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Basic Course in Employee Assistance Programmes

The Basic Course in Employee Assistance Programmes provides you with the knowledge, skills and insights to become an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) practitioner in private companies, government departments or service-provider organisations. The course will enhance your knowledge of EAPs (including standards and instruments) to enable you to successfully promote wellness in the workplace, while aligning the therapeutic, management/ supervisory and M&E strategies of a planned EAP to an organisation’s goals and objectives.

Business Writing Skills

*Also available as a 2-day workshop. Aim: To supply the learners with the necessary knowledge and confidence, enabling them to conduct professional and accurate e-mail and business writing support. Content: ¨ The Six C’s of business letter writing ¨ Business letter writing checklist ¨ Opening and closing formats ¨ Keep to the point ¨ Setting the tone ¨ Conversational style techniques ¨ Writing in plain English ¨ Sentence Structure ¨ Jargon ¨ Headings ¨ Closing ¨ E-mail Specifics Outcome: The learners will be able to deliver a professional and well-presented business letter or e-mail.

Resilience Training

Aim: The purpose of resilience training is to equip the delegate with useful information, practical skills and tools to build resilience in a personal and professional capacity. Through this process, the delegate should be able to use these skills to build trust and create positivity within a team. Resilience training is especially helpful to teams experiencing the stress of change and is an important part of change management.

Telesales

Aim: To assist and inform junior telesales and general sales staff on the basic requirements for a good sales call.

Assertiveness Training

Aim: This workshop is geared towards all those individuals who wish to develop their assertiveness, enabling them to get results quicker and more effectively and communicate in an assertive manner with clients and fellow workers. Content: ¨ What is Assertiveness? What is it not? ¨ Getting to know and understand people! ¨ Personality types ¨ Understanding yourself ¨ Understanding negative behaviour ¨ Handling conflict and aggression ¨ What do all assertive people have in common?

Sexual Harassment

Aim: This half day workshop gives guidelines on how to deal with sexual harassment and gender ethics within the workplace, the causes, consequences to individual and company, the potential resolutions and cures. Sexual Harassment law suits are costly and organisations that have regular awareness training are less likely to be in a position of having to defend their actions and decisions.

Merchandising

Aim: This unit standard is intended for those individuals who are responsible for displaying merchandise visually in a wholesale/retail outlet where there is some freedom to merchandise within the provided broad guidelines or parameters. Content: What is visual merchandising?

Leading Change

Aim: To understand the importance of strategically leading change in an organisation. Ineffective change management leads to a breakdown of strategy which in turn impacts negatively on the outcome. From a leadership perspective the specific circumstances that go along with change need to be identified, understood and effectively addressed.

Diversity Training

Aim: To assist the learners with the necessary knowledge regarding issues of diversity in a specific South African context. Course Content: Cultural Diversity; Can we continue to challenge and shape our perceptions as adults? Understanding Prejudice; The Role of the Media; Employment Equity and the Bill of Rights; Issues of Conflict and Cooperation, Power and Privilege; Concentrating on Areas of Similarity and Positivity; Culture and Etiquette From Around the World

Personal Mastery

Aim: To empower and develop delegates and enable them to use their knowledge and skills to the fullest, practically and effectively. This workshop includes a one hour pre-course questionnaire for individual Enneagram reporting. The Enneagram is arguably the most valuable self-mastery tool available to us today.

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