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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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

11, 18, 25 September and 2, 9, 16 October 2018
EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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Sept 18, 26; Oct 2, 9, 18, 25 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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10, 17, 24, 31 October; 6, 14 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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11-12 October, 1-2, 22-23 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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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

14-15 August 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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29-30 August 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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5-6 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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5 - 6 September 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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11-12 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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27-28 November 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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27-28 November 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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3-4 December 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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12-13 December 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Absence management (fit for work)

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +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

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.

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

25-26 July, 20-21 August, 24-25 October, 28 November 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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25 July, 8 August, 22 August, 5 September, 19 September, 3 October, 17 October 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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30-31 August, 1-2 October, 5-6 November, 5 December
EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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4, 18 September; 2, 16, 30 October; 13, 30 November 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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19 September; 3, 17, 31 October; 14, 28 November; 12 December 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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26/27 Sept 17/18 Oct 21/22 Nov and 13 Dec 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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Sep 27, Oct 3, 11, 17, 24, 31, Nov
EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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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

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.

Creating an effective business strategy - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1 hour
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This online course a practical understanding of why an effective business strategy is important for an organisation.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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Customer care - elearning

Duration
Approximately 2-3 hours
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This online course has been created to give businesses guidance on maximising their customer care skills.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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Cyber security awareness - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1-2 hours
Members
£25 +VAT
Non Members
£25 +VAT

This online training course has been developed to provide learners with the skills needed to protect their businesses against cyber security threats.

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Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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Effective complaints handling - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1-2 hours
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This course will help businesses deal with complaints, the arrangements for dealing with complaints and how to provide an appropriate response to the complaints.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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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

17-18 July 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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19-20 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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20-21 September 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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16-17 October 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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19-20 November 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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20-21 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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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.

Course details

Dates & Locations

11 October 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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24 October 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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8 November 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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13 December 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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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

28 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Handling Disciplinary, Grievance and Underperformance Issues

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

This one-day course provides delegates with the skills and confidence to effectively deal with disciplinary, grievance and underperformance issues in line with current legal requirements and recognised best practice.

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Dates & Locations

6 September 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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10 October 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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10 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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How to delegate effectively - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1 hour
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This course has been developed to provide learners with an increased understanding of the importance of effective delegation.

Course details

Dates & Locations

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How to develop a culture of openness and trust - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1 hour
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This online course provides an increased understanding of how adopting a culture of openness and trust can benefit businesses.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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How to manage coaching - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1-2 hours
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This course has been developed to provide understanding of the key coaching principles and the different coaching models available.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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How to manage conflict - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1 hour
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This course has been developed to provide the knowledge and skills required to deal with and manage conflict within a workplace.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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How to manage effective meetings - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1 hour
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This course aims to provide learners with enhanced skills and knowledge regarding managing and running an effective meeting.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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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.

Course details

Dates & Locations

24 August, 31 August, 7 September, 14 September
EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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2, 9, 16, 23 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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3, 10, 17, 24 October 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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9 - 10, 22 - 23 October 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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5, 12, 19 December 2018, 9 January 2019 EEF Reading
Reading
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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.

Course details

Dates & Locations

11, 18, 25 September and 2, 9, 16 October 2018
EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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Sept 18, 26; Oct 2, 9, 18, 25 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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10, 17, 24, 31 October; 6, 14 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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11-12 October, 1-2, 22-23 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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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.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Dates available throughout 2018 at a location near you:

Bristol - November 2017
Aston - January and April 2018
Warrington - January and October 2018
Reading - February 2018
Sheffield - March and June 2018
Cambridge – April 2018
Gateshead – June 2018
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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

Dates available throughout 2018 at a location near you:

Bristol - November 2017
Leeds - February 2018
Aston - October 2018
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Managing attendance - elearning

Duration
Approximately 2 hours
Members
£30 +VAT
Non Members
£30 +VAT

This course ensures that learners improve their understanding of stress and pressure in the workplace.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. Online training Book

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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.

Course details

Dates & Locations

16-17 August 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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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

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.

Course details

Dates & Locations

14-15 August 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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29-30 August 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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5-6 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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5 - 6 September 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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11-12 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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27-28 November 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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27-28 November 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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3-4 December 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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12-13 December 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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