Key Skills for Business ~ Summer Term 2013

key skills

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To develop a clearer understanding of how to develop skills needed to be a successful owner of a small business.

Tutor: Carol Hall
Venue: Strelley Hall, Main St, Strelley, Nottingham NG8 6PE
Date: 23rd May – 6th June2013
Time: 9.30am -1pm
Duration: 3 Sessions
Fee
: £36.75 (£31.65 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income

Topics to be covered
Identifying the key skills your business needs
Effective use of own skill set
Identifying skills gaps and ways to fill them

Learning outcomes
As a result of attending this course it may be possible for you to:

  • Projecting the right image
  • Communicating  the right message
  • Using questions & listening to build a good reputation
  • How to use networking effectively

Teaching methods, learning activities
Experiential exercises, group discussions, case studies and self-study assignments.

Assessment methods

Through quizzes, discussions, learner presentations and a variety of set assignments, the tutor will ensure that learners are making progress. (delete if inappropriate or add some of your own)

Previous learning required
Recent experience of establishing or running a new / start up business is assumed.

Essential materials or equipment
Learners will need access to a computer and the internet outside the course activities.

Where the course may lead

Each module is designed to build on existing knowledge and may lead to attendance at other module courses or a longer more specific and detailed course.

The tutor can provide you with information about what you can do next with the WEA and other local providers. A Giving Information and Advice county leaflet is available with useful local information. What Next? leaflets are available from your tutor or programme organiser to help you with your choices. If you would like to discuss what options are available or how to obtain guidance, please contact your programme organiser.

Booklist
No reading recommendations available.

Financial help

If you need help with paying for fees or childcare, you may be entitled to financial support. Ask your tutor or programme organiser for more information. We will treat all requests confidentially and with respect in accordance with our Learner Support Policy (see Services for Learners leaflet).

Help with learning
If you have a disability or learning difficulty, let us know as early as possible so that we can make arrangements to provide you with support. We will treat requests for help confidentially and with respect. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about learning support (see Services for Learners leaflet).

Help with English, Maths or Study Skills
You are also entitled to extra help and support with English, Maths or Study Skills. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about help with English, Maths or Study Skills.

Sound interesting?
Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email
ckeep@wea.org.uk

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