Professional development courses

Skill Up programme

How effective are you and your colleagues at work?  Do you have the skills necessary to take you to the next level? Having a positive personal impact in the workplace is vital to career advancement. Whether your goal is to be Chief Executive Officer, Director of HR or to become the next marketing guru in your organization, having a solid set of workplace skills is essential to career progression.

Introducing our Skill Up programme for professionals who take their career development seriously. Join a community of professionals committed to better workplaces. Meet like-minded people, build real workplace skills and focus on your future. All workshops are delivered in English.

 Professional Skills Workshops for Individuals

Initial Offer 

Levels

Programme

High Impact Presentations

New starters and mid-career

6 sessions (18 hours)

Better Email

New starters and mid-career

2 or 4 sessions (12 hours)

Time Management

New starters and mid-career

2 or 4 sessions (12 hours)

Interpersonal Communication

New starters and mid-career

6 sessions (18 hours)

High Impact Presentations

The purpose of this workshop is to help you develop the skills you need to present information effectively and with confidence.

After this course you will be better able to:

  • open and continue your presentation with confidence
  • structure your presentation materials 
  • close your presentation
  • use visual aids effectively
  • support your materials with good visual and vocal delivery 
  • give your audience what they need in a way that they will find easy to remember and understand.

Better Email

The aim of this workshop is to help you write effective emails which achieve positive impact you are looking for. By the end of the workshop, you will be better able to:

  • tailor their writing style to fit your readers’ needs
  • plan and organise your writing to fit their purpose
  • write clear, concise and complete emails
  • avoid redundancy
  • edit for grammatical accuracy.

 

Time Management

This workshop gives you the tools to overcome the barriers to working efficiently and effectively.  You will discover and experiment with a range of techniques for prioritising tasks, dealing with time wasters and managing yourself and others.  

After this course you will be better able to:

  • solve time management issues
  • make use of your working day to complete your tasks
  • create a daily routine that will help you achieve your long-term goals
  • add value to your firm/organisation.

Interpersonal Communication Skills

This workshop will help you explore how to improve and control more of your communications.  You will develop skills to make you more effective in your office life and communicate in a clearer and more successful manner.

With a focus on first impressions, communication styles, barriers to communication and listening and vocal skills, after this workshop you will be better able to:

  • communicate with greater confidence
  • control how you are communicating
  • develop more fruitful relationships.

Schedules

Our professional skills workshops are delivered at our premises on Saturdays.

Workshop title

Session Dates

Session Times

High Impact Presentations

Session One – 07 October

Session Two – 21 October

Session Three -28 October

Session Four – 04 November

Session Five – 11 November

Session Six – 18 November

 

 

09.15 – 12.30

Better Email

TBC

 

Time Management

TBC

 

Interpersonal Communication

TBC

 

Price

12 hour workshop – 1,000 ETB

18 hour workshop – 1,500 ETB

Coming next year – Management Track