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The COGUK Approach and Ethos

Who is COGUK training for?

The aim is to help teams who would like to communicate more confidently and effectively with their audience as well as within their own Team!

Our Programmes are ideal as a short and focused “add on” to other established Leadership Development programmes, or as stand alone team training or induction for new and existing teams.

  • Team Induction Programmes
  • New Teams Formation
  • Workforce Retention
  • Team motivation  
  • New team Projects

COGUK Key Goals

COGUK training guides participants along the process of becoming an authentic speaker, culminating in a professional podcast interview recording.

On completing the training participants have developed skills in:

  • Handling direct challenges and Questions under-pressure with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Expressing concerns and maintaining confidence in meetings 
  • Maintaining calm and able to reflect under pressure 
  • Expressing how you really feel in the moment 
  • Being more comfortable in giving and receiving feedback
The COGUK Programme

“I’d say the key thing I’ve learnt from Robin is how to be truly reflective of my own practice and leadership style through your poignant questions and observations. I went deep into that reflection and got to the root of why I chose my health professional career path”

- Coaching Programme Participant

- Coaching Programme Participant

How could COGUK training help Professionally?

Individuals want to make a difference in their professional sphere and communicate with more confidence with the team.

By Contributing more and sharing thoughts and concerns more readily things are more likely to move forwards.

COGUK resources
Resources to support COGUK mission to make a difference

Communication skills #1

No matter how impressive Team skills and knowledge are, The ability to communicate effectively and convincingly is an integral part of any professional role.  Your effectiveness and reputation depend on how clearly and confidently you can communicate your knowledge and point of view.

CPD & Personal Development

You will receive a downloadable  certificate once you complete your Podcast interview final piece of work!

Robin Lansman appears often on BBC TV and Radio

COGUK Founder

Robin Lansman is an Osteopath AHP, and a former President and media spokesperson of the Institute of Osteopathy. He is clinical director of Body Back-Up Healthcare in London and Maidenhead.

Robin has much experience in training health professionals to communicate more effectively and professionally.

He is an advisor to the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID formerly Public Health England), a board member and trustee of the Institute of Health Promotion and Education and a coach on the Council of Deans of Health 150leaders programme. He was also an active member of the General Osteopathic Council Communications Committee, through which he ran a UK-wide programme on inter-professional communication skills.

He  has a keen interest in MSK public health and has run community health wellbeing and education events on a range of topics; for adults, children and families and community groups as well as  supported Westminster Library Services, public health team programmes in London, UK.

Robin appears regularly in the press and on BBC TV and radio. He is also an experienced theatre director.

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