Looking for a challenge or wanting to update your skills? From managing a corporate business to developing a start-up, we have training to suit you.
Business management is wide and varied skillset to maintain, which can be challenging and differ vastly, depending upon the industry you are working in. To be a great manager, you need to be able to motivate and inspire your team whilst juggling the complexities of helping to run a business and interpret complex financial information.
So if you’re looking to take your career to the next level, our Business Management courses will give you the skills needed to be highly effective. You’ll have a great understanding of how to get the most out of your team, alongside learning everything you need to know to flourish in your role and drive your organisation forward.
Managing a business can be stressful and hectic, with lengthy to-do lists covering a variety of tasks all demanding your attention, it can sometimes feel overwhelming. Often business managers and owners don’t take the time to look at what training they might need to help them carry out the varying tasks that running a company necessitates. By dedicating some time to personal development, you will be maximising your chances of success and increasing your confidence.
Pitman Training’s Business Management courses have been developed for the sole purpose of equipping business managers with the essential skills they’ll need to manage not just a business, but also a team. It’s ideal range if you want to take the next step up and prove you have the skills to succeed. You’ll learn how a business works, gain essential accounts understanding, advanced IT skills, time management, leadership attributes and good communication in an organisation.
We have a number of courses which also compliment the courses and diplomas in this range, including Sage 50 Accounts, Marketing Principles and Practices, HR, PR and Microsoft Excel Expert to name just a few. Our Business management courses are a great way to gain practical, hands-on experience in some of the key areas involved in running a business. You’ll come away with a renewed focus to ensure your new business venture succeeds.
All of our Business Management courses are available to study using our online learning platform, The Pitman Campus, which can be accessed from our centres, work or home. Let us help you get ahead of the competition and hit the ground running with your business management skills!
This course is for anyone wanting to understand their strengths and weaknesses and create some clear and achievable career goals. You’ll gain insights into how individuals respond and behave, carry out a personal skills audit and produce a personal development plan.
This course focuses on how to create and develop a successful team. From getting the most out of existing team members, recruiting new ones, what makes a successful team, team development, and ways of communicating with a team.
If you are new to management, looking for promotion or to broaden your opportunities, this course will give you key insights into successful leadership and how to make the most of your own leadership attributes.
This one-day seminar will help you to enhance your team leadership skills. During the workshop-style seminar you'll look at how to delegate effectively, how to motivate your team to achieve positive results, motivating your team and building a positive environment to name just a few subject areas.
This is a three-day, tutor-led seminar that can be run in any of our Scotland based training centres. This Train the Trainer seminar is suitable for both experienced trainers who want to refresh their skills and those new to training who want to learn how to deliver high-class, professional training.
This is a two-day seminar that can be run in any of our Scotland based centres. In this seminar you will learn techniques such as how to manage, coach, persuade and engage others, how to convey complex ideas clearly, how to ensure important messages stand out and how to influence with integrity to name just a few areas.
This one-day, tutor-led seminar is a great follow on from the Level 1 Project course and will enhance and further your knowledge of how to make best use of Microsoft Project. Looking at how to exchange data with other applications, managing project costs and creating visual reports; this seminar will give you practical experience to enable you to put into action immeditely in the workplace.
HR is an essential part of any organisation. HR managers typically deal with recruitment, remuneration, staff training and development, employee relations, Industrial relations and organisational development on a daily basis.
From learning skills required to talk with senior stakeholders to communicating with difficult colleagues; managing external and customer relations or learning to communicate with virtual teams; communication is the one skill that will benefit your career progression.