Course details

Dates: Series of 4 consecutive workshops on Thursdays, as follows:

Postponed until further notice.

Time: Arrival required for prompt start at 2.30pm. Finish 4.30pm.

Venue: Little 1 Day Nursery, 49 Valley Road, Chandlers Ford, Southampton SO53 1GS.

Cost: For the full series of workshops total £130.00

Course Outline & Topics covered

Targeted at staff working as room leaders, deputies, new managers or those aspiring to move into management roles to further DEVELOP leadership and management skills.

  • Dealing with staff conflict
  • The pressures of time in a busy work environment
  • Interventions to support the needs of a range of staff members with different skills
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence to improve ‘soft skills’ in L&M (i.e. ‘developing personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively & harmoniously with other people’).
  • Styles of Leadership & Management (L&M)
  • Coaching skills using the GROW Model
  • Situational Leadership and application
  • The benefits of good ‘customer services’ (parent partnership) or final ‘open session’

What does this course provide that others may not?

  • Can be tailored during the course to meet individual needs as they arise based on group priorities
  • Bespoke and designed for a small group to allow interaction & discussion (building rapport and trust)
  • Time between workshops for practice and then sharing of experiences
  • Specific popular topics covered but allows some time for exploration and debate as well as being fast-paced and focused
  • Encourages sharing of challenges in L&M in a confidential environment
  • Support between sessions for individual learners: short reads, exercises & tools to support learning

Trainer has 30 years of experience in the Early Years and Childcare Sector but is also L7 qualified in Strategic Leadership and Management. This enables her to assist any type of business with this aspect of their development. She previously ran her own business for ten years and was a Hampshire County Council business adviser/trainer/coach for fourteen years. Since that time, she has been an independent trainer & consultant and an associate trainer for a national charity. In addition, she is an international award-winning coach (2018).

Workshops aims & objectives

To build skills in delegation, team building, problem solving, conflict resolution and assertiveness. To address personal weaknesses and build on existing strengths. To build confidence and self-awareness to help create an effective and harmonious workforce.

To book your place do not delay. Please book today by completing the form below.

Alternatively, please email Debra McAndrew on the email address listed below. Provide – name(s) of person attending and organisation/business name plus an email address for invoice to be sent.

Payment will be required within four weeks of booking (but by 20 April latest).

Tel: 07470 235 250

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