Business course outlines

Finance for Non-financial Managers

Asking non-financial managers to produce a financial plan is likely to make most managers feel a degree of anxiety. The necessity for commercially savvy managers has become essential for driven organisa-tions and is no longer a bonus but is something organisations are looking for as an essential management skill. Managers can’t ignore finance. But finance […]

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Strategic Planning for Managers

Strategic planning is essential for managers and organisations in order to decide a direction to follow. Decisions may need to be made in order to allocate resources to pursue this strategy. It is necessary to understand the current position of the organisation first in order to determine the potential course of action and future direction. […]

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Managing Discipline and Grievance Training

Are you responsible for managing any discipline and grievance issues which may arise within your organisation? Do you possess the correct skills and behaviours in order to manage the procedures correctly? Do you have the legal, technical and practical knowledge to achieve the best outcome both for the organisation and individual concerned? It is fundamental […]

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Equality and Diversity Training

Are your managers, supervisors or team leaders fully equipped to understand about the meaning and importance of equality and diversity both in the workplace and within the communities they serve? Do they understand the potential impact of prejudice and discrimination? And equally do they understand their rights both as an employer and as an individual? […]

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Are you working towards the end result all on your own?

John Paul Getty famously said “I’d rather have 1% of the effort of 100 men than 100% of my own effort.” This is only true of course if that 1% of work is worth having! Usually the key for a successful team lies with its leader. It is the leader who ensures the team performs […]

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Coaching Skills Training Courses

A recent study has shown that many managers are failing to support their staff with regard to providing coaching, training and mentoring. This results in poor staff performance and the inability to pass on their skills to others leading to reduced staff moral and motivation. It`s not all bad news though, Managers do appear to […]

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Maximise staff potential

A recent study has shown the biggest failing of managers is the lack of coaching staff to help improve their performance. Managers appear to be excelling in technical excellence, commitment to the business and their customers but are not maximising staff potential. Failing to support their staff with regard to providing coaching, training and mentoring […]

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How open minded are you?

How open minded are you? Are you resistant to change? Innovation within the workplace isn`t just about changing something for the sake of it, it  involves examining how we do things and whether we can improve on them. This can relate to any aspect of the business environment from examining the current payroll setup and […]

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Why team members need good facilitators

The skill of Facilitation is a highly valuable skill to have. The ability to produce the activity that enables tasks for others easier can be of great benefit to an organisation. Any team members who are looking to lead anything from a project team or work group to managing an entire department would benefit from […]

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Planning ahead makes sense!

Planning ahead makes sense. Both in business and our private lives. The process of strategic planning within an organisation is essential to determine the direction and progress of the company in the future. In order to do this it’s current position, the possibilities for the course of action and the resources available need to be […]

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Do you have what it takes?

This conversational coaching course enables participants to learn and develop the expertise to apply conversational coaching to a variety of subjects in a number of situations. By acquiring the skills needed to support and develop team members the participant will create an effective and progressive workforce. Conversational Coaching Training Duration: 1-day Overview: This conversational coaching […]

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Get the right person for the right job the first time!

Are your interviewing and recruitment skills a little rusty? Or do you have no experience with regard to interviewing and recruitment? If this is the case we can help. Our interviewing and recruitment skills training course will take you through each relevant stage from section of candidates through to the confidence and skills to make […]

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Are you a good mentor?

Do you have what it takes to make a good mentor? In order to mentor others effectively and professionally there are certain questions you could ask yourself. Does helping others succeed appeal to you? Are you capable of active listening without interrupting and launching into anecdotes of your own? Are you trustworthy and empathetic? Are […]

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Switch on to finance!

Let’s face it not everyone gets excited by numbers. Love it or hate it, commercially savvy managers have climbed to the top of the wish list for driven organisations. No longer a ‘nice to have’ skill financial awareness and competence is an essential management talent nowadays. Finance can be fun and we have put together […]

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Have you still got what it takes?

Even for those with a wealth of presenting experience, ensuring you get the message across in a precise and clear way to your audience can be daunting and challenging. Our advanced presentation skills training course is ideal for those experienced presenters who need to either refresh their previous knowledge or concentrate on improving existing skills […]

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Staff appraisals – How effective are you?

In order to assesses an employee’s performance and productivity over a period of time most organisations will conduct a performance appraisal. This is generally a systematic and periodic process to ascertain whether the individual is fulfilling their role within the organisation. Certain criteria and organisational objectives should have been pre-established and agreed by the individual […]

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Are you getting your point across?

Have you read the book Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss? This is an ideal example of how important the use of grammar and basic punctuation can be while writing and sending emails. Trying to get your point across via a badly written email can take several time consuming attempts. Using the most appropriate […]

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Could your meetings be more effective?

Time is precious, but can be quickly wasted during a dull unproductive, ineffective meeting. Meetings in some form or another cannot be avoided in the corporate world. In order for them to be productive, engaging and valuable some planning needs to take place in addition to knowing how to behave during them. Our running effective […]

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The do’s and dont’s of managing discipline and grievance

Failure to follow the correct procedures when handling discipline and grievance in the workplace can have significant consequences. When resolving internal disputes legal/organisational requirements need to be adhered to enable a professional outcome. Our managing discipline and grievance business training courses is directed at Managers, supervisors or team leaders who are responsible for managing others. […]

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Empowering employees

“An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success.” Stephen Covey A good leader will recognise when team members are comfortable with their roles and are ready to assume more responsibility. A good leader empowers staff and […]

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Are you getting the most from your employees?

Managing and reviewing employees’ performance effectively and consistently is an essential part of the manager’s role. Regular contact to manage and review staff is essential to guarantee the optimum level of performance. This Employee management performance course from Adalta provides participants the key skills and tools to ascertain employees capability, establishing goals and expectations and […]

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How safe is your job?

Facing job redundancy is a daunting prospect and for some can only be faced by not thinking about it. A little forward planning with a redundancy plan can lessen the effects and reduce the time it takes to move forward and find a replacement. We offer support in the form of our job redundancy workshop. […]

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Many hands make light work

“I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people’s efforts than 100% of my own efforts”. The words of John D. Rockefeller – a well known quote stating clearly the benefits of team building. By acquiring the skills to develop their team members to share the same target and aspirations as them, leaders and managers […]

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Managing sickness absence in the workplace.

Sickness absence in the workplace needs to be handled correctly or it can get out of hand. Absenteeism has nearly doubled since the onset of the resession due to increased pressure and stress. This can cause employers thousands each year. Our managing sickness absence in the workplace course is ideal for participants to gain the […]

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Learn the benefit of networking.

Networking is a vital part of business activity. Many argue business networking is a more cost-effective method of generating new business than other means such as advertising public relations exercises. Our networking skills training course provides participants with the opportunity to develop the techniques and skills needed to network with a positive outcome. Participants will […]

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Are you getting the most from your business meetings?

It is one thing to organise and run a business meeting and another to organise and run an effective meeting! How often is the desired outcome achieved? Do you have to schedule another meeting to ensure missed points are covered? Meetings are key to organisations for management and communication. Effective meetings save time. Productivity and […]

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Develop your coaching and mentoring skills

Coaching and mentoring courses from Adalta are ideal for Managers, Supervisors or Team leaders who are responsible for managing the development/ performance of others. Raise the quality and impact of management and leadership with our coaching and mentoring skills course. Research has shown these skills can have considerable impact on both individuals and the performance […]

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How assertive are you?

Do you consider yourself to be assertive? Is that how others perceive you? Do you always get the result you are aiming for? Or do you rarely succeed and find yourself ignored or not taken seriously? Our assertiveness skills course introduces the ability to confidently communicate with others in a range of situations. By understanding […]

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Are you getting the message across?

Ineffective and inconsistent communication skills can be a major disadvantage when projecting ideas or instructions to colleagues or potential business partners. The approach we take is practical rather than academic. We have many years of experience working with a wide range of organisations, both private and public. We align each qualification to our client’s organisation, […]

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Negotiation is a recognised management skill – do you have it?

Most people negotiate all the time, either subconsciously or consciously. Some find it easier than others, whether it is at work, home or in a role as a consumer. If you are in the group who find the process of negotiation as something to be avoided at all costs you will benefit from negation skills […]

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Is your organisation lacking delegation skills?

A crucial feature of leadership is delegation. An efficient leader is required to be able to delegate effectively. Managers of small teams or projects, departments and entire organisations are required to be able to delegate. This takes self-confidence and trust in others. A competent leader knows what should and shouldn’t be delegated and understands the […]

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Building self-awareness…

By increasing self awareness we can develop an understanding of how we are perceived by others and whether this perception is having the desired effect. This course is recommended as a foundation for personal learning and development. Our developing self-awareness training course explores the link between feedback and performance. Participants will learn how to improve […]

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How good are your presentation skills?

Good presentation and public speaking skill are within everyone’s reach. Our presentation skills training courses will guide you through the pitfalls and common mistakes providing you with the skills and knowledge to turn you into a confident speaker who engages their audience creating an impact. Effective Presentation Skills Training Duration: 2-days Overview: This practical course […]

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How to inspire your team

Today as part of our featured article series regarding specific business courses we concentrate on the innovative leader. We run a wide range of leadership coaching courses catering for the experienced manager or supervisor in addition to the candidate who is new to team leading. The knowledge and skills gained will enable them to become […]

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Building a team

Continuing in our series of featured articles regarding our business courses today we focus on building a team. Building a successful team can be daunting even for the most experienced of managers. We provide bespoke team building training courses directed at building or strengthen new or established teams. Typical areas of development we concentrate on […]

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Business training courses

Today sees the start of a series of featured articles regarding our business training courses. Over the coming months we will be focussing on specific courses and how they can benefit both you as an individual, and your organisation as a whole. Our business courses are delivered either in-house or at a venue of your […]

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