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. Introduction to programming
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 22 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Roden Derveni
    This is a beginner's course designed for anyone who wants to dip their toes into the exciting world of programming and see what all the fuss is about. Perfect if you want to make your first step in learning any of the programming languages at City Lit.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  2. Blogging: build your own blog using WordPress
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 29 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Swati Pandit
    Learn to create your own blog with this beginner’s course using WordPress and raise your online profile.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  3. Excel: analysing data (stage 1)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 19 Jan 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nick Brown
    Develop essential skills to tackle complex data sets & create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, formatting and perfecting your commentary skills. Some familiarity with using Excel is required.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  4. Search engine optimisation (SEO)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 13 Oct 2024

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

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    Would you like your website to appear higher up in search results, in Google or other search engines? Learn the basics of ethical optimisation and how to set up site structure and website copy for optimum search engine coverage.



    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 £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  5. Introduction to artificial intelligence
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 20 Oct 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 £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  6. Tools for Effective Project Management
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Oct 2024

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

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    An introduction to popular tools for effective project management.



    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 £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
  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:  Sun 16 Mar 2025 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Illsley
    This intensive Sunday afternoon 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.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  9. Excel: analysing data (stage 2)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 17 Nov 2024 (and 2 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Nick Brown
    Develop further skills to tackle complex data sets and create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, look ups, formulas and perfecting your commentary skills. Intermediate/advanced Excel skills covered.



    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 £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  10. Create content using Canva AI
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 6 Apr 2025 (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 £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  11. 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
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