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Leading Teams: Managing Conflict and Conducting Challenging Conversations

In any leadership role there will be times when you will have to address instances where the behaviour or standards of performance by your team or individuals within the team fall short of expectations.

This course looks at the causes and results of conflict or poor performance and offers ways of addressing such situations.

This session is suitable for all those who are involved in or will be involved in leading teams in any capacity.


Course content:

· Understanding the causes and effects of conflict within teams

· Holding people to account for their performance

· Conducting challenging conversations

· Key considerations and processes to consider when conducting challenging conversations and managing conflict


Venue: Archbishop Temple School, St Vincent's Road, Fulwood, Preston. PR2 8RA

Date: Tuesday 13th March 2018

Time: 4pm— 6pm

Cost: £60

Facilitator: Geoff Hewitt

Geoff Hewitt is a leadership and management consultant and training provider for schools and colleges. As a former teacher with over 35 years in secondary schools including 20 years experience at senior leader level, Geoff established his own consultancy and training company in 2008, designing and delivering leadership programmes and courses for local authorities, clusters of schools as well as individual schools and academies.

Geoff is currently providing Leadership programmes for the Preston Teaching School Alliance, the East Lancashire School Support Alliance, and Chorley and South Ribble Schools.

Geoff also works with individual schools designing bespoke training and consultancy for all levels of leadership.

For more details regarding bespoke work, please contact Geoff: Tel: 07710 523 493 or Email:


To secure your place on the course please complete the booking form opposite. 

If you have any queries regarding your booking, please contact Paul Cairns. 


Telephone: 01772717782


PLEASE NOTE: 14 days’ notice must be given to cancel a course to avoid a cancellation charge

Booking Closing Date: Thursday 8th February 2018

Leading Teams: Managing Conflict and Conducting Challenging Conversations

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