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Overview

  • Business Skills
  • Industry
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

Negotiation – This course covers the basics of what constitutes a negotiation, the key stages of a negotiation, skills you can apply to your negotiations and some practical advice so you can bring all of this together and become a more effective negotiator. Approval body: CPD

Objective setting – This course aims to help you write effective objectives that deliver results. It covers the importance of goals and objectives and why we need them, the barriers to you achieving your objectives and how to overcome them, what SMART objectives are and how to write and identify them and concludes with some tips for successful objective setting. Approval body: CPD

Leadership skills – This course starts by introducing the basics of leadership and explores where the concept originated from. It then goes on to discuss various leadership theories, including situational leadership, contingency theories, transactional and transformational leadership and more. It then moves on to discuss developing teams including and team members by looking at the role leaders play in this. The final two modules cover the role communication plays in effective leadership and finishes off with a module about moving forward together to achieve a shared vision. Approval body: CPD & ILM

Introduction to GDPR – The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to strengthen and unify the principles of data protection for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area. The GDPR is an incredibly important change to data privacy regulations so understanding its correct implementation is vital for all UK businesses and organisations, and particularly for staff who regularly deal with personal data. This online course is designed specially for those front line staff or those who are looking to seek employment within this area, and provides a clear introduction to the main elements of the GDPR, including compliance and the consequences of non-compliance. It explains the roles of key players – Data Protection Officers, Data Controllers, Data Protection Leads and Data Processors and covers the main categories of personal data, along with the six lawful bases for processing data, and how to audit the data your organisation holds. Conflict Resolution in the workplace – This course starts by explaining what constitutes conflict in the workplace before moving on to look at some of the most common causes and the effects this can have on the workforce. It covers the stages and build up to a workplace conflict and contains several extensive modules that outline conflict resolution techniques that can be applied at any stage of this build up. Approval body: CPD, Institute of Hospitality & IIRSM

All courses would be beneficial for those looking to seek employment within this area or looking to upskill. Tutor support available for E-Learning courses via telephone/video call/email.

Where you'll be

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  • Address 109 Irish St, Dumfries
  • City Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 2NP
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on October 3, 2022 at 4:21 pm
  • Industry: Business Skills
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway

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