What is training and coaching for managers?

It's often forgotten that managing and leading employees is a skill that must be learnt, honed and kept up to date. Even experienced managers need to keep their skills sharp and knowledge up to date to achieve great results in the workplace. We can train, guide, and mentor you and your managers to be successful, inspiring and motivating forces within your organisation and nipping any issues in the bud.

What are the benefits?

  • Supervisors and Managers demonstrate good employment practices
  • Staff are motivated to make good decisions and drive productivity for better results.
  • Your company culture and staff engagement align with your values.
  • Employees are able to transition from operational to supervisory or management roles.
  • Staff are retained keeping their valuable knowledge and expertise.
  • Business performance is realised on the bottom line


How we help:

  • Tailored training and coaching to suit your specific needs.
  • Practical people management skill development - managing employment issues, managing absence, performance appraisals, employment compliance for new business owners etc.
  • Skills development for supervisors and first line managers.
  • 360 degree surveys for leaders to identify strengths and development opportunities.
  • Team building and team development courses.
  • One-to-one coaching for managers.

 Grow HR offers services that are registered with the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund.



Employing around 150 staff, Wineworks offer professional wine bottling and storage services to New Zealand wineries.  Grow HR provide support across the full range of HR and related activities.

“The team at Grow HR have acted as our virtual HR department at Wineworks for the last 6 years, providing us with wide reaching HR support from coaching and training our managers, supporting strategic planning, undertaking our annual staff satisfaction survey, assisting us in creating a productive structure/culture, ensuring our pay is fair, supporting our collective bargaining and providing advice and support to our managers when dealing with discipline and poor performance amongst a whole host of other related activities.  They are expert, responsive and accessible – as a result they are fully integrated into our business on both sites”

Tim Nowell-Usticke – Managing Director, Wineworks