Upcoming Events

Thursday 8th October – ONLINE

10:00am – 4:00pm

Workforce Planning for the Disability Sector

These are times of enormous change in the sector. The Covid-19 crisis has been consuming an enormous amount of our time and focus but several organisations are now turning their attention towards the future. In addition we have a new NDIS Capability Framework which is about to be released. SACS Consulting are experts in workforce planning. They have undertaken many workforce planning projects across a range of sectors including disability and related sectors such as aged and health care. Andrew Marty, Psychologist and Managing Director, will take you through the latest evidence on what works in workforce planning. He will also review the new NDIS Capability Framework and explain its possible implications.

National Disability Services (NDS) is partnering with SACS to promote this online workshop as the disability sector has identified workforce planning as one of its biggest business capability challenges. Something made even clearer by the Covid-19 pandemic. NDS is keen to expose the sector to a range of workforce resources and models that help stretch thinking and build capability.

Tuesday 13th October – ONLINE

10:00am – 4:00pm

Remote Leadership Masterclass

The Covid-19 crisis has thrust remote leadership firmly into the spotlight as one of the most important issues in human leadership today. This is likely to be a key issue for the foreseeable future as many organisations have resolved to have higher levels of off-site staff and therefore need to manage them in such a way that their productivity and well being is optimised – this is part of the “new normal”.

Join us for a highly interactive online training session. The video conferencing solution we have available will give you the ability to attend the workshop from your home or office using a laptop or mobile device. We use Zoom for this purpose which has great options for presentation, screen sharing and breakout rooms, so the full interactive experience will be available for all participants. During the course of the day, we’ll dig into the latest research in this rapidly developing area of remote work and you will come away with a range of practical suggestions to apply these research findings to your business.

Thursday 22nd October – ONLINE

10:00am – 4:00pm

Resilience and Engagement Masterclass

Why is resilience so critical to employee and team performance – and how can organisations like yours leverage it during these challenging times? The SACS Masterclass will answer those questions and more, giving you clear guidance and proven tools to optimise the resilience levels across your workforce. Drawn from the latest research and science, our new evidence-based Resilience Masterclass will enable you to recruit and develop employees who are more productive, more adaptive to change and growth, and more likely to display leadership qualities.

Join us for a highly interactive online training session. The video conferencing solution we have available will give you the ability to attend the workshop from your home or office using a laptop or mobile device. We use Zoom for this purpose which has great options for presentation, screen sharing and breakout rooms, so the full interactive experience will be available for all participants.

RECORDED WEBINAR

What Type of Person is Suited to Remote Work?

Businesses are facing unparalleled challenges as a results of the Covid-19 pandemic. One particular obstacle is the mass relocation of staff from their primary office location to a remote working environment in their home. Even before the pandemic organisations have been transitioning to more remote work for flexibility and cost reasons.

While there are clear logistical challenges that this can raise there are also issues around the compatibility of an employee’s psychological makeup with working solely from home. To help organisations understand the likelihood that an employee will thrive in a work from home environment SACS has undertaken a review of the current research on this topic.

RECORDED WEBINAR

Change Without Pain

Worldwide we are currently going through a period of very substantial change. Changes in health, changes in community attitudes, changes in the way that we work and changes in the business models of organisations, just to name a few. Organisations are asking their employees to do things very differently from how they’ve ever done before and to cope with new challenges they’ve never had to face up to before. View this webinar to gain an understanding of the latest discoveries relating to change and many practical tips and suggestions about how to plan for and implement change in your own organisation.

RECORDED WEBINAR

What is Wellbeing and is it Worth the Trouble?

This workshop will allow you to understand how to build a meaningful Wellbeing framework which will be easily and sensibly applied to your organisation. It will also put you in a position to build the business case for the undertaking as well as give you some practical tips which can be immediately used to improve Wellbeing at work.

RECORDED WEBINAR

The Challenge of Managing a Distributed Workforce

During this workshop Andrew will explain what we know about how best to manage staff remotely. Here is an opportunity to benefit from an evidence-based perspective on how to maintain well-being and productivity for remote employees.

RECORDED WEBINAR

Leadership in Tough Times

For many employees across the world times are tough. People are worried about their jobs, worried about their health and the health of their loved once and in many cases are coping with the new challenges of working from home. Resilience is being challenged in a way that it has not been in living memory. Watch this webinar and you will be brought up to date with the latest research on stress, resilience and leader behaviours which optimise coping and productivity. You will come away with initiatives you will be able to use immediately at work.

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