course to others" Mark Jones Mar 11 2014
"The presentation by Chris, who delivered our training was very clear and easy to follow. Our whole team benefited from the two days. " Jason Woodward Mar 11 2014
"V good trainer" David Gristwood Mar 11 2014
"Excellent training course. " Lauren Webb Feb 24 2014
"Liam the tutor was extremely good in covering all he areas of the course, he was extremely informative and helpful. He made the course enjoyable and interesting. I would certainly recommend Activia." Janette L Stephens Feb 24 2014
"The trainer, Jackie, was absolutely brilliant and handled the mixture of personalities admirably. I found the course to be absolutely brilliant and was very impressed with the knowledge I gained from it - most of which was about me!" Tracy Knight Feb 24 2014
"Jackie was a very good trainer. She made us feel very much at ease and helped us to speak openly with her. She taught me many new skills and ways of thinking. Thank you very much." Natalie Pask Feb 17 2014
"Jackie, our trainer was brilliant. She made the course fun & interesting and we learned a lot from her. She adapted the course to our needs. A lovely lady." Gemma Parker Feb 17 2014
"The trainer was very pleasant and knowledgable" Sarah Kay Jan 14 2014
"The trainer was superb." Gillian Mason Jan 14 2014
"Really worthwhile course. Helped to understand other colleagues issues and discuss in a closed enviroment concerns regarding moving staff forward" Diane Hailey Jan 14 2014
"Trainer was very knowledgeable, she answered professionally to some difficult questions from myself." Tony Cooper Nov 19 2013
"Trainer really did make the course an enjoyable experience and answered all questions that were thrown at her." Ricky Bate Nov 19 2013
"Brilliant trainer! Everything was explained clearly and all questions were answered with great detail. I really enjoyed this course thank you " Sam Snookes Nov 19 2013
"The trainer was outstanding." Adrian Taylor Nov 19 2013
"very good coures" John Squires Oct 2 2013
"I found the course very engaging which is really good for me as I generally have a short attention span." Mark Lannie Oct 2 2013
"A good 2 days and left with a lot to think about and looking forward to the next course. " Darren Smith Oct 2 2013
"Fantastic work-flow, interaction and going the extra mile - highly recommend out tutor." Richard Ward May 20 2013
With our quality accreditations for ISO9001, IITT, ILM and the ILP, and a uniquely flexible service, you can be sure that your training for management development will get the results you need, at the prices you want.
With seventeen fully equipped training centres , Activia should be your first choice for training courses for Management wherever you are in the UK.
We provide Management Skills Training courses in the following locations:
For in house delivery of Management Skills Training, you can expect the same standard of training and service for your Management courses as you get at our centres, conveniently delivered at your offices.
To book your in-house classes for management development, you need look no further than Activia.
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