Thinking about starting your own business? Need to understand the basics of economics and balancing the books? Want to improve your employability? Our range of professional courses can help you get your start-up off the ground, improve your job-hunting prospects, and help you learn or develop new skills.
Economics studies human behaviour as we obtain the goods we desire in a world where scarcity exists. This course will be using a critical thinking and ethics approach to economics, rather than mathematical models, to better understand what we and fellow humans do when we work, exchange, coordinate with others, consume, and invest. Tutor: Christian Michel.
How skilfully do you manage the impression you make on people? Develop your personal effectiveness by looking at voice and body language, assertiveness, speaking in public, sensitive listening, interviewing techniques and skills for business meetings.
Communicate your ideas fluently and persuasively to enhance your impact on others. Skills include motivating, influencing, negotiating, overcoming objections, winning with words and developing an effective style.
A popular one-day course that provides an overview of some common techniques used to market businesses on the internet. Examine Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), web advertising and social media marketing among other topics.
Influence your meetings in a clear confident and assertive way, leading to effective decision making. Skills include making persuasive contributions, motivating, rapport, body language, and overcoming resistance. Please note: this course is non-transferable or refundable.
Do you feel your opinion is not heard and that people with louder voices or bigger personalities cut through what you have to say? Learn and develop assertive, confident speaking in business or social situations.
Write clear, concise and persuasive business emails, reports and proposals. Focus on developing your understanding of the language, style and structure that you need to write effectively and get things done!