Past Participant Feedback
“We found StrongSuits to be practical, versatile and easy to use. The session exceeded our expectations and the impact was immediate and exceptionally positive on our team. I highly recommend”
–Gary Shewan, Legal & General PLC
“Very adaptable. I can use it personally and in preparing for PDPs (Professional Development Programs) with my staff”
StrongSuits is a powerful strengths-based approach designed to improve individual and team performance. StrongSuits uses playing cards and games to help teams have fun and feel energised whilst generating high-impact conversations about how people behave and how they can develop.
During the two days you will learn to use interactive games to facilitate discovering team and individual strengths, help teams play to their strengths, and improve communication within teams.
This two day training covers everything you need to start delivering the StrongSuits strengths based development approach. The training is designed to suit different learning styles including a mixture of practical sessions, feedback, facilitated practice and reflection time.
You will learn:
- How to unlock the power of StrongSuits to make an immediate impact in your organisation or with your clients.
- Simple, powerful and practical exercises to help others explore and appreciate how teams work and the importance of understanding different communication styles.
- The psychological insights behind how you can improve team working and increase team performance.
- Essential skills and techniques to use when facilitating the exercises with teams and when coaching one to one.
The StrongSuits Team Insights™ Workshop
On Day 1 you will experience the Team Insights™ workshop as a participant in the group. You will learn how to improve awareness of your strengths and those of the group. You’ll gain an understanding of the group’s communication styles and an appreciation of the group’s diversity. By attending and participating in Day 1 of the course you will obtain the StrongSuits Practitioner certification.
The StrongSuits Facilitator Training
On Day 2 we will deep-dive into facilitation techniques for each module of the Team Insights workshop and you will gain hands-on practice by facilitating modules yourself and exchanging feedback with each other. By attending and participating in the Facilitator Training you will obtain the StrongSuits Facilitator certification.
Become a Licensed Trainer
If you have obtained the StrongSuits Practitioner certificate and the StrongSuits Facilitator certificate you may apply to become a StrongSuits Licensed Trainer with access to our exclusive trainer community, further materials, and the opportunity to organise your own StrongSuits trainings and events.
Frequently Asked Questions
What materials are included?
You will receive a number of free materials including:
- 2 decks of the StrongSuits Team Insights pack
- Reusable workshop materials in both physical and digital formats
- StrongSuits Playbook and Facilitator Manual
Is certification included in the cost?
Yes. All participants who attend and participate in day 1 will receive the StrongSuits Practitioner certification. All participants who attend and participate in both days will receive the StrongSuits Facilitator certification.
Is lunch included?
Yes, lunch is included, with a variety of options offered.
Where can I find out more about StrongSuits?
You will find plenty of information and videos about StrongSuits, a free online strengths assessment, and customer references on the StrongSuits website
Any further questions?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 203 7418008
More Past Participant Feedback
“Helps team members have a better awareness of how to support each other under stress”
–Pauline Butterworth, Sika Ltd
“The best training experience I had in my life.”
–Nick Poursadigh, Scrum Master
About the Trainer
Ryan is an enterprise and team coach, consultant and change facilitator. Over the past decade he has trained hundreds of managers, coaches and facilitators in agile approaches to management, leadership, coaching and facilitation. He is the co-designer of highly acclaimed industry-certified courses in agile coaching, agile facilitation, enterprise agile coaching, and lean change management.
Ryan is a highly experienced agile team coach and enterprise agile coach and has a proven track record of bringing teams and managers together to communicate, collaborate and innovate in large scale programmes and multi-stakeholder environments in almost every industry spanning retail, supply chain, publishing, government, travel, cloud software, education, investment banking, wealth management, risk management, fintech, telco, and data analytics.
Prior to coaching and facilitation Ryan spent a decade in the city of London as an e-commerce software developer and senior project manager in multi-national consulting firms.
He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Cape Town, an MBA from Warwick Business School and over a dozen certifications in personal, organisational and team development.
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