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 14/09/2017 Negotiation & Influencing Skills


We all have to Negotiate on a daily basis in both our professional & personal lives, as the things we want to acquire, or achieve are commonly owned, controlled, or influenced by someone else. We need to reach mutually beneficial agreements with these individuals in order to achieve our goals. This is the purpose of Negotiation, applied either inside or outside the workplace. Negotiation is a skill, and as such it can be learned & developed.

Course aim:
This one day programme will help you understand the principles & best practices of the negotiation process, how to use a structured approach, and effectively communicate your position.


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Location: Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

 26/09/2017 Solvent Recovery using Pervaporation


Speaker: David Gladman (Deltamem AG)

Pervaporation and vapour permeation are often used in conjunction with distillation columns for the separation of azeotropes and for the recovery of solvents. Deltamem was is an MBO from the former membrane technology of Sulzer Chemtech. The company has over 35 years experience with these technologies and has installed up to
200 pervaporation plants to date and are actively developing the technology.

Time: 18:30 (Tea/coffee from 18:00)

Location: Cork Institute of Technology
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 12/10/2017 Managing People Programme (4 Days)
Thursday 12th & Friday 13th, and Thursday 19th & Friday 20th October 2017

Course Overview:

The primary objective of Ibec's Managing People Programme is to enable front-line managers to make a more effective contribution to the organisation by developing core skills central to managing people at work.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this programme, participants will be able to:

* Understand and appreciate the full extent and importance of your role in managing people

* Improve your interpersonal skills to enable you to deal more effectively with people at all levels within the organisation and act with greater confidence

* Acquire the key tools for managing people through a practical approach to skills development in such areas as motivation, managing problem behaviours, counselling, assertiveness and negotiations.

* Develop an appreciation of grievance and disciplinary procedures and improve your effectiveness in handling issues in these areas.

* Gain an overview of the key areas of employment legislation and become more confident when dealing with queries in relation to these.


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Location: Ibec, Knockrea House, Douglas Road, Cork,