Selected recent projects

Case 1

 

Client:  West Midlands Hospital

Task:    Design and implement development needs analysis for senior management

 

Key issues:

  • Meet client and agree specific outcomes and timescales.
  • Work closely with internal HR team to schedule interviews
  • Ensure all 30 participants in the survey do a 60 issue development needs card sort prior to interview
  • Meet with all 30, Chief Executive included for one hour interview
  • Collate. analyse and deliver summary report of over 300 needs
  • Meet Executive Management Team to discuss issues resulting
  • Continue contact with client to help ensure genuine value

Case 2

Client:  Large County Council

Task:    Design and run a Team Leader development programme

Key issues:

  • Meet client and agree detailed needs including early start time
  • Liaise with , and agree accreditation route with assessment centre
  • Implement programme with project support between modules
  • Support value added project teams to presentation
  • Ensure Chief Executive presence at project presentations
  • Help with the managerial challenges the project often prompts

 

Case 3

Client:  Independent Trainer in need of advice

Task:    Help with pitch to secure high value project

              

Key issues:

  • Clarify and specify client needs - especially important when by phone.
  • Produce email summary of the above and agree with timescales.
  • Specify hours of my time required and an hourly rate for that.
  • Research, analyse, reflect and summarise thoughts and email these.
  • Discuss thoroughly the above with client to explore all key issues.
  • Ensure client is totally happy with outcomes.
  • Respond to further requests for help and advice prior to the big day.
  • Keep in touch to see how it went - he got the work!