Bite Size Staff Training Sessions

melonShort, sharp and thought-provoking sessions provide you with development opportunities to slot into your working day.  Lasting one to two hours, these sessions will leave you energised to investigate and implement new ideas and techniques in your workplace.

Managing Yourself to Deal with Conflict

A session designed to help you reflect on how you may respond in conflict situations and why you respond in ways that may not always be helpful. It looks at models and tools that may help us to work with others more successfully and respond differently to situations where our desired outcomes may be different from others.

By the end of this session, we will have identified:

  • The way they prefer to respond when faced with conflict situations.
  • Understand why you respond in ways that at times may not be helpful
  • Models and approaches to deal with differences more successfully in the future

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-DEA’

 

Building Resilience at Work

More and more attention is being paid to the concept of resilience and how it can help you feel better equipped to handle pressure and reduce stress.

By the end of this session, we will have identified:

  • What resilience is (and what it isn’t)
  • The strengths underpinning resilience
  • Ways to develop your own resilience at work

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-BUI’

 

 

How to Have Win-Win Conversations

This interactive session applies the basic model of Transactional Analysis to reflect on how to get the most from your interaction with others.

By the end of this session, we will have identified:

  • The drivers that sit behind the behaviour of yourself and others
  • How to reflect on and understand your ‘Transactions’ with others
  • ‘The games people play’ and how to avoid them

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-WIN’

 

Communication Preferences and Giving Feedback

This interactive session uses a personal preferences inventory to explore your own communication style and give you the opportunity to reflect on its impact when you are giving feedback to others.

By the end of this session, we will have identified:

  • Your personal communication preferences
  • Alternative communication preferences
  • How this impacts when giving feedback to others, with examples to consider
  • Feedback approaches to incorporate in your management practice.

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-COMP’

 

Mindfulness- Finding Peace in a Busy World

This 2 hour session introduces you to Mindfulness. Providing an understanding of how mindfulness can support individuals both in work and in our private lives. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice simple mindfulness techniques which you will be able to incorporate into your daily life

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe what mindfulness is
  • Understand how you can use mindfulness
  • Discuss the techniques practiced

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-MIND’

 

Understanding your Thinking Process – Getting Better at Problem Solving and Decision Making

This session looks at the internal processes that occur within us – and on the impact of these in our problem solving and decision making

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the different Ego states and what they represent
  • Recognise when each ego state is in play.
  • Recognise what happens when one of the states is missing from the decision making process
  • Practice using a model for robust decision making

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-MIND’

 

 

Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work

The session looks at ways in which managers can encourage positive mental health and wellbeing for their staff team and ways to prevent work issues contributing to mental ill health, both inside and outside the workplace.

By the end of this session, we will have identified:

  • The potential positive and negative impacts of work on individual mental health and wellbeing.
  • What to do when someone is experiencing mental ill health or distress at work, or is returning after a period of absence from work.
  • Support you could offer to enhance employee wellbeing and encourage positive mental health of your team.
  • Approaches and resources available to support staff mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Book your place now through MyHR! Search for ‘ODT-WELL’

 

For more information on any of our courses or to discuss your training needs, please email hrcourseenquiries@mmu.ac.uk or contact us on 6624