Courses

  • 3 Lessons

    Building a High Performance Team

    Develop your foundation for Team Leadership and Followership through Dr Bill Brantley's three pillars of Team Building; Emotional Intelligence, Trust and Psychological Safety and the High Performance Team - Building Behaviours for Success.

    Dr Brantley excels at identifying and conceptualizing innovative programs and initiatives that significantly affect organizational goals while helping employees achieve more in their work. He leverages his well-developed project management, design thinking, and evaluation skills to manage programs efficiently and effectively. He builds high-performing teams by bringing together people with diverse talents and ideas and creating the team members' psychological safety and trust to flourish and innovate. He excels at bringing together people with various skills and ideas and developing the team members' psychological safety and trust to thrive and innovate.

  • 8 Lessons

    Career Strategy: Master Best Practices of Fortune 500 Firms

    Your career strategy will determine whether you thrive in our increasingly-disrupted future. Yet traditional advice to "go with your gut" in career strategic development and decision making so often leads to disasters, as revealed by research in behavioral economics, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. So how do the leaders in Fortune 500 companies make the right calls on even the toughest decisions and strategies in their careers? They recognize that behavioral science has revealed that our typical approach to career strategy and decisions suffers from systematic dangerous judgment errors called cognitive biases. These mental blindspots often lead us into decision and strategic disasters. Fortunately, recent scholarship has revealed effective yet counterintuitive strategies to enable you to defeat these cognitive biases. In this course, you will learn about and address these dangerous judgment errors, while mastering techniques for career strategy and decision making drawing on cutting-edge behavioral science and real-world best practices from Fortune 500 companies.

  • 4 Lessons

    Certification course in Work and Workforce Management

    As a first-time manager or new supervisor, you are probably looking for ways to improve your management skills and be a great team leader, so you can create highly engaged and empowered team members.

    Whether you were promoted into a manager role internally or you are a first-time manager in a new workplace, this course will teach you how to take action and become a better leader.

  • 7 Lessons

    Coaching the Analytical Mind

    You’re struggling to connect with an analytically-minded client, and just don’t know what to do. The client is skeptical: pushing back against your efforts to help them solve problems, pulling back when you try to build trust, demanding hard data instead of your tried-and-true intuitions.

    You’re worried that you’ll never be your best self with such analytically-minded clients, who often include CEOs, CFOs, engineers, doctors, lawyers, bankers, accountants, programmers, and so many others who come to us for coaching. Fortunately, behavioral science research on emotional and social intelligence can help you help them get the coaching support they need.

  • 6 Lessons

    Content Design 101

    Learn how to create user-focused and accessible web content that’s easy to find and understand. This introductory course will teach you important foundational skills in content design.

    Content design and the importance of good web content is often not understood – Content Design NZ is here to change that. Their goal is to help grow the content design industry and help give more credibility to the content designer role.

    Sara Greig, founder and director of Content Design NZ, has developed Content Design 101, a public course for beginners to provide you with the expertise and guidance to create effective web content.

    Join in the learning today and kick-start your career in Content Design.

  • 10 Lessons

    Decision Making – Master Best Practices

    Current and aspiring leaders (executives, managers, supervisors, intrapreneurs, and entrepreneurs) who want to dramatically improve all of their decision making (quick, major, and strategic) by using best practices from Fortune 500 leaders will get the most benefit from this course for their business and career goals, because case studies and examples are best suited to their needs

    Everyone else who wants to make the best quick, major, and strategic decisions will also benefit from this course, even if the case studies and examples will be less relevant to them

  • 6 Lessons

    Developing & Delivering Local Government Strategic Plans

    In this course you will learn about setting the direction for both the council and community as a whole; how to transform your strategic wish-list into a tangible and achievable strategic plan. It will discuss how to think strategically about the critical issues and the big picture as a whole. With the guidance of our expert trainer David Ross you will learn the various strategies, tactics and tips when designing strategic plans for local government.

  • 4 Lessons

    Doing Business with Government

    It can be difficult crafting the perfect tender to attract the right supplier for the job. This is an introductory course to help you understand the foundational principles around developing an effective tender. It covers the different types of tenders, considerations and an understanding of when and how to draft an effective tender. The training is broken up into four modules: 1. Getting your strategy right which deals with how you can target your government prospects. 2. Developing your bid which includes the planning and preparation stages of a tender response or proposal. 3. Compelling and competitive writing which is about how to construct a winning bid. 4. Maximising your chances which ranges from pricing your proposal through to preparing for a presentation and contract negotiations following your submission.

  • 3 Lessons

    Engaging Presentation Skills

    It can be difficult crafting the perfect presentation. This is a course to help you in the planning, design and delivery of an engaging, effective presentation. Let our presentation experts Kate and Thomas walk you through a sure fire plan to create a winning training solution. Target your audience effectively and impart your knowledge on your viewers through clear, concise communication and professional training delivery.

    The competitive workplace needs people who can effectively communicate their insights. Be it a team meeting or a business case, this is your opportunity to hold attention, inform decisions and drive action. But for any presentation to be powerful, it needs to be well designed.

  • 11 Lessons

    Excel Boost for Beginners

    New to Excel, or just feeling like there are fundamental gaps which leave you unsure about creating or modifying spreadsheets or working with calculations? Then Excel Boost is the tonic you need. In this action-packed course, we will cover all the essential skills to get you creating professional automated spreadsheet solutions with speed and confidence.

  • 9 Lessons

    Impact Accelerator – How to Get Greater Recognition, Opportunities and Income by Enhancing your Impact

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

    This course is for Tech & Data Professionals who want to become trusted Advisors and Strategic Leaders.

    The Impact Accelerator is designed to help you get greater recognition, opportunities and income by enhancing your impact. Through this unique integrated program you will receive training, coaching, community and support aligned to help you enhance your impact in the workplace.

  • 9 Lessons

    Leading Hybrid Teams

    Current and aspiring leaders (executives, managers, supervisors, intrapreneurs, and entrepreneurs) who want to dramatically improve all of their decision making (quick, major, and strategic) by using best practices from Fortune 500 leaders will get the most benefit from this course for their business and career goals, because case studies and examples are best suited to their needs

    Everyone else who wants to make the best quick, major, and strategic decisions will also benefit from this course, even if the case studies and examples will be less relevant to them

  • 6 Lessons

    Managing Stakeholder Conflict & Outrage

    This course will teach you the many causes of stakeholder conflict and outrage and the best ways to navigate your organisation through these precarious situations. With the guidance of our expert trainer David Ross you will learn how to move your organisation away from outrage, and will cover various strategies tactics and tips to conquer these obstacles in your organisation and find a way forward.

  • 8 Lessons

    Plain English – Words that Work

    Welcome to our short course Plain English – Words that work. Not everyone enjoys writing, but the good news is that everyone can be taught how to write well. That is our job, and we are looking forward to showing you one of the best ways to quickly improve your writing – by using plain English.

  • 5 Lessons

    Power BI Essentials Training for Government

    Power BI is a robust data visualization tool which assists in creating interactive, immersive dashboards and reports. In turn these can provide your business or department with actionable insights and drive business results. Take this course with experienced trainer Warren Dean to gain an in-depth knowledge of this powerful product. Work along through the training with Warren to gain a hands on understanding of Power BI and discover the insights hidden within your data.

  • 12 Lessons

    Professional Diploma in Social Media for Government & Public Sector Learning Hub

    On completion of this course you will be a social media specialist. The content provided throughout this course, deals specifically with public interest messaging and promotes open and transparent citizen engagement. This course will teach learners how to lead online in a world where social media dominates political, policy and citizen communications.

  • 9 Lessons

    Workplace Investigations in the Public Sector

    This is an introductory course to help you understand the foundational ideas around workplace investigations. It covers the different types of investigations, considerations and an understanding of when and how to perform an effective workplace investigation. The course breaks down the five core stages of a Workplace Investigation; Planning, Evidence Gathering, Analysis, Findings and Recommendations and Reporting.

    This course is approximately an hour of training structured over 8 unique modules. View the brief video synopsis below to get an indication of the training content and what “Workplace Investigations in the Public Sector” can offer you.