In-house Workshops

- Engaging and challenging, yet fresh and inspirational content.

Are you in constant damage control and battling with:

* Unhappy employees resulting in high staff turnover?
* Increased conflicts between team members and departments?
* Communication breakdowns that cost time, resources and money?

Increase your employees’ knowledge, skills, abilities and motivation so they can succeed and exceed expectations.

We make it easy for you and expertly support you and your team to ensure you get the best possible return on investment.

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We conveniently deliver at your place

Do you have several team members that would benefit from our strategies? Having your team out of the office while attending external training courses is not always convenient. Our highly experienced CEO Martin Probst will conveniently come to you, and deliver training to your team through in-house workshops.

All workshops and programs are built on real-life experience, not just theory, so the participants can walk away with concrete answers. We target your immediate needs and issues by incorporating your company’s terminology and examples into our programs so that the training can be directly related back to the workplace. This is part of tailoring our programs and comes at no extra cost to you.

Our unique approach creates a culture of independent employees who perform interdependently within a cohesive team. We encourage their desire to excel in their roles, and help nurture values and beliefs aligned with business and team outcomes.

What benefits will you reap?

Some benefits of holding the workshops in-house include:

  • You can conveniently schedule the training date according to your company’s preference
  • We take pride in offering you solutions tailored to your needs to achieve the best possible outcome for you
  • All participants will be from the same industry which means the training content can be delivered more targeted to your requirements
  • Having everybody in the same room attending the same training encourages consensus building amongst stakeholders
  • The training your team members attend may possibly be credited towards one of our online courses should they choose to enrol

Why should you support your team?

It is critical for organisations to have employees who understand each other well and work together as a team.

Professional development is a vital factor for organisations to:

  • Increase effectiveness and productivity
  • Translate improved productivity into a boost of bottom-line
  • Enhance communication within the organisation and therefore improve customer service and reputation
  • Understand business needs and respect each other
  • Increase motivation and engagement at work that will reduce absenteeism and staff turnover
  • Develop a culture of trust which is a key factor in determining ultimate success
  • Improve employees’ health and well-being

What’s on offer?

What booking options do you have?

The delivery of your group training is completely tailored to your needs. To give you an idea, following are our most popular in-house workshop options:

  • Full-day workshop - 6 hours
  • Half-day workshop - 4 hours
  • Follow-up booster - 2 hours
  • Lunch & Learn - 2 hours
  • Conference Workshop - 1 to 2 hours
  • Webinar - 1 to 2 hours

What topics can you choose from?

Our Learning & Development programs are teaching transferrable leadership skills of the 21st century, like interpersonal communication, conflict management, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, problem-solving etc.

Following is a list of our most popular workshops, which we will always tailor to your needs to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Simply click on the workshop images to access more details.

    What are our areas of expertise?

    Apart from the most popular in-house workshops below, please also find a list of other topics that lie within our areas of expertise. Specific outcomes for these transferrable skills (sometimes also called soft skills or life skills) will be tailored to your needs to maximise impact and customer satisfaction.

      Confident Conflict Management

      Turn dysfunctional situations into productive outcomes.

      Positive relationships and a safe environment are essential to create a productive workforce. A range of conflicts can easily interrupt all of this. Therefore, it is essential that employees gain the expertise and confidence to identify, deal and resolve conflicts quickly.

      This engaging workshop is designed to equip participants with a deep understanding of what is really driving conflict and how to achieve positive outcomes when dealing with internal and external clients. Participants will acquire effective conflict resolution techniques and interpersonal communication skills to manage conflicts with confidence, and turn dysfunctional situations into productive outcomes.


      Program objectives may include:

      • Understand and be able to deal with difficult behaviours
      • Manage your emotional state effectively while in the heat of the moment
      • Structure conversations and gain confidence to turn dysfunctional situations into productive outcomes
      Workplace Coaching & Mentoring

      Create future leaders through guidance and a clear vision.

      In today’s busy and ever changing environment, having sound coaching and mentoring skills is increasingly important for managers and team leaders. Workplace coaching and mentoring enhances the performance of an individual or group through guidance and a clear vision.

      This engaging workshop is designed to give participants the tools to coach and mentor. They will learn proven strategies to develop employees and teams with confidence to increase workplace performance and results.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Set up a coaching and mentoring session for success
      • Apply the GROW model to structure your sessions for clear outcomes
      • Understand how to use solution-focused questions and reframing to facilitate change
      • Ability to assist individuals to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones
      • Develop strategies to encourage and support accountability to improve performance
      Building Resilience

      Cope and thrive in the face of challenges.

      Resilience enables us to cope with change, problems and stress. It helps us to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones and setbacks into comebacks.

      This workshop is designed to educate, empower and inspire individuals to maximise their own level of resilience required to respond positively to the pressures and demands in their personal and professional environment.

      Embracing Change

      The secret of personal growth.

      When a business embarks on a change process, people have a tendency to become fearful and resistant. This can negatively affect their energy, productivity and emotions. However, if we plan, manage, engage and communicate well, we can achieve the opposite and have people participating in a culture of change with a clear vision.

      This workshop aims to help participants to lead themselves and their team successfully through change, and give them tools to assist individuals to create more positivity, engagement and accountability to achieve better outcomes.

      Leadership Programs

      Create leaders who inspire others to excel and succeed.

      This 12-month program is the ideal choice for technically strong middle managers through to executives who seek to enhance their leadership and coaching skills, and become inspirational and successful leaders in a dynamic and ever changing business world.

      Individuals at this level gain invaluable knowledge, practical skills and profound expertise in leadership and workplace coaching that can change behaviours and culture in any organisation or industry context. Participants will apply their skills to achieve peak performance in a supportive working environment where employees can excel within a team. Program attendees will design, apply and improve strategies to deal with any challenges and achieve ethical win-win solutions.

      This elite program is designed to help managers to not only solve problems, but to see opportunities these challenges may present, and to discover new and innovative sources of revenue in those opportunities. Participants get access to the blueprint for inspirational and successful leaders, and acquire the skills and confidence needed to master their mind.


      Being ahead of the game.

      Self-leadership is about knowing when and where to direct those efforts that will help you succeed. It is essential to gain an empowering mindset to take control of your own success and get the results you desire.

      This engaging workshop is designed to teach the participants the skills of pro-active task management and will equip them with prioritisation techniques, so they can successfully deal with change and handle workloads with more ease.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Create a safe environment with a supportive culture
      • Positive behaviours to drive organisational performance
      • Build organisational capacity through professional development
      • Bring out the best in others and empower staff
      • Plan and implement structure to exceed targets
      • The importance of a defined vision and purpose
      Managing Meetings

      Success principles of effective meetings.

      There is no doubt that meetings play a pivotal role in the successful management of an organisation, and thus must deliver powerful action plans and meaningful outcomes. Otherwise, valuable and costly time and effort are wasted.

      This workshop is focusing on how to eliminate meetings that are only time wasters and improve those that make a difference to the business. Participants will learn what it takes to plan, structure and lead effective, engaging and productive meetings through proper facilitation. This in turn will create accountability in attendees, lead to powerful action steps, as well as deliver clear outcomes to move the organisation forward.

      Master the Art of Communication

      Transform your interpersonal skills and communicate with impact.

      Even though we communicate all day long, communication is not as simple as it seems, and what we say can easily be misunderstood. Therefore, effective communication is about the response we get.

      Participants will learn how to start a conversation and engage with different stakeholders. This engaging workshop will provide participants with tools to build rapport and hold basic conversations with a clear message.

      Program Objectives may include:

      • Overcome common communication barriers
      • Build rapport and boost confidence with effective communication strategies
      • Align your 3 Vs (Verbal, vocal and visual) to become a clear communicator
      Inspiration in Leadership

      Motivate your team to create an independent workforce.

      Great leaders inspire great teams. And great teams require a culture of employees being independent and motivated individuals, performing interdependently within their team.

      In this engaging workshop, participants will learn how to assist individuals to overcome their fears, step out of their comfort zone and take responsibility for their own actions. They will acquire the techniques and skills to move people from dependency to independency and ultimately to interdependency.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Recognise individual differences and commonality
      • Identify and manage issues that affect performance
      • Inspire and motivate self and others
      • Create accountability within the team
      • Develop high performance teams
      Time Management

      Get to the point & stay ahead of the game.

      In today’s busy and ever-changing environment, we can easily get stressed and lose focus on what’s important. We became obsessed with time and too often get distracted in the whirlwind of daily tasks, which makes us at the end of a day often wonder what we actually achieved.

      In this highly effective time management workshop, participants will learn how to manage themselves based on priorities, clear expectations and outcomes. They will walk away with self-leadership tools, new perspectives and simple yet powerful strategies of becoming highly productive.

      Presentation Skills

      Present like a PRO.

      Have you ever wondered how speakers present with confidence without notes and create instant impact with their message? Participants in this workshop will learn exactly that. Many people find public speaking nerve-wracking. The good news is that we provide simple yet powerful techniques to overcome the fear of public speaking and replace it with confident presentation skills.

      In this workshop, participants will learn how to overcome their fear of public speaking, connect with the audience and how to get their message across with confidence.

      Influence Tomorrow

      How to lead with positive impact.

      Great leaders inspire great teams. And great teams require a culture of employees being independent and motivated individuals, performing within an inclusive team.

      This engaging workshop is designed to give participants instant insights into proven leadership strategies to develop employees and teams with confidence and to increase workplace performance and results.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Enhance people skills by understanding human behaviours
      • Communicate more effectively with different stakeholders
      • Boost confidence and self-esteem in an inclusive team
      • Position team members for optimum performance and outcomes
      • Lead with authenticity


      Influence & Negotiation

      Achieving win-win results.

      Effective influence and negotiation is about accomplishing great outcomes while building and maintaining strong relationships.

      This workshop is focusing on giving participants the confidence, essential skills and knowledge, as well as persuasive communication strategies to successfully influence and negotiate win-win outcomes for ongoing success.

      Facilitate Difficult Conversations

      Confidently managing challenging situations for win-win outcomes.

      We can choose to avoid difficult conversations. They seem too hard, but unfortunately the problems remain unresolved. Sometimes we facilitate difficult conversations and wish we knew how to handle them better. Here’s the upside: there are well tested strategies to swiftly turn dysfunctional situations into constructive conversations.

      This engaging workshop is an opportunity to learn how to secure productive outcomes from conflict through a better understanding of human behaviours and with simple yet effective and powerful communication strategies.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Causes of difficult situations
      • Understanding and influencing behaviours
      • Enabling a win/win outcome
      • Structuring conversations
      • 4-step GROW model
      Build High Performance Teams

      Accelerate results and start kicking goals.

      Many team leaders and managers of under-performing teams are running around with 100% ball possession yet are not kicking goals. Unless they know how to change their own and their team members’ day-to-day actions and start to score points, they will unfortunately never win the game.

      In this engaging workshop, participants will discover how to promote and implement result-focused actions through empowering values and build a high-performance team achieving unparalleled outcomes.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Importance of bringing actions in alignment with goals
      • How hidden values influence our actions
      • Improve and replace actions to get desired results
      • Create a new, empowering identity
      Manage Stress in the Workplace

      Personal effectiveness through mindfulness.

      In today’s busy and ever-changing environment, we can easily get stressed. Over the last decade, we became obsessed with time and too often get lost in the whirlwind of daily tasks and lose sight of our vision and purpose.

      This engaging workshop is designed to provide participants with insights into how to identify their sources of stress, and strategies to successfully reduce and manage their stress through new self-leadership awareness and mindfulness.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Learn how to step back, reflect, manage stress and enhance wellbeing
      • Learn how to gain control of your thinking, actions and emotional state
      • Learn how to achieve more with ease and confidence
      Assertiveness & Confidence

      Speak up, be heard and feel confident.

      Your ability to get your point across, lead your teams or simply maintain professional credibility can mean the difference between success and failure.

      This workshop is designed to provide participants with tools needed to improve their self-esteem and professional presence, deliver an assertive verbal and non-verbal communication style, handle difficult people by clearly understanding their personal power within and to create and foster long-term relations.

      The skill of an independent workforce.

      Only those who master critical thinking and problem-solving skills will be able to evolve and grow in this ever-changing world that is fast moving towards automation, globalisation and collaboration.

      In this workshop, participants will learn how to equip their workforce with problem-solving skills, so they can apply solution-based and logical thinking, and make independent and smart decisions.

      Manage Complex Change

      Get buy-in from the team to create a successful shift.

      Today it is about quick change, rapid change, exponential change. To get a team on board and truly master complex change, it is imperative to understand the dynamics of change and to use an approach that successfully turns resistance into receptiveness.

      In this engaging workshop, participants will develop a better understanding of effective change strategies, and acquire the skills vital to mastering complex change, so they can guide their team through times of uncertainty.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Why change?
      • The correlation between certainty and uncertainty
      • Disruptive Leadership – the foundation of change
      • Building blocks of successful change
      Dealing with difficult Behaviours

      Change through positive influence.

      Difficult behaviours can have an enormous negative impact on organisations and day-to-day operations, destroy long-term business relationships, as well severely affect individuals on a physical, mental and emotional level.

      This workshop aims to provide behavioural solutions and unpack how to positively influence and inspire self and others to excel.

      Program objectives may include:

      • How we create our reality
      • What makes us tick
      • Why people are not their behaviours
      • What’s in our control; and what’s not
      • How to positively influence behavioural change in self and others
      Emotional Intelligence

      Understand human behaviours and lead with positive influence.

      Emotional Intelligence is the ability to recognise and manage emotions. Successful people have the ability to understand human behaviours and connect with others at a personal and emotional level.

      This engaging workshop will help participants to develop their EQ and take ownership of their own emotions, to enable them to positively influence others and to succeed in today’s busy and ever-changing environment.

      Program objectives may include:

      • Clear understanding of human behaviours
      • Leverage Emotional Intelligence for getting the best out of themselves and others
      • Communicate more effectively for high engagement and optimum performance
      Engage Learners

      Reinvigorate the classroom to maximise the student's potential.

      Traditional knowledge-based teaching styles are being replaced with brain-based learning strategies to ensure students can become curious, determined, adaptable and independent learners. Many educators wish they would understand what makes their students ‘tick’, so they could help them solve issues and problems timelier and effectively. However, they have not yet found an easy-to-understand roadmap to quickly and accurately identify the underlying causes. Until now.

      The focus in this engaging workshop is on innovation, and how teachers and trainers can assist their students to create a mindset of excellence with the help of the ‘7 logical levels of thinking’.Classroom engagement to maximise the student's potential.

      Program outcomes may include:

      • Innovation – the key to success
      • Presuppositions for student engagement
      • What’s in our control – and what’s not?
      • Reinvigorate the class – how to maximise human potential


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      Contact us to find out how you can perform at your best, and confidently achieve business objectives.

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      What do past workshop participants say?

      [Workshop Innovative teaching practices for adult learning]. Martin was very professional and his speaking / training style was very effective. Participants felt very relaxed, yet engaged.

      Kushan Dharmawardena

      Business Trainer, Melbourne City Insitute of Education

      The Motivation and Inspiration in Leadership presentation was a tremendous success, attracting a diverse range and level of attendees. Your presentation was informative and many commented on how they reflected on their own practices. It also allowed for the reflection on workplace practices within their organisation.

      Sally Rowe-Walser

      Co-Secretary, AHRI Gippsland Network Committee

      [Workshop Confident Conflict Management]. The presenter is very pleasant, humorous, engaging, and great attitude. “Who is in control of your mind?”

      George Thomas

      Director of Marketing, Acknowledge Education

      Thanks again, Martin, for your excellent presentation and fabulous notes [on Influencing Positive Behaviours]. My colleagues and I were just reading through them, noticing our resonance with the different perceptual frameworks - very useful to facilitate enhanced connection with people, which is what we’re all about here! Your presentation came up repeatedly throughout the rest of our education day, so you really nailed it. Many thanks indeed.

      Dr Suzanne Moss

      “Insightful, deep, lots of reason and logical concepts.”
      “Excellent presentation. Thanks for sharing your experience, wisdom and knowledge. Brilliant presentation.”
      “Martin was very engaging and motivating.”
      “Lots of day-to-day examples to explain what was being discussed and understand better.”
      Favourite part of the workshop: “All of it.” & “Insightful. Thought provoking. Martin’s very clear and entertaining delivery of the topic.”
      “Excellent presenter – you are very engaging and easy to listen to.”
      “Great discussion, could relate not only on a personal level but also work.”
      “Thank you. I am inspired and influenced to make some changes in myself to help myself and others be more successful.”
      “It was a fantastic opportunity to access such a wonderful speaker.”
      “Not just thought provoking but life changing.”
      “Presenter used real-life examples.”
      “Thank you, I have enjoyed it immensely and took a lot away.”
      “Would be interested in attending more workshops.”

      Attendees of INSPIRATION IN LEADERSHIP workshop

      “Very valuable insight
      “Very insightful and knowledgeable facilitator
      Excellent facilitator”
      “Very good discussions
      “Great strategies


      How much does it cost?

      Your investment starts from an hourly rate of as little as $25 per workshop participant.

      Pricing for in-house workshops are usually flat-fee based on up to 20 participants. More participants can be added, however due to the interactive nature of our courses, classes greater than 25 are not recommended. The smaller the group, the more learnings, team building and individual assistance we can provide to the participants.

      Click on the workshop images above to find out more, or complete the form below to contact us today for a more tailored quote or webinar or conference workshop costings.

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