The Development Company Limited provides courses for managers, team leaders, customer contact staff, PAs and secretaries. A range of trainer qualifications are also available both as open courses and in-house programmes in partnership with the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning.
11 training courses found
Step away from the Powerpoint! This is the professional trainer's certificate. It runs as 3 x 2 day modules plus an assignment and the successful student will be able to use the letters MITOL (Member of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning) after their name.
By the end of this course you will be able to: use a range of tools to analyse and identify your key strengths, skills and values identify your key achievements and write three achievements using the achievements model prepare for a job interview using the job description and person specification and also prepare for the testing methods for essential criteria on the person specification prepare for a job interview using STAR, make a good first impression with your presentation and body language, answer behavioural interview questions effectively,ask effective and relevant questions at the end of the interview and leave the interview looking and feeling confident identify the core activities likely to form part of an assessment centre and prepare for a range of activities within an assessment centre.
You will learn how the work effectively with the meeting Chair, best practice approaches for taking notes in meetings, creating an objectives agenda and creating an action checklist. You will also be able to practise your note taking and minute taking skills using videos of meetings.
The ability to manage people is an essential requirement in business today. Drawing on a range of approaches to suit different situations, you must be able to demonstrate your management styles and management skills with confidence and conviction.
This course provides a practical approach to help you manage meetings effectively and productively.
This is a Foundation Certificate qualification for people new to training or who train as part of their job. Outcomes of the programme are that attendees will be able to: Identify the immediate learning needs of individuals Write learning aims and objectives in accordance with best practice Analyse tasks and design training activities to facilitate the learning of those tasks Instruct on a one to one or small group basis using appropriate demonstration and constructive feedback skills Facilitate a group training session which uses activities such as role play, simulation or group discussion Assess and evaluate immediate learning Attendees will be eligible for Associate Membership of ITOL upon satisfactory completion of the course.
This is the full professional Coaching qualification and consists of 1 x 2 day module n2 x 1 day modules plus 10 hours of coaching practise and an assignment. Successful attendees will be enrolled at “Member” level with the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning and will be entitled to use the letters MITOL after their name.
By the end of this course participants will be able to: Identify the responsibilities of the minute taker Sort out the facts Use a variety of me
By the end of this elearning course you will be able to: Write a personal vision relating to how you will use your time at work during the next year Write your goals in SMART terminology Identify how to work more productively using a time management model Analyse where your time goes and explore options to change. Use a given method to clear your inbox and in-tray every day Use a realistic planning approach and build in contingency time every day Prioritise your workload using the urgent and important matrix.
This course is aimed at those new, or relatively new, to training to enable them to make an effective contribution to the training and development of others. It is also aimed at those who want to develop their training skills at a foundation level.
Good presentation skills are vital in communicating ideas and for influencing others to follow your direction. In customer negotiations your presentation skills determine success or failure and large contracts hinge on your ability to put across your message.