Dignity at Work training (UK Theatre) - November 2018 - London

Dignity at work training - November 2018

 As part of UK Theatre and SOLT’s work to encourage safe and supporting working practices in theatre UK Theatre is now offering a range of Dignity at work training training.

Developed following our recent discussions with members and others in the industry, and delivered by Challenge Consultancy, this new training will support you to lead a respectful working culture, to identify and address issues, to have clear procedures in place and to build your confidence in embedding a respectful working culture for all.

Buy all 3 courses in November and get £100 off – use discount code FULLNOV

Dignity at work - an introduction

Monday 5 November | 10.00am to 5.00pm

Develop the knowledge and skills to help create a supportive workplace environment from a personal perspective and disseminate that knowledge at your workplace.

Suitable for anyone working in theatre and the performing arts, at any level.

Leading a respectful culture

Tuesday 6 November | 10.00am to 1.00pm

Leaders and managers play a vital role in setting the tone and expectations of behaviour in any workplace. This session gives leaders the space to reflect on their roles in minimising inappropriate behaviour, to recognise the practical impact of harassment and bullying, and to develop strategies.

Suitable for anyone in a leadership role; Executive Directors, Chief Executives, Chief Operating Officers and others at a senior level.

Developing dignity at work policies

Tuesday 6 November 2.00 to 5.00pm

Guided by expert facilitators, you’ll learn how to draft an effective Dignity at Work Policy tailored to your organisation.

Suitable for Executive Directors, Chief Executives, Chief Operating Officers, HR & workforce development leads, General Managers 

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The Dignity at work training courses will be repeated throughout the year:

Dignity at work - an introduction

Monday 23 April, Thursday 14 June 2018 or Thursday 7 February 2019

Leading a respectful culture 

Tuesday 24 April,  Friday 15 June 2018 or Friday 8 February 2019

Developing dignity at work policies 

 Tuesday 24 April, Friday 15 June 2018, or Friday 8 February 2019 

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INTRODUCTION

Develop the knowledge and skills to help create a supportive workplace environment from a personal perspective and disseminate that knowledge at your workplace.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • What is ‘Dignity at Work’?
  • The law and wider social context
  • Recognising bullying and harassment
  • The impact of bullying and harassment
  • Recognising and challenging inappropriate behaviours:
  • Situations
  • Taking it back to work: Spreading your knowledge & Key messages
  • Individual action planning

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • State their personal responsibility, as part of a collective responsibility, in creating an appropriate work place environment
  • Recognise behaviours that may constitute bullying or harassment
  • Develop strategies for challenging unacceptable behaviour at work
  • Identify the options open to you if you feel that you have experienced bullying or harassment
  • Take the key messages back to work and assist others in recognising their responsibilities in relation to dignity at work

SUITABLE FOR

·         Anyone working in theatre and the performing arts, at any level

INTRODUCTION

Leaders and managers play a vital role in setting the tone and expectations of behaviour in any workplace. This session gives leaders the space to reflect on their roles in minimising inappropriate behaviour, to recognise the practical impact of harassment and bullying, and to develop strategies.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • What is meant by the terms ‘Dignity’ and ‘Respect’?
  • Your management and leadership role and responsibilities
  • My Rights, Your Rights, Human Rights:
  • The relevant legislation
  • Recognising bullying and harassment
  • The impact of bullying and harassment
  • Your management role:
    • Challenging inappropriate behaviours and maintaining a culture of dignity and respect
    • Leading on dignity: Individual and team/organisational action planning

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • State your leadership responsibilities in establishing an appropriate workplace culture
  • Define and recognise harassment and bullying in the workplace
  • Recognise the impact of bullying and harassment on individuals and the organisation or team
  • Recognise the line between firm management and bullying or harassment
  • Utilise strategies and techniques to address harassment and bullying

 

SUITABLE FOR

  • Anyone in a leadership role; Executive Directors, Chief Executives, Chief Operating Officers and others at a senior level.

INTRODUCTION

Guided by expert facilitators, you’ll learn how to draft an effective Dignity at Work Policy tailored to your organisation.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • What is meant by dignity at work?
  • Policy, guideline or code of conduct: What’s the difference?
  • Your vision and context
  • The meaning of key terms: Harassment, bullying, victimisation
  • Standard headings and options
  • Decision making: Further options
  • Taking it back to work: Action planning

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Draft a Dignity at Work Policy
  • Follow the key steps in policy development including:
    • The vision: Your context and aims
    • Key headings
    • Consultation
    • Implementation
    • Monitoring and review
  • State the main options (where internal discussion may be needed)
  • List next steps in their organisation

 

SUITABLE FOR

  • Executive Directors, Chief Executives, Chief Operating Officers, HR & workforce development leads, General Managers 

 

A dynamic and engaging presenter; Donna Carty is a popular, skilled and highly effective trainer, facilitator, coach and mediator.  She has over 15 years’ experience delivering training to a wide variety of clients in all sectors.

Donna led on developing the content for the UK Theatre focus groups as well as overseeing work with BAFTA & BFI on dignity at work which resulted in the production of an industry-wide Code of Conduct.

Clients for whom Donna currently delivers Dignity at Work training include Border Force, the Electoral Commission, Nottingham City Council, Essex Fire & Rescue and University College London. She has also delivered training and consultancy for a wide range of arts and media organisations including the BBC, Guardian News & Media, Hachette Publishing, Sage Publishing, UKTV and Viacom.  

Angela Goldberg:  Angela is a leadership development specialist, accredited ILM coach and a member of the CIPD.   She has over 20 years’ experience across a range of sectors including local and regional government, charities and not-for-profit, working in education, professional services, legal, retail and the arts.  She has worked both nationally and internationally.

Delivery of training and workshop facilitation are a substantial part of Angela's portfolio.  Recent clients include the BBC, Camden Council, the Care Quality Commission, Guardian News & Media, Imperial College, National Audit Office, OFSTED, the University of Salford, UCL and UK Theatre.

Our new suite of training will support you to embed safe and supportive working practices in your organisation, and in our industry.

Dignity at Work (full day)

  • Non-members £220+VAT,
  • UK Theatre & SOLT Members (after 25/09/18), ITC, FST, ABO and ABTT Members £180+VAT
  • UK Theatre & SOLT Members if booked before 25 September 2018 £140+VAT

Leading a respectful culture or Developing dignity at work policies (half day)

  • Non-members £180+VAT,
  • UK Theatre & SOLT Members (after 25/09/18), ITC, FST, ABO and ABTT Members £140+VAT
  • UK Theatre & SOLT Members if booked before 25 September 2018 £100+VAT

OFFER: Buy all 3 courses in November and get £100 off – use discount code FULLNOV

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