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Business Skills Course

City Lit Business Skills courses are designed to help you start and grow your business confidence.

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, you’ll receive the same great City Lit experience. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

Browse our Business Skills courses below and enrol today!

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  1. An introduction to project management
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Ayo Alegbeleye
    Want to learn about project management? On this course you will learn techniques to ensure that controlled management of a project is obtained from start to finish.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  2. Business skills for creative businesses
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 11 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Christine Robertson
    This introduction to financial modelling, business planning and marketing for new businesses in the creative industries will cover: market research, marketing, innovation, incorporation, intellectual property, management structure, financial projections, pitches and presentations.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  3. Grow in confidence with networking - for work and business
    Course start date:  Wed 26 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lila Veltze
    Are you one of the estimated 90% of people who find networking daunting and difficult? If so, discover the easy way to network, and reap the benefits in your work or business life.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  4. Strategy: stage 1
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 19 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Nick Brown
    Build your career confidence by learning basic strategic management practices and procedures that will help you implement your company's strategic plans.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  5. Create your elevator pitch
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    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 £32.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  6. A short introduction to financial reporting analysis
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Anis Mokadem
    The introduction to financial reporting analysis course provides an insight into reading and interpreting results published by companies regarding their financial performance.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  7. Developing a successful business plan
    Course start date:  Mon 30 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Andrea Marzano
    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.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
  8. Developing and managing your brand
    Course start date:  Tue 28 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Andrea Marzano
    A brand defines how people see and relate to your business or product. A well-developed brand strategy makes your brand recognizable, relatable and your business more successful and valuable. In this course we will focus on the process of create a strong, memorable and compelling brand strategy that goes well beyond designing a logo.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  9. Strategy: stage 2
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Nick Brown
    Further build your career confidence by learning intermediate strategic management practices and procedures to help implement your company’s strategic plans.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  10. Career change workshop
    Course start date:  Wed 29 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lila Veltze
    Career change is an aspiration for many especially in these times of upheaval and re-evaluation. This course will help you make the right career choices.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00

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