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Personal Effectiveness

This course is designed for those who wish to improve their level of personal effectiveness in the workplace. It aims to increase participants self awareness of their own behaviours and the impact these behaviours have on others.

Would you like to:

• Improve your performance and effectiveness at work?

• Get the best from yourself and others?

• Become more productive, more assertive, more confident, more influential, more persuasive, and manage your time better?

• Understand your own and other people’s behaviours and working styles, so that you can work more effectively with them?

• Understand why communication sometimes goes so wrong?

• Improve working relationships?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, this Personal Effectiveness course is for you - either as an individual, or as a team.

This Personal Effectiveness course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

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Learning Objectives

Areas covered include:

  • First impressions and their importance
  • The relationship between values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours
  • How our beliefs influence others' perception of us
  • Communication - styles and psychology
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • The role of assertive behaviour as a business skill
  • Influencing skills

Course Content

09.30 Introductions and course objectives: what do you want to achieve today? An opportunity for delegates to add their own objectives to the day.

 The rest of the day will be flexible around the needs of delegates, but the following is a typical day:  What does ‘personal effectiveness’ mean to you? What do you achieve by it? What are the benefits to you, your colleagues and your business?

10.45 Image and why it is important. Why you never get a second chance to make a first impression. How others see us.

How the four areas of ‘self’ affect communication and relationships   The relationship between attitude, skills and knowledge.

Coffee / Tea

 Exploring our own values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours.

Self-esteem and behaviour.

What drives your behaviour and your motivation? What drives others?

Communicating successfully - how to have effective communications, how to improve your communication style. Understanding why it sometimes goes wrong   Managing emotions in self / others

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Assertiveness as a business skill

 Managing your time to be most effective

14.30 Tea / coffee

Exercise – how we are influenced and how we influence others

Summary and Action Plans Agreed

16.00 Evaluation and Close.

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