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Personal Effectiveness

Praeceptor Consulting
Course summary
Between 15 and 20 hours
225 GBP excl. VAT
English
Professional Training
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United Kingdom
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225 GBP

Course description

Personal Effectiveness

Developing our potential so that we can be the best we can involves improving our self-awareness and learning new tools and techniques. This programme introduces delegates to new skills to develop your confidence and ability to work proactively. It is designed for those wishing to improve their personal effectiveness either in the workplace or for job interviews, promotions and professional development. On completion, you can submit your learning activities to the course provider and if completed to a satisfactory level, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement. There is an additional opportunity for an ILM Endorsed Award (at an additional cost) upon successful completion of a short piece of work.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course you will

  • Have an enhanced self-awareness of your personality and how you come across to others
  • Develop communication and assertiveness skills
  • Improve time management and prioritisation skills
  • Identify ways to achieve greater job satisfaction through a better understanding of yourself and the way you work

Training Course Content

Module One: Behaviour, personalities and assertiveness

  • Overview of different personality types, how to recognise these and how they impact on the working environment
  • Building relationships with different personalities
  • Definition of assertive, passive and aggressive behaviour
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Different behaviour types
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Self-assessment of own assertive behaviour
  • Benefits and risks
  • Developing assertiveness skills
  • Assertiveness techniques
  • Ten tips for developing assertiveness

Module Two:  Emotional Intelligence

  • What is emotional intelligence?
  • History of emotional intelligence
  • Emotional Intelligence impact
  • Five step model of emotional intelligence
  • Assessing own emotional intelligence
  • Emotional intelligence in the workplace
  • Developing emotional intelligence capabilities
  • Eight tips for emotional intelligence

Module Three: First Impressions count 

  • Developing your own self-awareness
  • Johari Window and how this influences perception
  • Perception management vs deception management
  • The ABCD of first impressions
  • Non-verbal communication including body language and eye contact

Module Four:  Developing communication skills

  • Understanding communication dynamics and the process
  • Different communication methods and when to use
  • Identifying your own personal communication style
  • Use of questioning
  • Effective listening skills including self-assessment
  • Understanding and minimising barriers to effective communication

Module Five: Workload and stress management

  • Principles of time management and the animals of time
  • SMART Objectives
  • Eisenhower Principle for prioritisation
  • Time bandits and monkey management
  • Tools and techniques for making time work effectively
  • Types of stress – symptoms and impact
  • Managing stress effectively

Course delivery details

This programme is available through self-directed learning or as an in-house training option for organisations.

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Praeceptor Consulting

Praeceptor Consulting

Praeceptor Consulting was established in 2002 and is a family business with a strong record of working with different companies and employees of all levels in a variety of ways to help develop staff and organisations. We provide training courses...


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Praeceptor Consulting

Rainbow's End, Rockfield Road
RH8 0EL Oxted Surrey

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