What we do

Training specific to your needs

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TRAINING

Training specific to your needs from only £150 per person

We provide training for you and your team in all aspects of business communications and management skills, via bespoke training courses.

Nothing we do is simply ‘off-the-shelf’. We’ll build workshops for you, relevant to your business and context, using our tried and tested training approach and deliver against your specific needs to meet your training brief.

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT(for Directors and above)

  • Business development
  • Commercials and finance
  • Driving a diversity and inclusion agenda 
  • Leadership programmes and workshops
  • Leadership interventions and problem solving
  • Managing senior stakeholders
  • Mental health awareness 
  • Mentoring and senior coaching
  • Negotiation and contracts
  • Public speaking and event appearances
  • Tendering, pitching and dealing with procurement
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Bussines Acumen

BUSINESS ACUMEN

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  • Business nous - making and managing the money
  • Commercial skills and financial drivers
  • Consultative selling and building relationships
  • Developing commercial curiosity for business success 
  • Innovation and insights for growth
  • Insightful financial understanding for non-financial managers
  • Media and marketing integration and effectiveness
  • Motivating colleagues and growing team engagement
  • Successful account management
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Business Writing skills

BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS

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  • Blog writing 
  • Brochure and leaflet communication
  • Document and proposal writing
  • Editing and proofreading – a practical approach
  • Effective emails and internal comms
  • Interesting articles and features
  • Key messages in business – getting buy in
  • Public relations – press releases and ghost writing
  • Winning bid and tender writing
  • Writing digital content
  • Writing compelling presentations
  • Writing for a global audience
  • Writing with clarity and effectiveness
  • Writing reports 
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Communication Skills

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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  • Active listening and questioning skills for better business solutions
  • Becoming a self-aware and infuential communicator 
  • Building rewarding business relationships through great communication
  • Committed speaking – how to make others listen and believe in you
  • Communication styles - Social Style©
  • Essential networking skills
  • Effective business communications
  • Having honest conversations 
  • Personality profiling and behaviours
  • Persuasive and influential communication
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Competitive Tendering and Pitching

COMPETITIVE TENDERING AND PITCHING

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  • Handling Q&A sessions
  • Managing the tendering process
  • Preparing and delivering presentations
  • Writing and preparing tenders
  • Working with and coaching your team on a live tender/bid or pitch 
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Creative Thinking Skills

CREATIVITY AND THINKING SKILLS

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  • Advanced lateral thinking techniques 
  • Creative facillitation skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Effective brainstorming techniques 
  • Enablers and barriers to creative thinking
  • Virtual brainstorming 
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Leadership

LEADERSHIP

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  • Belbin types, analysis and building a winning team
  • Coaching for high performing teams
  • Being a motivational force
  • Being an Intelligent leader for the 21st Century
  • Leading and communicating in a virtual world 
  • Managing vs leading? How to do both
  • Practical leadership – inspiring others when the workload is high
  • Understanding and developing your leadership 
  • Unlocking potential in your team
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Managing People and Business Projects

MANAGING PEOPLE AND BUSINESS PROJECTS

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  • Assertive management
  • Balancing the effects of unconscious bias
  • Building a culture of commercial nous
  • Building winning teams
  • Coaching and mentoring for all levels of management 
  • Employee engagement and cultural change 
  • Empowered project management
  • Handling difficult people and situations
  • Key account management skills in marketing
  • Managing, appraising and motivating teams and people
  • Managing conflict in the workplace
  • Mastering delegation
  • Mentoring for senior managers
  • Personal effectiveness and time management 
  • Persuasive and influential communication
  • Train-the-trainer
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Marketing Communications

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

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  • Developing training and communication materials
  • Digital marketing
  • Fundamentals of marketing
  • Managing and delivering events 
  • Marketing communications in the marketing mix
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Negotiation Skills

NEGOTIATION SKILLS

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  • Developing assertiveness
  • Developing a successful negotiation style
  • Conflict management skills 
  • Getting what you want more often
  • Handling difficult conversations 
  • Negotiating with difficult people
  • Negotiating and influencing in a creative environment 
  • Persuasion and influencing skills
  • Understanding the stages of negotiation 
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Presentation Skills

PRESENTATION SKILLS

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  • Advanced techniques for the confident presenter
  • Committed speaking - how to make others listen and believe
  • Confident public speaking
  • Fearless presenting 
  • Improving vocal technique
  • The right way to present with PowerPoint
  • Making presentations with impact
  • Presentation skills for creative teams
  • Preparing and presenting the perfect business pitch
  • Shaping, structuring and selling your solution
  • Storytelling in presentations
  • Writing and structuring presentations
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Stress Management

STRESS MANAGEMENT

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  • Coping strategies to deal with stress - adaptive and maladaptive
  • Lowering stress by addressing self-esteem issues
  • Managing stress and developing resiliency
  • Stress and personality types
  • The importance of work/life balance in stress management
  • The role of interpersonal skills in stress management
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Train the Trainer

TRAIN-THE-TRAINER

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  • Delivering on-line training 
  • Managing the training process
  • Teaching skills and imparting knowledge
  • Training versus presenting
  • Planning and structuring your training sessions
  • Writing a training plan
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Coaching

Coaching

Our coaches and mentors use their business experience and professional knowledge to help you reach your full potential.

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Meet the Team

Meet the team

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