Skills' Coaching

Coaching is a very effective method of transferring skills. ARK Associates offers skills’ coaching on a wide range topics, for individuals and small groups, shown below. This list has developed over many years, always in response to client requests – so please contact us if you require something that’s not on the list.

If you would like to find out more, please click on request a Portfolio and we will send you our latest Skills' Portfolio. This extensive document describes all the topics on which we coach, giving details of workshop content, duration and suitability for particular delegate needs. Please note we do not stage “open” courses (those on fixed dates, in public venues, open to anyone), but prefer to run only in-house events at the request of clients.

Writing skills
Report writing
Letters and email correspondence
Minutes
Introduction to writing for business

Reflective writing
Persuasive writing skills

Plain English
Grammar
Proofing

Writing tenders, bids and proposals

Writing for marketing material
Writing for PR
Writing for specific formats or media such as newsletters or internal briefings
Writing recruitment advertisements

Support for people with dyslexia

Presentation skills
Devising and preparing effective presentations

Delivering presentations and speeches

Pitch presentations
Media appearances, TV and radio broadcasts and interviews


Inter-personal communication skills - intermediate
Active listening
Controlled spoken communication
Attending meetings

Appraisals for appraisees

Dealing with conflict and dealing with difficult people
Breaking bad news or delivering unpalatable messages

Supervisory communications
Delegation
Coaching for coaches

Inter-personal communication skills - advanced
Appraisals for appraisers
Chairing meetings
Interview skills
Negotiations
Strategic influencing

Avoiding discrimination in the workplace and at recruitment

Self-management skills
Time management

Marketing, sales and business development skills
Devising marketing strategy
Marketing communications planning

Professional sales and business development
Key account planning and management
Sales management
Sales management through MBTI

Customer service programmes


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