Business, marketing & technology

Business, Marketing & Technology Courses

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Want to improve your digital skills for the workplace or for personal use? Or perhaps you'd like to delve deeper into nature, conservation or astronomy?

We offer a wide range of courses to support your learning. Whether you're interested in programming, coding, web design, or data analysis with Python, we have something for you. Stay updated with the latest technology through our Generative AI and machine learning courses. These will help you understand new developments and give you the tools to succeed in business and digital marketing.

Additionally, we've introduced new courses in Financial Technologies (FinTech), Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, and Cybersecurity for business. Recognizing the importance of decision-making in AI, we also offer short courses on Ethics in AI and Business Sustainability in AI.

Our tutors are highly qualified industry professionals and will help you reach your personal goals whether you are a complete beginner or are building on existing experience.

Staff training and employee development

We also offer corporate training for your employees. This can be customised to your company’s training needs and the areas we cover are Programming, Web development, Adobe Creative cloud, Advanced MS Office, digital marketing, social media, podcasting, Generative AI and Ethics in AI, Financial Technologies (FinTech) and cybersecurity for business. We have been successfully delivering ad hoc workplace training courses for over two decades to companies in London. In recent years we have also been offering staff skills training courses online or in hybrid format to provide more flexibility to employees looking to develop their skills. For more information on employee development courses please contact our department computing@citylit.ac.uk 

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between in-person and online learning.

Learn in the centre of London with our in-person courses. Our purpose-built facilities in Covent Garden mean we are ideally located and easy to get to. 

See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you.

Browse technology, business and science courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Generative AI: a short introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 4 Aug 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    This is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, Gemini, and Firefly.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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  2. Excel: advanced
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 13 Oct 2024 (and 5 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Aurica Jalba
    Learn advanced features of Excel: linking, advanced sorting, filtering, advanced formulae, scenarios, data validation and audit spreadsheet, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in Data Analysis using Excel.



    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 £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  3. City Lit Pro: start a career in digital marketing
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 22 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yana Lapitskaya
    Learn the key skills you need to launch your digital marketing career - this intensive course covers SEO, social media, paid ads, email, and more to set you up for success.
    Full fee £499.00 Senior fee £499.00 Concession £324.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  4. Create a website using Canva
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 5 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    This is a new course In the Business and Technology department, and we are currently developing the course outline. Please check back soon.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  5. Introduction to SQL and Microsoft SQL Server
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 13 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    An in depth knowledge of an SQL Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and of Structured Query Language (SQL) are not just vital skills required by Database Developers and Administrators but are also indispensable tools needed by the modern Software Developer, Data Analyst and Data Scientist. On this course you will learn to create, manage and query relational databases using SQL.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  6. Create promotional materials using Canva
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    This is a new course In the Business and Technology department, and we are currently developing the course outline. Please check back soon.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  7. Digital skills for business: creating professional-looking and impacting documents in Word and Excel (intermediate)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 10 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you need to present well-organised complex documents at work that are easy to read and follow? Are you responsible for compiling reports or other long documents? On this course, you will develop all the skills you need to use Microsoft Word to create data rich documents which meet professional standards. You will learn time-saving techniques and become skilled in using outlines, templates, consistent formatting, headers, footers, tables, images as well as controlling text flow. You will also work on integrating Excel data into your Word document as well as using mail merge to distribute your documents. These are vital skills across a range of jobs that will not only save you time but also reduce the frustrations often associated with use of Word.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00
  8. Public speaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 16 Nov 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Illsley
    This intensive Saturday course will help you to learn techniques and develop skills which will boost your confidence for all types of situations when you have to say a few words in public. This course will be delivered in the college very near Covent Garden- do your Christmas shopping at the same time!
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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    95% of 100
  9. Podcasting: intermediate
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 24 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    A short course designed to help you make your existing idea publication ready or improve the production values of your already published podcast.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
  10. City Lit Pro: start a career in social media
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 26 Jan 2025

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

    Tutors:  Yana Lapitskaya
    This is a new course and we are currently developing the course outline. Please come back soon.



    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 £499.00 Senior fee £499.00 Concession £499.00
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