Management and leadership training

EEF management training courses and leadership development programmes are suitable for first time managers, team leaders, supervisors and executives. All our courses are taught by highly knowledgeable professionals with years of industry experience. 

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Explore the 3 most popular courses being booked now by delegates wanting to develop future skills: 

ILM level 2 in leadership and team skills accredited programme

New Team Leader 2-day training course 

Levy funded Level 3 Management apprenticeship programme

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Absence management (fit for work)

Duration
1 day
Members
£120 +VAT
Non Members
£145 +VAT

This one-day course is designed to provide managers with the skills and confidence required to deal effectively with employee absence, while maintaining a positive and productive working environment. Training is aimed at line managers and supervisors who are involved in the management of, sickness absence in their teams.

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Dates & Locations

14 November 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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10 January 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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8 March 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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3 May 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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9 August 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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7 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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CMI level 5 award in management and leadership

Duration
7 days
Members
£1595 +VAT
Non Members
£1875 +VAT

This seven-day accredited course is aimed at middle managers to improve their abilities to operate functionally and contribute to the strategic thinking and direction of their organisation. It will equip delegates with the core knowledge, skills and behaviours to work effectively as leaders and managers.

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Dates & Locations

30 April, 1 May, 6 - 7 June, 3-4, 31 July 2018
EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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11, 25 June, 9, 23 July, 6, 20 August, 3 September 2018
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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6, 20 December 2018, 3, 17, 31 January, 14, 28 February 2019
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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CMI level 7 award in leadership and management

Duration
7 days

This seven-day day programme is designed to help managers build on their strategic management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation’s strategy. It is aimed at managers who have the authority and inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance.

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There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Coaching skills for managers

Duration
1 day
Members
£255 +VAT
Non Members
£299 +VAT

This one-day highly practical course will prepare managers and leaders to use a range of styles to support and develop their people for higher performance and productivity. By developing effective coaching skills, delegates will develop an effective method of developing individuals and teams to raise confidence and competence in the workplace.

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Dates & Locations

24 May 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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18 June 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Essential management skills

Duration
2 days
Members
£495 +VAT
Non Members
£590 +VAT

Training is tailored to your needs and delivered at your location or ours by EEF’s highly experienced HR and employment law specialists, with a wealth of experience of legislation and best practice. This two-day course is designed to provide managers with the essential management skills they need to effectively manage their teams. It covers all of the key HR areas from effective recruitment and selection through to ending the employment relationship. Case studies and practical exercises help delegates to effectively apply knowledge learned.

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Dates & Locations

02-03 November 2017 St George’s Conference Centre
Leeds
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20 - 21 November 2017 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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27 - 28 November 2017 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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4, 11 December 2017 Eastwood Hall
Eastwood
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30 - 31 January 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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21 - 22 February 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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17 - 18 July 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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19 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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16 October 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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Finance for non-financial managers

Duration
1 day
Members
£255 +VAT
Non Members
£299 +VAT

This introductory finance course demystifies the language of finance to enable managers to contribute more effectively to business success.

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Dates & Locations

24 October 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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31 October 2017 EEF Reading
Reading
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31 October 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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21 November 2017 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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07 December 2017 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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16 January 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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5 June 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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7 August 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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22 August 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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11 October 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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Handling difficult conversations

Duration
half a day
Members
£155 +VAT
Non Members
£175 +VAT

This half-day programme is for line managers, supervisors and HR professionals who have to conduct challenging conversations with staff, perhaps about their behaviour, results, or actions. It will also cover how to handle demanding and testing individuals. This course will equip managers with the necessary confidence, knowledge and skills to engage with people from a productive and focussed position.

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Dates & Locations

16 November 2017 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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22 November 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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28 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Handling discipline and grievance

Duration
1 day
Members
£120 +VAT
Non Members
£145 +VAT

This one-day course provides delegates with the knowledge and confidence to deal effectively with disciplinary and grievance issues using informal counselling. Attendees will learn how to resolve low level conduct offences and nip grievances in the bud, in order to avoid matters escalating to a formal level. They will also learn how to tackle more serious disciplinary offences through formal disciplinary action, and how to handle grievances formally and fairly in line with legislation.

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Dates & Locations

24 October 2017 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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06 November 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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09 November 2017 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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16 November 2017 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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05 December 2017 EEF Reading
Reading
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7 December 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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14 December 2017 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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15 March 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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29 May 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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6 September 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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6 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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10 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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15 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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ILM level 2 award in leadership and team skills

Duration
4 days
Members
£655 +VAT
Non Members
£771 +VAT

This highly practical team leader development programme is aimed at those who are new to the role, or who have some experience but little or no formal training. The four-day course covers core knowledge and skills to support team leaders, enabling them to step into their role, undertake key responsibilities, communicate effectively and motivate their team and individuals to maximise performance.

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Dates & Locations

20, 27 November; 4, 11 December 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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4, 11, 17, 25 January 2018
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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4 September, 2 October, 6 November, 4 December 2018
EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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ILM level 3 award in coaching

Duration
4 days
Members
£750 +VAT
Non Members
£885 +VAT

This four-day programme equips delegates with the core knowledge, skills, behaviours and practical methods to plan and conduct effective coaching sessions. It is aimed at those who coach as part of their role and is designed to help them support the learning and development of individuals and teams. Delegates will gain the skills to deliver cost effective mutual learning that leads to increased performance against organisational objectives.

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Dates & Locations

15, 22, 29 June, 6, 13, 20 July 2018
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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ILM level 3 award in leadership and management

Duration
6 days
Members
£1055 +VAT
Non Members
£1245 +VAT

This six-day programme is designed to equip line managers with the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours to be effective in their roles and make a full contribution to implementing their organisation's business plans. The course is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and focuses on leadership and team skills, problem solving and motivation. The training is practical, participative, fun and linked back to the workplace to enable delegates to put their learning into practice.

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Dates & Locations

1, 8, 15, 22 February, 1, 8 March 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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ILM level 4 certificate in leadership and management

Duration
7 days

This seven-day programme is designed for aspiring middle managers, and is ideal for preparing first line managers to step into this role. Delegates will gain knowledge and learn the right behaviours to move to middle management, develop skills to conduct themselves confidently and manage change effectively.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

ILM level 5 certificate in coaching and mentoring

Duration
6 days

This six-day programme is designed to equip those who use coaching and/or mentoring as a significant part of their role with tools and techniques to be an effective workplace practitioner. Delegates will gain the practical skills to support personal development, improved organisational communication, professional relationships and improved performance.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Management development apprenticeship level 3

Duration
13-18 months
Price arrangement
POA (Levy funds can be used on this programme)

This programme is for those who are responsible for managing and developing team members; managing projects, planning and monitoring workload and resources, and applies to professional team leaders, first line managers and supervisors from any sector, including, those who are at the start of their leadership and management journey or those already in a role but wish to develop their practical experience and management skills.

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Dates & Locations

31 October 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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November 2017 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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23 November 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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Management development apprenticeship level 5

Duration
25 – 30 months
Price arrangement
POA (Levy funds can be used on this programme)

This programme is for those who are responsible for delivering the organisation’s departmental strategic objectives, including tactical management of teams, planning and execution of projects and policy. This applies to professionals and managers who are at the start of their leadership and management journey or those already in a role but wish to develop their practical experience and theoretical management skills.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Managing people for results

Duration
2 days
Members
£495 +VAT
Non Members
£585 +VAT

This two-day course is for managers who want to review and update their leadership skills.

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Dates & Locations

14-15 November 2017
EEF Reading
Reading
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14-15 November 2017
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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05-06 December 2017
EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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24 - 25 January 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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7 - 8 March 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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14-15 May 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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27-28 June 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Stress management

Duration
1 day
Members
£245 +VAT
Non Members
£295 +VAT

This one-day course for managers, HR professionals and health and safety professionals identifies causes and symptoms of workplace stress and remedial measures to combat them. This practical course is includes scenario-based problem solving and risk assessment to enable to promote a proactive approach to stress management. This will help reduce work absence, which is frequently caused by stress-related conditions. With work related stress now high on the Health and Safety Executive’s agenda, the benefits of a proactive approach to stress management rather than a reactive approach are being increasingly recognised.

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Dates & Locations

30 November 2017 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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7 December 2017
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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21 March 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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24 April 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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12 July 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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29 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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4 December 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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The new team leader

Duration
2 days
Members
£495 +VAT
Non Members
£590 +VAT

This course provides essential team leadership skills to those who are newly promoted to the role. This two-day programme develops and improves leadership skills to enhance effectiveness within the team and organisation, enabling new team leaders to step up to their new responsibilities.

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Dates & Locations

15 - 16 November 2017
EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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21-22 November 2017
EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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30 November - 1 December 2017 Double Tree by Hilton
Southampton
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05-06 December 2017 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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12 - 13 December 2017 North Lakes Hotel Cumbria
Penrith
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8-9 February 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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1-2 March 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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9-10 May 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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11-12 July 2018
EEF Reading
Reading
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25-26 July 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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14-15 August 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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5-6 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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7-9 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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