This course is now fully booked, please email training@ocva.org.uk if you would like to be on a waiting list for the next course.

Are you new to management? Or you would you like to refresh your management skills? This course is designed to help you develop your knowledge, understanding and skills for managing employees in the workplace, as required by a current or potential first line manager.

What will I learn?

  • Identifying your own strengths and weaknesses as a manager of people
  • Understanding key principles and techniques for effective communication
  • How to conduct formal appraisals
  • Identifying organisational targets relevant to the team
  • Dealing with conflict and underperformance
  • Managing performance and a range of performance improvement methods

Trainer Profile

Angela Cristofoli, OCVA Business Development Officer

Benefits to you

This course will give you the tools to manage employees effectively and efficiently, plus develop your communication and management skills.

Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to develop or refresh their management skills. You will ideally already be in a paid management post or entering a role soon.


Tuesday 10th September 2019


9.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10am start. The workshop will finish by 1pm.


£40 per person for OCVA Members
£55 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£70 per person from a non-charitable organisation


Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
Floyd’s Row
St Aldates

There is no parking available, although we are able to provide parking for disabled delegates. Our venue is serviced with good transport links, if you are driving you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill. Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street.

For public transport options, click here.

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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