A different kind of development for university staff.

Innovative staff development to enable individuals and teams in universities to achieve high performance, manage change, be resilient and work together well.

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Resilience Workshops for university teams

Resilience Workshops

Equipping staff to deliver to a high standard, in challenging circumstances. These practical workshops are based on the latest research that enable staff to make real changes and build true resilience rather than simply explaining theory.

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Management Coaching

Help key individuals manage change through impactful programs of one to one coaching focused on emotional intelligence,   leading effectively, managing change, developing strategic thinking and managing staff effectively.

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Strategy Sessions

Practical and effective strategy facilitation that uses proven methodologies and an open approach to give people a voice, allow effective discussions and disagreement, proper planning, prioritisation and big issue resolution.

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Team Development

Exceptional team building  based on the latest research on team effectiveness, that is both energising and engaging whilst helping teams work together, forge a strong identity, deal with change and perform well together under pressure.

Gemma Asbury

It’s really practical because you are giving us tools, but more importantly, you are giving us completely different ways of thinking – ideas that would never come into my own head. I don’t think I’ve ever had this level of enjoyment and experience in any staff development. You guys have just got a different approach.

Gemma Asbury
Manager, School of Business, Management and Economics -University of Sussex
Deborah Jackson-Smith

Thanks so much for the training last week, it was really good. It was amazing that you managed to develop the session exactly to brief, following just a one hour meeting with me. You met the brief exactly and completely picked up on the fact that the team was already functioning well and that this was an enhancement rather than a development exercise. The team responded to your approachable, open and confident style, and this really helped them to relax and engage with the session.

Deborah Jackson-Smith
School Administrator - History, Art History & Philosophy University of Sussex
Amelia Wakeford

Thanks for the coaching session yesterday the thing that really grabbed me was the power of language - and how I need to learn it, your phrases immediately made me feel more comfortable . And I'd like more!”

Amelia Wakeford
Humanities Lab university of Sussex
Anna Stefanaki

I wanted to thank you for a great session, everyone was happy at the end of it. A job well done

Anna Stefanaki
Environment Team, University of Brighton
Liz James

I have heard only good things back from the team. They seem to have enjoyed it hugely and to be very appreciative of the work that went into making it 'for them'

Liz James
Head, School of History, Art History and Philosophy University of Sussex
School Manager

I really benefited from your coaching sessions at a particularly challenging time dealing with a staff-related matter.I have been thinking carefully about what we discussed and looking at my notes. I feel that I am already starting to feel the benefits. The sessions have been enormously valuable; thanks again for everything.

School Manager
University of Sussex
Gemma Asbury

I’ve been to lots of staff development and different training over the years and this just feels completely different. It feels really tailored and we can tailor it to suit whatever situation we face.

Gemma Asbury
Manager, School of Business, Management and Economics - University of Sussex

Tailored coaching, facilitation and workshops for universities.

There is a new need to enable university staff to work effectively, change processes, take risks and sometimes to think completely differently.  Often staff need to display skillsets they weren’t previously required to have, and to be brave enough to do so within an environment of uncertainty for them personally and professionally.

We regularly work together with many different university departments to develop management capability, forge resilience and help teams collaborate and communicate effectively. We deliver tailored workshops, coaching and facilitation and bring pragmatism to theories in order to equip university staff with different ways of thinking and an ability to succeed in a challenging and changing environment. 

 

 

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To find out more about how we work, why what we do makes a difference or what we could do for you please do get in touch.

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