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Inner Circle Business Training Topics

Our 10-month Inner Circle programme covers a diverse range of business training topics to extend your business knowledge and skills.  The training sessions are led by a professional Firestation coach.  For some topics we also bring in an external expert into the session.

Topic Description
Innovation An overview of a set of tools emerging from lean start-up, design thinking, and agile software development that are revolutionising how new ideas are created, refined, and brought to market.
Strategic Planning Our own unique Firestation framework that business owners can use to select the right strategic approach. Provides a path to make operational decisions that support the strategy.
Effective Governance Goverance Guru Mark Copeland will join the session to overview of the different types of governance and best practice approach.
Principles of Lean Manufacturing master Mark Lovegrove provides insight to a continuous improvement methodology used successfully by organisations of all sizes and industries to improve efficiency, margins and business performance.
Raising Finance Essential tips regarding the information, analysis and general requirements that banks have to approve funding for businesses.
Successful Negotiation Effective strategies to improve negotiation outcomes, learn win-win techniques and reduce conflict.
Strategic Recruitment Developing a clearly defined and communicated strategy that illustrates the employment brand message, target candidates, primary sources, and most-effective closing approaches.
Understanding Financials The fundamentals to understanding your financial reports focusing on informed decision making, forecasting and driving business performance.
Successful Coaching Understanding best practice coaching techniques, the GROWS model and overcoming poor performance.
Deep Engagement Learning about global employment megatrends, the intrinsic and extrinsic motivational factors as well as methods to lift employee engagement.
Brand Experience Brand building expert Reuben Woods will show you how to map out the key touchpoints along the customer journey, focusing on how design management and design thinking can be used to build a deeper connection with the customer over time.
Culture Doug Maarschalk provides insight into building a great organisational culture focusing on strategies to develop your team’s autonomy, mastery and sense of purpose.

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