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Personal Effectiveness

Session Overview

This course will help you find confidence in a range of situations - speaking up at meetings, giving presentations, attending networking events, asking for a rise or more holidays or just generally feeling more confident within a group. We all wish we had more confidence in difficult situations but sometimes lack of confidence can be a real barrier to success at work. This Personal effectiveness training will help you look at the things that get in the way of confident behaviour and give you some practical tips and tools that you can take away and start to use straight away. 


Who’s it For?

This Personal Effectiveness training course is designed for anyone who needs to get the best from themselves and other people, and is beneficial for non-managers, would-be managers, first time managers, supervisors, middle managers as well as senior managers. 

What’s Covered?

Managing Yourself and Personal Effectiveness 

  • What is personal effectiveness? Fully understand what personal effectiveness is and how it can affect you. Understand what effect you have on other people and the effect that you can have on your team. 

  • What are the characteristics of personal effectiveness? Do you know them? Fully understand the list of characteristics, be able to explain them and understand the effect they have on you and your team. 

  • What do you need to improve? Fully understand what you need to do to improve, why you may need to improve and how you have an effect on your team and the people around you. 


  • What are your individual motivators? Be able to accurately identify your personal and individual motivators and understand how they affect the people around.  

  • How to deal with setbacks. Setbacks can be annoying, and it is important to know how to deal with them in an effective way. Understand why setbacks happen and how to effectively deal with them. 

  • How to generate motivation. Motivation is essential. Learn how to efficiently generate motivation and understand what effect motivation has on your workload. 

Planning and Setting Goals 

  • What are your goals and objectives? It is important for us to understand our goals and objectives to make sure we are on track. Understand what your personal goals and objectives are, how to reach them and how they affect you and your business. 

  • How do you achieve your goals and objectives? 

  • Personal development plan. It is always a good idea to have a personal development plan. Understand what a personal development plan is, how to use it, how to write one, and the impact it has on you. 

Time Management 

  • How do you prioritize your tasks? Prioritizing tasks is extremely important in day-to-day life. Understand why we may need to put our tasks in order of importance, how to decide what tasks go where on the list and how your decisions to prioritize certain things may affect different people.  

  • How to deal with negative people. Negative people are going to be anywhere you go, so it is important to know how to deal with them. Fully understand what makes a negative person and know how to combat the negativity. 

Session Benefits

  • Improved self-awareness, confidence and effectiveness, especially around planning and prioritizing tasks 

  • Increased knowledge of assertive behaviour and its benefits with clients and colleagues 

  • Increased understanding of handling difficult people and situations 

Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals.

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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