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Building Psychological Safety in the Workplace

4 - 15
Full Day / Bite Size

Look at any high performing team and you’ll find they all have one thing in common: they all benefit from high levels of Psychological Safety. In a team with high Psychological Safety, teammates feel safe to take risks around their colleagues. They feel confident that no one on the team will embarrass or punish anyone else for admitting a mistake, asking a question, or offering a new idea.

When Psychological Safety is present it helps to create an inclusive and positive work climate. By building it into the workplace you will help shape a way of working that encourages your team to be creative, collaborative, adaptive and agile, especially during times of disruption, challenge and change.

We will explore what we mean by the term ‘Psychological Safety’ and show you how to model a supportive and consultative way of working. We will identify the different tools and techniques managers can use to establish a positive team climate, coaching others to model the behaviours and mindsets that drive team performance.

Who is this suitable for?

Leaders and managers that want to create a collaborative and resilient workforce.

What we cover

  • Explore the concept and benefits of Psychological Safety
  • Recognise the key behaviours of a team displaying high levels of Psychological Safety
  • Understand the four stages of Psychological Safety: Inclusion Safety, Learner Safety, Contributor Safety and Challenger Safety
  • Develop a management style that models the key traits of Psychological Safety
  • Learn how to create Psychological Safety in every conversation you have
  • Empower your team to problem solve, innovate and challenge
  • Develop your coaching and mentoring skills to support others
  • Recognise and tackle those behaviours that threaten or undermine the Psychological Safety of your team

Your questions answered

Can this workshop content be tailored to my organisation?

Yes. We tailor all our workshops in line with your needs. If you want something built to address a specific challenge talk to us.

What is the maximum number of delegates I can have on each workshop?

All our workshops are interactive so smaller groups work best. Ideally a maximum of 12, but depending on the nature of the workshop and budget we can occasionally stretch to 15.

What is the minimum number of delegates I can have on each workshop?

We run plenty of workshops for smaller organisations who may only have a handful of people who need development. 4 would be the minimum.

Do you run open workshops where individuals can attend?

Yes, we run these for Management Essentials, First Time Manager and Difficult Conversations. Please contact us for more details

Can this workshop be delivered remotely?


Which online platform do you use for workshop sessions?

We normally use Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Skype. Please talk to us if you have a specific platform you’d like to use.

Can this workshop be delivered face to face?

We are running face to face sessions as well as virtual sessions. We will continue to adhere to government guidance as the workplace evolves.

How long is this workshop?

Our virtual bite size workshops can be 90 minutes or 2 hours. Our full day virtual workshops are broken down into 2 sessions of 3 hours each, run on separate days.

Our bite size face to face sessions are 2 hours. Half days are 3 hours, and full days start at 10am and finish at 5pm with an hour for lunch.

How interactive is the workshop?

We have built our reputation on building interactive workshops where we drive delegate engagement and interaction throughout the session.

Will I need to do any preparation?

It depends on the programme. This is driven by you and your organisational needs.

Will delegates need to have their cameras on?

We prefer delegates to be visible as we believe it encourages participation and interaction.

Are the workshops compatible across different time zones?

Yes, we deliver workshops around the globe and across different time zones.

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