a product message image
{' '} {' '}
Limited time offer
SAVE % on your upgrade

Page 1

ALFED ACADEMY Developing People

PROSPECTUS Leadership & Management Workshop Skills Further Education Higher Education Flexible Apprenticeships


ALFED ACADEMY

www.alfed.org.uk

2

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> DEVELOPING YOUR PEOPLE When we speak to our members they tell us that upskilling and the development of their future leaders is essential to their future business planning. After all fostering a culture of continuous improvement leads to loyal, well trained, high performing staff from apprentices through to directors. This prospectus covers our new flexible apprenticeships programme, essential leadership and management, basic workshop skills and social media courses.

> ABOUT THE ALUMINIUM FEDERATION The Aluminium Federation is the voice of the UK aluminium industry. Representing businesses who process, trade and work with aluminium - we foster innovation, promote best practice, develop skills and champion member interests. From training and networking to research, advocacy and outreach, we help our members solve problems, capitalise on opportunities and boost their competitiveness.

All our courses are also offered as an in-house option.

www.alfed.org.uk

3 2

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> ALFED ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS PROGRAMME Developing your people... Our Leadership and Management Courses cover: FRONTLINE For those new to management or who have been managing for a short time, or who may be taking on a management position in the future. BASIC SUPERVISOR’S WORKSHOP For those moving into a supervisory role or new to the role. LINKEDIN WORKSHOP’S When LinkedIn is used strategically it can be a major asset to your business. MIDDLE LEVEL For those managing departments or teams and who take responsibility for delivering business objectives through other people. Also useful for managers who want to learn more about leading & managing and getting the best from their people. FLEXIBLE APPRENTICESHIPS We recognise that every organisation is different and one of the strengths of these new apprenticeships, is the high level of tailoring we can offer our members. A flexible blended learning approach ensures that each qualification can be tailored to meet the needs of your business. We have a number of apprenticeships available so please contact us for further details. SENIOR MANAGEMENT COURSES The world of apprenticeships has changed and age is no longer a barrier. If you aspire to become a professional or are looking to take the next step up in your current career then a senior managers degree programme is for you. Flexible learning in partnership with Wolverhampton University and funded by the apprenticeship levy. These courses are applicable to leaders and managers in both large and SME organisations and our highly practical MBA or BA Hons will provide immediate value to both you and your organisation. All our courses are available as an in-house option. Please contact us for details.

www.alfed.org.uk

4

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> FRONTLINE PROGRAMME > THE EFFECTIVE TEAM LEADER Who is it for? Designed for those taking their first steps into leadership with the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to successfully manage and develop a team. Suitable for anyone who would benefit from necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours to be effective in their role. What will I learn? Develop the core knowledge, skills and behaviours to undertake their role with increased confidence and competence, the difference between managing and leading. What are the key skills that make an outstanding manager? • • • • • •

Managing through people Building a team and knowing the team balance Effective communication, delegation and motivation Managing conflict, performance and development What is management and what is leadership Leadership behaviour and leadership effectiveness

Course duration Two days

> WORKING WITH YOUR TEAM ‘Using Emotional Intelligence’ Who is it for? EMPATHY is the most important leadership skill needed today! Relating to others is vital in today’s workplace. Whether you are the office junior, the chief executive or anything in between, this course will increase your Emotional Intelligence, helping you to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others and show you the way to greater success. What will I learn? Management and leadership effectiveness can be improved through a manager or leader recognising their own capabilities and strengths. Psychology can be applied at work to understand and manage individuals, teams and workplace issues. Emotional Intelligence is now recognised as a key factor influencing high performance at work. But what is it, and more importantly how can it be developed?

www.alfed.org.uk

5

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

• • • • • • •

Self-awareness in a leadership role, and organisational behaviour Planning management and leadership effectiveness Team personalities: traits, types and the challenges Explore and develop your own leadership style Self-awareness for leadership and soft skills development The role of goalsetting for personal change and development priorities Being a good manager

Course duration Two days

> MANAGING TO LEADING Who is it for? For those taking their first steps into managing or who have been managing for some time, or who may be taking on a management position in the future. Suitable for anyone who would benefit from necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours to be effective in their role. What will I learn? To examine the purpose of business and what your particular business is looking to achieve and deliver. Recognise the changed role, purpose and requirements when transitioning from operator/worker through to manager/supervisor. Develop skills, knowledge and behaviours that will enable immediate improvements to individual and organisational management performance and create an action plan to deliver changes to your management approach, style and influence. • • • • • • • •

Setting objectives You as a manager, the role, its functions and your responsibilities Manager versus leader - the core skills required Dealing with current challenges - implications for managers Understanding organisational structures Identifying with the main business functions and challenges Where are you in the industry - getting a handle on the ‘job to be done’ Understanding the market and competition

Course duration Two days

www.alfed.org.uk

6

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> BASIC SUPERVISORS WORKSHOP Who is it for? A Supervisor is the first line management role, with operative responsibilities for a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. They provide direction, instruction and guidance to ensure the achievements of set goals. This workshop will provide basic theory which drives a supervisors role and an understanding of how to get the best from their team. What will I learn? • Understanding different leadership styles • Team dynamics • Motivation techniques • Setting goals and objectives • Anger management • Bullying in the workplace • How to give constructive feedback • Recognising achievement and good behaviour • Your responsilities

Course duration One day

www.alfed.org.uk

7

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> LINKEDIN > ONE DAY LINKEDIN WORKSHOP With more than 12 million users in the UK alone, LinkedIn is the world’s biggest professional networking site. Knowing how to work your way around LinkedIn will put you in the best possible position to market yourself, your company and the services you offer. Do you have a LinkedIn strategy which is right for your business?

> 7 WEEK ONLINE LINKEDIN PROGRAMME Our online course consists of 7 modules delivered over 7 weeks. When LinkedIn is used strategically it can be a major asset to your business and we have created a number of tools for you to use to help through each module. In each module you will find, templates, tools and information that is specifically related to that module and additional templates you will need throughout the course. These templates will consist of: Engaging with clients, video conferencing, sales techniques and technical goals.

www.alfed.org.uk

8

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> MIDDLE LEVEL PROGRAMME > THE WORKING ORGANISATION Who is it for? Those managing departments or teams who take responsibility for delivering business objectives through other people. Also useful for managers who want to learn more about leading and managing and getting the best from their people. This course provides a manager with the opportunity to discover and discuss ways to enhance their management and leadership approaches, whilst further considering ways to improve performance in their function or team. A variety of tools and techniques are used to examine the different aspects of leadership and management, and the challenges faced when attempting to deliver effective work performance through individuals and teams taking account of team dynamics and team development. What will I learn? To examine models and approaches that can further develop the skills and behaviours of effective managers and leaders. Explore and develop your own leadership style and apply aspects of team dynamics & development. Identify the key challenges facing you and your business and develop your thinking on how to manage these challenges. Recognise the significance of change and to enable ways to deliver change. Set some personal goals – based on your learning from the module. Course duration Two days

www.alfed.org.uk

9

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> THE PERFORMING ORGANISATION Who is it for? Those managing departments or teams who take responsibility for delivering business objectives through other people. Also useful for managers who want to learn more about leading & managing and getting the best from their people. This course respects prior management and leadership experience whilst enhancing effectiveness. This course allows managers the opportunity to discover ways to markedly enhance the overall performance of their department, function or team and that of the organisation. Managers will examine the different elements to setting and delivering consistently high performance through different performance management systems and robust methods to uncover current performance strengths and shortcomings. Reflection on learning from the module will then be used to set out future performance targets that are actionable and measurable. What will I learn? • To develop a deeper understanding and comprehensive insight to performance management through traditional and contemporary measurement methods, and deep the measures can reach in your business. • To consider performance management systems and the service profit chain analogy. The benefits that the Balanced Scorecard and associated models could bring to your performance. • To recognise the areas of business focus requiring development and delivery of enhanced performance. • Understand the purpose and basis of reflective leadership practices through setting some personal and team performance goals for the next 100 days. Course duration Two days

www.alfed.org.uk

10

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> THE THRIVING ORGANISATION Who is it for? Those managing departments or teams and who take responsibility for delivering business objectives through other people. Also useful for managers who want to learn more about leading & managing and getting the best from their people. You will learn advanced processes for getting the best out of your people and how to apply them in your organisation. You will have the opportunity to practise a range of specific skills essential to leadership in today’s turbulent business environment, through questionnaires, case studies, workshops, group discussions set in an open, hands-on, how to-apply-it-today atmosphere. What will I learn? At the end of the course participants will: • Appreciate the role of the strategic manager. • Have a clear understanding of strategic thinking and planning techniques. • Know how to maximise performance from others using leadership, communication, motivation, and teamwork. • Be able to lead positive change more effectively. Course duration Two days All our courses can be taken individually or as part of our full programme. Please contact the training team for further information and course dates.

11


ALFED ACADEMY

> FLEXIBLE APPRENTICESHIPS Developing new and existing staff The world of apprenticeships has changed and age is no longer a barrier, nor is previous educational attainment. This, together with the introduction of Leadership and Management Apprenticeships means that you can utilise the ‘levy pot’ to develop your Leaders and Managers. However, if you do not contribute to the levy you can still access funded training and it will only cost you 5% of the full grant. Working together with an experienced partner we currently offer the following apprenticeships.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME Team Leader/Supervisor Middle Management

WORKSHOP SKILLS PROGRAMME Lean Manufacturing Operative Supply Chain Operator

SENIOR DEGREE PROGRAMME Chartered Managers Degree MBA Please contact us for further details on these programmes and how to access government funded training 0121 281 2281

www.alfed.org.uk

12

0121 281 2281


ALFED ACADEMY

> CHARTERED MANAGER DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP Level 6 - BA (Hons) Business Management The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship is designed for individuals who are, or who aspire to be, professional managers with responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services. Over the course of the three years of study on the programme, you will study a diverse portfolio of business-relevant topics including: • • • •

Leading and Managing in Organisations Strategic Management Business Intelligence and Digital Capability Social Responsibility

On successful completion of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, an individual will be awarded: • BA (Hons) in Business Management • Chartered Management Institute Level 5 • Diploma in Management and Leadership • Chartered Management Institute Chartered Manager status • Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship.

13


ALFED ACADEMY

> SENIOR LEADER MASTER’S DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP Level 7 - Master of Business Administration Over the course of the two years of study on the programme, you will study a diverse portfolio of business-relevant topics including: • • • •

Project Management Developing Innovation Leading Transformation and Change Analysing contemporary management challenges and organisational environments.

On successful completion of the Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship, an individual will be awarded: • Master of Business Administration • Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership • Chartered Manager or Chartered Fellows status (depending on experience)

14


ALFED ACADEMY

15


Contact our Training & Education Team to learn more about the Aluminium Federation’s professional development programme T: 0121 281 2281 W. www.alfed.org.uk

Profile for Aluminium Federation

ALFED Academy: Developing People Prospectus 2019  

Aluminium Federation's Prospectus 'Developing People' covers our new flexible apprenticeships programme, essential leadership and management...

ALFED Academy: Developing People Prospectus 2019  

Aluminium Federation's Prospectus 'Developing People' covers our new flexible apprenticeships programme, essential leadership and management...

Profile for alfed2
Advertisement