Productive Conversations in Challenging Times: Live Stream


a free showcase event via live stream

Covid-19 means many more employees than ever before have suddenly found themselves remote working, leaving organisations faced with a unique set of challenges.

This session is designed to support managers in holding effective challenging conversations from a remote setting.

“I gained a lot of experience and knowledge. The chance to rewind and perform difficult conversations is so powerful”

National Grid delegate            

the showcase session

On Thursday 4th June 2020 10.30am we will be showcasing our ‘Productive Conversations in Challenging Times’ virtual training and learning development workshop via live stream.

A 1½ hour ‘taster’ showcase. This powerful session is designed to assist organisations during the Covid-19 pandemic. Attendees will explore our ‘tried and tested’ approach to successfully handling potentially ‘difficult conversations’. The workshop is designed to reflect remote working and the challenging backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic. You’ll find out how we deliver highly engaging, immersive learning experiences that blend drama, theoretical models and the live interactive content to explore best practice around achieving business focused productive conversations.

This session is designed to support managers in holding effective challenging conversations from a remote setting.

learning outcomes

  • Deepen understanding of how to have high value operational conversations
  • Acknowledge how hard and strange the current Covid-19 situation is and evaluate how the rise in remote working is effecting management technique
  • Explore the practical and emotional challenges of remote working, especially at a time like this
  • Run through management behaviour changes for building inclusive and trusting teams
  • Explore techniques for breaking bad news and emotional impact of such conversations
  • Encourage participants to reflect on their own preferred remote management style
  • Promote participation in virtual social networks and signpost other support mechanisms

This highly interactive, powerful ‘taster’ showcase is going to be of interest to Human Resources and Learning & Development professionals.

what learners say

“This live video link session worked well and reduced the impact on the rest of the day as no time spent travelling to a course… the course was informative, enjoyable and about the right length”

“The interactive element [worked well], considering we were online”

“Despite [the fact the] training was delivered remotely, it was well thought through and delivered in an engaging way”

“Made to feel comfortable in a difficult ‘acting’ situation. Excellent scenarios and lovely people”

“The use of technology and the encouragement for everyone to participate worked well. It was thought provoking and worth attending”

book your place

The ‘taster’ event will run from 10.30am to 12.00pm on Thursday 4 June 2020 via live stream. To mirror the format of our virtual training sessions, we’ll be restricting the number of places to 16 in total with a limit of two per organisation.

Click on the Save me a seat button and enter your details to book your place now.

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You can check out which other organisations are attending here.

Any questions at all, feel free to contact Peter Allen via email or call 01484 310234.

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