Graduate Development

Keyturn work with organisations in helping their graduates become effective and valuable contributors as early as possible in their careers. A key part of attracting and keeping the best graduates is to invest in their development, and in turn they become more equipped to apply their skills and knowledge within the world of business.

Unlocking Graduate Performance

Our ‘Unlocking Graduate Performance’ programmes can be adapted depending on the needs of the organisation – typically they run over a 12 to 18 month period.

Listed below is one of our recommended programmes for Graduate development.

8 module, 11 day programme – typically run over 12-18 months; designed to provide a comprehensive input, focused on fast-track progression towards high levels of performance

Module 1 – Launch Event (1 day)

A morning of team-working / team-building activities, followed by an afternoon of short motivational seminars, including input from key personnel

Module 2 – Communication and Networking skills for Influencing Colleagues and Customers (2 days)

One of two core modules that are ideally completed at the earliest opportunity. Graduates look at the way they come across to both colleagues and customers, and seek to ensure that all their interactions are positive, leading to successful outcomes.

Module 3 – Time Mastery (1 day)

The second core module, ideally completed at the earliest opportunity. Graduates use the “Time Mastery” profile to explore techniques, tools and tips, and develop habits of effectiveness and efficiency

Module 4 – Presenting Successfully within Business Meetings (2 days, *1 day per group of 5)

Graduates will be asked to bring a work-based presentation with them to present to their peers / tutor. Delivery skills will be developed, alongside consideration of preparation, follow-up, and applying certain techniques to general participation within meetings

Module 5 – Developing Financial Awareness (1 day)

This module will equip Graduates with understanding of common financial terminology and with understanding of the impact various decisions will have on profitability, cash flow and budgets

Module 6 – Project Management (2 days)

Graduates will learn how to set up and run a project, keeping it on track in terms of time, cost, and quality. How to monitor progress, implement necessary changes and how to manage others involved in the project, will all be covered

Module 7 – Problem Solving and Decision Making (1 day)

This module develops ability to identify a problem and its cause, generate and implement solutions, and use a range of key techniques to assist the process of decision making

Module 8 – Maximising Performance from Others (2 days)

Focusing on the five core tools of maximising performance, Graduates will become involved in a real-life case study, dealing with a range of factors that need to be brought together to achieve great performance

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