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  1. Advanced online marketing

    Course Date: Mon 9 Oct 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this advanced course we will examine in detail the tools and techniques needed to successfully market your business online.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. 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

  3. An introduction to bookkeeping

    Course Date: Sun 5 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Introduction to Bookkeeping: thinking about keeping records of your business or develop your accounting skills add a valuable addition to your CV. The course helps you to gain knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate business recording.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £175.00

  4. An introduction to project management

    Course Date: Sun 26 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to learn about project management? You will learn techniques to ensure that controlled management of a project is obtained from start to finish.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £125.00

  5. 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

  6. Business skills for creative businesses

    Course Date: Sun 29 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introduction to financial modelling, business planning and marketing for new businesses in the creative industries will cover: market research, prototyping, marketing, innovation, incorporation, intellectual property, management structure, financial projections, pitches and presentations.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £175.00

  7. Business start-up - flexible working

    Course Date: Sat 4 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you thinking of starting your own business? Looking for the flexibility that self-employment can bring? Turning a hobby into an income? This informative, one-day workshop will take you through the key steps you need to follow to turn your idea into reality.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £35.00

  8. 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

  9. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language

    Course Date: Sat 16 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Discover how to use your voice, body language and words to enhance the way you come across to others. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. Please note: this course is non-transferable or refundable.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  10. Communicating effectively at work

    Course Date: Thu 27 Jul 2017 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    How skilfully do you manage the impression you give with the words you use and the statements you make? Develop your speaking and meeting skills in the workplace.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  11. Contributing assertively at meetings

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Copywriting

    Course Date: Wed 27 Sep 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Good copywriting skills are increasingly important, whether you want to write your own website, your company’s sales literature or are seeking work in advertising or marketing.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £76.00

  13. Create your elevator pitch

    Course Date: Tue 1 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to introduce yourself and what you do. With a good pitch, you can avoid rambling, sound professional, and introduce your business with confidence when someone asks “What do you do?”.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  14. Developing a marketing strategy

    Course Date: Tue 10 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to develop a marketing stategy to find the right customers and grow your business with this one day course.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  15. Developing a successful business plan

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Whether you want to start-up a business or expand one that you are already running, this course will give you the skills to prepare a compelling and practical business plan to achieve your goals.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

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