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Active listening

Listening is the most fundamental component of interpersonal communication skills. Listening is not something that just happens (like hearing), listening is an active process in which a conscious…

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Activity First Aid (NUCO and FAA - Level 2 Award)

This two day qualification is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation and those who partake in activities in isolated…

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Administrative management

Administrative professionals work in a number of capacities within an office environment. Their main job is to ensure the smooth running of the office that they are responsible for and to ensure that…

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Advanced balanced scorecard

When it was first introduced, the balanced scorecard supplemented traditional financial measures with criteria that measured performance from three additional perspectives; those of customers,…

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Advanced business writing

It is essential for managers to communicate in a correct, concise and appropriate manner. Inaccurate or ambiguous writing can be both costly and damaging. Writing skills are therefore paramount when…

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Analytical skills

This workshop will enhance your ability to analyse and synthesise a diverse range of data and information in order to support sound decision making through fully understanding issues, identifying…

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Anger management

Anger is a universal experience. You don’t have to be a psychologist to know that managing anger productively is something few individuals, organisations, and societies do well. Yet research tells…

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Becoming a Business Partner

Partnerships are alliances in which two or more people or departments work together to achieve objectives that are mutually beneficial. They may share resources, information, capabilities and risks to…

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Budget preparation

It's a basic principle of business - before you can make money you have to figure out how to spend it. Drafting a budget is a key way to help ensure business success, turning visions into reality. By…

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Building a community of practice

As part of the knowledge management initiative, companies now value building a community of practice. This provides an opportunity for learning, knowledge creation, and problem solving. There are…

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Building better working relationships

This workshop will give you the ability to establish, sustain, and leverage relationships, networks and partnerships with employees, stakeholders and the general public in order to achieve goals and…

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Business acumen

Every manager needs to understand the impact decisions have on the strategic and financial goals of the company. Developing business acumen is an important skill as it provides an awareness and…

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Business ethics

Business ethics are moral principles that guide the way a business behaves. The same principles that determine an individual’s actions also apply to business. Acting in an ethical way involves…

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Business etiquette

Professional social situations can be awkward. The rules are slightly different from standard social settings, yet businesses rarely discuss professional etiquette topics. In this workshop you will…

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Business writing

The growing use of email as the main method of business communication has increased the need for all employees to be able to communicate effectively in writing. Clarity is the most important…

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  • Embrace change

    08 02 2015 Sunday UAE

    The long-held received wisdom is that people don’t like change. As Niccolo Machiavelli said in The Prince, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the…

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  • Happiness Means Good Business

    08 08 2016 Monday UAE

    Research proves that happiness leads to better business outcomes and a healthier bottom line. Companies can easily implement initiatives that reap the benefits of workplace happiness.

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  • Women in leadership can boost profits by up to 15%

    23 10 2016 Sunday UAE

    Research of 22,000 companies proves that promoting women into senior leadership drives bottom line results. Taking steps to develop women has proven benefits for company leadership.

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  • Expatriates staying ahead

    13 04 2015 Monday UAE

    Expatriates are often skilled at making things happen. More often than not they are recruited because of competences (attitudes, skills and knowledge) that are not readily available locally. They arrive and get straight on with the job. At the same time, they…

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  • Mentoring for talent development

    10 06 2015 Wednesday UAE

    With population and unemployment figures on the increase, attracting and retaining talent would be should be getting easier. However, some startling statistics suggest otherwise.

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  • Motivation myths

    03 08 2015 Monday UAE

    What makes people behave the way they do? Why do some people seem to be motivated to do well in their work, while others do not? The study of motivation is endlessly fascinating as it concerns the driving force within individuals by which they attempt to…

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  • Selection matters

    29 09 2015 Tuesday

    Mark is the CEO of an SME in the engineering industry. He has just recruited a key member of staff, John, and is beginning to regret it. Instead of getting on with the job the new recruit seems to be needing an awful lot of Mark’s time – time that is…

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  • Targeted training brings many benefits

    19 11 2015 Thursday

    It is sadly common for some companies to look at the cost of training and not see the numerous benefits stemming from it. Some take a short-term view and see training purely as a cost. Others see training as an investment in the future that derives many…

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  • Does leadership philosophy matter?

    01 02 2016 Monday UAE

    The Global Financial Crisis was the worst market correction since The Great Depression. So devastating was its impact, after seven years it is still an event from which many economies are still struggling to recover. It’s common knowledge that the…

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  • The Leadership Challenge: Interview with Jim Kouzes

    06 03 2016 Sunday UAE

    Jim Kouzes, co-author of The Leadership Challenge, sat down with Focus' David Brennan to discuss leadership in the 21st Century, the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, what it takes to be a truly great leader and if leadership is different in the rest of…

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  • Keeping the team on track in challenging times: grief and change management

    21 03 2016 Monday UAE

    Challenging markets can often mean cost optimisation of which staff reductions may be required. Whilst the process of realigning the staff profile is relatively clear, moving the remaining team forward is less so. Dealing with the grief of losing colleagues…

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