Planning for COVID-19

Webinar Series

Planning for COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us, the changes and impacts will continue for some time. It’s during times like this when you need you remember that you are part of a community of best practice, so don’t be alone. The Forum is your friendly, safe environment for sharing ideas, top tips and pitfalls to avoid. In this time of uncertainty its important that we collaborate and work together, bringing together ideas and use this time as an opportunity to learn and continue to raise standards. 

 We have designed three short series of learning academy modules, along with a top-tips & pitfalls to avoid for homeworking webinar and then a virtual networking group to help you. Phil Anderson has written an article about some of the considerations you might need to make. 

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Introduction to Shrinkage

Hosted by Phil Anderson

Shrinkage understanding & Management is crucial for Effective people planning. Often misunderstood and mismanaged, shrinkage can end up being viewed as a negative cost. This module will help you to:

 - Learn the critical factors of shrinkage management and the pitfalls to avoid
 - Improve your on-the-day decision making and see the result for your customers and colleagues
 - See the value of managing shrinkage and the return in investment that it can bring to your business

Influencing Skills

Hosted by Phil Anderson

Being able to influence the decision of others is a key skill for all professionals. In this module, learn the basic approaches which will allow your audience to process information in their own way, using their beliefs and memories to deliver great outcomes. This module will help you to:

 - Learn the difference between Tell, Ask ad Influence
 - Understand the importance of stakeholder mapping
 - Use different communication styles to influence and inform

The Power of One

Hosted by Phil Anderson

Teamwork and understanding the plan are critical to achieve strategic objectives.  However, too often this is left to chance and not an embedded behaviour. So easy to get wrong, fortunately easy to improve. This module will help you to:  

 - Understand the “power-of-one” and the impact of small changes.
 - Improve your on-the-day decision making and see the result for your customers and colleagues.
 - Learn the classic mistakes and how to overcome these

How to Learn

Hosted by Phil Anderson

Learning how to learns equally as important as unlearning bad habits and behaviours. Understanding different ways of learning can help you to become a confident learner. This module will help you to:

 - Understand what we mean by learning
 - Understand how to create the right mindset for developing
 - Give you top tips to becoming a better learner and making new knowledge stick

Introduction to The Forum

Hosted by Phil Anderson

Your introduction to The Forum and what we can do to help you