Half-day online courses

What skills are your team looking to develop over the next few months? What behavioural changes would you like to see across your organisation?

We offer a range of half-day online workshops — ideal for individuals, small teams or larger groups — that can help elevate your teams’ careers and take your business to the next level. We also offer the option of two half-day workshops on the same topic, held one month apart. Running the workshops in this way gives people the chance to practise skills between the two sessions, learn more skills and build connections and relationships with other people on the workshop.

Choose from one or more of the half-day courses featured below. 

  1. Developing self-awareness 

When we talk to ourselves in a consistently negative way, the neurons involved in those mental and behavioural patterns automatically know what to do and can limit us.

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • The brain and habits and behaviours that could be holding you back.
  • How confident are you? Before we look at how to change, let’s look at what needs changing.
  • Are your thoughts hindering you? Learn the importance of positive self-talk.
  • A four-step model to help deconstruct limiting behaviour patterns and replace them with enabling behaviour patterns.
  • Action plan — what changes in behaviour will you make as a result of this online workshop? Why is this important to you?
  1. Presenting with impact

Presenting can be a daunting experience. This course shows your employees a seven-step model to structure their ideas and enable them to present with confidence.

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • How to structure a presentation that grabs the attention of your audience, identifies the issue, proposes a solution and considers the benefits to your audience, diffusing any possible concerns or obstacles.
  • The importance of words, voice and body language and how to speak with impact.
  • A three-step model to handle objections.
  • Action plan — what changes in behaviour will you make as a result of this online workshop? Why is this important to you? 
  1. Shape your career

Are your team conscious goal setters? Studies consistently show that having clear, written goals makes a significant difference in creating success.

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • The seven steps to setting and achieving short, medium and long-term goals.
  • Obstacles — every goal we pursue will have consequences for ourselves and others. What are they?
  • What resources will you need, including people, information and personal qualities?
  • What are the benefits? There’ll be times when you’re truly tested about the importance of pursuing your goals. Why are these goals important to you?
  • Tips to help you stay focused and make it happen.
  • How to bring your goals to life by creating a vision board and affirmations.
  • Action plan — what changes in behaviour will you make as a result of this online workshop. Why is this important to you?
  1. Managing conflict and courageous conversations

Uncomfortable conversations are a normal part of life, yet many people avoid these conversations. If handled well, these conversations provide an opportunity to resolve workplace conflicts quickly and efficiently, lift employee performance and engagement, and improve relationships across your teams.

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • A four-step model to deconstruct limiting behaviour patterns that are holding you back from having these conversations.
  • Assertive techniques — how to go ‘up through the gears’ when negotiating, including saying no and meaning it.
  • Moments of awareness (Ma) — a tool to help you become aware of emotions in the moment and choose your response.
  • Learn the four steps to effective conversations when the stakes are high.
  • How to create a one-minute opening statement to start the conversation.
  • Action plan — what changes in behaviour will you make as a result of this online workshop. Why is this important to you?
  1. How to coach others to develop and grow

 One key role of any leader or manager is to coach team members to achieve their best, helping them solve problems, make better decisions and learn new skills to progress in their role or career.

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • How individuals, teams/groups can work together towards a common goal using the GROW (Goal, Reality, Options, Will) model.
  • Questioning and elite listening skills.
  • Learn how to make a decision with two competing options using force-field analysis — a coaching technique that can be widely applied in a range of situations, notably for decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Action plan — what changes in behaviour will you make as a result of this online workshop. Why is this important to you?
  1. How good are you at managing your time?

Good time management comes down to how effectively your employees schedule their time. When they know what their goals and priorities are, they then need to know how to go about creating a schedule that keeps them on track and protects them from stress.

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • How to overcome the top 10 time management mistakes.
  • Weekly plan and daily to-do list — setting aside time to plan your week.
  • Budget time vs actual time — not all tasks are created equal.
  • Learn how to prioritise your tasks using the urgent/important matrix — making room for meaningful work.
  • Managing interruptions — building in time for the unexpected.
  • The Pomodoro technique — a simple tool for improving productivity.
  • Top tips for managing emails and interruptions.
  1. Effective delegation

Is your team stressed and overloaded? There’s only a limited amount they can do, however hard they work. There are only so many hours in a day and only so many tasks they can complete in these hours. This can lead to a real sense of pressure and work overload. Finding a way around this limitation offers a tremendous opportunity. What can they delegate? Do they need to attend every meeting? Who on the team can help them?

During this online workshop, we’ll explore:

  • The reasons why people don’t delegate.
  • What makes a good task to delegate?
  • The six steps to successful delegation.
  • The 10-step delegation checklist.
  • Action plan — what changes in behaviour will you make as a result of this online workshop. Why is this important to you?

If you’d like more details on how UCan Training can help your organisation develop your most important asset — your people — please email sharon@ucantraining.com or call 01252 792811.