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

19 September 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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17 October 2017 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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14 November 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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27 November 2017 EEF Reading
Reading
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28 November 2017 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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12 December 2017 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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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

23 August 2017 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

21 -22 August 2017 EEF Reading
Reading
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19-20 September 2017 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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17 - 18 October 2017 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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14 - 15 November 2017 St George’s Conference Centre
Leeds
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4, 11 December 2017 Eastwood Hall
Eastwood
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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

25 September 2017 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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17 October 2017 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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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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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

11 September 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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16 November 2017 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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22 November 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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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

13 September 2017 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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04 October 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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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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14 December 2017 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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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

06-07 September 2017
EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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14-15 September 2017 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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11-12 October 2017 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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26-27 October 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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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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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

23 August 2017 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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22 September 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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30 November 2017 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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07 December 2017
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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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

21 - 22 August 2017 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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29-30 August 2017 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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20-21 September 2017
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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27-28 September 2017
EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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3 - 4 October 2017 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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10 -11 October 2017 The Wesley Hotel
London
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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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12 - 13 December 2017 North Lakes Hotel Cumbria
Penrith
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13-14 December 2017
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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