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First Line Manager Training (XLVets members only)

Who MUST attend?

The First Line Manager programme is aimed at any member of XLVets who is in a leading position in which they feel they need the skills and knowledge to get more from their team. The programme is also aimed at anyone who wishes to understand their people better, and to manage their leadership energy.

What is different about this course?

This programme offers a unique blend of personal reflection, leadership theory, knowledge and frameworks for understanding and developing individuals and teams, practical leadership skills, and peer support. The content of the programme is adapted from day to day to suit the emerging needs and learning speeds and styles of the delegates.

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What are the benefits to the business?

  • More confident and skilled leaders who get more from their team
  • A happier and more motivated team
  • Less conflict within teams
  • Greater alignment of your team with the values and mission of the business
  • Greater integration between different areas of the business

Programme overview;

  • Day 1 – Building the team. Understanding self and others through teamwork and psychological models. The psychology of communication.
  • Day 2 – Leadership Theory and practice. Understanding the functions and styles of leadership and workplace application of skills and knowledge. 
  • Day 3 – Reflection and feedback on how you have applied skills and knowledge in the workplace. Further leadership practice.
  • Day4 –  Coaching. Theory and practice of coaching skills that will be used to get the best out of individual members of the team.
  • Day 5 – Delegate led day. The opportunity for the delegates to set the agenda for the day from a range of options: more coaching, theory recap, team problem solving, action planning, practical leadership practice.

Briefly the course comprises:

  • Experiential learning – practical activities followed by reflection, feedback, the distillation of transferable skills. 
  • Pragmatic theory. Pieces of theory from leadership thinkers and psychological models that are brought to life with personal reflection, and related to the delegates’ own leadership scenarios.
  • Feedback and support from co-delegates.
  • Coaching practice with real-life leadership issues
  • Application of learning back in the workplace

Testimonials

“I enjoyed the theory and practical sessions which I can now apply in my role as a manager.”

“Fun! A lot learnt, support from other delegates, friends made.”

“The split between the theory and practical was spot on and made it enjoyable.”

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Date Category Course Title Trainer Location Detail
5 Sep 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley The Pulteney Centre, Huddart Street, Wick, KW1 5BA View
1 Oct 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice for Employees Rosie Allister NFU Office, Station Road, Sturminster, View
2 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 Getting More From Your Rectals : The Use of Ultrasound in Fertility Visits Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Dorset/ Somerset View
10 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Small Animal14 XLVets Small Animal Graduate Programme - Group 2 Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Oxfordshire View
16 Oct 2018 Business17 Managing for Performance (Appraisals) Ian Harrison Synergy Farm Health, Evershot View
30 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - Base module Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
31 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - General Skills Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health View
8 Nov 2018 Business17 Managing for Performance (Appraisals) Ian Harrison Paragon Vets, Carlisle View
13 Nov 2018 Farm15 Dairy Genetics Neil Eastham Lambert, Leonard & May View
13 Nov 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
15 Nov 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
5 Feb 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison St Boniface Vets, Crediton, Exeter View
2 Apr 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Tyndale Vets, Gloucester View
4 Jun 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Scott Mitchell Associates, Hexham View