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. Exploring Regent’s Park’s Trees
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Do you want to get to know some of the fabulous trees in Regent’s Park? These 3 guided Tree Walks in Regent’s Park are ideal for the tree enthusiast with an introduction to this absorbing activity.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  2. Introduction to artificial intelligence
    Course start date:  Fri 28 Jun 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk say it's humanity's biggest threat, but you use it every day. Learn what artificial intelligence is, what it will become, and how it works.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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    87% of 100
  3. Understanding Ethics in AI
    Course start date:  Fri 25 Oct 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    This is a short introduction to Ethics in AI for non-technical beginners who aspire to drive responsible AI design and use. This course will enable you to strike a balance between the potential benefits and risks of AI technology.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  4. Searching for the ultimate particle
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gary Retallick
    This course explores how the concept of the ultimate particle has shaped physics since 400 BCE: the idea of what we now call atoms is nearly 2,400 years old!
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
  5. Generative AI: a short introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 22 Jun 2024 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    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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  6. Becoming confident with digital skills: file management and Windows 11 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Thu 26 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you able to find the files you need on your PC or on your work's shared drive? Do you know how to search for



    missing files? Have you got a system to organise your work or home files? Files are the essential components of



    computer use and it is vital to manage them well, especially as cloud use becomes more common. On this course you will learn how to navigate Windows 10, essential to good file management, as well as discover more about files, become confident with the terminology and develop strategies for saving, organising, navigating and searching files of all types. You will also learn how to back up your files so you never lose them!



    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 £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £35.00
  7. Looking at winter trees
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 12 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Join Letta Jones for two tree identification walks in Regent’s Park. These walks will take place on Saturday morning. We will explore common trees, focussing on bark, twigs, leaves, outline, seeds and fruits, with the aim of giving you the confidence to get to know what to look for when identifying trees.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  8. Physics unravelled: navigating the maze of string theory
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 19 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gary Retallick
    With its promise of answering questions about black holes, gravity and dark matter/energy, string theory has captivated many physicists for the past 50 years. In this course, we will look at string theory in a non-technical way and consider what the prospects are for this remarkable theory.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00
  9. Becoming confident on Word 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 6 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Word and word processing? Do you want to learn this essential skill both for work and private life? This course will help you create and organise digital letters and short documents.You will learn all the basic functions of creating documents: adding, copying, moving and formatting text, inserting pictures and creating tables, checking spelling and grammar, changing the page layout and printing different documents accurately. All you need is enthusiasm, and confidence using a mouse and basic keyboard functions.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £40.00
  10. Becoming confident on Outlook 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 20 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Outlook? Have you started using it but need more confidence? Working with emails and tasks is essential to almost every job and it can be easy to become overwhelmed by messages and information. This course will enable you to use the key features of Outlook including the do's and don'ts of sending and receiving emails, safely using and downloading attachments, adding signatures, creating folders to manage your emails, organising and using your calendar to keep on top of appointments, setting up reminders and creating task lists.



    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 £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
  11. Becoming confident on Excel 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 4 Dec 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Excel? Have you used Excel a little but lack confidence? Are you unsure about what you use Excel for? On this course, you will learn the key basic functions of Excel so you can begin your journey towards handling, analysing and presenting data effectively. You will learn the main functions of Excel and associated terminology. You will focus on how to create simple worksheets, enter data, present it in a logical and functioning way with formatting that makes it easy to read. You will work on using Excel in place of your calculator to make basic calculations and you will practise turning this data into simple charts and graphs. By the end of this course, you will confident enough to create your own weekly budget calculator. To do this course you'll need to be able to use a mouse, keyboard and basic computer functions.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
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  12. Becoming confident on PowerPoint 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Thu 5 Dec 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you want to learn how to create presentations? Are you completely new to PowerPoint? Can you use some PowerPoint features but want to expand your skills? On this course you will learn the essential elements of how to create an effective and engaging presentation from creating slides and slideshows from scratch, to using templates, to appropriate use of images and text. You will focus not only on the specific functions of PowerPoint but also what makes a presentation successful.



    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 £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
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