Business Skills

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Oerlikon

 

Our Business Skills category comprises of two sections:

1. You will find a list of our courses below that are 'business general' as well as

2. On the right, you will find even more courses under the subcategories Finance, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service.

Our top selling courses cover a real range from Risk Management to Presentation Skills to Project Management.

Simply click the title of interest to find out more on the course, our next scheduled date and how to book.

Aims of the course

This interactive one-day course is for people in business who are currently writing reports and are looking to increase the efficacy, influence and impact of their documents.

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who wants to improve and enhance their report writing skills or techniques.

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Reference Nr.: BSARW
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

Meetings are a vital part of any business. From brainstorming to decision making, it is important to ensure meetings are constructive and efficient.

In this course, participants will learn how to plan and facilitate meetings as well as group discussions at work. It offers a range of tools and techniques to help increase participation, enthusiasm, productivity and commitment as well as strategies on how to record and create value from meetings.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Managers and professionals from all business sectors with responsibility for chairing or running meetings, facilitating groups or ensuring successful group outcomes in the workplace. 

 

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Reference Nr.: BSCEM
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

This course gives participants the knowledge and practical skills to develop a successful business plan.

It will reveal the crucial elements of any business plan, whilst helping participants relate what they learn to their own scenarios, making it engaging and practical.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who wants to develop a business plan or understand the principles involved in business planning and writing.

 

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Reference Nr.: BSDBP
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

In this course, participants will improve their business communication skills through English. It will reveal how to communicate confidently and effectively by using English in a clear, concise and structured manner.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who wants to improve their business communication skills and feels they need assistance in using English within emails, letters, reports and the like.

 

Participants will learn to:

  • Use English effectively for business
  • Check their communication skills are working and how to fix them if they don't
  • Communicate in a professional style and manner
  • Avoid common errors in communication
  • Use sentences, paragraphs and punctuation correctly and effectively
  • Write for specific results
  • Edit and proof read text as well as sense check
  • Feel confident about communicating with authority in a business context

 

Key topics covered:

  • What is business English?
  • Effective business style communication
  • Tips for using varying sentence patterns and sentence lengths
  • Being direct: less is more
  • Pointers for adding zing to your communication
  • Rules for capitalisation
  • Punctuation made easy
  • Secrets of spelling
  • New business usage standards
  • Proofreading or editing

 

What's included?

A great trainer, materials, lunch and refreshments are all included in our training fees. Certificates are issued upon completion of training courses. For more information about this course please contact us or simply sign up below for our next scheduled course.

 

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Reference Nr.: BSEBE
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

Effective business processes are essential to the delivery of organisational objectives - this course gives participants an understanding of why business process mapping is so important, how to do it and how to implement a plan for the organisation.

Who will benefit from attending?

Business owners, senior stakeholders, managers, consultants and anyone who within their profession needs to establish a system of business processes. 

 

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Reference Nr.: BSBPM
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

This course will give participants access to in-depth information as well as practical skills in analysing, identifying and mitigating risks in the workplace, from a personal, team and organisational perspectives.

Who will benefit from attending?

The course is ideal for:

  • Managers, senior stakeholders and business specialists with a need to manage risk within their role.
  • Those wanting to develop a more detailed understanding of how identify, classify and positively deal with risk. 
  • Bid and tender writers.

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Reference Nr.: BSIRM
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

This course will give participants the practical skills to develop a productive business network. It helps identify the types of networks that can be built as well as how to go about identifying targets and nurturing relationships.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who wants to improve upon their networking skills and use business relationships to enhance their influence and job performance.

 

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Reference Nr.: BSNMC
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

This training course offers participants the practical skills to successfully manage projects through a practical insight into project planning techniques and strategies.

Who will benefit from attending?

Project management skills are essential for organising the lifecycle of any project - from mapping milestones to setting deadlines. This course is perfect for anyone wanting a solid foundation in the planning, organising, controlling and delivery of schedules involved in project management.

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Reference Nr.: BSPOCP
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

Some people like presenting, others don't. Rather than 'getting through' the next presentation, this course gives people the ability to tap their inner presenter!

This course will help plan presentations, speak confidently, create rapport and deliver persuasive messages through practising and delivering presentations in a safe environment with tailored feedback.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who needs help with their presentation skills, whether presenting at work or externally, to 5 or 500 people.

 

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Reference Nr.: BSPS
Experience Level: Standard

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Aims of the course

Our interactive and practical training course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to write effective minutes in meetings.

 

Who will benefit from attending?

Beneficial for anyone who wants to learn how to take minutes. Popular for administrative assistants, PAs and secretaries although participants come from a broad spectrum of roles.

 

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Reference Nr.: BSTWEM
Experience Level: Standard

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