Fish4Development for all your training requirements...

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Call Sally on 01522 685299; email info@fish4development.co.uk or click here: Contact form
Welcome to the home of Fish4Development the place for learning, and developing your skills. Training is participative, friendly, thought provoking, equipping you to carry out your job better, improving productivity.

The current portfolio of training courses can be seen on the left. Click the link to see course details. If you see something you like please ask Sally. She will endeavour to either run it for you in-house, or allocate a date for an Open Programme so that others can join you.

Whether you have one person or ten, Fish4Development can meet your needs at very competitive prices!

See below for a few of the Open Programmes that are currently running. These change every month so watch this space!

All course names on the left are hyperlinks – just hover your mouse to see where they go and click the link if you want to know more.

Coaching and Mentoring for the Manager

Coaching is one of the most effective methods of enhancing performance. A good coach leads highly productive teams who are keen to learn new skills and as a result significantly increase the cost effectiveness and efficiency of their department/ organisation.
5 April
Assertiveness and Confidence Building
This assertiveness and confidence building course will provide course participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to be more assertive and confident, both in their personal and professional lives. Learn how to say no and take control of your own life!
17 Apr
Introduction to First Line Management (2 day)
Ideal for anyone new to management or someone who hasn’t received any formalised training. Learn more about your own management style, and how to motivate your team. Get to grips with management theories that can really help you.
1 & 8 May
Writing Minutes of Meetings
This course is aimed at the non-secretary (or the new secretary), the person who needs to take notes in meetings. You will learn how to gather the important pertinent information, summarise, write action points, remain objective, and improve your written grammar.
3 May
Excel Advanced
If you have used Excel for analysing data, can use functions and want to know some of the more advanced functions this is the course for you. We will cover Vlookup, Pivot Tables and Charts, Data functions, and delve into Macros.
15 May
Excel Intermediate
If you know basic formulas and are happy with sorting, filtering, this course will take you to the next level learn how to use absolute cell references, IF’s, SUMIF’s, COUNTIF’s, creating Data Validation, Subtotals, and hyperlinks.
23 May
Time Management
Learn how to manage your time more effectively, set SMART goals, and use planning tools. Start your success journey and identify what is holding you back.
24 May

All Open Programmes run in Skellingthorpe, or Lincoln. Smaller courses are run from Sally's home, enabling small group training to go ahead. Feedback on the venue has been excellent, with a lovely large sunny room, overlooking the garden. Training can also take place with only two attendees!

Please see picture below to see what the Skellingthorpe venue looks like:

Alternatively, why not arrange an in-house course bespoke to your needs? You will find competitive prices (see Prices page for more information).

To download a brochure go to the bottom of the page and follow the hyperlink.

More about Sally Butler:

Sally has 25 + years' experience in training. Starting with the Family Health Services in East Sussex as a Training Officer, two years as a PA to a Psychologist setting up Counselling training for forty plus people and then moving to Pitman Training Centre in Brighton and Worthing offering computer and secretarial training, plus NVQ assessments in Business Administration. Sally went on to work for a large Tourism company in Cyprus (Louis Travel) providing training in Customer Services along with many other soft skills training including: Sales Presentations, Team Building, Assertiveness and Confidence, Bar Sales, Reception and many more. Sally also provided Microsoft training to their 5,000 strong workforce.

Sally then worked for a short time with Time Management International where she worked as a Programme Director, offering the world acclaimed "Putting People First" Customer Service training in Cyprus and beyond.

On returning to the UK Sally was key in setting up a new 'not for profit' Training Organisation in Brighton (Whitehawk Inn). She then moved to set up an ICT UKOnline Training Centre Haven Online in Boston Lincolnshire. Sally then got promoted to Training and Assessment Manager for the Customer Service Centre at Lincolnshire County Council. Here she set up a training team of five part time training officers.

Taking voluntary redundancy in 2011, Sally embarked on Self-employment and started Fish4Development, which has developed year on year until today.

Sally's character is warm and friendly, people attending her training find that they receive a nurturing caring environment, where learning is encouraged and celebrated. She offers a great deal of psychological insight into working with others and explains complex theories in management and psychology in an accessible way.

Thinking of booking on one of the programmes? You can be assured of quality training at competitive prices. Open Programmes are mainly small, allowing time for questions, discussion and practical hands-on learning. You won't receive a sheep dip approach with Fish4Development, every course is unique and adapted to the audience.

Call Sally on 01522 685299 for a no obligation chat about your needs!

See CV for more details of Sally's experience and qualifications

Who is Sally Butler?
Training and Development Consultant with 25 + years experience in Training, Management, Assessment, Recruitment and Development

Qualifications in:

* MSc Human Resource Management
* Psychometric Tester Level A & B
* NVQ Assessor D32/33
* Assessor of Prior Learning D36
* CertEd in Adult Education
* ILM Level 5 in Managing Innovation and Creativity
* ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring
* Institute of Customer Service Assessor & Coach
* HND in Business & Finance
* Expert European Computer Driving License (ECDL)

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