“If you just communicate, you get by. But if you communicate skillfully you can work miracles.”
– John Rohn

For success, impact, innovation and ongoing work-life satisfaction, Far Sight Skills Development offers several courses and programmes which include a workshop on change and transition as well as the following offerings: 

 

1. Acorn Modular Leadership Development Programme for emerging leaders.

2. Effective Business Communication.

3. Engineering.

4. Good – Better – Best Team Leader Programme.

 

Acorn Modular Leadership Development Programme for emerging leaders

The key to a happy, productive and most of all, innovative workforce is a leadership team that listens, inspires and uplifts!

Our Acorn Modular Development Program works with emerging leaders developing 12 proven attributes of excellent leadership. These personal modules focus on each attribute using real leadership storytelling, collaborative group work, journaling and workshop interactions to help participants grow their skills. Our participants are encouraged to draft a personal action plan to develop each leadership attribute within their professional and private lives.

The 12 attributes are:

  • Passion
  • Courage
  • Vision
  • Listening as a life skill
  • Character
  • Responsibility
  • Humility
  • Proper use of authority
  • Team building
  • Teaching and mentoring
  • Persistent follow-through
  • Storytelling

Communication and why it’s important in your business

Before putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard – what do you want to say?

Strong business communication skills are vital for developing fruitful business connections, gaining trust and ensuring cohesion within your company. 

Our three-day Business Writing and Communications workshop (tailored to your needs) encourages participants to think critically about what they are writing or saying and introduces structured techniques that allow them to edit their work for improved clarity and impact.

“Passion is energy.
Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”

– Oprah Winfrey

The program includes:

Writing exercises

  • Defining the message, establishing the target audience and picking a style.
  • Writing clear sentences and eliminating wordiness through editing.
  • Effective writing in formats such as emails, executive summaries, memos, letters, proposals and reports.

 

Oral presentations and public speaking

  • Establishing the rules of the game – the Nyquist Notes,
  • Elevator pitches, longer presentations and lectures
  • Proper ways to illustrate your points

In-class practice and interventions

Engineering Fundamentals for Technical Professionals

For professionals with no formal engineering background, we provide exposure to basic engineering concepts. This will allow them to contribute effectively to projects and ventures that require a working understanding of:

  • Process and product development
  • Chemical entity and medical device manufacturing
  • Construction and start-up of new laboratory and manufacturing facilities
  • Evaluation of chemical and device manufacturing technologies

The three-day course is tailormade from the client’s selection of various topics which fall under the engineering profession and manufacturing process.

Good – Better – Best

This skills development offering works with team leaders to develop their supervisory and leadership skills, enhance self-confidence and self-awareness, and improve performance. The program is ideally suited to first-line supervisors.

The foundational program consists of 4 modules delivered either over 2 full days or 4 half-days.  Additional modules can be delivered depending on the clients need and interest.   Each module will use a variety of facilitation tools drawn from psychology, neuroscience and best management practices. At the end of all the modules, a certificate of participation will be provided to participants who have attended all of the sessions.

1.0     Characteristics of an effective leader

1.01 – self management (time / productivity/

            self-reflection)

1.02 – proper use of authority

1.03 – good character

1.04 – perseverance

1.05 – emotional intelligence

2.0     Happy and productive teams

2.01 – Creating your shared team vision

2.02 – Developing your team charter

2.03 – Motivating and engaging your team

2.04 – Tools for creating happier teams

2.05. Turning the vision into a concrete reality 

 
3.0     TLC Skills (re-defined)

3.01 – Thinking

3.02 –  Listening

3.03 –  Communicating and connecting

 

4.0     Team management mechanics

4.01 – Priority and goal setting

4.02 – Performance monitoring, measuring

and managing.

4.03 – Effective meetings

4.04 – Handling conflict

5.0  Custom Modules  (optional)

Topics might include:

Coaching and Mentoring Skills

Food-related regulations and best practices

Safety and Risk Management

Job Descriptions and Development Plans

Writing Standard Operating Procedures

Contact us for tailor-made workshops.