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Having Difficult Conversations

Prevent future problems by having difficult conversations now

Having difficult conversations is a core component of a Managers role, be it with line managers, giving feedback reports, negotiating with customers and even disciplinary matters.

 

This course, with the help of 'Forum Theatre' and professional actors ensures that your managers are aware of and have practiced difficult conversations.

Duration
1 Day

Leading Successful Change

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." -- Winston Churchill

Organisations are constantly changing; whether it is a new mandate from Whitehall or shifting market conditions, change is what keeps organisations at the front of their field and thriving.

This course will give your managers the tools and the confidence to successfully assess and implement a programme of change.

Duration
1 Day

Strategic Thinking Skills

The future of any business depends on an effective strategy creation

Based on the latest thinking and research on strategy, this course uses real examples and an immersive case study to bring strategic concepts to life, whilst providing an opportunity to apply tools and techniques learnt to a real industry.

Duration
2 Days

Influential Negotiation Skills

Achieve the outcomes you desire with the four steps of Principled Negotiation

Based on the seminal work on negotiation 'Getting to Yes' by Roger Fischer & William Ury, this practical hands on course will enable you to improve your negotiation skills in both formal and informal situations, creating wise, efficient and amicable outcomes that satisfy both parties' interests.

Duration
1 Day

Leadership in Action

Realising your leadership potential through doing

Watch Video of this powerful, experiential course during which delegates embark upon a cycle of continual learning. Undertaking a team task (Action), considering the factors that contributed to the success or failure of that action (Reflection), learning from this discussion (Conceptualise) and then trying to improve their behaviours in the next task (Experimentation).

This cycle of experiential learning is punctuated by a series of interactive presentations from the tutors and time spent on self-reflection.  The course is run in teams of between five and six and each team is appointed a dedicated facilitator, ensuring plenty of personal attention and a safe and powerful learning environment.

Duration
4 Days

Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012

Learn how to install, configure and administer Hyper-V

With increased functionality on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V is now a serious consideration for organisations. The course will allow the delegates to install, maintain, and manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2.

Duration
3 Days

M_o_R® Re-Registration

Renew your M_o_R Practitioner qualification

If you are an M_o_R Practitioner, you are required to sit an additional re-registration examination within three to five years of your original certification in order to retain the accreditation. Taking the re-registration examination also enables you to demonstrate their commitment to Continuing Professional Development and that your knowledge of M_o_R remains current.

It is essential that you have a copy of the ' Management of Risk: Guidance for Practitioners (the Management of Risk 'guide')  text book. The price listed includes an optional copy of this, which can be removed when booking if you already have one.

Duration
2 Days

ASP.NET Web Forms

Providing a basis for developing ASP.NET Web Forms applications using Visual Studio

Using Visual Studio and IIS, this course takes you through the basics of creating your own Web Applications.  If you're new to the subject this can be a complex task, and you will really benefit from the guidance this course provides. You'll learn how to create web pages, and how to lay them out to look professional.

All course examples and exercises are in both VB and C#, allowing the delegate to choose the language they prefer.

Duration
4 Days

Creating web apps with .NET

Take advantage of the latest technologies to write fast, flexible and maintainable websites

The course is designed to explore all the latest happenings in the .NET world. If you use .NET, you'll probably know that Microsoft are currently offering two different ways to build web apps – MVC and Razor Pages. In addition, .NET has had a major uplift, currently known as Core. Core is the next generation of ASP.NET, and is a completely new web stack developed from the ground up.

As .NET MVC 5 and Entity Framework 6 are no longer being worked on, this course covers the new MVC Core and the new EF Core; plus the totally new Razor Pages (which appeared at Core 2.0).

Every .NET developer needs to learn these new technologies, how they work and what their strengths and weaknesses are.

Crucially, you’ll also learn why Microsoft have made these dramatic changes – it’s all about building .NET apps for Linux and iOS.

Duration
3 Days

SQL Server Integration Services

Enabling you to design and use SQL Server Integration Services projects

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component of the Microsoft SQL Server database software which can be used to perform a broad range of data migration tasks. It is a powerful export, transformation and load tool. The course will enable delegates to design, deploy and manage Integration Services packages. Packages will be designed using SQL Server Data Tools. This course is suitable for all versions of SQL Server.

Duration
2 Days