Welcome to ARK Academy

ARK has established an excellent reputation for providing innovative training and personal development solutions tailored to meet the needs of our clients

We are committed to supporting organisations, especially during these unprecedented times.

Colleagues are facing challenges in terms of their health, work and home life, These include juggling childcare, caring for vulnerable family members, enforced isolation and and remote working, all of which might impact on their mental health and wellbeing.

It’s important we continue to equip organisations, leaders and their people to cope better with relentless change and promote personal wellbeing. We have developed a range of remote support solutions, which will enable your people and your business to continue to thrive in these turbulent times, Click here to find out more about the range of virtual training and workshops available, or contact us at academy@arkconsultancy.co.uk to discuss your specific requirements.

What makes our training different?

Our training programmes are designed to be engaging, challenging, creative and fun. Our non-traditional learning techniques make delegates think differently about how to approach work and leave delegates motivated, energised and inspired.

Our trainers are highly knowledgeable in their specific area of expertise and have a strong track record of delivering bespoke training solutions.

Alongside our learning and development programmes, we offer 1-2-1, coaching and mentoring at all levels. Discreet, personal and highly effective – our coaches will explore issues and aspirations, support goal setting and nurture performance.

 

Upcoming Events

DATE: 27th November 2020

Join our colleagues from Decision Time on the 27th November 2020 for a virtual demonstration of their Meeting solution.

Part of Decision Time’s suite of integrated governance solutions, Decision Time Meetings is the leading Meetings system in UK Housing Associations today. It simplifies meeting management, enables good governance and reduces costs.

Book your space now to see how Decision Time can help you run better meetings to make smarter decisions.

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DATE: 11th December 2020

Join our colleagues from Decision Time on the 11th December for a virtual demonstration of their leading Risk Management solution.

Part of Decision Time’s suite of integrated governance solutions. Decision Time Risks provides a clear, simple overview of your risk register with all the controls, guidance and visual cues you need to embed a culture of risk management within your organisation.

Book your space now to see how Decision Time can make your risk management simpler and more accurate.


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DATE: 12th January 2021

The pandemic continues to have a substantial impact on organisations as they respond to supporting their customers and communities, whilst at the same time fast-tracking new ways of working and managing remote teams. This facilitated discussion looks at the key strategic and operational areas for organisations to consider as they move into 2021.

The session will give an overview of the key aspects of your organisation, which need to be maintained in order to provide core business stability. There is also the opportunity to discuss topics, in a reassuring setting.

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DATE: 19th January 2021 to 28th January 2021

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is for anyone who would like to support colleagues facing mental health issues and improve understanding and attitudes towards mental health in the workplace. The course is a blend of 4 live online training sessions (which range from 1.45 – 2.5 hours) and self-learning activities, spread across 2 weeks.

This course is designed to teach how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and provide help on a first aid basis. It also provides people with the tools to support their own mental health and their colleagues.

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DATE: 27th January 2021

The current Covid-19 pandemic is impacting on all of us, whether you are a front-line worker, adjusting to remote working, or missing those closest to you through social distancing, the impact on mental health and wellbeing can be huge. In the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem at any one time, including in the workplace.

Everyone can play their part in spotting the signs of people in distress, to support this we are offering a series of online sessions, accredited by Mental Health First Aid England to help raise awareness of mental health and provide an understanding of how to look after your own wellbeing.

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DATE: 2nd February 2021

The pandemic continues to have a substantial impact on organisations as they respond to supporting their customers and communities, whilst at the same time fast-tracking new ways of working and managing remote teams. This facilitated discussion looks at the key strategic and operational areas for organisations to consider as they move into 2021.

The session will give an overview of the key aspects of your organisation, which need to be maintained in order to provide core business stability. There is also the opportunity to discuss topics, in a reassuring setting.

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DATE: 10th February 2021

As William Bridges said ‘A Change can work only if the people affected by it get through the transition it causes successfully’

In these challenging and ever-changing times, how do you react to change? Is this having an impact on you and your team?

This session focusses on the impact of change and challenges on us as individuals and how we can support others positively in times of change.

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DATE: 24th February 2021

Many high achievers are psychologically uncomfortable with acknowledging their own role in their success. Impostor syndrome was coined by psychologists who were looking for a better explanation as to why high achieving women often attributed their success to luck rather than accomplishment. This online workshop and we’ll uncover the causes of this widespread and anxiety-inducing mindset, known as the Imposter Syndrome. You will be able to identify and explain the root causes of what might be holding you back.

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DATE: 21st April 2021

Many high achievers are psychologically uncomfortable with acknowledging their own role in their success. Impostor syndrome was coined by psychologists who were looking for a better explanation as to why high achieving women often attributed their success to luck rather than accomplishment. This online workshop and we’ll uncover the causes of this widespread and anxiety-inducing mindset, known as the Imposter Syndrome. You will be able to identify and explain the root causes of what might be holding you back.

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