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Getting the Best Out of Your People


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Leveraging the Power of Personality to Support Change


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Practical Tips for Managers to Build Trusting Relationships


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Mixing it Up: How to Handle Workplace Conflict Differently


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Attend two half-day pre-conference workshops and save $100.



MEET THE TRAINERS

Alice King

Alice is passionate about coaching and has a wide variety of experience in the coaching space. She works as an executive coach drawing on training... Learn more


Lorraine Mills

Lorraine has delivered coaching directly to leaders and high potentials within a range of clients over the last 15 years... Learn more

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Getting the best out of your people

$300 (Half-day AM workshop)

This workshop will explore how our interpersonal needs drive our behavior and interactions with others, and provides practical tips for creating work environments that provide space for everyone to grow and flourish. You will learn how individual differences in the behaviors we show others and those we seek from others can shape the success or challenge of our interactions with others. By taking the FIRO-B® assessment before the workshop and working through your results on the day, you will not only gain unique, actionable insights into your own interpersonal needs, but also learn how to support individuals and team members across your organization to work more effectively together.


What you'll learn

In this 3-hour interactive workshop, you will:


  • Discover your interpersonal needs profile

  • Uncover the motivations that influence people’s communication style and behavior

  • Experience practical exercises that will enable you to impact the leaders and teams that you work with

  • Learn how to use your newly-found appreciation of what people need to create better workplaces


What you'll get

In addition to your individual FIRO-B report, participants will walk away with an understanding of their interpersonal needs and the interplay between them. For those working in the HR space, this will also provide an invaluable insight into an instrument that is very effective in team development, helping to surface and work with issues such as trust and conflict.


Who should attend?

Anyone working in HR, or managing people, keen to better understand the impact of individual needs in the workplace including performance coaches and those working in 1-1 development scenarios.


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*Main conference registration is required to register for and attend pre-conference workshops.




MEET THE TRAINER

Dr. Martin Boult

Martin has worked as a psychologist in the field of management and organisational development since 1998, with a focus in the areas of executive leadership development... Learn more

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Embracing Change: Leveraging the power of personality to support change

$300 (Half-day AM workshop)

We live in an era of constant, rapid transformation and change, which is affecting people in their day-to-day work lives and the performance of organizations. While it is widely acknowledged people react to change in different ways, it remains one of the most overlooked and yet crucial aspects of change initiatives in organizations. These differences stem from multiple factors which can seem overwhelming. However, the MBTI® personality type framework offers a logical and practical way of helping people best meet their needs and also work with the needs of colleagues when faced with change. This workshop will provide tried and tested ways of helping people embrace change using powerful insights from the MBTI instrument.


What you'll learn

In this 3-hour interactive workshop, you will:


  • Develop an understanding of the common psychological reactions of change

  • Increase awareness of your reactions to change in relation to your personality type

  • Understand others’ reactions to change and how to work with their needs

  • Learn how to increase buy-in and adaption to change and decrease resistance

  • Learn ways to manage your response to change in a positive and constructive way


What you'll get

Participants will need to have completed an MBTI assessment and verified their personality type pre-workshop. If you don't know your MBTI type, you will be invited to complete the questionnaire ahead of the workshop.


Participant materials include:


  • Introduction to Type® & Change book

  • Embracing Change Participant workbook


Learning outcomes:


  • Increased self-understanding for managing your psychological needs during change

  • Constructive ways of responding to the needs of others during change

  • Practical strategies for managing the psychological aspects of change programs in organizations


Who should attend?

Professionals involved in designing change initiatives, leading people through change and looking for practical ways to enhance the change management skills of employees, teams and leaders.


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*Main conference registration is required to register for and attend pre-conference workshops.




MEET THE TRAINER

Sherrie Haynie

Sherrie Haynie is the Director of US Professional Services for CPP, Inc. leading the company’s US Practitioner Development and Consulting Services efforts... Learn more

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Practical tips for managers to build trusting relationships workshop

$300 (Half-day PM workshop)

Employee surveys continue to reveal trust as a critical component in the workplace for organizational success. Despite this being a top value for most organizations, research has shown only 49% of employees trust their manager. So how do you build trusting relationships as a manager when many organizational policies are outside of your control? In this workshop we will focus on the human behavioral tendencies that can hinder trust and explore strategies to overcome these tendencies.

Practical Tips for Managers to Build Trusting Relationships is an interactive half-day workshop facilitated by CPP’s Director of US Professional Services and leadership development expert Sherrie Haynie, M.Ed. By the end of the session, participants will have learned:


  • How to identify their own behavioral tendencies impacting trust

  • How to build trusting relationships with direct reports during performance improvement conversations, encouragement or showing appreciation of efforts

  • How to build trust by improving the ability to gain buy-in and support


What you'll learn

During this workshop, participants will delve into behavioral tendencies impacting trust. One size does not fit all, as certain behaviors will promote trust with some individuals, yet drive a wedge in your relationship with others. Through interactive exercises, you will explore your own blind spots and biased assumptions that fuel behavioral tendencies, hindering trust, as well as learning strategies to overcome these tendencies.


What you'll get

Participants will walk away with practical tips to immediately apply in day-to-day settings to build or strengthen trusting relationships with their teams. Participants will need to have completed an MBTI assessment and verified their personality type pre-workshop. If you don't know your MBTI type, you will be invited to complete the questionnaire ahead of the workshop.


Who should attend?

Line-of-Business managers interested in exploring team development by building or strengthening team trust.


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*Main conference registration is required to register for and attend pre-conference workshops.




MEET THE TRAINERS

Alice King

Alice is passionate about coaching and has a wide variety of experience in the coaching space. She works as an executive coach drawing on training... Learn more


Lorraine Mills

Lorraine has delivered coaching directly to leaders and high potentials within a range of clients over the last 15 years... Learn more

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Mixing it up: how to handle workplace conflict differently

$300 (Half-day PM workshop)

This workshop is for anyone who manages people and wants to learn more about why conflict arises, and how to handle it constructively. You’ll discover your own conflict-handling style by completing the TKI® assessment ahead of the workshop, and learn how your natural style differs from others. Working through practical exercises and scenarios, we’ll help you to realise how adopting different approaches in certain situations will result in better outcomes. You’ll leave understanding how to address conflict situations constructively and improve conflict challenges, and how to help others to do the same.


What you'll learn

In this 3-hour interactive workshop, you will:


  • Learn about the TKI conflict resolution model and its five conflict-handling styles

  • Develop awareness of your own conflict-handling style

  • Experience and practice different ways to approach conflict for more successful outcomes.


What you'll get

In addition to your individual TKI report, participants will walk away with an understanding of a range of conflict handling strategies focused on 5 practical situation-specific approaches for effective conflict resolution. You’ll also walk away energized and ready to try out some new conflict management strategies!


Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to understand more about dealing with conflict and conflict resolution in the workplace. This workshop is ideal for those responsible for managing others, or who regularly finds themselves at odds with others.


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*Main conference registration is required to register for and attend pre-conference workshops.