Management & Supervisory Training

Courses tailored to the joinery industry to build the skills of supervisors and managers within your workshops, as well as build the senior management teams.

BWF Business Development and Mentoring Scheme

BWF Business Development and Mentoring Scheme

Through the Wood Industry Training Forum you can now access a new CITB fully funded specialist one-to-one mentoring programme.  This builds on the highly successful 2015 BWF Mentoring Programme and gives you a dedicated business development consultant who can help you to improve productivity, boost sales, optimise profits, develop your team (increasing the added value per employee) and target strategic priorities for the business - helping you to get your business fit for the future.

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Managing and Supervising Employees Using Woodworking Machinery

Managing and Supervising Employees Using Woodworking Machinery

Designed for line managers with responsibility for supervision and management of employees using Woodworking Machinery and Equipment.

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Moving From Manager to Leader

Moving From Manager to Leader

This management training course is for new or aspiring senior managers and chief executives who have at least three years experience, with direct responsibility for managing both people and resources. It offers a chance to reflect on this experience with others who are similarly placed, tackle any difficulties, and raise your effectiveness even further.

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Moving Into Management

Moving Into Management

This two-and-a-half-day management training course has been specifically designed for people who are embarking on a new role in management. It will increase your understanding of the manager’s role, and leave you with a development plan for gaining further management skills.

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Moving Up In Management

Moving Up In Management

Often managers are in post for some years, without having any management training. They function well enough in role, and yet they may feel they have missed out on the opportunity to learn and develop new skills. This two and a half day training course for experienced managers.

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Strategic Planning And Thinking

Strategic Planning And Thinking

Strategic planning is about getting your team, department or organisation where it needs to go. Starting with the bigger picture and moving onto the practical implementation issues, this strategic planning training course takes you right through the strategic planning process with helpful tools, techniques and ideas at every stage to enhance your strategic thinking skills.

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Supervision Skills: Managing People & Teams

Supervision Skills: Managing People & Teams

Performance management is perhaps one of the biggest concerns of managers. This two day people and performance management training course will help you develop the skills and confidence to build a focused, highly effective team.

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The Woodworking CPD Programme

Our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme enables both individuals and companies develop skills, record success and recognise development needed for your business to excel.

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The Woodworking CPD Programme