Professional Development

The Professional Development events are for Human Synergistics Accredited Practitioners. Click click here to find out how to become Accredited.

Our first Professional Development session in 2017 is "Navigating the Ageing Workforce", presented by Patsy Davies.

Navigating the Ageing Workforce


When: Thursday 16 March, 12pm to 2:30pm
Where: Level 4, Unit 1, Textile Centre, 1 Kenwyn Street, Parnell


When: Wednesday 22 March, 12pm to 2:30pm
Where: Chartered Accountants Australia & NZ, Level 7, 50 Customhouse Quay, Wellington (Note: new venue)


When: Thursday 23 March, 12pm to 2:30pm (Note: this session follows Coaching Strongly Defensive Profiles)
Where: DA01, College of Education Campus, Dovedale Ave (by Carpark 3) See Map

Investment: All sessions are complimentary

Patsy is a New Zealand Associate of the Australian company Sageco. Sageco has pioneered mature age transition solutions since 2004 and is widely recognised as the industry leader in ageing workforce management. Sageco has partnered with well over 250 organisations to retain and attract older workers, mitigate the risks of retirement loss, transfer knowledge of long tenure experts and support people leaders to build an age positive culture. For the past 3 years Patsy has been facilitating Sageco's offerings in New Zealand.

During the 2.5 hour PD session we will cover:

Awareness – retirement is a 'last century' concept, what is happening in NZ organisations & what is data telling us?
Analysis – explore Mature Age Workers (MAW) organisational challenges and priorities. What are the risks, brick walls and barriers?
Action - what actions can organisations take?
Capability – what learning programs are available to assist in navigating the ageing workforce?

The link below will take you to Sageco's website

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Coaching Strongly Defensive Profiles


When: Thursday 23 March, 9:30am to 11:30am (Note: this session precedes Navigating the Ageing Workforce)
Where: DA01, College of Education Campus, Dovedale Ave (by Carpark 3) See Map

Facilitator: Carina Hull, Senior Human Synergistics Consultant
Investment: Complimentary

An interactive session focusing on how to effectively coach Aggressive Defensive or Passive Defensive profiles.

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Please select your event/s and enter your details below and you will receive a confirmation email with a calendar invite after you have registered. For more information then please contact
     Averil on 09 309 9010 or email for AUCKLAND events or
     Jenny on 04 470 7700 or email for WELLINGTON events

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