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Commercial and Business Awareness for Experienced PAs and Secretaries

Course Details

Name Commercial and Business Awareness for Experienced PAs and Secretaries
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London - West
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£578.00 +vat
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Course ID:
492109

Overview

This intensive one-day course gives you an understanding of the critical business issues needed to support your role as a more commercially focused office professional.

This comprehensive one-day workshop focuses on commercial and business awareness skills that will enable the office professional to broaden their role and take on increased responsibilities from their managers.

Target Audience:

Suitable for experienced PAs and office professionals looking to increase their business and commercial awareness in order to take on more managerial tasks confidently and enhance their contribution to the organisation.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand commercial and business issues facing your organisation.
  • Define the role and purpose of your organisation.
  • Understand the issues and dilemmas now facing organisations at a strategic level.
  • Recognise the key issues involved in change management.
  • Remove the myths and fears about finance and understand the jargon that surrounds it.

Pre-Requisites

This course is suitable for experienced PAs and office professionals looking to increase their business and commercial awareness in order to take on more managerial tasks confidently and enhance their contribution to the organisation.

Course Content

Understanding Your Organisation – its Role and Purpose

  • The role and purpose of organisations
  • Organisational culture
  • The power and influence of stakeholders
  • The structure of organisations

Introduction to Strategy

  • How strategy drives an organisation
  • Analysing internal strengths and weaknesses
  • Analysing external opportunities and threats

Making Sense of Finance

  • The profitability of organisations
  • Translating financial jargon into plain English 
  • Finance as a means of measuring performance and profitability
  • A simple framework to enhance understanding of financial and managerial accounting

The Management of Change - Why Organisations Need to Change

  • Defining the key elements of change.  Levers for managing change

London - Grosvenor Place SW1

Description:

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Situated on Grosvenor Place, in the heart of London, our training spaces are fully equipped and spacious. 

We have spent considerable time researching what makes for the most rewarding learning experience and it shows in our facility: 

  • high definition AV with multiple points of display
  • ‘personalised desks’ that are moveable & height-adjustable
  • ‘fun zones’ with kinaesthetic learning toys
  • tablet-led or BYOD (bring your own device) supported course designs
  • continual refreshments & catering services
  • complimentary high-speed WiFi access
  • easily configurable room layouts, suitable for any learning or networking event

Plus, our state-of-the-art venue is easily accessible from mainline rail stations, with Victoria and Hyde Park Corner underground stations only a few minutes' walk away

Location:

13 Grosvenor Place
Hyde Park
London
SW1X 7HH

 

Directions:


The building is situated on the west side of Grosvenor Place, close to the junction of Chapel Street. Victoria BR mainline station is a short walk away, providing good access to the south east and Gatwick Airport. Opposite Victoria BR mainline station
is the Tube that serves the Circle, District and Victoria lines. Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly Line) is the closest Tube station.
TFL buses go in both directions and the following services have stops close to 13 Grosvenor Place: 2, 8, 16, 36, 38, 52, 73, 82, 148 and 436. The closest car park to Grosvenor Place is situated at Hyde Park Corner or alternatively there is another
car park situated at Wilton Place.

For security and safety reasons, please ensure you check in immediately on arrival

Heathrow Airport: 16 miles
Gatwick Airport: 28 miles
Stansted Airport: 40 miles
London City Airport: 10 miles
Waterloo Mainline Station:2.5miles
Paddington Station: 2 miles
Victoria Bus/Train Station: 1 mile
Charing Cross Mainline Station:1.5 miles
Euston Mainline Station: 3 miles
Kings Cross Mainline Station:3.5 miles

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