26th July: Training Event ‘Developing your People Skills in the Workplace’

Developing your People Skills in the Workplace

Wednesday 26th July 0930-1700, De Vere Venues, Holborn Bars,  Holborn, London EC1

Affordable, Fun, Experiential & Motivational Learning Day!

Join us for a day of advanced training with some of the UK's leading CIPD Trainers.  This event is an opportunity for all employees who are looking to gain broader business awareness and knowledge and improve and update their skills at an affordable price.

Book your place today with Global PA and quote Discount Code GPATrain.  But be quick, this offer will not be around for long (expires 30th June).To find out more please email enquiries@globalpa-association.com or call our office on 0800 043 0258. Cost for Members is £148 (15% discount from £175).  For Non-Members the cost is £148 until 30th June, then £175.  

Speaker Line Up:

Kassam Jaffer: Chartered Fellow CIPD, Facilitator, Conflict Coach & Workplace Mediator. Kassam will focus on holding Breakthrough Conversations using an actor for role play.  His session will explore what is required in terms of behaviour and practice in order to engage in Breakthrough Conversations with others in a variety of different situations.


Jenna Davies: Employability Consultant at Birkbeck, University of London, Assoc Member CIPD.  Jenna is an experienced training professional whose expertise lies in communication and public speaking.  Jenna's session will focus on 'Presenting with Confidence, how to get noticed in meetings/presentations and communicate confidently'.


Derek Osborn: Chartered Fellow CIPD, Business & Career Coach and formerly 23 years in senior management in Royal Mail.  For the past 15 years Derek has been delivering in organisations globally coaching and leadership training.  Derek's session will focus on 'Understanding & Working with Leaders, and how to get the most from the relationshhip.'


Abigail Jones is a career Executive Assistant, recently shortlisted for PA of the Year 2016, with almost two decades of experience. Abigail specialises in working at 'C suite level' and is currently working for the Managing Director of American Express Global Business Travel. Abigail's session will focus on how to perfect your interview technique, how to sell yourself without feeling embarrassed and how to talk about your achievements openly and answer tricky questions.  

Jon Lavelle: Author, Chartered Fellow CIPD who has trained in 26 countries.  Jon is an expert in 'How to deal with awkward difficult people, live happier less stressful lives and fight back against those who do not have our best interests at heart'. Jon has trained thousands of people in the last 25 years, both big and small in a range of industries and as an author has published several books. His purpose at the session is to help you live happier, less stressful lives and fight back against those who do not have our best interests at heart.  His style is engaging and fun, be prepared to be challenged and leave the session with your head buzzing with a number of ideas!


Rosemary Parr: CIPD Member, Associate Lecturer Birkbeck, University of London, CTI Coach. Rosemary is passionate about the potential that each person has within them and champions and develops the potential of Executive Assistants & Personal Assistants across the globe.  Her unique training delivery has inspired EAs and PAs across the world to be the best they can be.  Her empathy and understanding of the challenges EAs and PAs face daily comes through her own 30+ years as an EA.  Her last role was as EA to Sir Christopher Bland, Chairman of BT (2001-2007). Rosemary's session will cover 'Lonely at the Top, how to manage the isolation of the role at C suite level'.


Kevin Elvidge: Chartered Fellow CIPD, former Head of HR for Gillette Europe.  Kevin is a highly experienced HR Leader who has held a wide variety of HR roles in UK & Switzerland.  Kevin will deliver and interactive session on 'Why we love to hate HR, what CEOs want from HR, challenges in managing the CEO/HRD/PA Triangle'. : 


Members Booking Rate: £148 (receive 15% discount).

Early Bird Booking for Non Members: 15% discount available from £175 to £148.  Quote booking code:GPATR, reserve your place by 30th June 2017. Payments can be made via phone with a debit or credit card, company invoice or Paypal.  To guarantee your place at this event payments are to be received in advance. enquiries@globalpa-association.com or call us on 0800 043 0258

The day includes all refreshments and a 2 course sit down lunch. 

CPD points: Delegates will be awarded 7 CPD points for attending.  Fellow, Platinum & Associate Members will receive 14 CPD points.