Reference Number. 80371
Small businesses in Swindon and Wiltshire can gain an edge on the competition by claiming up to ?1,000 worth of leadership and management skills training ? all for just ?135.
The offer from Swindon-based business support organisation GWE Business West, made available through the European Social Fund, is open to any firm with fewer than 50 employees.
Now, with the downturn beginning to bite and managers keen to ensure that every aspect of the business is performing to its optimum, GWE Business West believes that the limited number of places will be quickly taken up.
Training is tailored to the needs of individual managers, who can select from the following essential leadership and management skills:
? Customer Management
? Effective Leadership
? Health and Safety
? Leading Change
? Performance Management
? Personal Effectiveness
? Project Management
? Recruitment & Retention
? Setting and Controlling Budgets
Delivery of the training is designed to be flexible ? through bite-size workshops and ?action learning sets? where participants work in groups, studying their own actions and experience in order to improve performance. These are supplemented by coaching and mentoring, online tutorials and a resource library. The training provider is the University of Bath.
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