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It can be so challenging to understand the culture, slang and traditions of other countries. This workshop will illustrate the profound impact that culture has on people’s values, beliefs and behaviour. As a result, you will start to understand, appreciate and be ready to adjust to the cultural signals you’re given. During this session you will research, learn and share information about other cultures to increase your cultural awareness. As more and more business engage in the global market, cultural awareness is increasingly becoming a key employability skill.
Equality and diversity is becoming more important in all aspects of our lives and work for a number of reasons.
- We live in an increasingly diverse society and need to be able to respond appropriately and sensitively to this diversity.
- Successful implementation of equality and diversity in all aspects of work ensures that colleagues, staff and customers are valued, motivated and treated fairly.
This workshop focuses on understanding your own and organisational responsibility within Equal Opportunities policy and Equal Opportunities Legislation so you can recognise and challenge possible discriminatory practises.
Interpersonal communication skills are essential to developing other key life skills. Being able to communicate well with others is often essential to solving problems that inevitably will occur in our lives! If you want to know the key interpersonal skills required to build effective relationships, become more effective at making requests of others, saying 'no' to unreasonable demands, or just generally improving your level of assertiveness, which can increase your confidence and self-esteem, then this workshop is for you!
Developing your communication skills can help all aspects of your life, from your professional life to social gatherings and everything in between. During this workshop you will develop your ability to present powerfully and in a persuasive manner. The workshop will include key tools and techniques, group discussion forums and a practical exercise asking you to deliver a 5 minute presentation. all of which will develop presentation skill and personal impact.
There’s no substitute for interview preparation! This workshop equips you with key interview skills and techniques required in the current job market. You will look at typical interview questions and how to answer them; you will also explore the do's and don’ts of successful interviews and have the opportunity to practice your skills in our ‘hot seat!’ After all, you have to know how to sell yourself in an interview if you want to land those job offers.
This session will share with you the current research on resilience and you will explore together a range of practical and local ways of integrating these evidence based ideas into your student life. The idea is not to increase your ‘to do’ list, but to raise awareness and reflect together on some handy things you can integrate into your daily life.
The pandemic has lead to many of us having to consciously think about how we maintain our well being. Jo will share with you research and practical lessons she has learnt over decades working with individuals and groups who have similarly had to suddenly think about their resilience (due to illness, injury, natural disaster or simply change).
In this workshop you will:
- Learn about the key areas known to contribute to resilience
- Consider practical ways to maintain your resilience using exercises and discussion with peers.
- Take home your own personalized resilience tool kit.
Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success! Our own internal mental processes govern how you behave and respond to situations. Raising self-awareness can uncover any destructive thought-patterns and unhealthy habits. This can lead to better decision-making, more effective relationships and improved confidence.
Interested in ways to stand out from the crowd?
Ever thought about your personal brand?
This masterclass will inspire you to get online and use your personal brand and networking skills to make a difference to your future. Together you will explore the do's and don'ts of social media, whilst looking at some of the top sites available and how these can help you to develop your future career.
Managing your time isn't something that requires extra skills, you just need the know-how and to be committed to implementing this within you’re day to day activities
Our time management workshop will give you that knowledge and will leave you ready to focus your energy, take control, work more effectively and improve productivity. This session will help you discover new tools and techniques and give you a whole different time perspective on your life and just how valuable it is!