Primary Care Commissioning Training - Facilitation Skills and Negotiation Skills

GP Care is pleased to support the following forthcoming PCC training courses


Facilitation skills – intermediate level - 1 August 2013, Bristol

Facilitation skills have a positive impact on meetings, negotiations and relationships, which are essential for better commissioning and performance management. Confident, capable facilitators are an asset to any organisation.

This intermediate level workshop provides an opportunity for delegates to practice and experience their learning in a safe environment. It is a follow up for those who attended the introductory session, and for those wanting to improve their current facilitation skills and confidence.

The training will focus on role play and learning from experience by giving delegates the chance to plan and facilitate a scenario and to feedback in the roles of a facilitator, co-facilitator and observer.

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Negotiation training - 2 August 2013, Bristol

At a time when commissioners are required to negotiate and secure the very best deals for their patients in terms of quality of service and value for money, enhanced negotiation skills are vital. Equally service providers need to ensure that they build effective and sustainable relationships that foster collaboration and deliver mutual benefit.

In this workshop delegates will learn how to reconcile differences and build collaboration. They offer a valuable opportunity for delegates to review established habits and behaviours and develop best practice negotiation that achieves optimum outcomes and builds sustainable relationships.

Following the events delegates will able to demonstrate:

  • Increased effectiveness and commitment with their negotiating partners
  • Faster decision-making and implementation as trust develops
  • More creative and satisfying results
  • Significantly increased possibilities to save money
  • Breakthroughs in the face of intransigence
  • Mutually beneficial, sustainable relationships that work well with differences.

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