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PC19

Delivering Effective Public Relations Communications

 5 days
· 04-08 Sep 17 (London) · 03-07 Dec 17 (Dubai) · 15-19 Jan 18 (London)

This course will look at the principles and practice of public relations communications and will provide delegates with a wide range of skills and approaches to dramatically improve their knowledge and effectiveness in the workplace.

The course will have a strong focus on the challenges faced by marketing and PR professionals in the rapidly-changing landscape of the digital age.  It will focus on arming delegates with practical solutions to the challenges of communicating through social media, which can be an easily affordable and effective way to advertise and communicate with mass audiences.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Understand the changing media landscape
    • Understand the relationship between PR, marketing and advertising
    • Deliver social media friendly communications
    • Enhance their press release writing skills
    • Build effective, coordinated online campaigns
    • Effectively present your PR campaign
    • Effectively evaluate the results of your PR campaign
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PR11

Developing Essential Public Relations Skills

 5 days
· 06-10 Nov 17 (London) · 30 Apr-04 May 18 (London)

This programme focuses on the key principles of public relations practice, and on the challenges faced by marketing and PR professionals in the rapidly-changing landscape of the digital age.   Delegates will receive practical solutions to the challenge of communicating with impact, both internally and externally.  Taking a strategic approach to public relations, this course will give you a range of internal and external strategies to draw upon, with particular emphasis on social media and will provide delegates with expert guidance in how to effectively apply these skills to enhance their workplace performance.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Develop PR strategy plans
    • Communicate your strategy to senior management
    • Make sense of big data, and understand its consequences for your organisation
    • Create effective social media campaigns
    • Deliver social media friendly communications
    • Enhance their press release writing skills
    • Effectively present your PR campaign
    • Effectively evaluate the results of your PR campaign
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PS18

Creating High Impact Public Relations Strategies

 5 days
· 20-24 Nov 17 (London) · 22-26 Jan 18 (London)

This course will equip delegates with the key skills and tools required to develop and implement a strategic approach to public relations, both internally and externally.  Delegates will look at practical ways in which a PR strategy can be created and will see how public relations should become an integral part of corporate strategy, in order to effectively manage an organisation’s reputation.  


The course will have a strong focus on the challenges faced by marketing and PR professionals in the rapidly-changing landscape of the digital age.

This course will also explore communicating strategy and making decisions in uncertainty while ensuring that delegates can evaluate and measure the effectiveness of campaigns.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Develop PR strategy plans
    • Communicate your strategy to senior management
    • Build an online media campaign
    • Create social media objectives
    • Understand the impact of social media
    • Communicate change internally
    • Effectively present your PR campaign
    • Effectively evaluate the results of your PR campaign
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SP15

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

 5 days
· 27-31 Aug 17 (Dubai) · 15-19 Oct 17 (Dubai) · 20-24 Nov 17 (London) · 12-16 Feb 18 (London)

Modern organisations are maximising their performance by co-ordinating their internal activities with their suppliers to both; increase their capability to meet customer requirements and increase margins. This programme has been designed to study the key issues related to supply chain management, which will enable delegates to develop effective strategies for adding value and improving performance.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand and manage the key issues associated with supply chain management
    • Plan for cross-business co-ordination
    • Understating the difference between “JIT” process and Stock holding 
    • Measure the performance of key suppliers
    • Achieve best results in managing the supply chain
    • Identifying key performance measures
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P12

Effective Project Procurement Management

 5 days
· 13-17 Nov 17 (London) · 19-23 Feb 18 (London)

This programme examines the key challenges related to project procurement and will allow delegates to develop effective strategies to deal with these issues.

Delegates attending this course will develop techniques and approaches to enable them to balance initial costs with life time costs, deal with and meet deadlines and obtain value for money.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand and manage the key issues associated with project procurement
    • Design strategies to ensure value for money
    • Utilising the interpersonal skills to achieve results 
    • Creating a sourcing process 
    • Understand and manage the consequences of failure
    • Understating the legal issues of procurement management 
    • Achieve best results in project purchasing
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PP7

Best Practices in Managing Procurement

 5 days
· 02-06 Oct 17 (London) · 03-07 Dec 17 (Dubai) · 23-27 Apr 18 (London)

Good management is an essential for success in business and procurement itself requires particular skills and approaches to ensure success in defining and meeting an organisation’s requirements. This course studies the key issues in managing both ongoing and project procurement processes and helps to develop successful approaches for working with both colleagues and suppliers.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Understand and manage the key issues of management
    • Design strategies to develop and manage staff
    • Identify and mange risks 
    • Create contingency strategies to plan for uncertainties 
    • Develop appropriate procedures for the procurement function
    • Manage project procurement 
    • Achieve best results in procurement
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ME2

Facing The Media (2 Days)

 2 days
· 11-12 Sep 17 (London) · 12-13 Mar 18 (London)

This course will consist of practical skills based sessions which will empower delegates to present to the media with confidence and presence.  

This course will enhance the key attributes required when delivering the organisation’s message in a self-assured and engaging manner, while inspiring trust.

Our dynamic and interactive approach will allow delegates to experience the challenges of facing journalists and TV interviews in a demanding and realistic environment, showing how to retain control and clarity while facing questions under pressure.

Delegates will also experience the unique environment of the TV studio and press conferences, as well as facing tough interviews from journalists and interviewers. 

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Prepare for successful media interviews 
    • Take control in interview situations 
    • Present with greater personal impact 
    • Address media issues and awkward questions with greater confidence

 

 

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FN9

Finance for non-financial managers

 5 days
· 04-08 Sep 17 (London) · 04-08 Dec 17 (London) · 12-16 Feb 18 (London)

This course is designed to give delegates an introduction to business finance.  This will increase their impact on financial planning, budgeting and forecasting and allow them to contribute to their organisation's success by using financial concepts to make better business decisions.  

The programme will explore the importance of financial information in business operations and management, and introduce delegates to key financial statements, the role of management accounting information in decision making and the central role of budgeting in the planning and control process.  

This course also explains and develops tools and techniques which will enable delegates to understand the business from both a financial and strategic perspective, as well as how business decisions will impact on corporate profitability. 

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • To understand the role played by financial information in business operations
    • To understand how key financial statements are constructed and interpreted
    • To understand the key sources of management accounting information and its use in management decision making
    • To be able to make short and long term decisions using financial and management accounting information.
    • To understand of the budgeting process and it use in establishing management control
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F35

Financial Risk Management

 5 days
· 14-18 Aug 17 (London) · 09-13 Oct 17 (London) · 15-19 Jan 18 (London) · 23-27 Apr 18 (London)

This programme has been designed to provide delegates with the strategies and techniques to identify financial risks and to mitigate them.  This course will enhance delegates’ awareness of the subject, while providing them with the tools and skills to implement risk management procedures.
Participants will also develop an understanding of the main types of financial risks, while receiving practical approaches to manage and mitigate them.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

    • Understand the principles of effective financial risk management and the potential impact on organisations
    • Recognise, analyse, mitigate and control financial risk
    • Review your organisation’s financial risk exposure and develop an awareness of the potential implications of failing to perform financial risk management
    • Utilise and implement risk management procedures 
    • Carry out financial risk management within overall organisational risk management initiatives
    • Make use of risk management, reporting tools and techniques
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F08

Effective Management Using Financial Performance Measurement

 5 days
· 11-15 Sep 17 (London) · 06-10 Nov 17 (London) · 19-23 Mar 18 (London)

This course explores the importance of linking performance measurement with company strategy to ensure a coherent approach to performance management.  

Using contemporary approaches to performance measurement, this programme will explore the use of both financial and non-financial measures, as well as the challenges of controlling divisionalised performance.  This practical and engaging course will also consider how performance monitoring and appraisal can be linked to employee motivation retention and development.

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • Understand the link between strategy and performance management
    • Understand contemporary multi-dimensional approaches to performance measurement
    • Use a range of financial and non-financial indicators to manage performance
    • Develop appropriate performance monitoring frameworks in divisionalised contexts
    • Utilise performance indicators and performance motoring frameworks to develop, motivate and retain staff
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