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Personal Development

Popular Courses at SVC HQ

Developing Personal Effectiveness | This is a well-rounded management workshop that will bring managers together to improve their skills. This one day course will cover:

  • Productivity and effectiveness
  • Personal responsibility
  • Time management
  • Business growth and profitability

Assertiveness and Confidence Building | Assertiveness is a communication skill that enables self-empowerment, personal growth and personal change.

  • Become more confident
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Learn how to become more effective both in your working and personal life

Train the Trainer | Develop a range of participative techniques, increasing confidence by equipping them with the skills to deliver first-class training sessions.

  • Understanding the difference between training/teaching/mentoring and coaching
  • Kolb cycle of experiential learning
  • Honey and Mumford learning styles
  • Differentiation and planning
  • Presence – voice, body language, choice of language
  • Resources, audio, visual and kinesthetic


Public Speaking and Presentation Skills | This highly practical course that will give participants the confidence and techniques to speak publicly, prepare and deliver focused professional and effective presentations.

  • Planning and preparation
  • Presentation material and structures
  • Preparing yourself and controlling nerves
  • Delivering to different audiences
  • Interacting with your audience

Time Management | Time is our most valuable resource, especially in today’s fast-paced, pressurised, target-driven world of work.

  • Principles of good time management
  • Managing your time more effectively
  • Consequences of being a poor time manager
  • A structured approach towards planning
  • Setting SMART goals and priorities

Effective People Management | The role of the manager can be a challenging one. Effective management depends on a blend of appropriate skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours, coupled with relevant experience.

  • Motivate and manage the performance of others
  • The role of the manager
  • Management versus leadership
  • Benefits of effective management

Mindfulness | Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that helps us to relate differently to experiences. It involves paying attention to our thoughts and feelings in a way that increases our ability to manage difficult situations and make wise choices.

  • Introduction to mindfulness
  • Be right where you are
  • Our storytelling minds
  • Cultivating kindness
  • Moving forward and enhancing resilience


“The combined results have been felt in the team. Managers have taken new ideas and different approaches to their work environments, and are having a positive impact on their team and their managers. It’s a real pleasure to see employees grow to their full potential and achieve things which even they didn’t know they could do. Amanda knows how to bring the best out of people” – Cobb Europe