Typing Skills –Learn how to touch type accurately, using the correct keyboard technique
Typing Speed Development – Develop your typing speed to improve productivity using graded copying exercises and time dictations. A number of stages are available of up to 70 wpm
Effective Business Communication – Learn to communicate effectively in business – via letter, email, telephone and personal presentations
Microsoft Word – Introductory and intermediate word processing skills to a good employable standard
Microsoft Word Expert – Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, graphs, macros, creating an index and table of contents
Microsoft Outlook – Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically
Audio Transcription – Learn to type from audio dictation using a variety of correspondence eg memos, reports and letters
or Marketing Essentials – To give an understanding of how marketing departments plan and execute marketing strategies
Microsoft Excel – Introductory and intermediate spreadsheet skills to a good employable standard
Microsoft Excel Expert – Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables
Microsoft PowerPoint – Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound, hyperlinks, applying transition and timing effects for a slide show
Event Management Essentials – Getting under the skin of events means they become easier to manage. Event organising is no walk in the park and there are many complexities that go into making an event a success.
Successful Meetings and Minutes – To teach you to understand the different types of meetings, how they run and how best to organise your role as minute taker.
Time Management – Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency – and this is the perfect time management course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time. If you were designing perfect time management training courses, you’d end up with this one.
Different Leadership Attributes and Skills – This course will help you consider various aspects of leadership, including different leadership styles. It will also help you discover what kind of leader you might be. You will also look at what emotional intelligence is and how it can be of assistance to managers.
Managing Internal and External Workplace Communications
Social Media Strategy for Business
Social media is a crucial business tool, and powerful method of communication. This course will help you formulate the right strategy for your business to effectively market to your target audience.
Twitter for Business – This is a short online course that takes you through the basics of how to get started on this popular social media platform enabling you to use effectively for a number of different purposes.
Facebook for Business – Learn how to use facebook to help promote and market your company. Looking at how businesses can maximise their social media presence we look at the whole spectrum of opportunities that this social media platform offers a business.
LinkedIn for Business – This course is designed to bring you up to speed with using LinkedIn in a business environment. It guides you through how to get the most out of the platform, helping you to capitalise on the millions of contacts within arm’s reach.
Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 1 – You will cover the double entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase ledger and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts and many other aspects of manual bookkeeping.
Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 2 – This course will help you learn the processes and methods involved in intermediate manual bookkeeping. You will cover cash and bank reconciliations, balancing ledger accounts, using the journal, credit control, bad debt, payroll, VAT schemes, error correction, control accounts and many other aspects of manual bookkeeping.
Elements of Costing
Working Effectively in Finance
Sage 50 Accounts – Convert your manual book-keeping skills to computerised accounts using the most popular software to see how you can be more productive and effective with your time.
Shorthand (optional) – Learn the complete theory of either shorthand system. This will enable you to take notes at speeds of up to 70 wpm
Choose Four Elective Courses
- Dreamweaver or WordPress for Business
- Payroll Principles
- Sage Payroll
- Get into PR
- HR Essentials
- Shorthand Speed Development or Shorthand Fast
- Legal Secretary Introduction
- Medical Secretary Terminology
- Health and Safety Essentials
- Executive PA seminar
- Medical Terminology