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Basic Bookkeeping

Numbers – wherever you go, you are bound to see them. On addresses, licence plates, phones, prices and of course, money. Numbers connect us all to each other in many more ways than we might imagine. Essentially, our world revolves around numbers. Some of us enjoy dealing with numbers while others may have a fear of them, or even a phobia.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic accounting terminology
  • Identify the differences between the cash and accrual accounting methods
  • Keep track of your business by becoming familiar with accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Use a journal and general ledger to document business financials
  • Utilise the balance sheet


Be Your Own Business Consultant

What would a consultant tell you about your business? By using this workbook, you can be your own business consultant and analyse your business as a business consultant would whether you are a business owner or business manager.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Assess a quick diagnostic
  • Identify capabilities and strength of the organisation
  • Set a plan, goals and targets
  • Determine financial plans including budgets, expenses, sales and profits
  • Evaluate principles of ethical and professional standard during consulting


Being a Likeable Boss

Being more likeable is a quality everyone can increase and improve to develop the skills and knowledge to overcome conflicts that can arise in the organisation. Being a Likeable Boss will show that honesty and trust are the tools to have better relationship with your employees.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to motivate
  • Construct criticism
  • Build and reinforce your team
  • Trust your team
  • Earn your team’s trust


Body Language Basics

The ability to interpret body language is a skill that will enhance anyone’s career. Body language is a form of communication and it needs to be practiced like any other form of communication. Whether in sales or management, it is essential to understand the body language of others and exactly what your own body is communicating.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define body language
  • Understand the benefits and purpose of interpreting body language
  • Learn to interpret basic body language movements
  • Recognise common mistakes when interpreting body language
  • Understand your own body language and what you are communicating


Budgets and Financial Reports

The goal of this workshop is to give the participant a basic understanding of budgets and financial reports, so they can hold relevant discussions and render decisions based on financial data. This course will define key terms like ROI, EBIT, GAAP and extrapolation.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify financial terminology
  • Understand financial statements
  • Identify how to analyse financial statements
  • Understand budgets
  • Understand how to make budgeting easy


Building High Performing Teams

The training program will help you create a more professional, dynamic, effective work team that enjoys the work environment and consistently achieves more.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the key advantages of high performing teams and why companies are firm supporters of the team model
  • List the ten characteristics of high performing teams
  • Identify the attitude, skills and knowledge of the perfect team member
  • Explain the ten characteristics of high performing team members


Business Acumen

Business Acumen has the ability to influence the organisation and provide additional edge that will lead to success, seeing the big picture and recognising that all decisions no matter how small can have an effect on the growth of the organisation.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Determine short and long-term goals
  • Improve judgement and decisiveness skills – KPI’s
  • Learn risk management strategies
  • Recognise learning events


Business Diagnostic Tools

This workshop has been designed to assist in diagnosing key areas of any business and then assist in planning measurable improvements. It is created specifically for use as a reference and checklist for consultants and managers as well as anybody else with a beneficial interest in business diagnostic and the business improvements that can follow meaningful diagnosis.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Gain hands on managerial and consulting experience as well academic studies and lecturing in a wide range of business topics
  • See results in increased profits, market shares and improvement in quality of countless other tangibles in the organisation
  • Diagnose a range of business areas and plan improvement on planning, management, sales and marketing, human resources, finance and control and competitive and lean manufacturing


Business Ethics

A company’s ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company’s ethics are developed.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define and understand ethics
  • Understand the benefits of ethics
  • Create strategies to implement ethics at work
  • Recognise social and business responsibility
  • Identify ethical and unethical behaviour


Business Etiquette

This workshop will introduce participants to business etiquette, as well as provide guidelines for the practice of business etiquette across different situations.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define etiquette and provide an example of how etiquette can be of value to a company or organisation
  • Understand the guidelines on how to make effective introduction
  • Identify the 3 C’s of a good impression
  • Identify at least one way to minimise nervousness while in social situations


Business Operations Guidelines

This workshop is intended as an aid and prompt for those who wish to write their own Business Operations Guidelines Workbook. This workbook is the result of both real-life business practice and academic studies involving lecturing and tutoring in wide ranging business areas and topics to a diverse range of business students and business people.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Determine board responsibilities and skills
  • Identify management competencies
  • Learn strategy within management, formulating, operating area, corporate, key growth
  • Set goals and targets
  • Identify internal and external resources


Business Planning Workbook

A Business Plan will greatly assist any business to commence, grow and prosper, as well as assist in raising finance and venture capital.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify business planning background information
  • Analyse situations before taking action
  • Identify appropriate tools
  • Write your own business plan


Business Planning Manual

Most people realise that a robust Business Plan is essential to raise finance and maximise profits. But creating a Business Plan that actually achieves those goals can seem a daunting and arduous task.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Construct business planning formats, template and plans
  • Identify appropriate tools needed
  • Plan strategically


Business Strategy

All companies/organisations should have a written Strategic Business Plan and certainly will possess a basic strategy which defines the business it is in and how it will compete in the market place.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify strategic direction, including vision, mission, values and overall goals
  • Identify a variety of perspectives, models and approaches used in strategic planning
  • Improve the performance of an organisation
  • Develop a successful organisation


Business Succession Planning

Whether it is preparing someone to take over as the sole proprietor of a small business or a position of leadership in a corporation, business succession planning is essential to the long-term survival of a company.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define business succession planning and its role in your company
  • Lay the groundwork to develop a succession plan
  • Identify the importance of mentorship
  • Define and use a SWOT analysis to set goals
  • Create a plan, assign roles and execute the plan


Business Writing

Writing is a key method of communication for most people and it’s one that many people struggle with. This workshop will give participants a refresher on basic writing concepts such as spelling, grammar and punctuation.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Gain better awareness of common spelling and grammar issues in business writing
  • Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction
  • Know the basic structure of agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals and business reports
  • Know tips and techniques to use when deciding the most appropriate format to use for agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals and business reports