Workshops

Workshops to Upskill your HR Team for Success

Graphite workshops are designed to bring employers, business owners, and HR personnel the latest updates in HR and employment law. We vary our workshops across a broad range of employment issues, from managing employee performance to workplace bullying and remote working, so you don’t miss a thing.

Graphite workshops are designed to bring employers, business owners, and HR personnel the latest updates in HR and employment law. We vary our workshops across a broad range of employment issues, from managing employee performance to workplace bullying and remote working, so you don’t miss a thing.

Gerry Keane | Cavanagh’s of Charleville
"Fiona Kelleher is excellent and as an expert in her field, covered the content in a concise and practical manner."
Ana Dutra | Enterprise Ireland
"The whole course was very insightful. I am really happy with the organisation and content of the event; I don’t have anything in mind to be improved.”
Orla McNamara | Enterprise Ireland
“The format was excellent and the course provider put everyone at ease. Very open to questions.”
Rachel O’Donovan | Castlemartyr Resort
“It was very interactive and understandable. Fiona was excellent, clear, approachable and very knowledgeable.”
Marena Murphy | Spearline
“It was very informative, and my knowledge will be put to good use.”
Hazel Murphy | The Buttery Bistro
“Fiona made the experience fun and interesting. She got straight to the point and never rambled.”
Holly Wilson Byrne | Wilson Controls Ltd
“The case studies were easy to understand as they were real-life scenarios and very valuable. It was well organised and very informative.”
Wendy Hamilton | The Royal County Down Golf Club
“The trainer Barry was extremely knowledgeable and informative. I enjoyed this course and the content."

Upcoming Workshops

Where | Osprey Hotel
Date | Thursday, 14th July, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 5:00pm

Running a formal investigation into allegations of bullying, harassment or sexual harassment at work is a critical role – too many internal processes are found to be flawed and in the majority of cases it is the investigation stage which causes a problem for organisations.This two-day workshop will guide your organisation’s appointed investigator(s) through the practicalities of running a formal investigation. The principles of any internal investigation will be addressed during this workshop to ensure managers have the necessary skills to conduct a fair, thorough and impartial investigation and in line with the requirements of the codes of practice that an individual must be trained to deal with such.

Where | The Kingsley Hotel
Date | Wednesday, 10th August, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 1:00pm

In a tight labour market, one of the biggest challenges employers face is attracting and retaining talent. This one-day training programme provides participants with the skills and knowledge to navigate the recruitment process in a pragmatic, compliant and effective manner. The course aims to cover the A-Z of recruitment. This includes conforming with equality legislation while recruiting the right candidate for the right job.

Where | The Kingsley Hotel
Date | Wednesday, 10th August, 2022
Time | 2:00pm – 5:00pm

If you are responsible for the performance of a team, this workshop is for you. Managing collective and individual performance is a challenging task. With this workshop, you will find out how to achieve improved performance by linking individual and team objectives to organisational goals. Our team of experts will demonstrate a range of management tools, techniques and skills which will provide you with both a clear understanding of how to address underperformance and the know-how needed to promote high performance.

Where | Castletroy Park Hotel and Suites
Date | Thursday 8th September, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 1:00pm

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) conducts audits to ensure that employers are complying with employee rights legislation, e.g., evidence of working times being adhered to, particularly rest periods and breaks. Being notified of a WRC claim by an individual against your business can be overwhelming and challenging. However, there are initial steps to take to ensure you’re fully prepared to handle such a claim.

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Where | Castletroy Park Hotel and Suites
Date | Thursday 8th September, 2022
Time | 2:00pm – 5:00pm

An employee calling in sick or saying they can’t make it in without specifying why can not only be frustrating, but disruptive. While a sick or stress leave of absence, or an employee requesting an extended break for another reason isn’t uncommon, it can upset the flow of your business. How you react to each case of absence can make all the difference.

 

Where | The Kingsley Hotel
Date | Thursday 6th October, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 5:00pm

As a manager or supervisor, you need to be aware of how employment law protects employees. With an ever increasing number of EU and Irish employment laws, and a constantly changing landscape, compliance with the law is a significant challenge for anyone tasked with the responsibility of managing people in your organisation. This workshop will provide you with the information, competencies and procedures required to ensure that your organisation complies with all employment laws and regulations.

Where | Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley
Date | Wednesday 19th October, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 5:00pm

One of the toughest challenges managers and HR professionals face is responding to allegations of bullying or sexual harassment. This workshop will provide you with important information which you can put into practice if an allegation of bullying harassment or sexual harassment is made. The workshop will provide you with an insight to the formal and informal resolution options and will guide you through how to manage an investigation and how to maintain a productive work environment during the course of an investigation.

We help employers, business owners and HR personnel all over Ireland by supporting them through their HR challenges and with their training needs