Managing workload

3 February 2016

We all work in fast-paced environments, where there are tight deadlines that regularly need to be met. Do your to-do piles only ever seem to get bigger, your inbox only ever become fuller and do you seem to have an ever decreasing amount of time to complete your work in?

This e-learning course helps you develop techniques to meet deadlines by increasing your productivity in the different aspects of your role. It features an in-depth section on how to hold effective meetings, successful collaboration and delegation. It also covers how to prioritise, motivate, avoid stress and cope with colleagues' expectations.

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Managing change and transformation

3 February 2016

Change is a fact of organisational life and is something everyone has to deal with. Yet deciding what changes to make, winning support for new initiatives and delivering on expectations are still major managerial challenges. In a world where the NHS and health and care organisations face uncertain futures, how can you positively impact the future of your own organisation?

Change doesn’t have to be a negative experience.

Managing change and transformation helps you to understand how to build a change-ready culture that can make smart decisions and successfully implement innovative ideas. You'll consider your personal reaction to change, evaluate your organisation's attitude to innovation and learning, identify barriers to transforming the organisation and explore approaches to overcome them.

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Leadership skills

3 February 2016

Many people make the mistake of thinking that leadership is something that only very senior people have to consider. In fact, leadership is a skill that every professional manager needs to master.

Now updated to include information on transformational leadership and goal translation, this course will help you to develop your leadership skills and use them to provide direction for your team. The course also includes how to manage cross-functional teams and write effective mission statements.

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Innovation

3 February 2016

Innovation is all about generating and implementing new ideas and breaking the mould to deliver success. This course shows you why innovation is important, how to create and select great ideas and how to realise them in your own organisation.

You will appreciate how creativity can grow from crisis, consider alternative business models and try out some practical tools for idea generation and risk management. The innovation e-learning course will teach you how to contribute effective new ideas to a range of situations within your organisation.

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Thinking strategically

3 February 2016

Professionals in all walks of life sometimes struggle to get their issues heard at the strategic level. This e-learning course has been designed for professionals who want to develop their strategic thinking skills and influence the strategic direction of their organisation

Illustrated throughout with real life activities and scenarios, this course will show you why strategy is important to all professionals, and offer tips to help you to think strategically within your organisation.

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