Arguably, a law firm’s greatest resource is its employees, so effective people management is crucial if your law firm is to be successful.
Whether your role involves advising clients on people management matters such as conducting a disciplinary meeting or managing long term sickness, or your position as practice manager, HR or senior partner requires you to handle such matters yourself, the courses within this area have been designed to assist viewers perform tasks more effectively; For example, those seeking guidance on how to provide feedback to employees, specifically how to give 360-degree feedback, the hour long course Effective Organisational Reviews Conducting 360-Degree Feedback will be invaluable.
Similarly, Poor Performers and Capability Best Practice and targeted bite-size sessions such as How to Deal with Employee Capability Issues and Conducting a Performance Review, will be indispensable for those who’d like a greater understanding of capability performance management and performance appraisal methods.
In accordance with domain C of the SRA Competence Statement, practitioners should be able to establish and maintain effective and professional relations with their co-workers. Clearly communication is a vital element of this process and all members of staff, regardless of their role, will benefit from effective communication in the workplace training. Delivered by experienced lecturer Sue Edwards of Law Hound, the appropriately named title Communication in the Workplace provides an ideal solution for those seeking online workplace communication training.
Building upon this, an integral part of most practitioners’ roles will be the delegation and supervision of work. If you are to do this successfully, you must be clear about your expectations. Communicating goals to employees can be easier said that done, which is why the title Sharing Your Goals with Your Workforce will be so useful for supervisors, senior solicitors and partners. Not only will this session discuss the theory behind shared goals, it will also offer advice on the most effective ways to share your goals with your employees.
The courses within this section will also be of interest to employees who would like to know what to expect before attending an appraisal review or disciplinary meeting for example.
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