This practical one-day course was aimed to give attendees all the information and tools they need to turn their knowledge and experience into a profitable consulting business from developing their initial ideas to the practical aspects of setting up their own business. The course included developing a business plan, marketing strategy and the necessary skills to deliver the consulting services. The course was interactive, drawing on the experiences and skills of the attendees and included group exercises and discussions.
"This is very good guide to the do's and don’ts when starting out in business". Nick Booth
"The course reaffirmed my intention to go into business for myself. It was an excellent, comprehensive insight into consulting as a business." Duncan Carmichael
"Fantastic course, anyone who is thinking of setting up a consultancy business should definitely attend to gain ideas, guidance and new contacts". Emma Tiernan
This one day course was an introduction to project management aimed at providing the necessary skills to ensure Project Management success. The course covered all the key aspects of project management to provide a structured approach which can be adapted to all projects regardless of size or nature. In particular it provided an understanding of what constitutes a project, why projects fail and the detailed stage activities associated with opening, managing and closing a project. The structure of the course was very interactive with group exercises and case studies and provided a 'Take–Away' service of top tips and hints!
"It was an excellent course. It inspired me into to thinking it was possible to build a career in project management." Sandra Harrison
"Lovely relaxed delivery around practical approaches to project management." James Kirkby-Welch
"The course has given me a practical grounding in project management, and key skills which should improve my employability in the future". Helen Whitehouse