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Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)


Overview

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.



In collaboration with Martin Smith PhD, this unique workshop develops understanding and strategies to help managers and HR staff at all levels manage this small but very difficult group of any workforce.

Business need

This event is co-delivered by an Acas Senior Adviser offering best practice workplace advice and Martin Smith PhD.



Martin is an accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, a life member of the Open University Psychological Society and a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management. A senior lecturer in psychotherapy at Nottingham Trent University and independent training consultant, he specialises in extreme difficult behaviour in the workplace and personality issues which go well beyond simply awkward.



NB: this workshop looks at extreme difficult and manipulative behaviours that go beyond the plain awkward.

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish enhance their CPD.

Programme

This event will cover:

  • Understanding extreme difficult behaviour (EDB)
  • Understanding how staff develop in to an EDB
  • Identifying the “Predator from the Prey”
  • Awareness of difficult personality types

This course will:

  • Develop strategies to manage extreme difficult behaviour in the workplace
  • Use an active case study to identify language and behaviour of an EDB
  • Recognise key warning signs to help tackle extreme difficult behaviour at an early stage.

NB: Delegates attending this event may also wish to book our part two event which provides delegates with the opportunity to practice the skills developed in part one, through interactive exercises.

Have a large group of staff to train?

To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form.



e-learning

We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.



Need more than training?

We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form.


Venue Newport: Venue TBC   Map (opens in new window)   Date 26/02/2020    Time 09:30 - 16:30   
Price £255.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email events@acas.org.uk if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.