Promethean tutors are widely experienced and chosen to match the topic and the organisation. We don’t just do death by PowerPoint: our courses are built on the foundations of human psychology and presented to encourage learning. Other specialist training (finance, marketing, occupational psychology, virtual teamwork) can be provided using our network of expert Associates.
Below you will find just a few examples of the Courses we can provide.
CMI Level 7 Qualifications
This strategically focussed and rigorous programme is designed for leaders who have significant decision making responsibility and have a role in developing the strategy for their organisation. The course will be ideally suited to current or aspiring Directors.
In order to complete the CMI qualification, participants will need to complete two post-graduate assignments focussing on professional development, and developing a real-world strategy.
Our participants will:
- Increase self-awareness and understanding following a thorough review of 360 feedback and / or undertaking a personality profiling utilising a validated 5-Factor framework.
- Develop a leadership mindset; be able to raise the level of focus beyond the operational, and build longer term business capability and culture.
- Develop capabilities of individuals and teams, and measure progress.
- Apply strategic models and frameworks to create business strategy and engage with complex organisational problems.
Day 1: Leading Yourself
- Review 360 and psychometric feedback.
- Utilise reflective practice, identify strengths and weaknesses in own leadership approach.
- Through peer and tutor led coaching, identify personal KPIs and development plans to develop as a strategic leader.
Day 2: Leading the Team
- Review current team performance using an evidence-based framework.
- Discuss team leadership and team coaching techniques to align colleagues, influence behaviour, and measure results.
- Create an action plan for individual and group develop for colleagues that report into you.
Day 3: Developing Capability
- Examine tools to support workplace personal and professional development of colleagues; training, mentoring, and coaching.
- The Ladder of Leadership: How to enable colleagues to move up the ladder through effective leadership communication.
- The Situational Leadership approach to development
- The power of asking great questions.
- Tools to support instruction, coaching and mentoring. GROW and CLEAR.
- Peer coaching and mentoring conversations, with feedback.
Day 4: Leading Strategy and Change
- Define ‘good strategy’ and examine models to support the development of an effective strategy.
- Consider the change management implications of a new strategy, and how to engage with these.
- Review current business culture and identify principles to enhance culture in the future.
- Build a real-world strategy, using a tested method, to change or improve an area of the business.
This course has been developed for current or aspiring executive coaches. Taught by practitioners, this course will introduce current theory and practice in coaching, and provide the opportunity for supervised practice.
The course is taught over two modules, with participants being encouraged to practice and develop confidence in the interim.
In order to complete the CMI qualification, participants will need to complete two post-graduate assignments focussing on coaching and mentoring practice.
Our participants will:
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the underpinning principles and processes of leadership coaching and mentoring.
- Apply both foundational and advanced models of coaching and mentoring (such as Clean Language).
- Demonstrate the ability to align different tools to the needs of the client.
- Experiment with emerging methods including Team and Systemic Coaching.
Professional coaching practice. A three day, highly interactive workshop that will introduce the skillset of the professional coach and mentor. Learners will engage with a combination of classic and cutting edge theory and put in into practice in a safe and supervised environment.
- Defining coaching and its purpose
- The relationship between coaching and mentoring
- Professional practice and reflective practice.
- Individual coaching approaches
- Building a coaching enterprise.
Interim: Put skills into practice and maintain a reflective journal.
A further 2 days, focussing on more advanced tools and techniques. We will consider the strategic impact of coaching and mentoring, and how participants can begin to develop coaching projects and initiatives that will drive the initiative forwards, and have a sustained impact.
- Examine and practice using profiling tools to identify client strengths and personality type, and adapt approach to meet client needs
- Apply advanced models of coaching and mentoring (such as Clean Language).
- Explore and experiment with Team Coaching and Systemic Coaching.
- Consider the business case for coaching in organisations.
- Gain an insight into the purpose of Coaching Supervision.
CMI Level 5 Qualifications
Building on the Introduction to Project Management, this course will focus on skills and tools required to manage more complex projects, and programmes. The course will examine current methodologies and ask participants to evaluate these in relation to the requirements of the project, and the culture of the organisation. Participants will also develop an understanding of building teams to achieve complex objectives, and ensure projects are delivered efficiently through the use of effective feedback and reporting frameworks.
This course is eligible for accreditation to a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Project Management. Participants will need to complete two portfolio assignments, demonstrating an awareness of effective project management, and evidence of delivering a more complex project:
- Assignment 1: Managing Project to Achieve Results
- Assignment 2: Conducting a Management Project
Our participants will:
- Apply strategically focussed tools, frameworks and mindset to complex and volatile projects.
- Utilise different risk frameworks and tools to assess and manage risks.
- Evaluate different project management methodologies, and identify which method works best for the projects you are currently engaging with.
- Effectively lead others in the project environment; build, motivate and performance manage the team throughout the project lifecycle.
Day 1: Managing Complex Projects
- Strategic planning and decision making in a project management environment; ensuring projects are aligned to strategic organisational goals.
- Strategic risk management; making decisions based on the possibility of project failure
- Managing in the VUCAH environment; considerations for risk management in fast changing and uncertain contexts.
- Using data to inform decision making; what do we think, and what do we know.
- Monitoring and evaluating performance using a range of appropriate methods (including KPI’s / OKR’s), and considerations for developing an evaluation framework.
Day 2: Current Practice in Project Management: Continuous Improvement, Agility and Risk.
- Examine and experiment with Lean, CI and Agile principles.
- Identify the pros and cons of Agile PM in relation to real world projects. Identify when and where to apply Lean /CI / Agile principles, and when to use more traditional structures.
- Key considerations for developing a bespoke Project Management methodology for your own organisation.
- Risk Management, and an examination of ISO and alternative approaches to managing risk in a way that is appropriate to the situation and context.
Day 3: Leading in the Project Environment.
- Encouraging Learning Agility at the individual, team, and organisational level. How to ensure knowledge and experience is captured and shared.
- Building high performing teams using The Rocket Model:
- Performance management and feedback, and balancing empowerment with accountability.
- Current and emergent practice in managing virtual and hybrid project teams.
- Situational leadership; knowing when to direct, mentor, coach and delegate.
- Your onward professional development: develop a personal development plan to support continuous learning and development as a project management professional.
- Participants will be issued with our own textbook: ‘Useful Tools for Agile Managers’, which covers a wide range of models to support projects in different contexts.
- Study guide and workbook. We have put together a workbook to support our Project Management training; this will be adapted to reflect your specific requirements. The workbook directly relates to the accreditation.
- Pre-recorded online content, covering a range of models and methods.
- Action Learning and Tutorials. To support participants to apply what they have learned, during and after the training, we will provide action learning support.
CMI Level 3 Qualifications
3-day course, examining current practices in PM. The course will focus on the principles of professional project management and provide a strong foundation for further development. Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute at Level 3.
This course is eligible for accreditation to a CMI Level 3 Award in Project Management. Participants will need to complete one portfolio assignment, and demonstrate an understanding of Project Management principles.
Our participants will:
- Utilise current practices and terminology to plan, deliver, and monitor a project.
- Confidently demonstrate the skills and qualities of a project management professional.
- Manage, support, and effectively communicate with team members and wider stakeholders.
Day 1: Project Management Essentials
- Understanding Project Management, and how it differs to operational management.
- Project management terminology and professional principles (from the Association for Project Management).
- The qualities of an effective Project Manager, and what to avoid.
- Prioritisation, delegation, and time management.
- Problem solving techniques; defining problems as questions (the problem statement), disaggregating problems, and Debono’s “Thinking Hats”.
- Stakeholder analysis and stakeholder management. This session will examine traditional and emergent approaches to understanding and engaging with key stakeholders.
Day 2: Planning and Delivering Projects
- An introduction to key methodologies, and how to choose the right method for the project.
- Project planning, estimating, resourcing and sequencing. Gain confidence by applying a planning framework to a range of case studies.
- Initiating projects, communication, and planning for change.
- Monitor and evaluate progress using a range of tools; Milestones, KPI’s, and OKR’s (Outputs and Key Results.)
- Risk assessment and risk management tools.
Day 3: Managing the Project Team
- The stages of team development.
- Managing performance in a project environment, and balancing the requirement of the project with the strengths /needs of the team, and individuals within the project team.
- Managing and supporting with a Growth Mindset; learning from mistakes.
- Emotional intelligence, and working with different personalities.
- Working under pressure and handling conflict.
- Management communication; giving effective feedback, and coaching techniques to support colleagues.
- Lessons learned, and lessons observed: the power of individual and team reflection.
- Your onward professional development: develop a personal development plan to support continuous learning and development as a project management professional
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