Currently Available Courses

Online interactive courses where you are still the focus

Have a look at our open-access courses where you can join people from a mix of organisations and learn from them as well as us

Courses, with or without internationally recognised qualifications attached, that will support your personal and professional development with fun and inspiring training that will deliver real results.

Have a look here at what’s available and follow the links for more information.

ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management 

This ILM accredited qualification is an excellent opportunity for current and aspiring senior leaders to develop core strategic management knowledge and skills and transfer them directly into practise in the workplace. The level 5 certificate is an ideal vehicle for departmental heads and practising middle managers to improve departmental performance and prepare for more senior management responsibilities.

This highly interactive programme provides participants with the opportunity to work with others in similar situations to share understanding and best practise and to identify improved working strategies.

Programme Structure

  • Participants will attend 6 training workshops over a 7 month period
  • The sessions will run from 9.30 – 4.00

Programme Aims

  • Develop abilities as leaders and managers to enable organisational success
  • Apply impactful leadership that motivates others and builds commitment
  • Implement effective communication strategies
  • Become best self in a management role


Session 1 – Organisation Strategy & The Managers Role – 23rd May (if you can’t make this date, you can join on session 2)

Session 2 – Leadership Styles – 20th June

Session 3 – Interpersonal skills, communication and emotional intelligence – 18th July

Session 4 – Managing performance and contribution to deliver departmental strategy – 12th September

Session 5 – The Managers role in leading innovation and change – 10th October

Session 6 – Implementing change and continuous professional development in the leadership role – 7th November

Candidates will be assessed via the completion of 3 assessment projects on the following

  • Understanding the management role to improve management performance
  • Assessing your own leadership capability and performance
  • Leading Innovation and change

Follow the link below to book a place through Sheffield Chamber of Commerce of contact

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Now Available – Short Online Courses

A small but growing selection of our popular courses are available to purchase online at Learn Formula – a global professional development marketplace.  Follow the link and have a look

Designed to help you to navigate life in the world of work, these bite-size courses include;

How to Develop Your Staff – Learn how to take your team to the next level

Becoming Assertive and Building Confidence – Develop strategies to build your personal confidence

Presentation Skills Masterclass – How to present with confidence

Managing Difficult Conversations – Learn strategies for the conversations that we usually put off until it’s too late


Online Networking for Professionals

Virtual Networking for Professionals

Course Aim

To increase the effectiveness of your virtual networking activity by developing your confidence and skills in Networking in the virtual business arena.

This short workshop will enable you to build and nurture your network. Find out about the different types of people you will benefit from having in your network andthe mindset to attract connections. You will also learn how to use LinkedIn to maximise your online connectivity and get tips for the most reluctant networker.

Learning objectives

By the end of the approximate 1 hour online live workshop you will learn about:

• The types of people to have in your network

• Framing the right mindset

• Networking tips and techniques

• Working the Virtual space

• Business networking and the great benefits

Content Overview. 

• What is networking and why does it matter?

• Exploring different types of people to have in your network

• Body language, tone and positive mindset to develop confidence when networking

• Establishing your own virtual network

• Nurture your network and committing to reciprocity

• How to interact and promote yourself through your network virtually

• Maximizing networking through social platforms such as LinkedIn

• Tips and techniques for the reluctant and nervous networker

• Q and A and next step action planning

A short online course aimed at helping you to overcome the fear of networking and to help you to develop a ‘natural’ approach.

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