Business Skills Training Online

Anti Harassment and Bullying

Approved by CPD
Duration 32 mins*

This course covers the commitments that should be laid out in your company’s anti-harassment and bullying policy so as to comply with UK law. It explains the differences between harassment and bullying, the steps that can be taken if either of these occur in or out of work, and some case studies to illustrate the points covered throughout the course.

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Approved by CPD
Duration 45 mins*

This course will consider what conflict is as well as its impact and role in the workplace. We will consider some of the triggers for workplace conflict and how it develops before looking at a number of different ways of managing it.

Customer Service

Approved by CPD
Duration 75 mins*

This course will start by making it very clear exactly what we mean by customer service, and why it’s so vital and then go into detail about some of the ways you can improve the customer service provided by your organisation

Data Protection in the Workplace

Approved by CPD
Duration 80 mins*

If you or your organisation handles personal information about individuals you have a number of legal obligations to protect that information. Training should be a vital part of any company’s data protection policy. This course covers in detail: The benefits of good data protection, the rights of individuals in respect of their data, the data protection act, the issues that can arise from sharing data and the basic steps so you can start creating a data protection policy.

Effective Delegation

Approved by CPD
Duration 110 mins*

This course will start with the essentials – defining exactly what we mean by delegation and why it’s so important. It then goes into details about the elements of delegation, overcoming the barriers to delegation, how you can choose which tasks to delegate and who to, the process of delegation and much more…

Facebook for Business

Approved by CPD
Duration 80 mins*

Facebook is the world’s largest social network. With over a billion users it’s very likely that a proportion of your target customer audience will have a Facebook account. This course will look in detail at the use of Facebook as part of your marketing activity.

LinkedIn for Business

Approved by CPD
Duration 45 mins*

LinkedIn is a very valuable tool to find the key decision makers within certain companies. It’s used for finding the best point of contact, gaining familiarity with their background before a call or sales pitch and a lot more. Find out how it can be used to enhance your business.

Twitter for Business

Approved by CPD
Duration 55 mins*

Twitter is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of people, from celebrities, who use it to communicate with their fans to companies and brands who can use it to engage their customers and attract new ones. This courses will look in detail at the use of Twitter as part of your marketing activity.

Social Media for Business

Approved by CPD
Duration 100 mins*

All about how to get the best out of social media in a business. Looking at business strategy, business development and the practicalities of employing people and agencies to support your social media activity.

Search Engine Optimisation for Business

Approved by CPD
Duration 80 mins*

This course focuses on the anchor point of your digital marketing strategy which is your website or micro-site. Here we’ll explore search engine optimisation ‘SEO’ and how you can use this to drive traffic to your website.

Disciplinary Procedures

Approved by CPD
Duration 45 mins*

This course covers the aims of the disciplinary procedure, penalties including investigations, allegations and suspensions, procedures for carrying out hearings, and appeals.

Equality, Diversity and Discrimination

Approved by CPD
Duration 70 mins*

In this course we’re going to be discussing two topics, ‘equality’ and diversity’ and how they relate to one another. Understanding this will help us to identify and address issues of unfairness and discrimination in the workplace.

Leadership Skills

Approved by CPD
Duration 90 mins*

A leader doesn’t necessarily have to be a ‘manager’, but it’s difficult to see how a manager could be truly effective without having at least some leadership skills. This course will introduce you to some of the import techniques and theories that can help you to improve your leadership skills and be more effective in your role.

Negotiation

Approved by CPD
Duration 46 mins*

This course covers the basics of what constitutes a negotiation, the key stages of a negotiation, skills you can apply to your negotiations and some practical advice so you can bring all of this together and become a more effective negotiator.

The Principles of Performance Management

Approved by CPD
Duration 55 mins*

In any organisation, the traditional model of strict command and control wastes a significant amount of time and money. Mutual trust, employee motivation and readiness to perform can easily be undermined. Performance management, on the other hand, offers a different, much more effective approach. In formal terms, performance management involves the achievement of performance targets through the effective management of people and the environment in which they operate. It’s about setting achievable goals for the organisation and targets for individuals and teams.

Presentation Skills

Approved by CPD
Duration 55 mins*

Giving a successful presentation can be one of the hardest parts of many people’s jobs. This course covers the common mistakes people make when preparing for and giving a presentation so you can avoid these, as well as going over good practice and providing some practical advice that you can put to good use the next time you have a big presentation to make.

Project Management

Approved by CPD
Duration 90 mins*

This course covers the basic principles of project management and covers some of the tools and techniques you can employ to improve your project management skills.

Stress Management

Approved by CPD
Duration 30 mins*

Stress is a real problem for both organisations and their employees. It accounts for a significant proportion of work related illness each year. Being aware of the signs of stress, some of the triggers and how to manage them can make a real difference to your wellbeing and that of people around you. This course will cover an introduction to stress and why it’s a problem, some of the causes of stress and some ways to minimise the risk of stress.

Time Management

Approved by CPD
Duration 105 mins*

More often than not, the people who excel in their job, or are high achievers manage their time effectively, in a way that makes them work in a more efficient manner. This course has been designed to ensure you have the techniques to improve your efficiency, output and ability to function more effectively – whether in your ordinary day or when deadlines loom and the pressure is building.

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