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Leadership Training

Interested in leadership management training? Trust the highly experienced team of Preferred Training Networks. Top leadership traits have been analysed for centuries. There is probably nothing that has been analysed more than "leadership". This practical intermediate leadership skills development course will help participants discover critical leadership skills for their individual situation. Pr Read more....

Body Language Training Course

Looking out for courses on body language? Turn to Preferred Training Networks. This breakthrough body language training course is highly recommended if you communicate regularly face to face with customers/clients, direct reports, peers and/or managers. It is critical to understand how people interpret messages through non verbal cues. Verbal communication (talking) is only responsible for as muc Read more....

Train the Facilitator

There has never been greater demand for dynamic facilitation skills. Have you been to a meeting where the facilitator helped people with diverse views buy into a solution? You can probably think of other times when the facilitator missed the opportunity to deliver results. Many organisations are investing more and more resources into ”Train the Trainer” courses. These have been proven Read more....

Walking on Eggshells with an Elephant in the Cupboard

Occasionally there is an issue so sensitive that it dwells comfortably (and festers) in the cupboard. Occasionally a brave soul brings it out in the open and after a barrage of disagreement, it is rehoused in the cupboard to continue festering. The result is akin to people walking on eggshells with an elephant in the cupboard. The great news is the walking on eggshells phenomenon is very prevalen Read more....

Authentic Leadership

Authentic Leadership Authentic leadership is a giant step forwards. It adds realness to the leaders. Employees and stakeholders are apathetic of PR and spin of sanitised fake leadership. Authentic leaders have the X factor that creates calmness and instils loyalty. Authentic leaders are comfortable in their own skin with their strengths and weaknesses and often ooze confidence. Even when faced wi Read more....

Speed Read Board Reports

  This targeted and customised coaching program focuses upon providing senior managers with the skills to read and retain critical information from board reports. This coaching session will provide practical strategies for improving comprehension levels and increasing reading rates. Your coach will teach you to speed read Board Reports that you currently read. If reading Board Reports is pa Read more....

Speed Reading A Financial Review

Does your reading tray continue to get bigger? Are you spending more and more time reading? This course should almost be mandatory for busy financial and/or legal professionals. Did you know? The average professional in Australia reads at a mere 200 words per minute. John F Kennedy could read comfortably at 10,000 words per minute. Theodore Roosevelt read 2-3 books a day while serving as pre Read more....

Managing Relationships With Reports & Peers

Many employees and managers often feel they are the meat between the sandwich. It is a juggling act being in the middle when both your direct reports and peers often want different outcomes. This program will help you be more comfortable and valuable in your role. Plan of action Often people who perceive they are in the middle of opposing views get frustrated. They don"t realise that everyone is Read more....

Managing Email at Work

Managing email at work can make an enormous difference to your personal productivity levels. If you would like proven solutions to reduce email then this email reduction course is perfect. A recent survey found email causes more stress than traffic jams. Discover new tips for email inbox management in this email reduction program. Take this test and if you answer yes to 5 or more question this co Read more....

Lean Thinking Styles to Reduce Waste and Gain Productivity

One of the leanest industries in the world is the manufacturing industry. Competition is fierce and cost cutting is an embedded culture. Australian services organisations also face huge costs and are constantly faced with the challenge of cutting costs without decreasing the high quality of services to customers and clients. Choose from the best cost reductions methodologies in the world Applyin Read more....

Humour At Work

Discover the positive difference it can make to your workplace if your management team can inject some humour into daily tasks. Plan of action Would you believe that a humorous manager is more productive than a manager without a good sense of humour? A humorous manager usually has staff that are more loyal and more likely to give discretionary effort to the organisation. People perform better wh Read more....

Innovation At Work

BEING INNOVATIVE AT WORK Actual innovation instead of theoretical innovation This course is unique. Other courses ensure participants understand the meaning of Innovation at work. This course gets participants to dip their toes into actually being innovative. Participants are encouraged to bring along a recurring issue to the workplace. Your facilitator will demonstrate proven innovative tools. Read more....

Keeping Your People In The Picture

This program is designed specifically for Australian Managers. During economic uncertainty, key employees and contractors think about how the economy is going to affect them. People get nervous and they start looking at options. Should I stay with this organisation? Can my family weather the storm? What is our management thinking? A major challenge for Australian organisations will be to keep cri Read more....

Listening And Being Fair

Why DO YOU THINK we WERE born with two ears and only one mouth? Were we meant to listen twice as much as we talk? HOW can we make fair and objective decisions while listening? Can we really decide impartially as we all have 'mental models' and 'should manuals'? Plan of action How many times in your organisation does a minor disagreement explode into a full scale dispute? Most disagreements are t Read more....

Productivity Management Training Course

Performance management strategies and productivity cannot be separated. They are just like reaching a mountain top which requires reaching the target, leaving the target and aspiring towards other targets. Productivity and performance pinnacles program links performance metrics with productivity metrics. If your organisation can accurately set and predict achievable performance and behavioural tar Read more....