Benchmarking Partnerships
Benchmarking Partnerships


People Engagement for Business Change & Improvement

In house at your place at a date to suit

Day 1

  • Overview of Global Best Practices
  • Key Factors for Success and Sustainability
  • Identifying Environmental Influences
  • Risk Analysis
  • Best Practices for Engaging People at all levels
  • Your integrated Strategic Plan
  • Key Performance Indicators

Day 2

  • Your Action Plan & WIFMEs
  • Your Business Case
  • Your Communications Plan
  • Your Monitoring Plan
  • Strategy Mapping
  • Performance Management
  • Recognition and Reward

Benchmarking Partners Share Practices, Ideas, Improvements, Advances and current Issues

Next steps and action planning

Our Benchmarking Code of Conduct protects confidentiality and privacy

Are you having trouble convincing people to accept and participate in major changes or business excellence? Find out and action solutions from our 2008 Global research

Outcomes for you
  • Learn from Benchmarking Partnerships recent International Benchmarking on how best to implement and sustain major changes
  • We will facilitate you towards best practice solutions for your project
  • We will help you to develop an innovative action plan for your project that implements using world’s best practices
  • We will work through the best practices, tools and templates to implement and sustain your changes
  • Learn Best Practice People Engagement, Buy-In,  Performance Management, Recognition, Communications and Monitoring
The Experience
  • Share ideas and experiences and best practices with others
  • Learn from and network with the facilitator / speaker and other participants in an action packed program
  • Harvesting BEST PRACTICES and 'Think-tank' discussion
  • Participate in 'Hands-on' learning about what you need to know and about what you didn’t know you needed to know
  • A comprehensive workshop manual is issued for all delegates
  • Receive Memory Jogger Notes of the workshop proceedings
  • Delegate and speaker contact list provided
  • Go away with your own action plan to implement and sustain your changes


9.00am Registration - Arrival coffee / tea
9.15am Welcome/ introductions/ / learning needs / workshop overview –  Bruce Searles, Managing Partner,  Benchmarking Partnerships.

Keynote Address – Overview of Global Best Practices and Key Factors for Success and Sustainability – results of 2008 Global Benchmarking.
Presenter: Bruce Searles and/or Anton Benc, Managing Partners, Benchmarking Partnerships

Session summary: The Presenter will discuss the findings of Benchmarking Partnerships global research on Best Practices for achieving and sustaining rapid and large improvements through executive and employee engagement – see map below for some of the improvement outcomes across the Globe. 


11.00am Morning tea / networking

Facilitated Workshopping to develop your integrated change Strategic Plan.Facilitator: Bruce Searles, Managing Partner, Benchmarking Partnerships.

  • Identifying your environmental influences
  • Risk assessment – managing Threats and leveraging Opportunities
  • Assessing Executive and Employee Engagement – managing Weaknesses and leveraging Strengths
  • Identifying and Engaging Key Influencers
  • Using the models and systems tools introduced by Bruce you will develop your first cut integrated strategic plan for your Implementation including:
      • Values – reinforcing unwavering behaviours for Change
      • Vision for Change – creating excitement
      • Mission
      • Strategies
      • Objectives
      • Key Result Areas
      • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Delegates will be facilitated to help each other develop their plans so that they can then do the same in future in their own organisations

Includes Lunch and Networking from 1.00Pm to 1.45PM

3.15pm Afternoon coffee
3.30pm Sharing of plans, ideas and experiences between delegates – fine tuning of plans/KPI’s
4.30pm Close

Coverage includes:


9.00am Registration - Arrival coffee / tea
9.10am Review of Day 1 and Planning for Day 2 – Bruce Searles, Managing Partner Benchmarking Partnerships

Facilitated Workshopping to develop your Action Plans.Facilitator: Bruce Searles, Managing Partner, Benchmarking Partnerships.

  • Answering the WIFME’s – What’s in it for me?
  • Your detailed Action Plan – who does what and when by and the WIFME’s answered
  • HR and IT engagement
  • Business Case – benefits and costs analysis
  • Vital Communications Plan
  • Monitoring Plan

Includes - Morning tea / Networking

12.30pm Lunch and Networking.

Performance Management / Strategy Mapping

Presenter / Facilitator: Bruce Searles and/or Anton Benc, Managing Partners, Benchmarking Partnerships.

Session summary: The Presenter will discuss the development of performance plans by people and teams and the best practices in performance management processes, used to action strategic plans. You will develop a first cut performance management plan through Strategy Mapping.

2.30pm Afternoon coffee.

Recognition and Reward.

Presenter / Facilitator: Bruce Searles and/or Anton Benc, Managing Partners, Benchmarking Partnerships.

Session summary: The Presenter will discuss best practices learned from other organisations regarding the change management - communication, gaining buy-in and motivation of people to engage them in actioning strategic plans.

3.30pm Sharing and Fine Tuning of Action Plans by Participants
4.30pm Close
Commercial Proposal

Rates (in Australian Dollars) $690 plus GST per person per day - minimum investment is 4 people . This investment does not include tailoring or IP transfer for on-use within your organisation apart from use within your organisation only by course participants. Please contact us for a special discounted quote for a large number of people. A 25% security deposit will need to be paid upon agreement to proceed. Pre-agreed travel and accommodation for our facilitator/s will be invoiced at cost. Simply complete the expression of interest form below, and we will contact you to discuss your needs, thankyou.  


Your organisation to provide the venue and catering including equipment like computer projector, electronic whiteboard, post it notes, flip charts and pens. Your organisation to print materials provided by us prior to the workshop in electronic form. Your organisation may decide to capture notes / outcomes from each day via a scribe.

We trust this meets your needs and we are happy to customise this proposal of mixing and matching the content across any of the 2 days further to suit specific requirements.

Please click here to proceed to the registration form, to order or to express interest

Topic: People Engagement
Workshop date: In house at a time to suit you

Phone Anton Benc: +61 409 145033 or Bruce Searles 0418 267 794

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