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The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) is the professional body for those involved in Human Resource Management and the development of people.

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Improving Staff Productivity

Location Date Time Presented by
Christchurch 17 Oct 9.00am - 5.00pm Julia Shallcrass Register

Productivity in the workplace is important for increased profit and success. Find out how to improve workplace productivity through employee engagement and other factors in the workplace.

In this engaging one day course, discover how to improve personal productivity, invest in people and skills, and encourage innovation. This course is essential for good Human Resource Management.

This engaging course is designed to promote questions, in-depth discussion and an action plan. Participants will be involved in case studies and will receive a workbook.

Who should attend?
This course is essential for HR business partners, HR managers and advisors interested in improving productivity in the workplace. It is also useful for line managers with HR responsibilities.

Topics covered include:

  • Building leadership and management capability within your business
  • Creating positive workplace cultures
  • Encouraging innovation and use of technology
  • Redesigning and augmenting jobs
  • How to engage workers
  • Investing in people and skills
  • Improving personal productivity
  • Flexible work for productivity
  • Organising and delegating work for effectiveness
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Measuring for success

About the Presenter

Julia Shallcrass is an employment lawyer who specialises in legal education and consulting on contemporary workplace issues.

As director of KiwiBoss, she delivers in-house training, public training and consulting on people management to help businesses create better workplaces.

Julia is a regular webinar presenter for CCH Learning, and delivers public courses through Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. She has lectured in Human Resources, Business Ethics and Business Communication for tertiary institutions.

Julia is an employment columnist for NZ Herald.

About KiwiBoss Limited

KiwiBoss provides businesses with people management training and consultancy.

Our training is designed to help clients solve workplace problems, manage contemporary Human Resources issues, and create brighter workplaces. Our employment law expertise assists in compliance with legal obligations.

Our clients include small to medium businesses, large corporates, charitable organisations, and government departments.

We help businesses create a more productive and engaged workforce by managing issues, such as:

  • reducing stress in the workplace
  • improving flexible working
  • increasing employee engagement
  • business continuity planning


HRINZ Member Non Member
Earlybird Fee* $800.00 +GST $1,000 +GST
Standard Fee $900.00 +GST $1,200 +GST


*Early bird (EB) price available when you register and pay before the date/s listed below:

Course Course Date EB* Date Ready to Register?
Christchurch 17 October 19 September Register

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