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  • Focus Experiential Training - Management Development & Team Building Training
    re looking for a unique training venue then Focus Training is perfect We work in partnership to create high quality tailored programmes to meet your organisational needs Powerful memorable experiential learning experiences ensure a measurable return on your training investment We work with your needs and if you can t come to us we will bring our experiential learning activities to you at a location of your choice The environment and atmosphere allow people to think develop and reflect without interruption of everyday life Excellent surroundings for learning Very approachable and knowledgeable trainers Latest News From Focus Training Jane s Mountain Challenge Each year we as a business like to support a charity and this year we have chosen Marie Curie Cancer Care Charity Jane Backhouse Director of Focus Experiential Training has set herself a challenge and will be enjoying the great outdoors on 4th July 2015 to climb the Yorkshire Three Peaks Read more Spring is in the air It certainly is here at The Out Barn at Focus Training The lambs are in the field the daffodils are out and the trees are nicely budding up A great time to bring your teams to this fantastic get away from it all environment Enjoy our outdoor experiential activities to engage your Read more Leadership Development at Johnson Matthey Focus celebrates again This time with Johnson Matthey on 23rd March 2015 when 10 Middle Managers received their Certificates for successfully completing the 2013 14 ILM Endorsed Leadership Development Programme Following the success of Wave 1 Wave 2 commenced in July 2014 which is giving Read more VIEW ALL NEWS ARTICLES Taster Days Our next FREE Taster Training Session will be held on Thursday 2nd July 2015 so put the date in your diary and let us know if you would

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  • Focus Experiential Training
    away from it all location in the heart of the Ribble Valley Lancashire creates the perfect learning environment The experiential training activities reveal how individuals and teams operate with amazing clarity This provokes discussion about the issues and opportunities faced and identifies potential changes through structured review sessions which follow the activity Our partnership approach to our training means our clients are encouraged to co deliver on their programmes This helps with continuous improvement and provides a vital link back to work Our Trainers facilitators have strong operational backgrounds and have been experts in their field This aids their credibility ability to empathise with their delegates and support the application of learning back to work Focus Experiential Training aim to be easy to do business with Each client has a dedicated Business Development Manager to oversee and manage your account We offer excellent customer service and ensure that you are happy with every aspect of the training experience Clough Bottom Farm provides us with a backdrop for our green credentials The farming principles are one of sustainability and this provides the environment within which we operate We operate within a strong environmental policy and have won many awards Why not contact us at Focus and find out more Our Roots Focus Training was set up in 1991 and is a result of a strong business collaboration between Harry and Jane Backhouse Jane s background is retailing both front line operations and latterly training Harry s background is in engineering and farming You may think this an unlikely mix for a training company but the result is the creation of an environment ideal for learning and sympathetically converted period stone barns providing facilities with a wow factor On the training front true facilitated learning is provided supplemented with experiential activities whose

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  • Focus Training - What we offer
    change better if the impact of change is managed properly This is where Focus Training can help We cannot directly change culture but by running workshops or other interventions at strategic points during the organisations change then we can either embed the change or facilitate the change to move onto the next steps Below are some examples of the types of workshops that may be run to support your change process Identifying the Future State To help departments within the organisation to gain clarity on where the business is going in the future and how they align themselves towards that vision To create a base line anchor point for the change plan by identifying the As Is position and the desired To Be state As part of the workshop they will identify what values and attitudes they want the people to adopt for the future state and encourage them to start using these behaviours from the start of the process Sponsors of Change Work with organisations to create internal support networks of change by defining roles and responsibilities for internal sponsors of change Conduct workshops to train the sponsors in the skills required such as coaching facilitation skills team working and communication so that they may coach others through the change Leadership Through Change Focusing leaders on learning how they need to be organised to make the change work organisational alignment their role and responsibilities in change how they and their teams are emotionally affected by change the appropriate leadership style for change how to develop their coaching capability ensuring they lead their teams successfully through change Employee Motivation and Team Working Once change has occurred boost productivity and embed motivation through team working This helps to communicate expectations maintain company loyalty build relationships and find efficiencies in new ways of working This helps individuals and teams to become productive in new ways of working more quickly View our Training Courses For more information on our work regarding Organisational Change then contact Focus on 01254 826222 or request a call back Coaching Unlocking a person s potential to maximise performance Sir John Whitmore 78 of organisations use coaching and 53 use it for personal development Coaching is about increasing a person s self awareness and accountability in order that they make sustained changes for the benefit of themselves and their organisation 45 of managers believe that coaching improves performance Coaching works best when it is either integrated into a workshop training programme or is part of an overall business strategy At Focus Training we offer 3 different types of coaching products highlighted below 1 Executive Coaching 65 of organisations use an external provider for this type of coaching Our executive coaches work with middle to senior managers over a period of 12 to 18 months normally 3 5 half day sessions this will promote sustained change As part of the Executive Coaching process we use the Hay 360 diagnostic tools of ECI Emotional Competency Inventory or ESCI Emotional and Social

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  • The Out Barn
    Century Barn where guests can enjoy a hot 2 course meal freshly prepared on site sat at farmhouse tables and benches We guarantee exclusive use of The Out Barn no other company will be using the facilities ensuring peace and privacy for your group Conference and Meeting Facilities Exclusive use of The Out Barn ensuring peace and privacy A unique environment with a warm welcome A large modern function room with natural light stone flagged floor with under floor heating Multi Media equipment and flipcharts Free Wi Fi access On site car parking Large function room breakout refreshment area and separate farmhouse dining room in the adjoining 17th century barn Flexible catering packages designed around your needs All home mad food prepared on site Refreshments available throughout the day at no extra cost Plans and Room Layouts The Out Barn has four main areas The Conference Room our large light and airy conference room with inspiring views across the open fields The Glass Link the refreshment area between the 17th century dining area and the main conference room where you can enjoy a mug of tea coffee sat on the sofas The Dining Room in the 17th century converted barn giving a cosy feel with large farmhouse tables and benches The Catering Kitchen where our on site Chef prepares the culinary delights Rates Our Conference Meeting daytime delegate rates excl VAT are as follows Quarter day rate 2 5 hours 15 Rate includes tea coffee and biscuits on arrival with tea coffee available throughout the session Half day rate 4 hours 20 Rate includes tea coffee on arrival with bacon butties pastries if arriving in the morning or tray bake if arriving in the afternoon with tea coffee available throughout the session Half day rate 5 hours 35 Rate includes

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  • Clients | Focus Training
    risen quite dramatically and peoples spirits are much higher since participating in the program The facilities at Focus are really good the activities are fun and challenging the instructors are very good at teasing out even the quiet ones and the hospitality is second to none Dave Reid Learning Development Specialist Coca Cola Enterprises Ltd UK Greetings UK Greetings wanted to develop the coaching and leadership style of their KM2 managers within the business Focus designed and delivered a 2 day workshop covering Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Incorporated within the workshop was the HAY ECI 360 diagnostic tool to raise their self awareness and experiential activities to provide practical evidence of their current approach As part of their continuous development each delegate received two follow up coaching sessions in company to create sustained change The development process was really well received I know from the positive feedback from the delegates that the on going coaching sessions will certainly help them to achieve their objectives On every occasion feedback from delegates was excellent We are now extending this programme to our Executive Directors Brian Capps HR Director Westinghouse Westinghouse and Springfields Fuels which is part of Westinghouse have worked with Focus for over 8 years both off site and here at Focus Over the years we have delivered many different types of training including strategy workshops and team development for the top team and their international teams We have also delivered Springfields Fuels Graduate Programme and for several years ran extensive outdoor Behavioural Safety Programmes The following comments were taken from our Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire What do you like most about our centre Whilst having had a long term relationship your team always remains very professional and your high standards are maintained A1 Service Provider Relaxed atmosphere and down to earth training The design quality flow and delivery of training High quality personal service Very welcoming and homely thus making it an excellent environment for learning Very accommodating to our needs Thomas Cook We have worked in partnership on several team development workshops with Thomas Cook co facilitating with their Training Manager We also undertook some training for their Supervisors making that all important transition from non managers to Supervisors The comments taken from our Customer Service Satisfaction survey were as follows We really like the quality of the training facilities in a fabulous location along with knowledgeable and approachable high performance personnel Also the bespoke training packages you design to meet our needs Centrica Energy As part of the Over to You programme for the Senior Managers at Centrica Heysham Lancashire Focus delivered in company the feedback from the HAY ECI 360 diagnostic to individual leaders to increase their self awareness in order that they could then create a personal development plan Trainers and support staff patient supportive and nothing ever too much trouble Our experience has been smooth and really professional Stephanie Bateson HR NHS East Lancashire Comments from some of the trainee doctors attending team days to develop

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  • Focus Training Photos
    Bespoke Experiential Training and Organisational Development Home About What We Offer Venue Hire Clients Gallery Videos Contact Us Gallery Focus Experiential Training Limited Clough Bottom Bashall Eaves Near Clitheroe Lancashire BB7 3NA T 01254 826 222 E info focus training

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  • Videos
    Experiential Training and Organisational Development Home About What We Offer Venue Hire Clients Gallery Videos Contact Us Videos Gallery Videos Focus Experiential Training Limited Clough Bottom Bashall Eaves Near Clitheroe Lancashire BB7 3NA T 01254 826 222 E info focus

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  • Contact Focus Training
    to sign up to our mailing list to receive Focus Training news Taster Days Our next FREE Taster Training Session will be held on Thursday 2nd July 2015 so put the date in your diary and let us know if you would like us to secure a place for you More information about the topic for the day will follow soon Our Taster Training Days are open exclusively to Directors

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