Purchasing is a critical business process that enables an organisation to secure a wide range of resources efficiently and effectively. This training course introduces techniques that enable delegates to return to their organisations and make immediate cost savings across the business. This is a fast paced training course that introduces different ways of relating to suppliers and customers to establish relationships so that there is a commitment based on mutually-agreed objectives to strive for world-class capability and competitiveness. This training course discusses the principles of negotiation with techniques to highlight advantages and disadvantages of effective negotiation. Delegates will be able to return to their organisations and implement the techniques in order to make significant cost savings in their area of the organisation.
Developing Strategies, Risk Analysis, Negotiating, Budgeting and Cost Control are the essential skills for those who are dedicated to maximizing their performance and value-added contribution - and that of the people who work for them. As the business environment becomes ever more uncertain and turbulent, the requirement for professional leadership and management throughout organizations is at a premium. Hence, these skills learned in this 10 day course provide a structured and coherent framework for addressing the challenges which professionals face in respect of both their day-to-day and longer-term responsibilities. This course will allow the participant to explore and share with other participants new thoughts in the planning, control, and budgeting cycle, resulting in a renewed energy in returning to the workplace and implementing a more focused budgeting process, which communicates useful and timely information to management.
Managers in the organisation who would benefit from understanding the principles of purchasing This training course is constructed with the view point of enabling all participants to successfully create achievable GOALS and achieve them effectively. The training program outline is up to date and pertinent to marketplace requirements, thus catering well to all analytical prediction of training needs in the specified area. A customised proposal can also be arranged, to suit the training requirement of your team.
A lot has been said and written about what it means for a company (or organization) to be a leader. Certainly the area of sustainability and all the sub-categories under that umbrella offer a myriad of opportunities for organizations, companies, and individuals to carve out a niche as a leader in a specialty or sub-specialty. The Three-Dimensions of Leadership instructs people from the boardroom to the mailroom to support company goals in every situation by 1) identifying and focusing on the mission that matters most, to 2) work with the four types of employees so they rally as resources to cooperate as a team that 3) negotiates the big-picture of organizational channels and politics to convert within the context.
This Management Training Course will give you the opportunity to step back and get clear about what you want to achieve in the long and short term. It will then help you assess your present effectiveness and map out a plan to reach your professional and personal goals. This training course will focus on concepts essential to effective time, task management and work planning, enabling you to manage yourself effectively within your own time constraints, be better organized and prioritise your work/life tasks, as well as the people you manage. Being more effective and efficient at work increases your confidence and motivation to achieve continuously higher levels of success. Through learning to leverage your time and tasks to your advantage, you will achieve maximizing the results in the shortest amount of time, with a greater sense of achievement and satisfaction at work.
This program is about getting your team, department or organization where it needs to go. Starting with the bigger picture and moving onto the practical implementation issues, this course takes you right through the strategic planning process with helpful tools, techniques and ideas at every stage. To be strategic is to be well prepared ahead of time for different eventualities. Therefore, strategic planning requires a ‘state of mind’ that has space for the future, is versatile enough to perceive different possible scenarios and creative to think out new solutions for possible problems and issues that may arise. At all levels, strategic thinking has become necessary for both short and long term success.
For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life – at work or personal, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. An effective team leader must have their follower’s trust and shares their vision. The workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Delegates will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team leader.
We need change to keep ourselves stimulated and creative. However, stability and routine makes us feel safe. To manage change we need to have the necessary insight and skills to make a difference to the way things happen around you. Examine how you got to be who you are, define your communication resources and investigate your personal beliefs and values. We will look at the limitations we all put on ourselves and how they hold us back from being open to change. You will also recognize that conflict is inevitable, and that it can be healthy when appropriately managed. Learn the skills and techniques for managing conflict effectively, and to achieve positive outcomes, rather than to prevent all conflict. Go beyond the theory of dealing with conflict, with practical activities and role-plays that can build skills and confidence, in a safe environment.
Successfully managing a cohesive, happy and high-performing team that consistently meets goals is in high demand.As an effective leader, your followers must have trust in you and they need to follow your vision. The element of ‘trust’ has a huge impact on the power and influence of the leader and trust-building must be at the forefront of leadership training. Delegates will be shown how to develop a more effective leadership style through the trust-leadership approach to leading and developing organizations. Those who practice Trust-Leadership measure every decision, every action, and every initiative against the goal of maximizing trust in themselves as leaders and the depth of trust within the organization
Too often, organizations fail to turn their strategies into operational reality; this where the Balanced Scorecard comes in. By translating strategy into a balanced set of objectives covering all aspects of operations and setting clear measurements it enables organizations to put strategy at the heart of everything they do. It helps executives and senior managers to steer the ship whilst enabling managers and staff to contribute more fully to the success of the organization. The Balance Scorecard empowers people to drive internal processes that deliver great customer service and ultimately financial success.
You become a great leader when your attitude reflects leadership. Now you can learn to tap into your latent power, unleash your inner leadership qualities of confidence and enthusiasm and build your visibility in the organization through the course: Confident, Assertive, In Charge: Developing the Attitudes of Leadership. This intensive, interactive leadership skills training program begins by helping you see yourself as others see you and tapping into the leadership attitudes that we all have inside of us. Then our expert coaches will help you build on your strengths and eliminate weaknesses, developing the kind of winning leadership attitudes that all successful leaders have. In addition, you'll learn how to develop leadership skills and assertiveness techniques that will help you stand up for yourself, say "no" when you need to and eliminate confusion over "who's in charge".
Managers are constantly confronted with solving complex problems and making critical decisions. If not handled properly, this course equips managers with the right tools and techniques to ensure they will be finding proper and permanent solutions to problems and making optimum decisions. Participants will learn how to develop the right mindset for solving problems, and enable them to understand, analyze and appreciate the deferent types of problems, conduct in-depth root cause analysis and make the right decisions for permanent solutions. Participants will also discover that some problems cannot be solved using rational problem solving methods but need deferent, more creative approaches. In this course we will enhance the participants' idea generating proficiency and we will enable them to lead a creative team. Finally, and after a solution is formulated and a decision is made, participants will learn how to "sell' their solution to stakeholders and get buy in.
This Problem Solving & Business Development course will give participants the skills to either realise a business concept or continually innovate their current business. Change is an inevitable process, and while one can't resist change, one can become a master of change by continually looking for areas of improvement. This course designed and delivered by MLP Training will focus on the problems that may arise in business development. Candidates are encouraged to turn problems into business-winning opportunities with this remarkable program.
This leadership training course is uniquely designed to help leaders-to-be get ready for their new challenges and responsibilities. You'll discover the heart, soul and mind of true leadership. Through role-playing, self-assessment tests and other leadership training scenarios, you'll explore leadership roles as strategist, change agent, coach, manager, communicator, and mentor and team member. And you'll learn how to develop your unique leadership style for maximum impact.
It has never been more important for leaders to be able to adapt to the changing business environments in which their organizations operate. From recognizing the impact of global market places to economic and organizational sense making, the role of a leader in international business is a complex and evolving one. Eases of the future will operate. The strategic leadership program with theme ‘Succeeding in International Markets; Strategic Leadership within emerging Economies’ explores what you will need to succeed and remain relevant in the ever-changing business landscapes of international markets.