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Developing Human Resource Capacity

Event Date: 10/06/2010 9:30am to 4:30pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Sydney, Australia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 180 AUD for members, 260 AUD for non-members

 

What’s this workshop about?
 
Recent organisational trends, such as decentralisation and devolution within HR structures, have changed the way HR professionals need to work. There is a need for HR professionals to shape organisational strategy, influence line managers and senior management teams, and lead their organisations through change.
 
The purpose of the workshop is to give HR professionals the opportunity to focus on how they can develop the capacity of the HR function and that of line managers to meet these changing organisational needs and ensure the delivery of high quality people management. 
 
Aim
 
It is hoped that the workshop will enable participants to influence the development of HR capacity in their own organisation
 
Objectives
To gain a better understanding of:
 
·         The changing role of HR in INGOs
·         What effective business partnering means
·         The changing role of line managers
·         How to influence and lead change
·         How to influence and get buy-in from line managers
·         Working effectively across different cultures
·         The importance of and how to build trust


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Developing Human Resource Capacity

Event Date: 09/06/2010 9:30am to 4:40pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 180 AUD for members, 260 AUD for non-members

 

What’s this workshop about?
 
Recent organisational trends, such as decentralisation and devolution within HR structures, have changed the way HR professionals need to work. There is a need for HR professionals to shape organisational strategy, influence line managers and senior management teams, and lead their organisations through change.
 
The purpose of the workshop is to give HR professionals the opportunity to focus on how they can develop the capacity of the HR function and that of line managers to meet these changing organisational needs and ensure the delivery of high quality people management. 
 
Aim
 
It is hoped that the workshop will enable participants to influence the development of HR capacity in their own organisation
 
Objectives
To gain a better understanding of:
 
·         The changing role of HR in INGOs
·         What effective business partnering means
·         The changing role of line managers
·         How to influence and lead change
·         How to influence and get buy-in from line managers
·         Working effectively across different cultures
·         The importance of and how to build trust


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Humanitarian HR (ex-EPN) Mombasa, Kenya 2010: Talent Management

Event Date: 26/05/2010 Various from 11am on Day 1 until lunchtime on Day 3 (28 May)
Duration: 3 days
Location: Mombasa, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 26000 KES for members, 26000 KES for non-members

Humanitarian HR Conference 2010 – Mombasa, Kenya

Talent Management and diversity
 
People In Aid in association with IAWG invite you to the Talent Management and Diversity Conference.  A 2 ½ day event for HR professionals and managers engaged in or influencing the resourcing, development and retention of workforce in humanitarian NGOs.
 
Building on the success of the last two conferences in Nairobi, the 2 ½ day event will feature guest speakers and presentations from the humanitarian, development and corporate sector.  
 
ABOUT HHR: People In Aid’s Humanitarian HR network (formerly known as EPN), exists to improve the ability of participating organisations, both individually and as a community, to find, select, prepare and retain personnel within a humanitarian context.
 
ABOUT the conference
Getting the right people in the right place at the right time, and keeping them there, continues to be a major preoccupation for humanitarian organisations. This year's HHR conference agenda will therefore reflect this through keynote addresses, masterclasses, case studies from participating humanitarian NGOs and poster presentations on topical issues surrounding talent management from HHR Europe.
 
The conference will consider:
  • The meaning and nature of Talent Management within a diverse workforce
  • Private Sector Strategies and approaches to Talent Management and Diversity
  • Links with Global and regional strategies/considerations in Talent Management
  • Practical lessons from agencies in implementing Talent Management and Diversity Strategies in the region...
With plenty of participation and networking opportunities, the agenda will reflect your experiences and concerns, ensuring that you learn whilst doing and obtain new perspectives on how talent can be effectively managed within your organisation and in the humanitarian sector as a whole.
 
The conference venue is in Mombasa, at the Sarova White Sands Hotel. Accommodation is not included in the conference fee and bookings can be made directly once your place has been confirmed.
Please note that participants will be invoiced by the IAWG and your place will be confirmed once payment is received.  
 
“There’s so much that I’ve learnt I can apply. If we have to go through the same situation again we’ll now be in a much better position”
 
EPN (now HHR) Nairobi participant feedback, 2009
 


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Humanitarian HR (ex-EPN) Paris 2010: Talent Management

Event Date: 19/05/2010 Various from 11am on Day 1 until lunchtime on Day 3 (21 May)
Duration: 3 days
Location: Paris, France
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 395 GBP for members, 395 GBP for non-members
Humanitarian HR Conference 2010 – Paris, France
Talent Management: Effective strategies for managing and developing your workforce
 
A 3-day conference for HR professionals and managers engaged in or influencing the resourcing, development and retention of workforce in humanitarian NGOs.
 
People In Aid’s Humanitarian HR network (formerly known as EPN) exists to improve the ability of participating organisations, both individually and as a community, to find, select, prepare and retain personnel within a humanitarian context.
 
Getting the right people in the right place at the right time, and keeping them there, continues to be a major preoccupation for humanitarian organisations. This year's HHR conference agenda will therefore reflect this by including sessions such as:
  • keynote addresses from the Head of Organisation Development and Change at Nokia, and from the Chairman of The FutureWork Forum
  • masterclasses on topics such as building a competency framework; identifying talent; managing and developing talent through rewards and incentives; and integrating talent management into organisational structures
  • practical skills-building exercises for you to take to your NGO
  • case studies from participating humanitarian NGOs, including reflection on talent management in the Haiti emergency response
  • peer learning process to learn or to refresh in your mind
  • poster presentations on topical issues surrounding talent management.
With plenty of participation and networking opportunities, the agenda will reflect your experiences and concerns, ensuring that you learn whilst doing and gain new perspectives on how talent can be effectively managed within your organisation and in the humanitarian sector as a whole.
 
The conference venue is Novotel Survilliers Saint Witz, near Paris Charles de Gaulle International airport and within an easy access from Central Paris, Gare du Nord (Eurostar terminal) and A1 motorway north. The conference timings will allow arrival in the morning of Wednesday 19 May and departure after lunch on Friday 21 May. The conference fee includes accommodation on 19 and 20 May and full board.
 
Once again, this is not a conference to be missed.
 
Feedback from past EPN participants:
 
“Really appreciated the crossover between corporate and NGO practices, real-life experiences and practical tools” 
"I really enjoyed the participation throughout the three days; this I think made a comfortable and safe learning environment”
“Excellent presentations”
 


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HR Special Interest Group (Free for Members)

Event Date: 05/05/2010 Registration: 9.30 Meeting: 10.00- lunch
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

 

Due to a number of requests from members we would like to focus the May meeting on HR’s role in responding to an emergency. The session is intended for both development and humanitarian HR practitioners and will use Haiti as a live example. How does HR react when an emergency hits their existing development programme? How does HR prepare its emergency response?

 


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Reward - Special Interest Group (People In Aid members)

Event Date: 23/04/2010 10.00am - 1.00pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Kensington, London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Reward Special Interest Group: Hardship – 10.30am - 1.00pm - London UK

All People In Aid members are welcome to join ORC and People in Aid in London to discuss topical issues with peers and hear from key thinkers on the challenges you are facing in reward in 2010

 

 

 

 



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Successful Distance Management Workshop, Melbourne

Event Date: 22/04/2010 0900 to 1700
Duration: 1 day
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 150 AUD for members, 300 AUD for non-members

 

In the last 2 years People In Aid have delivered the Successful Distance Management Workshop to over 100 participants, both as an open and an in-house programme. Due to unprecedented demand for it worldwide, we are now offering you and your colleagues the opportunity to partake in the training in Melbourne, Australia, on 22nd April 2010. 
 
The workshop considers the opportunities and challenges posed by managing people effectively at a distance by looking at human relationships and how they are developed; the differences and similarities between people that make this more or less difficult and compares developing relationships with and without regular face-to-face contact. Workshop participants explore their experiences and lessons learned, and identify practical tools and techniques for developing effective working relationships across different locations along with action planning for success back in the working environment.
 
Our aim is to enable and encourage managers and HR professionals to be more pro-active in managing people effectively at a distance. We offer a platform for learning through research reviews, case studies of good practice and personal experience. We do not aim to provide all the answers or to offer a single “best practice” solution that will work for all organisations. Rather we hope to stimulate debate within agencies to take the research techniques that have been used both here and in the workshop and use them to explore further, to learn from each other’s experiences and develop solutions that are appropriate to individual circumstances.
 
Every participant will also receive a comprehensive handbook on distance
 
Facilitators:
 
 Angie Zogopoulos is a human resource professional with 14 years experience. Her expertise is in human resource management, strategy and policy development for expatriate and national staff, particularly in Australia and the Asia / Pacific region.  She is experienced in the development, implementation and review of human resource policy and process for complex human resource management operations. This includes deployment and management of emergency personnel to large scale global humanitarian emergencies.
 
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 40% of the event price, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking.
 


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Successful Distance Management Teleseminar (13th & 27th of April 2010)

Event Date: 13/04/2010 15:00 - 16:30 (UK Time)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Teleseminar
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 75 GBP for members, 150 GBP for non-members
 
THIS TELESEMINAR IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
Workshops are being held in London and Melbourne however and can be booked here.
 
Successful Distance Management Teleseminar
Spread over 2 sessions
15:00– 16:30pm (UK Time) 
 
Session One: 13th April 2010: Developing Relationships, Trust and Managing Expectations
 
Session Two: 27th April 2010: Leading Teams
 
Whether it is due to restructuring of key functions, increased delivery through partners, concern about climate change or a travel budget freeze – most of us in the development and humanitarian sector have to work with colleagues at a distance.  
 
In the last 2 years People In Aid have delivered the Successful Distance Management Workshop to over 100 participants, both as an open and an in-house programme. Due to unprecedented demand for it worldwide, we are now offering you and your colleagues the opportunity to partake in the training via a teleseminar.
 
Designed for both managers and staff working with colleagues at a distance, the programme is spread over two sessions which delivers the learning in bite size chunks, with the opportunity to try out practical exercises between sessions, and to deliver and receive feedback on the experience.  Additionally, the sessions will be recorded, for participants to refer to in the future.  The teleseminar can be accessed from anywhere. All you need is a telephone. 
 
Through Two interactive sessions you will learn:
·         How to communicate better with remote team members and ensure common understanding
·         How to develop and maintain trusting relationships at a distance
·         What successful distance teams do, the support they get from their organisation and structural considerations
·         When and where technology can help
 
Apart from the two sessions, participants should set aside 3-4 hours in-between sessions to trial ideas.
 
Every participant will receive a comprehensive handbook on distance management and an audio recording of the event
  
Please note that participants will need to cover their own phone-in costs. If you are joining the teleseminar from outside the UK, you can check your local time by going to www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html. Enter the date of the teleseminar; choose London in ‘Place/city no 1’ and choose your location in ‘Place/city no 2’
 
We anticipate that we will have participants from across the globe and that sometimes phone connections can be limiting. Unfortunately we cannot take responsibility for the quality of your call if the problem lies at your end. Please consider this before booking and contact us if you feel you may have problems.
Note that our cancellation policy will apply as soon as you book for a workshop
 
 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking


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International Strategic HR Conference

Event Date: 26/03/2010 9am - 5pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 175 GBP for members, 350 GBP for non-members

 

On March 26th 2010 in London, we will once again bring together leaders from international development and humanitarian agencies. We believe this year’s conference will build upon the 2009 conference with presentations and working groups from:
  • Marg Mayne, Chief Executive, Voluntary Service Overseas
  • David G. Altman, Executive Vice President of Research, Innovation and Product Development at the Center for Creative Leadership
  • Jo Hennessy, Director of Research at Roffey Park
  • Uma Narayanan,  HR and OD Independent Consultant
  • Marie-Luise Ahlendorf, Transparency International
  • Charles Whitehead, Independent Consultant 
  • Shay McConnon, Author and founder of People First Limited
Through a mix of discussions, question and answer sessions, and case study analysis you will:
 
  • Increase your understanding of the changing context of human resource management and the management agenda for 2010.
  • Take home ideas on current agency practice through case studies and identify what is new in international human resource strategy
  • Understand the role of HR in a range of current issues, such as corruption in INGOs, climate change and the aftermath of the financial crisis
  • Establish useful professional contacts.


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Achieving People In Aid Certification Workshop

Event Date: 25/03/2010 09.30 - 16.00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 25 GBP for members, 50 GBP for non-members

 

 
Organisations certified by People In Aid are seen as leaders within the humanitarian and development sector
 
Aimed at project managers or HR professionals whose organisation is looking or has begun implementing the People In Aid Code of Good Practice, this informative workshop offers practical tips and experience on how to become certified by People In Aid
 
Over the course of the day the workshop aims to:
 
§         Bring implementing managers together for networking, mutual support and sharing of experiences.
§         Explain Quality Mark and how to start the certification process.
§         Provide you with practical experience in running an employee survey
§         Provide you with hands on experience on analysis and report writing
§         Address queries or concerns you may have relating to the implementation process


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Building Resilience: Self Care, Management and Communication Skills for Managers

Event Date: 17/03/2010
Duration: 2 days
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 295 USD for members, 295 USD for non-members

 

 

Facilitated by People In Aid and Headington Institute, this 2 day conference in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 17th & 18th of March 2010 will focus on stress and building resilience.
 

Buy one get one free

 

Every paying participant can bring a national colleague for free (worth $295).

To encourage the strengthening of local national capacity, all participants who register can invite a national peer to attend the conference free of charge.

 

Space is limited. Register early.

 
Day one:
Focusing on stress and resilience at two levels:
  • The individual’s trauma, chronic stress and mechanism for thriving through self-care;
  • The team and how pressure manifests in the dynamics and ways to build resilient teams.
Day two:
Looking at:
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication
  • Leadership skills
Participants will learn:
  • Self care skills that promote individual resilience
  • Management skills that help foster resilient/thriving teams
  • Communication and conflict resolution skills

 

 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 40% of the event price, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking
 
 

 

 


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Successful Distance Management Workshop, Bangkok

Event Date: 11/03/2010 9.30am - 5pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 100 AUD for members, 200 AUD for non-members

In the last 2 years People In Aid have delivered the Successful Distance Management Workshop to over 100 participants, both as an open and an in-house programme. Due to unprecedented demand for it worldwide, we are now offering you and your colleagues the opportunity to partake in the training in Bangkok, Thailand 

 

The workshop considers the opportunities and challenges posed by managing people effectively at a distance by looking at human relationships and how they are developed; the differences and similarities between people that make this more or less difficult and compares developing relationships with and without regular face-to-face contact. Workshop participants explore their experiences and lessons learned, and identify practical tools and techniques for developing effective working relationships across different locations along with action planning for success back in the working environment.

 

Our aim is to enable and encourage managers and HR professionals to be more pro-active in managing people effectively at a distance. We offer a platform for learning through research reviews, case studies of good practice and personal experience. We do not aim to provide all the answers or to offer a single “best practice” solution that will work for all organisations. Rather we hope to stimulate debate within agencies to take the research techniques that have been used both here and in the workshop and use them to explore further, to learn from each other’s experiences and develop solutions that are appropriate to individual circumstances.

 

Travel and accommodation are not included

 

Every participant will also receive a comprehensive handbook on distance management 

 

Facilitators:

 

Lucy Quarterman: Lucy is a human resources management consultant for the humanitarian sector focusing on Australia and Asia / Pacific region. She is currently working as People In Aid as their representative for Australia and the Pacific. Prior to this she spent 7 years working for OXFAM Australia leading the international Human Resources team. In 2006/07 she convened the ACFID Human resources working group. Lucy has visited many field offices including East Timor, Cambodia, Guatemala, Kosova and Serbia and has 3 months field experience in Afghanistan.

 

Joan Johnson: Joan is a professional organisational development consultant and leadership coach with 20 years of experience with public and international aid sector organisations. Since 2004 she has worked closely with OXFAM Australia, the Antares Foundation Australia, and several other agencies to support effective management practices, and to build emotional intelligence skills among their staff. Previous experience includes 7 years in the field with the US Peace Corps both as a volunteer and training director and 5 years as associate faculty at the University of Wisconsin in the US.

This workshop and all materials will be delivered in English.

 

 

 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 40% of the event price, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking
 
 
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People Management for Line Managers Workshop

Event Date: 08/03/2010 9.30am - 5pm
Duration: 2 days
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 200 AUD for members, 400 AUD for non-members

 

 
People management is a vital skill for line managers in the international relief and development sector. Line managers often occupy the very challenging position of enabling the achievement of organisational objectives through their capability to manage and lead their teams. Managers are therefore key contributors to organisational impact – especially when organisations may be restructuring, reforming processes, building new relationships or identifying fresh strategies.
 
People In Aid is offering a two day workshop in Bangkok, focused on “People management for line managers”. The workshop is designed to build the line manager’s capability and confidence to manage people effectively.
The target audience for the workshop is line managers who work in program country teams, technical teams, regional offices or in HQ roles: supervisors (in any function) who are accountable for people or teams who report to them.
As well as the focus on the line manager’s capability to manage people, the workshop will explore managers’ roles and responsibilities in working effectively with their own organisation’s Human Resources policies and practice. The workshop will provide practical tools for participants to use to in order to manage people and processes more effectively.  
 
The workshop will be structured around the line manager’s role, skills and impact in people management, building on a management cycle that includes planning, recruitment, deployment, managing performance, development and learning, and managing transition.
Workshop facilitation will take into account current issues which have an impact on the line manager’s people management role, including the range of change initiatives and the diversity of scale and structure of organisations in the development and relief sector.
Learning outcomes
 
By the end of the workshop participants will be better equipped to:
  • Understand and manage the main employee management steps from planning and recruitment through to transition or departure
  • Use the skills and tools required across these people management steps: for example team development, dealing with difficult situations, addressing and supporting performance, interviewing, giving and receiving feedback, and enabling change.
  • Work effectively with their own organisation’s HR function and HR processes
Travel and accommodation are not included.
 
Facilitators
Lucy Quarterman: Lucy is a human resources management consultant for the humanitarian sector focusing on Australia and Asia / Pacific region. She is currently working as People In Aid as their representative for Australia and the Pacific. Prior to this she spent 7 years working for OXFAM Australia leading the international Human Resources team. In 2006/07 she convened the ACFID Human resources working group. Lucy has visited many field offices including East Timor, Cambodia, Guatemala, Kosova and Serbia and has 3 months field experience in Afghanistan.
 
Joan Johnson: Joan is a professional organisational development consultant and leadership coach with 20 years of experience with public and international aid sector organisations. Since 2004 she has worked closely with OXFAM Australia, the Antares Foundation Australia, and several other agencies to support effective management practices, and to build emotional intelligence skills among their staff. Previous experience includes 7 years in the field with the US Peace Corps both as a volunteer and training director and 5 years as associate faculty at the University of Wisconsin in the US.
This workshop and all materials will be in English.

 

 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of 40% of the event price, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking
 
 


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The Management Agenda 2010 - report for the INGO sector

Event Date: 10/02/2010 9.45 - 12.00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

 

This year we are working with Roffey Park to benchmark The Management Agenda findings against the views of managers from the IGNO sector. This study was conducted between July and September 2009, nearly a year on from when the economic crisis in the UK hit its peak. The outlook is for a gradual recovery, but with unemployment still likely to rise, it could be fragile. It is against this backdrop that a comparison between the Management Agenda and the INGO sector has such significance.

 

The launch is being held on Wednesday 10th February and is kindly being hosted at CAFOD’s offices in South London, UK. The launch is free to attend and will feature presentations from both People In Aid and Roffey Park. Participants will also receive a copy of the INGO report.   

 



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Health and Safety Special Interest Group (Member only)

Event Date: 21/01/2010 10.00-13.00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Learning to Debrief Effectively Workshop

Event Date: 15/01/2010 9.30-5.00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 75 GBP for members, 150 GBP for non-members

 

This one-day workshop will be an opportunity for participants to learn how to offer effective debriefing, especially personal debriefing at the end of assignments.
 
The workshop will be practical and interactive, with plenty of time for questions and discussion, as well as time to network with peers from the sector and to learn from other similar organisations.
 
By the end of the workshop participants should:
 
  • Have developed skills in debriefing personnel who have returned home from assignments
  • Be able to differentiate between different types of debriefing
  • Be aware of the effectiveness of debriefing, and what to avoid to ensure that it does not have a negative effect
  • Be able to recognise signs of stress and trauma and know when, how and where to refer personnel for further help
  • Have increased knowledge of stress management strategies and how to help people identify the strategies which work for them
  • Be aware of cross-cultural issues which should be considered in relation to debriefing
  • Know how to take care of themselves and deal with their own stress
Every participant will receive a comprehensive manual on debriefing, which has been newly revised by the workshop facilitator.
 
Facilitator:
Dr Debbie Lovell-Hawker is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, working with InterHealth. Prior to this she worked for Oxford University Psychiatry Department for nine years. She has also acted as a consultant for several INGOs and faith-based organisations. This work has taken her to many parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America and Eastern Europe, including recent work in Burundi, DRC, Darfur, Nicaragua, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and with evacuees from Lebanon.
 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking


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Successful Distance Management Teleseminar (1st & 15th of December)

Event Date: 15/12/2009 10.30 - 12.00 (UK time)
Duration: 1 day
Location: Teleseminar
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 75 GBP for members, 150 GBP for non-members

   

Successful Distance Management Teleseminar
Spread over 2 sessions
10.30am – 12.00pm (UK Time) 
 
Session One: 1st December 2009: Developing Relationships, Trust and Managing Expectations
 
Session Two: 15th December 2009: Leading Teams
 
Whether it is due to restructuring of key functions, increased delivery through partners, concern about climate change or a travel budget freeze – most of us in the development and humanitarian sector have to work with colleagues at a distance.  
 
In the last 2 years People In Aid have delivered the Successful Distance Management Workshop to over 100 participants, both as an open and an in-house programme. Due to unprecedented demand for it worldwide, we are now offering you and your colleagues the opportunity to partake in the training via a teleseminar.
 
Designed for both managers and staff working with colleagues at a distance, the programme is spread over two sessions which delivers the learning in bite size chunks, with the opportunity to try out practical exercises between sessions, and to deliver and receive feedback on the experience.  Additionally, the sessions will be recorded, for participants to refer to in the future.  The teleseminar can be accessed from anywhere. All you need is a telephone. 
 
Through an interactive session you will learn:
·         How to communicate better with remote team members and ensure common understanding
·         How to develop and maintain trusting relationships at a distance
·         What successful distance teams do, the support they get from their organisation and structural considerations
·         When and where technology can help
 
Apart from the two sessions, participants should set aside 3-4 hours in-between sessions to trial ideas.
 
Every participant will receive a comprehensive handbook on distance management and an audio recording of the event
 
 
NB: The timings of this teleseminar is intended for those based in Africa, Asia and Europe time-zones, although does not exclude anyone. We intend to hold more sessions to reach Australasia and the Americas. For more information please contact Maduri@peopleinaid.org
 
Please note that participants will need to cover their own phone-in costs. If you are joining the teleseminar from outside the UK, you can check your local time by going to www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html. Enter the date of the teleseminar; choose London in ‘Place/city no 1’ and choose your location in ‘Place/city no 2’
 
 
Cancellation policy
Cancellations more than 28 days before the beginning of the event incur no penalty. Bookings cancelled 8 – 28 days in advance incur a cancellation fee of £40 per booking, or you may move your booking to another workshop without extra fees. Cancellations less than 8 days in advance are charged in full. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.
 
Event fee payment is due on receipt of invoice, no later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. As our events are very popular, please let us know at your earliest convenience if you need to cancel your booking


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