Business Skills

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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 and 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 will equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills to develop a successful business plan.

It will reveal the crucial elements of any business plan, while 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 personal communication skills are working and strategies to fix them if not
  • 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, proof read and sense check texts
  • 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?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.

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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 and strategies to both manage and implement this process. 

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 to 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 equip participants the practical skills to develop a productive business network. It will help identify the types of networks that can be built as well as strategies to identify targets and nurture 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 and harness the positive aspects of presenting. This course will help individuals 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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