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We all have times when we lack confidence and do not feel good about ourselves.

But when low self-esteem becomes a long-term problem, it can have a harmful effect on every part of your life, from your relationships to your job, and even your health.

Our Improve Your Self-Esteem and Confidence training course has been designed to help you improve your confidence, and give you greater clarity and focus.

Learn about practical techniques to improve your self-awareness, leverage your strengths, and be the best version of yourself. Leave the day with an action plan to enhance your self-belief and remain positive in your ability to achieve your goals.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow.

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Nicola Lowit
Training Consultant

Nicola is an experienced Senior Civil Servant, trainer, facilitator, and mindfulness teacher. With a background in learning and development, she worked in the voluntary sector and for the Open University before joining Central Government as an Education Advisor to prisons in England and Wales. Since then, Nicola has worked in a number of high profile roles within the Prison Service and the Ministry of Justice, including leading negotiations with the Youth Justice Board for the provision of custodial places for young people; setting up and leading the first Cross-Departmental Strategy Unit for Women in the Criminal Justice system; and ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand your strengths to boost your confidence
  • Identify how self-esteem impacts your behaviour and mindset
  • Uncover what triggers your self-doubt in your abilities
  • Gain practical techniques to enhance your mental wellbeing
  • Take back an action plan to improve your self-esteem
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

The Importance of High Self Esteem and Confidence

  • Identify how self-esteem impacts your behaviour and performance
  • Understand the benefits of self-esteem and confidence for your wellbeing
  • Recognise behaviours associated with high vs. low self-esteem and how that influences your confidence
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:15

Understand What Affects Your Self Esteem and Confidence

  • Understand how your preconceived opinions can influence your behaviour
  • Discover how your self-esteem is determined by your perceptions
  • Learn about the 7 signs of cognitive dissonance and how that relates to your confidence
  • Gain techniques to modify your assumptions and improve your self-confidence


12:15 - 13:15


13:15 - 14:15

Workshop: Enhance Your Self-Belief

  • Understand what triggers self-doubt in your abilities
  • Identify what changes you need to implement to reflect your strengths
  • Implement new habits and set up routine exercises to boost your confidence in yourself
14:15 - 15:15

Workshop: Improve Your Mental Wellbeing

  • Manage your stress through self-compassion
  • Practice mindfulness to improve your positive thinking
  • Use techniques to enhance your resilience and mental wellbeing
15:15 - 15:30

Afternoon Break

15:30 - 16:00

Action Planning: Leverage Your Strengths to Remain Confident

In this session, delegates will be given the time to reflect on what they have learned during the day to identify what can trigger them, how it impacts their behaviour and self-belief, and what goals they will set to leverage their strengths and remain positive in unexpected situations.

16:00 - 16:15

Feedback and Closing Remarks