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Business Skills Training to Boost Workplace Performance
Business Skills Training to Boost Workplace Performance
 

BUSINESS SKILLS TRAINING COURSES

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Business Skills training delivered at 11 UK locations or at your offices
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General business skills are essential in the modern office environment. They are transferable skills, meaning that they can help to improve performance in a wide range of different areas of business activity. For example, although an office administrator may attend a Business Writing course, he or she will be able to use these skills in another occupation such as a secretary or PA role, which can either be a temporary assignment or a change of career.

COURSES FOR BUSINESS SKILLS TRAINING

Business Writing

We have 6 courses for Business Writing training:

  • Minute Taking Made Easy
  • Basic Principles of Business Writing
  • Advanced Principles of Business Writing
  • Professional Report Writing
  • Business Writing Basics 1 (Half Day)
  • Business Writing Basics 2 (Half Day)
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Business Writing training

Touch Typing

We have 3 courses for Touch Typing training:

  • Touch Typing Introduction
  • Touch Typing Intermediate
  • Touch Typing Advanced
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Touch Typing training

Presentation Skills

We have 4 courses for Presentation Skills training:

  • Presentation Skills Fast Track
  • Developing Powerful Presentations
  • Delivering Presentations with Confidence
  • Presentation Skills Basics (Half Day)

Telephone Skills

We have 1 course for Telephone Skills training:

  • Professional Telephone Skills
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Telephone Skills training


Why Are Business Skills Important?

You can't do business without business skills!

Business skills are critical for everyone in the organisation, regardless of their position. From knowing how to create clear, succinct, and easy-to-read documents to being able to put together informative, straightforward presentations and deliver them in an effective way, these skills are essential for taking performance to the next level and making sure that work is of the highest standard.

After training, people are always more effective in both productivity and higher quality, giving the company a more productive -- and happier -- workforce.


How Can Activia's Courses Help You?

Our range of business skills training courses will provide you with specific task-related skills which enhance your performance at every level.

Whether you are looking to sharpen your business writing skills, develop better telephone skills or master the art of minute-taking, we have you covered. Our business skills training courses will provide you with specific task-related skills which enhance your performance at every level.

We'll show you how to produce effective business writing quickly, how to adapt your style, tone and message to your audience, and structure your document correctly, from memos to reports and business letters. We can help you learn how to overcome your nerves when giving presentations, how to deliver them with confidence, and how to structure your content in an easy-to-follow way. We will work with you to improve your telephone skills, create better and longer-lasting relationships with your clients, and help you to become more responsive and far more effective in your telephone work.

Our courses provide take-away skills which can be utilised immediately and whose benefits will last a lifetime. And, with our workshops, your training doesn't end when you leave the classroom. We provide you with specific exercises and help you to develop a personal action plan, which should help you put your new skills to the test right after your training session. Our interactive class format also means that you will be able to ask questions or discuss any difficulties with your trainer, who will be happy to assist you on the day.


With Activia, delegates can check their skill level which ensures they book on the correct course. This facility is also invaluable when putting together training programmes or bespoke courses for numbers of delegates.


We can also tailor your Business Skills training to your needs, or to your company project requirements, taking you from first principles to whatever level you want to achieve.



DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR

BUSINESS SKILLS COURSES

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.6 out of 5  BASED ON 489 REVIEWS

lauren rhodes, Course: Customer Service Excellence Jan 22 2020
Course rating of 4 stars "Julie was fantastic she definitely knew what she was talking about, and never failed to help if i was stuck on something. "

 
Anthony Myatt, Course: Customer Service Excellence Jan 10 2020
Course rating of 4 stars "Very enthusiastic, very good at ensuring everyone is involved, fun and engaging."

 
Noel James, Course: Customer Service Excellence Jan 10 2020
Course rating of 4 stars "Excellent trainer and very accommodating to our time limit and training needs! Very happy!"

 
Hannah Lee, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 18 2019
Course rating of 4 stars "The trainer was great, she had lots of knowledge and portrayed it really well."

 
Lily Treml, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 13 2019
Course rating of 3 stars "was a good productive day, I learnt a lot from it and will take it on board."

 
Lucy Evans, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 13 2019
Course rating of 4 stars "Very thorough and educational "

 
Sammy Edwards, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 13 2019
Course rating of 4 stars "Very well presented, relaxed and friendly training. All questions answered fully."

 
Magda Sykes, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 13 2019
Course rating of 3 stars "interesting course."

 
Ilona Kowalska, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 13 2019
Course rating of 3 stars "Informative, definitely learnt to be more confident an assertive when dealing with difficult customers "

 
Daniella Stevens, Course: Customer Service Excellence Dec 13 2019
Course rating of 3 stars "A really interesting day"

 

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