What is personal development?
Personal development is the ongoing process of learning, improving, and growing as a person. It involves identifying your strengths and weaknesses, setting goals, and taking steps to achieve them. Personal development can be done in many different ways, such as reading, taking classes, attending workshops, or working with a coach.
There are many benefits to personal development. It can help you to:
- Improve your self-awareness
- Increase your self-confidence
- Develop new skills
- Achieve your goals
- Live a more fulfilling life
Personal Development and Training
Developing courses specifically to meet client needs and objectives is a crucial aspect of any programme’s success. To achieve this, the personal development training courses are carefully designed and agreed with you to meet both organisational, departmental and individual objectives. We obtain these needs via discussion, interviews and/or behavioural questionnaires.
We offer personal development training in the following areas.
For more information about any of these training areas, please click on the links below:
- Appraisal Skills (for Appraisers and Appraisees)
- Assertiveness Skills
- Coaching Skills / Coaching & Developing People
- Email Behaviour
- Facilitation Skills
- Innovative Problem Solving / The Creative Manager
- Interviewee Skills
- Leadership Skills
- Questioning & Listening Skills
- Management Development Programmes
- Modular Management Programmes – team leader to Director level
- Managing Meetings / Running and Chairing Meetings
- Minute Taking Skills
- Negotiating Skills
- Presentation Skills
- Selection Interviewing Skills – competency based interviewing / Recruitment and Selection
- Supervisory Skills
- Team Building
- Thriving Under Pressure – Stress Management
- Time Management
- Train the Trainer
- Transactional Analysis for Self Development
The personal development training expertise within The Development Company is built on a solid base of competency. All trainers have held jobs ranging from supervisor, first-line manager to senior manager. They therefore train and advise from an ‘experience’ basis.
Industry experience covers:
- Financial services
- Government departments
- Oil industry