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The Protégé Program (Mentoring at the workplace)
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 12:15
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Duration:

2 days

Program Overview:

The Protégé Program is for both the Mentor as well as the Protégé. It is called the Protégé program for the important reason that the responsibility of performance, relationship building, and continuous improvement is that of the protégés.

Mentors and Protégés will learn how they can be more effective in their roles. The program will help them to make the most of their relationship and get to know each other at deeper levels.

Program Curriculum:

  1. The Mentor – Protégé relationship, roles, and responsibilities

  2. Mentoring, Coaching, and Counseling

  3. Temptations and commonly made mistakes

  4. The Psychology involved

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:16
 
7 Steps to Celebration!
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:45
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Duration:

Versions: 2hr seminar (motivational talk), 5 days retreat.

Program Overview:

This is a motivational program that focuses on individual performance. The program focuses on the 7 Steps theory by A.I. MIR that helps individuals achieve a “State of Celebration” in their lives.

The 3 to 5 day retreat will both inspire and equip individuals for greater performance.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Energy

  2. Understanding Self & Others

  3. Planning

  4. Action

  5. Flexibility

  6. Consistency

  7. Enjoy the Endeavour

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:20
 
Solving Problems
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:44
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Duration:

2 days

Program Overview:

The program explores the problem solving processes used within organizations and why it is critical for the long term health of organizations that they develop standardized processes for solving problems. These processes must include the proper classification of problems and ways to collaborate when dealing with each type.

Participants will also learn how culture, technology, and leadership play a vital role in solving problems and taking organizations to higher levels of performance.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Problem Solving Process

  2. Connections (internal and external/extensions), Collaboration, and Culture

  3. Leadership and Solving Problems

  4. Implementation and Change Management

 


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Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 07:48
 
Decisions
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:33
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Duration:

3 days

Program Overview:

The program explores the different kinds of decisions made by individuals, teams, and organizations and how these decisions can be made more effectively. Participants will learn to identify and use the right tools and techniques for the different kinds of decisions that they are faced with.

The program will also focus on the process of making sound decisions, the individual mindset and the team culture that will enable sound decision-making.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Decision types

  2. Decision tools, techniques, questions and analysis

  3. Decision making Process

  4. Sound Decision Making Culture

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:20
 
TIME!
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:32
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Duration:

2 days

Program Overview:

In this fast paced program, we will explore the tangibles and intangibles of time. Participants will unravel the value of their time, discover the relationship they have with time, focus on what they want to achieve within the time available, measure what they actually do with their time, and plan how to spend their time for improved results.

The program focuses on the internal and external barriers we experience that stand in the way of making more effective use of our time; the seven specific steps and tools towards making effective use of our time; as well as the time wasters and time savers in the workplace and what we should do about them.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Value of Time

  2. Our relationship with Time

  3. Our Goals with regards to Time

  4. What do we do with our Time

  5. How should we use our Time

  6. TIME! Tools – 7 Specific Steps and Tools.

 


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Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 07:50
 
SHIFT
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:23
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Duration:

2 days

Program Overview:

The program helps us understand the SHIFT that we must make in the way we manage our work and each other. The idea of the program is to explore ways in which organizations can move from Direction to Self Direction, Motivation to Meaningfulness, and Management to Engagement.

The program will assess the current levels of engagement of people within your organization and explore engagement best practices that the participants can use as implementation ideas.

Program Curriculum:

  1. The SHIFT in Management – Engagement

  2. What Motivates People?

  3. Assessment, Gap, Plan!

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:18
 
Presenting Perfectly
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:16
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Duration:

2 Days

Program Overview:

The program helps participants prepare to present perfectly. The program focus is on practicing the perfect presentation. Participants will also learn that fun, confidence, and continuous improvement are essential elements in the pursuit of the perfect presentation.

The presenters will be provided with feedback using various methods involving technology, experts, audiences, and even self-reflection.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Perfect Presentations, what works and what doesn’t

  2. Presenting Perfectly, what worked and what didn’t

  3. Presenting the Personal Perfection Plan

  4. Bolt from the blue, what will I do?

  5. Perfect Practice helps Presenting Perfectly

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:18
 
Creating a Culture of Candor
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:12
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Duration:

2 Days

Program Overview:

The program helps work teams identify ways in which they can promote candor at their work place with the aim of improving performance and building trust.

The program offers best practices and proven methods as idea generators for participants. The focus then turns to implementation and identifying the right aerodynamics to overcome opposing forces.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Candor, a prerequisite to performance

  2. Experiencing the benefits and difficulties of candor and building trust

  3. Best Practices

  4. Building the right aerodynamics

 


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Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 08:08
 
Dealing with Diversity
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:08
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Duration:

Duration depends on specific needs. It is normally a 2 to 5 day program. Smaller seminars may be 1 hr. in duration.

Program Overview:

The program helps participants work effectively in teams of diverse individuals. The diversity may be based on age, gender, ethnicity, culture, geography, title, education, income, work experience, work location, language, religion, mental ability, physical ability, departmental (units, groups, sub groups), work style, communication style, values, preferences, motivation, beliefs, personal habits…

The focus of the program is to help the team understand the benefits of working together, become comfortable with diversity, and deciding together to work in ways that will help the individuals, teams, and organization achieve their objectives and synergize.

Program Curriculum:

  1. Understanding the Benefits of Cooperation

  2. Exploring the perils of not working together

  3. Surface and Deeper Level Diversity

  4. Iceberg Effect

  5. Developing a focus on Common Goals

  6. Working on Aerodynamics (to make use of opposing forces)

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:26
 
Dealing with Conflict
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:05
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Duration:

1 Day

Program Overview:

The program helps participants to become aware of the five conflict management styles. We will also learn about the style that we use most often, the benefits of using each style, the situations in which each style is useful, and the consequences of overusing each style.

The program makes use of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument and the theory on which it is based. The program then focuses on applying the five conflict modes to the work situations of the participants.

Program Curriculum:

  1. TKI (Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument)

  2. The Five Conflict Handling Modes

  3. Applying the Conflict Modes

 


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:10
 
Communicate your way to Excellence
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 11:01
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Duration:

2 days plus 2 days (advanced communication skills course)

Program Overview:

Our ability to communicate effectively will dictate how well we perform in our careers. It allows us to make best use of the skills that we have and is therefore the most important skill to keep polishing and improving. In this program, we will move beyond just the basics to explore how one keeps control of the communication process and influences to gain better results. Participants will learn about asking the right questions, framing the discussion, understanding the audience, and being flexible to gain results.


Program Curriculum:

  1. Communication Chess

  2. Words, Tonality, and Body Language (the fallacy of relative importance)

  3. Framing an exchange

  4. Asking questions

  5. Communication Styles

  6. Listening

  7. The Influence Openness Matrix

 


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Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 08:10
 
Optimize Stress, Maximize Success
Written by Azfar
Saturday, 05 March 2011 10:48
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Duration:

2 days

Program Overview:

We cannot avoid Stress! Not all of it anyway. We cannot, and should not want to eliminate Stress! We CAN determine the impact it will have on our life! We CAN make informed choices and manage ourselves in a way that improves performance and reduces the harm that stress can have on our bodies and minds.

This program will help us understand the impact stress is having on us and equip us with proven tools and techniques to manage ourselves with respect to the stress in our lives. We will understand that we need stress, learn to identify our stress optimization level, and become clear about what we need to do to perform at higher levels.

Program Curriculum:

  1. The Psy-Phy (Sci-Fi) Connection

  2. The Stress Response

  3. The Stress Equation

  4. Poorly Managed Stress Vs. Properly Managed Stress

  5. ABCs of Stress

  6. My Stress Levels Assessment / Feedback

  7. Bio Feedback Mechanisms

  8. Self Imposed Stress – Planning and Management

  9. Managing the Stress Response – Breathing, Progressive Relaxation, Refuting Irrational Ideas.

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 08:16