Constantly improving capabilities is the key to high-performance

The main ways that we can help an organisation to learn are as follows:

Induction programmes and training courses / material and e-learning

Facilitated team workshops

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Individual coaching & mentoring

Promoting a culture of continuous learning through various mechanisms is a powerful way of encouraging your organisation to strive for improvement.

See the tabs below for more information on what we offer via our workshops, seminars, training courses, e-Learning & coaching.

Summary – Useful for a Leadership team to understand the essence of their organisational culture, assess themselves and then discuss how they lead the culture by example. A combination of group discussion, individual rating, paired action planning and team reflection.

The team will explore:

  • The agreed culture and any underpinning behaviours framework
  • What the Leadership role for the team should be (taking into account the concepts of Strategy, People Management, Role Modelling, etc).
  • Using the agreed culture model as a basis for a self-assessment of the Leadership team as it is
  • A self-critical approach to the current team structure but focusing on making changes for the future
  • Defining any actions needed and what should be stopped, started and continued

Summary – This workshop is designed for teams that would benefit from a greater understanding of each other as individuals within the team, helping them to recognise the characteristics they portray when in conflict, and to develop strategies to create more effective relationships.

The team will explore the following main objectives:

  • Enhancing self-awareness
  • Enhancing awareness within team of others
  • Enabling the team to identify the key strengths and potential blind sides in themselves and in others
  • Promoting a greater understanding of the team dynamics together
  • Looking at and understanding individual and team relationships
  • Identifying ways in which team relationships can be more productive both in business terms and at a personal level

Summary – This practical workshop which will enable team members to understand how effectively their team is performing and to create actions for improvement.

The team will explore the following key areas:

  • Building trust
  • Honesty, open communications and collaboration
  • Generating commitment
  • Creating team accountability
  • Focusing on results

Summary – Useful for a team who wishes to open up the process of feedback on its performance to colleagues inside and outside of the organisation in order to improve the awareness within the team. Each team will be able to nominate 360-feedback providers, get feedback against team behaviours, receive report of feedback and take part in a 2-hour feedback session to discuss the results and start to build action plans.

The team will explore:

  • Team performance in line with agreed behaviours
  • How their own perspective differs from other participants (internal/external)
  • Verbatim comments and rating differences – how their behaviour may influence other people’s views of their performance
  • Immediate and longer-term actions that may help to address any of the concerns

 

Summary – This seminar is designed for a group of individuals that would benefit from a greater understanding of themselves and others, helping them to recognise the characteristics they portray when in conflict.

The team will explore the following main topics:

  • Enhancing self-awareness
  • Enabling individuals to identify the key strengths and potential blind sides in themselves and in others
  • Promoting a greater understanding of general team dynamics

Summary – Using case studies of high performing teams, this seminar explains sensible ways to use the models and theories that build team development and dynamics.

Delegates will explore:

  • How teams make the journey from ‘group’ to high performing team
  • Effective communication skills that allow teams to interact, make decisions and continue to learn
  • Understanding team roles and the benefits of team diversity and balance
  • Shared team leadership
  • Setting goals and standards

 

Summary – Training in the theories and best practice for the performance review / appraisal / PDR process. The content is customised based on the process or tool used internally.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Best-practice performance management concepts
  • Benefits of good performance management
  • Customer’s own process / solutions
  • Performance objectives / targets (the achievement, including SMART)
  • Performance behaviours (the HOW, including capabilities and culture)
  • Benefits and rationale of meetings
  • Having difficult conversations
  • The dos /don’ts of review meetings
  • Demonstration of the system or paperwork

Summary – Training session on structured interview skills to groups of recruiting managers. The format is focused around some information-sharing and some active practice. The aim is to ensure that attendees understand the interview process, questions and documentation packs.

Attendees will learn about the following elements:

  • The benefits of capability-based interviewing
  • Styles of questioning and how to look for good responses
  • Working structured interview formats and specific questions
  • Running a mock interview using a few questions and some model answers
  • Dealing with any client-specific requirements.
  • Guidance notes and packs to take away and use for their interviewing

Summary – At the heart of every strong organisational culture is good communication and alongside this should be rigorous consideration of information security. Data Protection and Information Security have never been more important for organisations.

This suite of e-Learning modules provides a staged approach to meeting every organisation’s obligations around Information Security and the new European General Data Protection regulation (GDPR).

The specific modules available are as follows, depending on requirements:

  • Recognising Personally Identifiable Information
  • Information Security Awareness
  • GDPR in Practice

Summary – Useful for an individual who wishes to open up the process of feedback on their performance to colleagues inside and outside of the organisation in order to improve their own self-awareness. Each participant will be able to nominate 360-feedback providers, get feedback against behaviours, receive report of feedback and take part in a 1-hour telephone feedback session.

Participants will explore:

  • Their own performance in line with a set of agreed behaviours
  • How their own perspective differs from other participants (internal/external)
  • Verbatim comments and rating differences – how their behaviour may influence other people’s views of their performance

Summary – Monthly calls or meetings which empower managers to deal with people topics. Discussions with a specialist third-party consultant help them to better understand the challenges they face and support them when developing solutions.

All line managers will benefit from:

  • Access to a named consultant for 30 minutes per month
  • A dedicated ‘critical-friend’ guidance on any topics / issues relating to people, performance and culture
  • Confidential information sharing, brainstorming & generation of solutions
  • Scenario-planning or specific case study reviews

We offer various ways to support the organisation’s desire to learn. This can be as a result of one of our capability/skills audits, a specific and customised need that has been identified internally or prospectus of best-practice modules.

Whilst we have broad experience in a number of training areas, the most common areas that we focus on are team healthchecks & effectiveness, recruitment interview skills, staff induction and onboarding, leadership & management development, performance management and data protection/information security.

A trusted supplier who provides a quick response and honest support

“Working with a company that took the time to understand our business and appreciates the practicalities of working with people made the entire experience so very positive for everyone concerned. We have an exceptionally well managed, productive and professional team that has strengthened our success as an agency. The combination of tools and consulting expertise from the team at Culture to Perform meant we had a true advocate and partner for the project.”

Ali Sargeant

HR Director, Quadrangle

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