S4Training

S4Training is all about developing your teams in good labour management habits.

We know that getting the most out of any product requires the will and skill of your workforce. So to help we have developed a variety of masterclass’s and programmes that help introduce and sustain great habits within their businesses and teams. 

Improve Planning

A considered plan is the foundation for a successful week. The way businesses plan how much they are going to take and how they build the rota around that really makes a difference and influences how the week goes. Our masterclasses on planning allow rota writers and managers to understand why it matters provides them with the skills on how to do it and ensure they leave with a winning attitude to approach planning more impactfully. 

1 day Labour Planning Masterclass

This 1 day introduction masterclass is all about equipping rota writers, shift leaders and managers with the basic skills required create a effective plan of sales and labour. Arming delegates with the best practice approach to forecasting and demand planning. All our masterclasses don’t just show how but spend time allowing delegates to understand why its important, facilitate peer discussions along with application practicalities. 

 

Masterclass Outcomes:

  • Comprehension of the key planning elements on S4labour
  • Forecasting know how and the impacts to delivery
  • Identify why demand planning is so important ensuring the right people are working at the right time.

 

3 day Labour Programme

Our programmes are designed to dive deeper into the detail for sustainable changes. The three days can be spread over the course of three months with take away SMART actions for the delegate to go away and implement within their area of responsibility. Why not make this part of your teams’ development plans. 

Improve Management

We know things change and it’s a true skill to know when to react to those changes at the right time to make an impact. Dangers of not doing this either leads to caping our potential revenue or that awful word ‘copping’ or the other way and having to much slack resulting in a bored disengaged workforce and often worse service for the guests. 

You also have the added management of ensuring the hours are accurate and don’t lead to a surprise at the end of the week. Our Masterclasses and programmes are designed to go one step further than how to do it but why it’s important looing into the skills and behaviours required and the application of those.

1 day 'in week' Management Masterclass

Things can change very quickly in hospitality but often changing the plan is scary to some. This 1 day introduction masterclass is all about equipping rota writers, shift leaders and managers with the basic skills required to flex and react to changes during the week. Arming delegates with the best practice approach to in week management and control. All our masterclasses don’t just show how but spend time allowing delegates to understand why its important, facilitate peer discussions along with application practicalities.

 

Masterclass Outcomes:

  • Comprehension of the key system elements and tasks needed for in week management on S4labour
  • The importance of flexing and reacting during the week and how to do it.
3 day Labour Programme

Our programmes are designed to dive deeper into the detail for sustainable changes. The three days are spread over the course of three months with take away SMART actions for the delegate to go away and implement within their area of responsibility. 

Improve Delivery

 When it comes to delivery the first thing to question is if it was down to the original plan or not reacting to what changes took place during the week. We can help you establish this and decide on the best intervention to help you reach your desired goals. 

1 day Delivery Masterclass

When it comes to delivering successfully on sales and labour we look to establish if a focus is needed on the planning or the reaction and in week management. Before deciding on which is the focus area needed we will have a diagnostic conversation to create the best training approach.

 

Masterclass Outcomes:

  • Comprehension of the key system elements and tasks needed for successful delivery of the labour plan
  • Either focus on planning or managment effectivness 
1 day Labour Culture Masterclass

If nothing changes then nothing changes. This one-day introduction masterclass is all about equipping the rota writers and managers with the basic skills and attitudes required in effective labour management. This is designed for organisations needed to improve their current results. By preparing the people at the business by equipping them with the skills to support in the needed culture change. This is designed to be used prior to launching S4labour within your organisation. 

Masterclass Outcomes:

  • Introduction to S4labour
  • Goal setting
  • Key principles to labour success
  • In house implementation strategy planning

Improve your Kitchen

Kitchens are often one of the biggest areas of opportunity, our one-day masterclass or 3-day labour programme has been set up with the kitchen manager in mind, providing them and general managers the skill and will in enabling them to spot opportunities approach decision making with a  different view. 

1 day Kitchens Labour Masterclass

Kitchens are a very important part of any business; it can be a challenge to balance the delivery of the offer and maintaining profitability. This one-day introduction masterclass is all about equipping kitchen rota writers and managers with the basic skills to ensuring the right people are the right time, doing the right things to the demands of the business.

Masterclass Outcomes:

  • System refresher
  • Doing tasks at the right times
  • Scheduling practices
    3 day Labour in Kitchens Programme

    Our programmes are designed to dive deeper into the detail for sustainable changes. The three days are spread over the course of three months with take away SMART actions for the delegate to go away and implement within their area of responsibility.

    Goldilocks Visits & Consultancy

     We have a range of consultation services on offer, we know hospitality and often the benefit of using a third party is the benefit to make recommendations based on facts and insights with clarity. Take a look at what we have on offer and get in touch and we can discuss the plan of action to help you reach those objectives and get those results.

    Goldilocks Visits

    Our goldilocks visits are all about getting it just right, these can be used as part of benchmarking, unlocking possibilities, Understanding current cultures and restraints.

    The goldilocks visit is a full day consultancy where we visit a business spending time with the manager pealing away at the current reality and unlocking the possibilities. After the visit a report is generated which details the potential gains with a detailed action plan.

      Desktop Insights

      Highlight 3 opportunities for improvement by analogising system usage and improvement opportunities.

        Remote Coaching

        Spend time one on one with a S4labour expert via video web chat to help you reach your goals and challenge your normal.  These are great to use as a follow up to implementing the actions highlighted either from our insights or Goldilocks services.

          Meeting & Presentations

          Let us help you spread the message of why labour management is fundamental and how to do it as part of your area meeting or roadshows. Choose a masterclass and we can do a mini version at your meeting/ conference. If you want something more specific get in touch and we can work with you to develop bespoke content.