Technology, science & business

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Or perhaps you'd like to delve deeper into nature, conservation or astronomy? We have a huge range of courses which help you to get your head around modern technology, give you the tools to succeed in business, or enable you to explore more of the world around you. Our courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are held in Covent Garden. Find our contact details under 'About technology, science and business'.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

Technology, science & business highlights

Computing skills

Computing skills

Science

Science

Nature & ecology

Nature & ecology

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  1. A short introduction to Windows 10

    Course Date: Sun 9 Jul 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase your confidence in using Windows 10 with this short course.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  2. Access: advanced

    Course Date: Mon 12 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features of databases: relationships, data validation, advanced form design, subforms, multiple queries, advanced reports, macros and switchboard. Knowledge required: essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience. See also ECDL advanced.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00

  3. Alternative thinking about the economy

    Course Date: Thu 3 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We are told “there is no alternative”. Discuss heterodox economic theories to challenge this proposition. Find reasons to believe in a different future, or to accept the existent.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. Animal and human interaction: from the Pleistocene to the medieval world

    Course Date: Tue 1 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Well over 20,000 years ago, we see signs in the archaeological record that humans are beginning to domesticate other animals. You will gain a picture of the enduring and changing relationship between human and animal.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £17.00

  5. Artificial intelligence: threat or promise?

    Course Date: Thu 8 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From chatbots to medical diagnosis machines, what challenges and promises does this technology offer to society? This overview course will look at the history, science and philosophical questions behind the rapid and astonishing developments in this field.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £39.00

  6. Astronomy day: The universe: 13.8 billion years in a day

    Course Date: Sat 24 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A unique opportunity to spend a day travelling though the history of the universe from the Big Bang to the rise of galaxies and exploding stars to the creation of earth-like planets and possibility of life. The most massive stars in the Universe will be described and discussed, based on spectacular images from the space and ground-based telescopes. The enormous significance of these stars spans from prolific star formation, powerful outflows, shaping of galaxies, and forging live-giving chemical elements. Speakers will discuss the history of our planet and the sequence of accidents that have produced this unique and fragile environment where life emerged and developed to amazing levels of complexity and diversity, but always unified by the same basic chemical patterns. Would this happen elsewhere in the Universe?
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Course Date: Sat 5 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, and how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. Astronomy: a practical guide

    Course Date: Sat 19 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have already enjoyed a gentle introduction to astronomy, here is the next step: what to look for and how to do and find out more. De-mystify some of the specialist software, equipment and terminology of the subject.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. Blogging for business

    Course Date: Sat 22 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The blog is the very heart of content marketing. Your blog is a vitally important part of getting found on searches, driving traffic to your site and offering value to your visitors. This practical, hands-on course will give you a thorough understanding of the what, why and how of good blogging.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £23.00

  10. Blogging: write your own blog using WordPress

    Course Date: Wed 7 Jun 2017 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about blogging and how to create your own blog.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  11. Build a website in a day with WordPress

    Course Date: Fri 9 Jun 2017 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, and it's free! On this intensive, one-day course you will learn how to use it to build your own website.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  12. Build a website in a fortnight with WordPress

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use WordPress, the world's most popular website building program. This is our one day course 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' but taught over two evenings.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  13. Build an e-shop with Wordpress

    Course Date: Mon 5 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use e-commerce plugins and themes to create an online shop using WordPress. You'll need to have basic WordPress skills like those covered on 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' or 'WordPress essentials'.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £125.00

  14. Business writing 1: writing clearly and concisely

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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!
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £48.00

  15. Business writing for NHS staff

    Course Date: Thu 29 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Share information more effectively with your manager, colleagues and other members of staff by writing etc.' This course is specifically for healthcare professionals working in the NHS.
    Full fee: £180.00
    Senior fee: £180.00
    Concession: £180.00

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