Our training gives people a big picture understanding of the aims and needs of their organisation

We Empower People

Our courses provide delegates with insight into your company's information

Power can only be effectively used when people have an understanding the drivers of success

We provide an understanding of the aims of the organisation, the strategic choices faced and the measures of success available

We highlight their contribution and that of their colleagues to the whole

We remove the silo mentality from people and make them active contributors

Ultimately we empower staff to ensure that the business survives and thrives


Our Training Improves Commercial Awareness - Creating managers that think and act commercially

  • Creating a sustainable sales strategy
  • Avoiding the race to the bottom on price
  • The importance of marketing and business development
  • Identifying competitors and their strategies
  • The value of market research
  • Comprehending competition and sales strategies
  • Sources of market information
  • Customer and client satisfaction
  • Changing competitive strategy
  • Pricing in a competitive market
  • Adding value to clients and customers

We Create Financial Understanding
We provide delegates with comprehensive insight into financial information and accounts


  • What is the Balance Sheet (statement of financial position) and what does it tell us about the business?
  • What is the Profit or Loss (income statement) and what does this tell us about the performance of the business?
  • The difference between profit and cash flow. Why is there a difference and why does it matter?
  • How can each department contribute towards improved cash flow?
  • How is financial performance measured and what do the KPIs tell us?
  • How to make key financial decisions: setting selling prices, evaluating investment opportunities and resource planning



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Our Courses Teach Business Acumen

Our courses ensure staff understand the importance of managing manpower and regulating resources (and their contribution)


Efficiency and performance

Motivation levels

Reducing staff turnover

How to incentivise staff


The importance of strategy

Approaches, both theoretical and practical

Evaluation of strategies

Risk Management:

Definitions of risk

Types of risk

Sources of risk

Risk management and reduction

Stock, wip, working capital:

Policies on stock holding and giving credit

The costs and other implications of policies

Reduction of working capital (and lock-up)

Budgetary and cost control

Putting Finance into plain English