Leadership and Management Development

The team at Birch Consulting Group have considerable experience in designing and facilitating management programs, covering topics from leadership and general management to finance for non-financial managers. We have facilitated a number of leadership programs in the UK, Middle East, China, SE Asia and Australia for senior executives and managers, as well as for over 9 years facilitating programs at the Australian Institute of Management.


Topics include:

  • Career Development including Career Strategy
  • Career Coaching Skills for Managers
  • Change Management
  • Leading Change
  • Change Mastery – Dealing With Uncertainty
  • Coaching Skills – Leadership
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Consulting – becoming an internal consultant/taking the client brief
  • Creativity and Lateral Thinking*
  • Culture*
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Delegation
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Gender, Diversity and Inclusion*
  • Generational Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Learning Styles
  • Management
  • Managing Upwards
  • MBTI
  • Meetings
  • Mentoring
  • Motivation
  • Networking
  • Performance Management
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Persuasion and Influencing
  • Positive Thinking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Project Management*
  • Remote Working Tips
  • Risk Management*
  • Setting Objectives, KPIs
  • Strategic Planning
  • Stress Management
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Time Management
  • Train the Trainers

All topics can be delivered face-to-face or virtually, although virtual delivery can limit the effectiveness depending on the topic. 

*Whilst we can run introductory sessions on these topics, Birch Consulting Group has a network of experienced corporate trainers who are more experienced in these topics if the need is to run a more in depth session. In addition, some of the other topics addressed by the network include:

  • Business Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Mediation 
  • Media Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Sales Skills 
  • Strategic Thinking

We can design materials for delivery in house on a number of subjects or can recommend improvements to existing training materials based on instructional design techniques, to make them more interactive and engaging.

We are licensed to deliver a number of inventories and psychometric instruments including:

  • MBTI Step 1 – 11,
  • Birkman,
  • PAPI,
  • LIFO,
  • Blessing White – Helping Others Succeed,
  • Management Research Group‘s Personal Directions Analysis and 360 Leadership Effectiveness Analysis,
  • Matrix Persuasion and Influencing 360 instrument and
  • CCL’s Skillscope 360 instrument.