Learning and Development

This month our course catalogue has continued to grow with 21 new courses added to the library...

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Let's take a breath. Let's do this steadily, methodically and at a pace that ensures no one has to panic…

The course catalogue just keeps on growing on My Development Zone - 25 new online courses are now available!

As a regulated business, knowing where your T&C red flags are is important. But for many businesses, the process of identification is as similarly hit-and-miss as the Minesweeper game, combining an element of skill, with a fair amount of guesswork...

Tom Wood, provides some handy tips on how to maximise productivity and maintain a healthy work / life balance.

  • Aggression - Recognising the signs of aggression
  • Aggression - Dealing with aggressive customers
  • Basic Business Finance - Revenue, Costs, Profit and Loss
  • Basic Business Finance - Trading Accounts and Balance Sheets
  • Choosing a Business Location
  • Conflict Resolution - An Introduction
  • Conflict Resolution - The IBR approach
  • Dealing with Difficult Telephone Calls
  • Dealing with the Media
  • Dealing with Verbal Abuse on the Telephone
  • Efficiency and Productivity
  • Globalisation - An Introduction
  • Grice's Co-operative Principle of Conversation
  • Inclusive Language - Disability
  • Interview Basics - Building Rapport
  • Managing Negative Emotions in the Workplace
  • Planning a Presentation
  • Stock Control
Some businesses believe staff training is only warranted when there is an identifiable need.
This ‘problem / solution’ model requires the business to first encounter a problem, before searching for the solution.
But what if you never had to go through the problem phase at all?

19 new courses have been added to the Development Zone:

  • Accuracy - The Importance Of...
  • Dealing with Rejection in the Workplace
  • Employment Rights - A Basic Introduction
  • Inclusive Language - Introduction
  • Language and Power Relationships
  • Motivation in the Workplace
  • Negotiation - Introduction
  • Occupational Language
  • PEST Analysis
  • Production Methods - An Introduction
  • Retaining Good Employees
  • Sexism in Language
  • Staff Organisational Structures
  • Staff Recruitment - A Basic Introduction
  • STAR Interview Technique
  • Strategic Planning - Introduction
  • Workplace Communication - Introduction
  • Writing an Advertisement
  • Writing Instructional Text

Training: Basic English Grammar - Conjunctions, Prepositions, Determiners, Basic English Grammar - Pronouns, Basic Graphology, Conversation - Introduction to Spoken English, Conversation - Politeness, Conversation Structure, Gender and Conversation, Health & Safety - Risk and the Workplace, Semantics - Denotation & Connotation, Semantics - Similes and Metaphors, Spoken English - Accents and Dialects, SWOT Analysis, Thinking about starting a business, English - What is Face?, English - Writing A Formal Letter, Working with Display Screen Equipment - An Employer's Guideystem.

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