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Introduction to Python

Python is one of the top programming languages in the world and it continues to grow

Python is a high-level, object-oriented, interpreted programming language. Although it’s been around for years, it’s enjoying something of a boom in popularity at the moment. According to Stack Overflow, Python’s popularity surpassed that of C# in 2018 – just like it surpassed PHP in 2017 and right now Python users have surpassed the Java users with 8.2 million users as of 2020. 

This 2-day introduction course will get you started by understanding the basics.

2 Days

Deliver Amazing Customer Service

Remember the customer is always right...

An interactive and practical one day course that covers the fundamental principles of good customer service, techniques for communicating effectively with customers and dealing with difficult conversations. The course draws upon best practice, delegates’ personal experiences and uses real examples and case studies to bring the subject matter alive and ensure its relevance. The course will provide you with the confidence and skills to provide amazing customer services 

1 Day

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt +

Learn to use Lean Six Sigma to improve your business practices, gain your Yellow belt and then put it into action with CarWorks to see how it really works!

Lean Six Sigma is a management approach to business performance improvement that combines the two proven philosophies of Lean (which focuses on speed, efficiency and removing waste from processes) and Six Sigma (which focuses on effectiveness and reducing variation). The Yellow Belt certification provides an ideal introduction into both of these approaches and how they complement and supplement one another.

CarWorks, a Lean simulation is an engaging and illuminating one-day simulation  that focuses on illustrating, and bringing to life, the principles of continuous improvement and Lean philosophy. By managing a simulated car factory over a series of rounds, you will identify areas for improvement, and using the tools and techniques you have learnt, apply these to later rounds and see the impact that they have on production, customer satisfaction and profitability.

3 Days

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Learn the key skills and areas for a Certified Information Security Manager and prepare for the exam component of this sought-after qualification.

This course is intended to prepare delegates for the Certified Information Security Manager exam and exposes them to the job practices associated with this challenging role. It covers the key areas prescribed by the syllabus for the exam and discusses the concepts and process that someone performing this job would be expected to understand.

4 Days

Managing People Remotely

Through this course you will understand how you can get the most out of your team when managing from a far

A comprehensive Quanta course covering the key aspects of remote people management, whether in a departmental or project environment. Do some people seem to be natural managers and get on with everyone?  Why is this? Perhaps you are one of them?  We explore this and many other questions in this course. 

2 Days

Virtual Visa

Your unlimited learning pass

The virtual visa is a license that allows truly limitless VCL (Virtual Classroom Learning) attendance within your chosen timeframe. Periods of 1, 2 or 3-months will be available to choose between, allowing you a flexibility that compliments your personal learning programme.

Is it easy to use?

When you purchase your Virtual Visa, you’ll be given a list of all our available VCL courses – that’s nearly our entire traditional portfolio! From there, simply book yourself on to a course of your choosing! It couldn’t be simpler.

University Remote Working Toolkit

When pivoting the way in which you work, shifting mindset to remain focused is hard enough. Beyond that, new technologies and skills are required to assist in achieving peak productivity.

There’s a lot to consider, we know.

Remote work is a unique challenge, whatever your position is within a team. No matter your circumstance, our remote-specific courses will aid in both long and short-term remote working success! Quanta has developed courses of learning to help everyone: home workers, those managing home workers and the IT department supporting the remote operation.

Virtual Classroom Learning (VCL) – Pass rates and Exam Flexibility

It’s natural to question things that you are unsure of. Getting reassuring answers to these questions is all you can hope for. Well, for those of you wondering about Quanta’s new VCL training, we can provide that reassurance. Seeing as the world has seen a recent pivot to a virtual workspace, we have experienced a great many enquiries surrounding the impact that the VCL platform has on pass rates. As is true when putting many minds at ease, the question is best answered in blog form. 

Resilience 101: How meaning and purpose build resilience

“Those who have a 'why', can bear with almost any 'how’” - Viktor Frankl

This short course explores the importance and benefits of leading a meaningful life and the impact that can have on your resilience levels. You will examine what brings meaning to your life, and how you might go about discovering your purpose. The course explores the importance of goals and how you can set goals that you are both more likely to achieve, and which are more likely to bring you happiness and life satisfaction. You will also identify your strengths using a well-respected assessment tool and understand the role that they play in both building your levels of resilience and life satisfaction.

2 Hours

Managing People in a Virtual Environment

Bringing people together

Managing people is a huge challenge for many us. Amongst many of the skills and qualities required to effectively manage people are trust, courage and strong communication skills. Managing people remotely brings with it a host of additional challenges. How can you build trust with your team when you cannot even meet face-to-face? How do you ensure that your delegate effectively and that work is on track? How can you keep individuals motivated and have those difficult conversations when you need to?

3 Hours