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Commercial Awareness

"In the business world, the rear view mirror is always clearer than the windshield." - Warren Buffett

In addition to the specialist skills and knowledge required of any manager, the ability to step back and see the bigger picture and understand how an organisation operates in a commercial environment is essential.

A multi-award-winning business simulation is at the heart of this course, providing you with hands on experience in running a business.

Duration
2 Days

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand, until it finally disappears.

Let's face it, analysing numbers and doing maths might not be your idea of a great night out (otherwise you'd already probably be an accountant) but every manager needs to have a basic grip of figures. Budgets need to be set and managed, cash flows produced and monitored, business cases justified and costs controlled. Understanding finances is not only essential to the day to day running of your team or department, but can greatly aid you in making decisions; as well as becoming more efficient and productive.

 

Duration
2 Days

Fundamentals of Data Analytics using Power BI

An Introduction to Data Analytics Concepts using Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI is a powerful business analytics service that can be used to transform data from multiple sources into interactive, visual reports that can be viewed on any device. With Data Analysis and Business Intelligence being vital to business success, this course will give you the knowledge and tools to create accurate data models upon which you can make critical decisions for your organisation.

Duration
3 Days

Creating Reports and Dashboards in Microsoft Power BI

Transforming big datasets into easily consumable reports

Microsoft Power BI is a powerful business analytics service that can be used to transform data from multiple sources into interactive, visual reports that can be viewed on any device. With Data Analysis and Business Intelligence being vital to business success, this course will give you the knowledge and tools to create highly visual reports and dashboards to facilitate and accelerate decision making.

Duration
3 Days

Configuring and Supporting G Suite

To the Google Cloud!

G-Suite from Google is an excellent collection of productivity tools that not only make working with colleagues easier but also enhance the ways in which we can work independently.

Duration
2 Days

SQL Server Administration

Enabling you to administer, configure and support major aspects of Microsoft SQL Server databases.

Microsoft SQL Server is a powerful data platform that will help you quickly build solutions and insights across the organisation.  With the further development of SQL Server Always On technologies, it provides near zero downtime. To benefit from such a powerful product, you will need to be able to identify, configure, and support all major aspects of Microsoft SQL Server. This course is designed for the Microsoft Windows Server environments using any version of SQL Server.

Duration
4 Days

PowerApps and Flow

Unleash the full power of Microsoft's Power Platform Suite!

In today's IT landscape, an organisation's data is spread across a multitude of platforms and applications, but we have more of a requirement than ever to present this data simply and easily to our users. This course explains how to use Power Apps and Flow to give users access to data on any of their devices and to connect systems that usually work in isolation.

Duration
2 Days

Mental Health Awareness Half Day

Increase the awareness of Mental Health

Our half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health or be a support session for organisations adopting a full MHFA programme.  The course will run twice in a day to make a full programme.

Duration
4 Hours

IT Service Management Overview - Including ITIL®4 Awareness

An overview of world's most widely used service management framework

This half-day session provides a broad overview of IT Service Management and the ITIL4 framework, the ideas and concepts that it covers and the most important processes that are supported within its guidance.

Attendees will gain an appreciation for what ITIL's aims and goals are, how it can benefit and organisation and how it may be of use to them.

Duration
0 Day

Controls and Compliance Workshop

Gain greater business value while assuring the management and control you require.

This practical workshop looks at what controls are, their role in assuring value, protecting the organisation and achieving governance objectives. Through discussion of the principles of management and control as well as workshop exercises to evaluate controls, design audit frameworks, considering capability and continual improvement, delegates can gain greater insight into how controls can be integrated without sacrificing business value.

Duration
1 Day