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09:30 - 12:30

Chamber Training: Planning for Growth - Managing People

Directors and managers whilst dealing with business challenges cannot always find time to address the people issues. Yet, it is the people that help drive forward and grow the business. This course looks at the key principles of effective leadership and performance management and motivation. The course explores the various people management options that can be incorporated into the business adding benefit and keeping business outcomes in focus.

We will look at the various practices that support good people management, use some of the tools and explore personal challenges as identified before the course. Materials and links to further information will be available. The course is relaxed and easy going way as we explore what we know already and what we need to find out.

What will the course consist of?

• Examining the options available e.g. performance review, rewards schemes, development planning etc.
• Supporting these options by identifying the skills needed e.g. coaching, mentoring, communicating and training

You will be asked in advance to identify the challenges in your role and your business. You will be provided with a Pick List of most common issues which will be explored and discussed. The course will provide you with insight into the benefits of setting up systems and help you gain confidence in approaching people challenges.

Who is the course designed for?
Suitable for MDs, CEOs and Senior Managers dealing with strategic and tactical issues. Small to medium size businesses will find this course especially helpful.

Who will be delivering this course?
Janet Burton is the owner of The Training Manager. ( She brings her experience of training and management to help people to develop their skills, enhance their confidence and change for the better. Her experience in business and her commercial focus means that she is well placed to understand the challenges to organisations across varied industries and disciplines. Janet’s relaxed, easy going training style encourages interaction and discussion. She has a Diploma in Training and Development form the University of Leicester, has worked as Training and Development Manager in recruitment and stationery supplies and in sales and marketing management for major food manufacturers.


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Event Information

Member: £90.00 per person

Non-member: £106.80 per person

Event Date: 30 Sep 14 09:30 - 12:30

Latest Booking: 26 Sep 14 16:00

Contact: Jodie Reid

Tel: 01707 398400


Spaces Available: 0

Venue: MacLaurin Building
University of Hertfordshire,
AL10 9NE

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