Business Essentials

BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Basic Business Management: Boot Camp for Business Owners

Owning a business requires a vision balanced with attention to detail. You need to be a generalist who understands the multiple aspects of running a business, as well as the ability to step back and see the big picture and to reach into the future. This course will give you the basic business management skills that you need for success.

The business environment is a complex place to be.  Whether you wish to work as a consultant or freelancer, establish a corporation, or set up an operation that meets a need for a very particular type of customer, there is a tremendous amount of information that you need to know and to apply.

This course provides essential learning for new business owners, whether the business is just in the idea stage or you have already begun and need to fill the gaps.
$249.00
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Course Duration: 6 hours
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Writing a Business Plan

A business plan will help your business get started on the right track, stay focused on priorities, and move forward. This course is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan.

All the essential steps are covered, including drafting the original document; identifying the audience; gathering information; researching; describing product plans; and marketing, sales, and accounting terms.  
$199.00
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Course Duration: 4 hours
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Budgets and Managing Money

For managers in today's business world, it's essential to have a working knowledge of finance.  We all play a role in our organization’s financial health, whether we realize it or not.   If you don't have training or a background in finance, you may be at a disadvantage as you sit around the management table.

This course will give you the skills that you need to speak knowledgeably about budgets and managing money, and to contribute to the bottom line. We recommend that you complete “Accounting Skills for New Supervisors” before beginning this course.
$199.00
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Course Duration: 4 hours
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We all know what good writing is.  It's the novel we can't put down, the poem we never forgot, and the speech that changes the way we look at the world.  Good writing, is the memo that get action and the letter that says what a phone call can't.

In business writing, the language is concrete, the point of view is clear, and the points are well expressed.  Good writing is hard work, and even the best writers get discouraged.  However, with practice you can feel more confident about your own writing.  This course will give you the tools to become a better writer.
$199.00
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Course Duration: 4 hours
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Business Succession Planning: Developing and Maintaining a Succession Plan

Change is a hallmark of today’s business world, especially in terms of the workforce. Succession planning can help you make the most of that change by ensuring that when someone leaves, there is someone ready to take their place.

This course will teach you the basics about creating and maintaining a successions plan.

$199.00
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Course Duration: 4 hours
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Balanced Scorecard Basics

Over the past several decades, organisations have come to realise that success cannot only be measured in dollars and cents.  Intangible assets (like a company’s reputation, the knowledge base created by their employees, and training initiatives) can make up a huge portion of a company’s wealth. 

It only makes sense then, that we need a new tool to help us measure this expanded definition of success.  Enter the balanced scorecard!  This tool and its related components will help your organisation identify, document, plan and execute a balanced strategic mission.  It will also help your organisation evaluate and revise its strategic execution.  This course will teach you about the balanced scorecard, which can help you measure all aspects of your organization’s success.
$149.00
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Course Duration: 3 hours
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 Skype for Business - Skype Meetings

Skype for Business is a powerful tool that allows you to communicate instantly with colleagues, to share your computer screen, computer files, and even computer programs. Now imagine that this isn't just a fantasy. Skype for Business allows you to contact of Skype users, phone numbers, and all employees within the organization. Video and audio recording in calls and can support multiple attendees in a meeting.
Complete Course includes 12 Units.
$199.00
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Course Duration: 6 - 12 hours
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Developing a High Reliability Organization

Today's world is full of the unexpected.  System failures, terrorism events, disease outbreaks, and super storms disrupt businesses every day, sometimes to an unrecoverable point.  Despite these challenges, some services (such as power plants, hospitals and airports) have no choice but to continue operating.

In this course we will explore how these organisations maintain high reliability even in times of serious crisis and stability.  We will share their secrets in a way that can be applied to all organisations in order to create high reliability and continued success. 
$149.00
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Course Duration: 3 hours
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Crisis Management

Viable organizations need to be ready for emergencies because they are a fact of doing business. The worst plan is not to have any kind of plan at all, and the best plans are tested and adjusted so that they work over time.

Fortunately, you do not need separate plans for fires, weather disasters, and all the different kinds of crisis that can occur.  One solid plan will help you to prevent, respond, and recover from all crises.  

his course will show you how to create a crisis management plan that will help your business prevent, respond to, and recover from all types of crises.
$149.00
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Course Duration: 3 hours
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Environmental Sustainability:  A Practical Approach to Greening Your Organisation.

Environmental Management Systems (EMS) involve a set of processes and practices that enable an organisation to reduct its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency.  A well-designed EMS can help an organisation address it regulatory demands in a systematic manner thereby reducing the risk of noncompliance.  An EMS can also help address non-regulated issues such as pollution, odor management, water usage and energy conservation.

In this course, participatans will learn about EMS and how it can benefit their organsiation.  Throug the use of a Case Study and information they can relate it to ut their own company and participants will leave with a draft EMS for their organisation.  

It will include organisational Environmental Aspect and Impacts, and objectives and targets for their organisation's significant environmental impacts.
$99.00
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Course Duration: 2 hours
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Encouraging Sustainability and Social Responsiblity in Business

The idea behind encouraging sustainability and social responsibility in business seems noble, as organisation commit to creating optimal circumstances for people to live and work.  The reality is that every company, whether it is a micro-business or a large multinational corporation, can take steps to create sustainable, socially responsible environments that contribute to positive workplaces, communities, and futures.
$99.00
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Course Duration: 2 hours
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Negotiating for Results

Negotiating is about resolving differences.  People who can master the process of negotiation find they can save time and money, develop a higher degree of satisfaction with outcomes at home and at work, and earn greater respect in their communities when they understand how to negotiate well.

Negotiating is a fundamental fact of life.  Whether you are working on a project or fulfilling support duties, this course will provide you with a basic comfort level to negotiate in any situation.  This course includes techniques to promote effective communication and gives you techniques for turning face-to face confrontation into side-by-side problem solving.
$149.00
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Course Duration: 3 hours
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Risk Management

Risk management has long been an essential part of project management, but it has also become an increasingly important part of organizational best practices.  Corporations have realised that effective risk management can not only reduce the negative impact of crisis;  it can provide real benefits and cost savings.  The risk management framework provided in this course if flexible enough for any organisation big or small.  You can apply it to a single project, a department, or use it as a basis for an enterprise-wide risk management system. 

This course will introduce you to the basic principles of risk management.
$149.00
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Course Duration: 3 hours
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Strategic Planning

If you and the people who work with you don't understand where the company is going, they mat all develop their own priorities and actually prevent you from getting where you need to be.  Part of getting everyone on board is creating a strategic plan complete with the organisations values, vision, and mission.

Then there's the challenge of bringing with these principles to life in a meaningful way that people can relate to.  A good strategic plan describes what the owners want the business to do and how to get there. This course will help you identify all the pieces of a strategic plan and how to put them together to create something meaningful.
$199.00
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Course Duration: 4 hours
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Supply Chain Management are arguably the lifeblood of any industry. If you can’t make your products and can’t get them to your customers then failure is guaranteed. If you don’t want to find your business in this predicament it’s a good idea to secure training on this pivotal topic to have a good grasp on success. This course gives a broad overview of logistics and supply chain management and the tools you will need, including the basic flow, core models, supply chain drivers, key metrics, bench-marking techniques and ideas for taking your supply chain to the next level.
$149.00
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Course Duration: 3 hours
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