Live virtual training

KPMG offers live virtual training to fit the new realities of remote work.

KPMG offers live virtual training to fit the new realities of remote work.

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With many employees continuing to work from home at least part of the time, KPMG in Bermuda has developed virtual training experiences in the form of virtual public open-enrollment courses delivered to employees from different companies. 

Like all the courses we’ve offered in the past, our virtual sessions will impart the skills people require for real-work situations.

Virtual course dates and descriptions

Writing email for results

October 13 and December 2, 2021 | 9:30 am – 12:00pm

Being clear, concise and correct by:

  • capturing the attention of the “skip-and-scan” reader;
  • creating the right subject line;
  • being clear and concise: avoiding overwriting;
  • writing with a professional, yet approachable, style;
  • proofreading perfectly; and
  • following rules for appropriate workplace messaging.

Communicating with impact

October 26 and December 8, 2021 | 9:30am – 12:00pm

Getting information and ideas across clearly by:

  • structuring what you say;
  • explaining benefits and value;
  • using the power of offering options to persuade and sell;
  • applying a template for communicating change;
  • telling stories to bring ideas to life; and
  • bridging from questions to answers.

Coaching for high performance:  Tips and techniques

October 14 and November 30, 2021 | 9:30am -12:30pm

Enhance your abilities to skillfully coach by:

  • knowing what it means to be both a leader and  a coach;
  • rating yourself as a coach
  • having a coaching culture inside your organisation;
  • coaching across generations; and
  • practicing an "adaptive coaching" approach.

Having difficult conversations that gain positive outcomes

October 27, 2021 | 9:30am – 12:00pm

Gaining positive outcomes through:

  • turning difficult conversations into problem-solving discussions;
  • exploring different viewpoints;
  • key communication skills: listening, speaking like 
  • a diplomat, being direct but not blunt;
  • explaining the bigger-impact picture; and
  • responding to accusations.

The rising female leader

October 19 and December 9, 2021 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

Tips and approaches for women to achieve lasting professional success by:

  • moving from being achievers to leaders;
  • understanding the issues and problems women face in the workplace;
  • seeing what some organisations have done to develop their rising female leaders;
  • developing personal approaches to empower yourself, your team members and your organisation; and
  • having mentors and sponsors.

Managing time and working productively

October 28, 2021 |  9:30am – 12:00pm

Working smarter and reducing stress through:

  • tips and techniques for getting things done;
  • overcoming procrastination;
  • managing your energy;
  • dealing with multi-tasking; and
  • techniques for productively working from home.

Advanced coaching skills for individuals and teams 

October 21 and December 7, 2021 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

You will learn advanced ways to lend support to employees and teams, help them see their blind spots and create accountability through:

  • understanding the differences between feedback and coaching;
  • coaching with tactics that use employee strengths to address specific issues and challenges;
  • treating feedback as a coaching activity;
  • asking high-leverage powerful questions;
  • understanding the 10 most effective coaching methods to drive team success and;
  • practicing the dos and don'ts when coaching remotely.

Presenting and pitching remotely 

November 2, 2021 | 9:30am – 12:00pm

Whether you are communicating within your company or to outside clients, you’ll learn how to present and pitch in ways that take advantage of virtual technology by:

  • connecting with your virtual audience from the start;
  • being more aware of your virtual presentation style;
  • using slides: creating storyboards that guide the presentation's interactive flow;
  • making concise key messages your top priority; and
  • creating interactions and collaborative conversations virtually.

FAQs

  1. How long are the courses? They are all designed to be 2.5 or 3 hours depending on the course (with breaks). 
  2. How many participants attend? The ideal number varies with the course. The range is 12 – 20. Our priority is to maintain the personal interactive nature of the learning experience. 
  3. What virtual event platform do you use? We deliver all courses on Microsoft Teams. Neither the attendee nor their company need a Microsoft Teams account to join the training. 
  4. What is the course fee and how do attendees register? The fee to attend a course is $300. You can register through our PTix online registration form. We will send you confirmation along with a link that you will use to join the course on the day of the programme. Discount for multiple registrations. If you are a training manager or team leader in your company and want to send three (3) or more attendees to a specific course, the fee will be $250 per course – a $50 discount for each participant. Simply email training@kpmg.bm and tell us the number of participants you would like to register, and we will send you a DISCOUNT CODE. Enter the code into the PTix course registration page, along with each attendee’s name and email address, and the discount will be applied. 
  5. Will participants receive professional development hours and a certificate? Yes, all participants will be provided with a slide deck of key slides and a certificate, which accounts for 2.5 or 3.0 CPD hours depending on the course's duration for full attendance to the course. 

For more information, please contact training@kpmg.bm.

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