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Training & Development

We deliver a full range of training and development products, including coaching and mentoring schemes, formal management training programmes and various short courses that are vital for employee development and enhancing those all important skills and abilities.

Summary

Staff are a company’s most valuable asset and they can make or break a business. It is important to invest in an individual for the long term. It is not just the underperforming staff who need developmental attention, talented staff need to feel supported and valued so that they not only drive your business forward but so that valuable skills and abilities are retained.

Companies who train and develop their staff will not only survive difficult times but will gain a competitive edge, improve staff motivation and increase employee retention. Learning and development ensures that employers have the right skills to support the success of their business and the individuals have the right skills they need to be both employable and personally fulfilled.

HR Elite provide a number of training programmes /courses at their premises, however, for businesses who require a tailored programme to suit their needs we are also able to develop and design these bespoke training programmes and deliver them on site at your premises.

HR Elite provide a full range of training and development programmes for all staff types ranging from your most Senior Managers/Leaders to the more junior level staff within your Company.

Management Training and Development

When managing your staff in line with employment legislation it is essential that your Managers have the necessary skills and knowledge to do this that sometimes written procedures cannot give. Specific HR training packages can be developed in line with your current HR policies and procedures or in the absence of these in line with Employment Law which can either support or enhance your current management skills and abilities or provide them with the necessary skills and abilities to do this.

Employee Development

In addition, employee development programmes can be designed to assist and develop your staff with their everyday skills and abilities. Standard training programmes are available or bespoke training programmes can be created to suit individual business requirements.

HR Elite Managers Training Programme – includes 6 sessions delivered once a month over a 6 month period. Each session is listed below:

  1. Absence Management – All Types Of Absence From Work
  2. Managing Change & The Redundancy Process
  3. Disciplinary and Grievance
  4. General Management
  5. Performance Management and Appraisal
  6. Recruitment and Selection

In addition to the Managers Training Programme, we also run short courses/workshops throughout the year. Please contact us for more information

  • Absence Management - All Types Of Absence From Work
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      Colchester, Essex


      07/03/2018



      Cost

      £99 plus VAT (discounted to £75 per session per person for retained HR Elite clients).

      Duration

      1 day (9am-2pm) including pastry brunch.

      Venue

      Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

      Introduction

      This session will give participants a good understanding of the various types of absence from work with a particular emphasis on managing sickness absence. The session will also look at preventative approaches to managing absence and how to manage absence at an informal and formal level.

      Course Objectives/Key Benefits

      This practical workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the various types of absence managers will be exposed to in the workplace, including planned and unplanned absences such as sick leave, maternity, paternity and shared parental leave. The main focus of the session will be on managing sickness absence, preventative approaches to managing sick leave and the formal and legislative requirements of managing sickness absence through to dismissal.

      The course will consist of a combination of practical workshops and exercises, as well as theory around the subject area.

      Who The Course Is Aimed At

      All managers, supervisors, directors or anybody who would benefit from an understanding of effective absence management.



      Course Content



      Participants will look at the following in detail:

      Sickness Absence - skills and knowledge required to manage fairly and legally both long term and short term absence processes

      Dismissing fairly when absence becomes a problem or a concern.

      Preventative measures for effective absence management.

      Statutory Absences - parental, maternity, paternity, jury service

      Managing lateness/timekeeping issues.

      Statutory and Legislative Responsibilities – how does the law affect absence management.

      Training Method

      The session is presented in a highly interactive format, which will include group work, practical discussion and exercises, theory, demonstration and practice, feedback.

      Course Outcome/Qualification

      HR Elite Certificate of Attendance.

      Prerequisite Knowledge

      None - previous experience/skills will be discussed during the course, but are not essential in order to attend.

      How to book

      Please call HR Elite on 01206 700690 or email info@hrelite.co.uk.

  • Managing Change & The Redundancy Process
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      Colchester, Essex


      04/07/2018



      Cost

      £99 plus VAT (discounted to £75 per session per person for retained HR Elite clients).

      Duration

      1 day (9am-2pm) including pastry brunch.

      Venue

      Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

      Introduction

      This session will give you a greater understanding of change and how best to manage the process in the workplace. The course will also cover the legal process of managing a redundancy situation, consultation requirements, redeployment of staff and serving notice of redundancy.
      Course Objectives/Key Benefits

      This practical workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the change management process, how to manage resistance to change and how to gain buy in, support and commitment from staff involved or affected by the change. The workshop will then move on to look at the redundancy process, the legal requirements of consultation and how to effectively manage individuals through the process all the way through to serving notice of redundancy.

      Who The Course Is Aimed At

      All managers, supervisors, directors or anybody who is involved in the management of staff.



      Course Content



      Participants will look at the following in detail:

      What is change management?

      Needs, drive and motivation

      Managing people through change

      Handling stress and conflict

      The redundancy process and how to manage this process in a sensitive but structured way

      The legal requirements of managing a redundancy situation, what the law says and what could go wrong.



      Training Method

      The session is presented in a highly interactive format, which will include group work, practical discussion and exercises, theory, demonstration and practice, feedback.

      Course Outcome/Qualification

      HR Elite Certificate of Attendance.

      Prerequisite Knowledge

      None - previous experience/skills will be discussed during the course, but are not essential in order to attend.

      How to book

      Please call HR Elite on 01206 700690 or email at info@hrelite.co.uk.

  • Disciplinary and Grievance
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      Colchester, Essex


      02/05/2018



      Cost

      £99 plus VAT (discounted to £75 per session per person for retained HR Elite clients).

      Duration

      1 day (9am-2pm) including pastry brunch.

      Venue

      Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

      Introduction

      This session will look at various levels of misconduct and how these can be managed through the disciplinary process. The session will also look at conflict management and how the grievance process supports conflict management when it becomes a formal concern.

      Course Objectives/Key Benefits

      This practical workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the different levels of conduct and how each of these should be managed all the way through to dismissal. Participants will also learn the various stages of the disciplinary and grievance processes and how to effectively manage conflict in the workplace at both informal and formal stages.

      Who The Course Is Aimed At

      All managers, supervisors, directors or anybody who is involved in the management of disciplinary and grievance situations.



      Course Content



      Participants will look at the following in detail:

      What constitutes disciplinary or grievance actions

      Disciplinary situation and different levels of offence and sanction

      How to manage conduct and conflict issues at an informal level

      The statutory/formal processes for managing misconduct and grievances

      Skills and knowledge required to undertake investigations

      Legislation and the statutory right of appeal



      Training Method

      The session is presented in a highly interactive format, which will include group work, practical discussion and exercises, theory, demonstration and practice and feedback.

      Course Outcome/Qualification

      HR Elite Certificate of Attendance.

      Prerequisite Knowledge

      None - previous experience/skills will be discussed during the course, but are not essential in order to attend.

      How to book

      Please call HR Elite on 01206 700690 or email at info@hrelite.co.uk.

  • General Management
    • Book Now

      Colchester, Essex


      07/02/2018



      Cost

      £99 plus VAT (discounted to £75 per session per person for retained HR Elite clients).

      Duration

      1 day (9am-2pm) including pastry brunch.

      Venue

      Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

      Introduction

      This session will give participants a good understanding of the differences between management and leadership, the advantages and disadvantages of each of these and will help participants identify their own leadership and management skills. The session will then move on to look at the most common areas of employment legislation for managers and what they can expect to face in their managerial roles.

      Course Objectives/Key Benefits

      This practical workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the differences between leadership and management, and the advantages and disadvantages of each of these and how to apply these to different situations that may arise in the workplace. Participants will also gain an understanding of the most common areas of employment legislation and how to apply this learning to the workplace to ensure they do not fall fail of breaching the law.

      Who The Course Is Aimed At

      All managers, supervisors, directors or anybody who would benefit from an understanding of effective management styles, as well as an understanding of equality, diversity and time management.



      Course Content



      Participants will look at the following in detail:

      Management and Leadership Skills

      Management and leadership theories

      Identifying your own management or leadership style

      Differences Between Managers and Leaders

      Common areas of employment legislation and how to effectively apply this learning in the workplace including the Equality Act 2010, Working Time Regulations, Data Protection and GDPR



      Training Method

      The session is presented in a highly interactive format, which will include group work, practical discussion and exercises, theory, demonstration and practice, feedback.

      Course Outcome/Qualification

      HR Elite Certificate of Attendance.

      Prerequisite Knowledge

      None - previous experience/skills will be discussed during the course, but are not essential in order to attend.

      How to book

      Please call HR Elite on 01206 700690 or email at info@hrelite.co.uk.

  • Performance Management and Appraisal
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      Colchester, Essex


      04/04/2018



      Cost

      £99 plus VAT (discounted to £75 per session per person for retained HR Elite clients).

      Duration

      1 day (9am-2pm) including pastry brunch.

      Venue

      Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

      Introduction

      This session will look at effective performance management and appraisals, both in terms of organisational and individual performance, the appraisal cycle and the appraisal meeting.

      Course Objectives/Key Benefits

      This practical workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the importance of effective performance management, managing poor performance through to dismissal as well as the skills required in order to prepare for and carry out an effective and meaningful appraisal meeting.

      Who the Course is aimed at

      All managers, supervisors, directors or anybody who is involved in the management of staff.



      Course Content



      Participants will look at the following in detail:

      Organisational Performance and the performance management cycle

      Managing Good and Poor Performers

      The Importance of Effective Performance Management

      Informal and Formal Processes

      Coaching Skills and effectively comunicating constructive feedback and criticism

      Conducting an effective appraisal meeting

      Providing ongoing support, feedback and development



      Training Method

      The session is presented in a highly interactive format, which will include group work, practical discussion and exercises, theory, demonstration and practice, feedback.

      Course Outcome/Qualification

      HR Elite Certificate of Attendance.

      Prerequisite Knowledge

      None - previous experience/skills will be discussed during the course, but are not essential in order to attend.

      How to Book

      Please call HR Elite on 01206 700690 or email at info@hrelite.co.uk.

  • Recruitment and Selection
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      Colchester, Essex


      06/06/2018



      Cost

      £99 plus VAT (discounted to £75 per session per person for retained HR Elite clients).

      Duration

      1 day (9am-2pm) including pastry brunch.

      Venue

      Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

      Introduction

      This session will look at valuable Recruitment and Selection techniques, both in terms of the process and the skills needed to undertake these processes effectively and successfully.

      Course Objectives/Key Benefits

      This practical workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the entire recruitment and selection process, from advertising through to induction and probation with particular focus on the selection process, best practise selection methods and effective interview skills.

      Who The Course Is Aimed At

      All managers, supervisors, directors or anybody who is involved in the management of recruitment and selection.



      Course Content



      Participants will look at the following in detail:

      The Full Recruitment and Selection Process

      Evaluating the Vacant Position, and Advertising

      Job Analysis and Job Descriptions

      Shortlisting Applications

      Various selection methods - good and bad!

      Interviewing Skills and Responsibilities

      Induction and Probation

      Performance or Conduct Issues During Probation

      Legal Considerations throughout the recruitment and selection process and on commencement of employment



      Training Method

      The session is presented in a highly interactive format, which will include group work, practical discussion and exercises, theory, demonstration and practice, feedback.

      Course Outcome/Qualification

      HR Elite Certificate of Attendance.

      Prerequisite Knowledge

      None - previous experience/skills will be discussed during the course, but are not essential in order to attend.

      How to Book

      Please call HR Elite on 01206 700690 or email at info@hrelite.co.uk.