Consulting Skills for L&D Professionals


Aims of the course

Strong consulting skills are essential to Learning and Development (L&D) roles. This course equips participants with the skills, tools and strategies to effectively deliver the consulting expectations of their role. 


Who will benefit from attending?

  • L&D professionals wishing to further improve their personal performance
  • Individuals who are new to an L&D role
  • HR professionals with an L&D element to their role


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Main Group


Participants will learn to:

  • Recognise the tools and techniques needed to be consultative
  • Understand the key concepts and models necessary for organisation-wide engagement
  • Increase their skills of persuasion and influence
  • Create a working environment which increases collaboration
  • Build successful networks and relationships


Key topics covered:

  • Identifying the consultative aspects of an L&D role
  • Assessing current levels of competence within consulting
  • The 6 behaviours of a successful consultant
  • Listening and questioning techniques
  • Key influencing skills
  • Developing and enhancing your emotional intelligence (EI)
  • Facilitating workshops and driving consensus outcomes
  • Value stream mapping and analysis 
  • Dealing with difficult individuals
  • Establishing, implementing, reviewing and delivering effective projects
  • Action planning


What is included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.