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Training and personal development

Oakleigh provides a wide range of training and personal development services encompassing:

  • Tailored mentoring and development programmes from main Board Directors to front line staff.
  • Skills transfer as part of a wider change initiative.
  • Classroom and group based training.

Our training 'offer' encompasses:

  • Project and programme management including 'Managing Successful Programmes'™ and PRINCE 2™.
  • Personal and organisational development including leadership development programmes together with top team coaching and facilitation.
  • Business process analysis and diagnostics including 'lean thinking' and 'business transformation'.

We are first and foremost practitioners with a passion for sharing our experience and knowledge. A comprehensive list of our current offer is noted below:

  • Action Planning
  • Active choice
  • Business Process Optimisation
  • Building Motivational Capability
  • Career management
  • Chairing meetings
  • Coaching skills
  • Communication process
  • Communication styles
  • Creating a motivational environment
  • Creative tension
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Dealing with deception and manipulation
  • Delegating effectively
  • Delivering results
  • Dialogue vs Discussion
  • Difficult boss issues
  • Difficult conversations and the zone of discomfort
  • Effective persuasion
  • Emotional Intelligence at work
  • Emotional intelligence for leaders
  • Emotionally intelligent teams
  • Empathy and expression
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Finance for non-financial managers
  • Generative listening
  • Handling aggression
  • High Performance Business Relationships
  • Influencing skills
  • Insights into action
  • Knowledge management culture
  • Leadership, transactional, distributed and transformational
  • Leading & Managing change
  • Leading & Managing Projects
  • Leading and managing meetings
  • Learning Mindflex™
  • Learning organisation
  • Life & career balance
  • Manager as staff developer
  • Managing conflict
  • Managing emotional resources
  • Managing hostile and difficult people
  • Managing poor performance
  • Managing your boss
  • Mapping stakeholder relationships
  • Memory skills
  • Mentoring skills
  • Motivating self
  • Motivating staff
  • Motivational interviewing
  • MSP™ (Managing Successful projects) Negotiation - getting past no
  • Negotiation - getting to yes
  • Networking
  • Planning and participating in meetings
  • PRINCE2™
  • Principled based negotiation
  • Problem solving
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Project meetings tools
  • Project planning best practice
  • Project planning tools
  • Power and Politics
  • Resilience
  • Sales Negotiation
  • Self-awareness and self control
  • Setting and monitoring standards
  • Shared responsibility
  • Social Styles to improve sales performance
  • Sources of power and corporate politics
  • Stress and resilience
  • Surviving office politics
  • Team building
  • Team development
  • Team meeting skills
  • Team review
  • Time management - 21 Strategies
  • Understanding attitudes and assumptions

MSP™ and PRINCE2™ are Trade Marks of the Office of Government Commerce


Mindflex™ is a Trade mark of Oakleigh Consulting Ltd


Tel: 0161 835 4100
Fax: 0161 835 4101

Oakleigh Consulting Limited
Suite 626
Sunlight House
Quay Street
Manchester
M3 3JZ