Managing performance is not just about improving how colleagues do things in the context of your organisation. It’s ensuring that people understand what’s expected of them and how they can effectively deliver outcomes that make a difference to your customers and stakeholders.

ARK’s range of workshops and seminars have been designed to equip managers with the skills and knowledge to drive high performance and manage difficult conversations to ensure that both individual and organisational goals are fulfilled.

Our range of courses focus on competency, skills or behavioural issues and are designed to empower managers with the skills and motivation to improve performance.

Our current performance training programmes are listed below. If you would like to discuss a bespoke training package for your organisation, please email us at


DATE: 7th January 2020

ARK Consultancy and our partners Decision Time are hosting a breakfast briefing to discuss the recently published Sector Risk Profile and what providers need to do to ensure regulatory compliance.

This free to attend event will provide an insight into assurance and risk and you will hear from Julie Doyle, Chief Executive - Longhurst Group discussing their risk and assurance journey following a recent merger and Victoria Jardine, Partner at Anthony Collins will provide an overview of the key legal requirements for assurance models.

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DATE: 16th January 2020

This one day course is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their skills, confidence and crucially, the impact they have on others.

Delegates will learn how to become more influential, persuasive and successful in the workplace.

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DATE: 11th February 2020

Giving feedback is a skill. And like all skills, it takes practice to get it right. This session is designed for new or first-time managers who want to develop their management skills particularly in relation to giving effective feedback to their team members and communicating more effectively.

The workshop will provide you with techniques and increase confidence to manage difficult conversations and stay in control.

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DATE: 13th May 2020

One of the most challenging parts of managing performance is initiating conversations around difficult and sensitive topics.

This one day workshop will provide delegates with techniques for managing these situations and ensuring positive outcomes for their team and their organisation.

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DATE: 10th June 2020

This workshop is designed for new or first time managers who want to develop their management skills and learn how to manage themselves and their team through a period of change.

Delegates will learn the skills required to ensure change within their team or wider organisations happens positively.

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