Development for university staff.

Staff training, coaching and workshops that help university staff to manage change, be resilient and work together.

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Resilience Workshops for university teams

Wellbeing Workshops

Equipping staff to be resilient in challenging circumstances. These interactive resilience workshops are based on the latest research. They enable staff to make real changes, discuss challenges and enhance wellbeing.

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Management Coaching

Impactful programs of coaching focused on leading effectively and managing people through change, hybrid working, developing resilient thinking and learning skills to manage and motivate people  more effectively.

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Strategy Development

Practical strategy development workshops. An open approach allows effective discussions and disagreement, and allows senior teams to the develop plans to deal with todays challenges and changes

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Team Building

Exceptional team building based on the latest research on team effectiveness. Energising and engaging, helping teams forge a strong identity, deal with change, understand each other and perform better even when the team is apart

Dr Marina  Pedreira-Vilarino

Thank you for facilitating our team building day and the work you put in to maximise its impact. It was brilliant and you informed & entertained us in equal measure. I’ve received excellent feedback from the team who all seemed to enjoy it very much

Dr Marina Pedreira-Vilarino’s
University of Sussex
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.

Technology and Challenges for University Staff

Technology and Challenges for University Staff

Technology undoubtably improves the educational curriculum by providing more diverse opportunities for research and development and for enhancing the student experience. Problems can arise however if the processes and those using them are not up to speed. This can result in increased challenges and hurdles for university staff, who are sometimes not aware of all the technological advancements, and even if they are familiar, they might feel they do not have enough time to keep up with all the updates and improvements.

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