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Profiting from Engaging Your People

In a strong organisation everyone plays a part in improving and increasing employee engagement for the benefit of all. Engagement is much more than an HR on Internal Communications task. It is a line issue focused on how we work, manage, and lead. Our course will help participants to create a right engagement strategy and fully ensure engagement is tied in with company governing objectives and overall strategy of the organisation. The advantage of this programme is the measurability of each step in every phase of your Employee Engagement strategy in order to achieve business results through your people.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

The point of this course is to equip participants with the practical tools to be able and take a lead in employee engagement design and implementation within their company/organisation. At the same time equip them to practically measure its outcome and employ it to serve their business pursuits. For this reason, this course provides practical methods on a subject that is anyway very pragmatic and not at all theoretical. The content is based on best practices, case studies, deep experience and knowledge of the facilitator in helping all different kind of industries to design and implement employee engagement practices. All these make sure that the participants to this course will return at work with a practical action plan to implement.

Who should attend?

A step by step practical guide in designing and implementing strategies for Employee Engagement and measuring its return on investment. This is an ideal course whether you are just beginning the Employee Engagement or if you have been working on engagement for many years and your efforts are in need of a refresh.

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

Benchmark your company with the elements of employee engagement
• Understanding the strategic nature of Employee Engagement
• What encourages employees to commit themselves to their employer?
• Learn about the model theory of employee engagement and discover
how your company stands against it.
• Define participants’ experience in employee engagement
Exercise: Discovering the specific employee engagement elements within your organisation

Build the employee experience and optimise operations
• The criticality of employee experience in efficient business operation-Related research
• How each element of the model theory of Employee engagement affects your people
• Start from the base and then move on to develop your Employee Engagement architecture
• How to count on the mortar, beyond the bricks: identify the cohesive elements of your organisation culture
• Relate talent management performance indicators with employee engagement
Exercise/Discussion: How talent management practices affect
your organisation’s employee engagement elements

Translate your business needs to pertinent Employee engagement practices
• Clarifying your business strategy and aligning your Employee Engagement to create the steps to achieve it– starting with the ‘big picture’ and gradually, throughout the rest of the course, ’drilling into the details’
• Define the organisation gaps
• Start from the top: engage the leadership team
• Effective stakeholder management methods
Case study: Understanding how to weave the business needs to your Employee Engagement blueprint

Working on employee engagement strategy
• Go beyond the architecture of your strategy and decide on the content
• What are the decisive elements? How will you successfully address each component?
• Spotlight and agree on success factors
• Chart your action plan
• Orchestrate the communication required
Exercise: Using the outcomes of the case discussed in the previous part to create a draft of strategy plan

Develop your standards and thrive on diagnostic outcomes
• How to customise feedback collection according to your strategy
• Interpret the input
• Apprehend and prioritise actions
• Acknowledge feedback and build your related actions
Exercise: Connecting the dots of strategy, input gathered and action plan. Proceeding to a draft process that will serve the needs of your own organisation (teamwork)

ROI-analysis for Employee Engagement
• Levels of analysis depth
• Build your key performance indicators
• Develop your measuring mechanisms
• Calculate the Employee Engagement Impact
Exercise: Discussion on possible challenges - Shape your ideas on organisation specific measures (in teams)

Employee Engagement Best Practices
• Explore best practices
• Access success factors and how they were connected to the outcomes
• Determine those elements that could be replicated in your organisation
Group Discussion: What are the challenges in bringing these practices in your organisation?

Creating Your Own Succession Plan
• Action learning exercise to apply what’s been learned - creating a “first draft” Employee Engagement Strategy to present back to the business straight after the course
• How to put everything learned into practice back at work to either create a new Engagement Strategy or improve an existing one
Case study exercise: Identify the potential strengths and weaknesses of the project

Engage yourself
• Evaluate the situation: measure yourself and your current workplace
• How to make a difference: discover techniques for developing your own engaging powers
• Engage your team: start with your own team and become a model in your organisation
Exercise: Identifying strengths and weaknesses and create your personal strategy
Q&A session

Benefits to you

• Correlating employee engagement with strategic objectives for the maximum benefit of customers, the organisation, and employees
• Transitioning your company or organisation from early stages of employee engagement to more robust and powerful ways to engage
• Designing methods of employee engagement to determine what works best within your organisation
• Developing mechanisms to measure the impact of employee engagement practices
• Acquiring the latest conceptual and behavioural developments and practices in employee engagement
• Learning from best practices how to evaluate different engagement programmes
• Practicing small scale engagement methods to foster and enhance your personal engagement and the engagement of employees who directly report to you
• Assessing your current state of engagement and develop an action plan to both increase and improve engagement, while also making it sustainable
• Creating an environment where employees look forward to coming to work, feel connected to the organisation and strive to make a difference

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

2 Day Course

Course details

26th & 27th of April 2018, London, UK, PT3723

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