Business Development


This course will give participants the skills to start and maintain and improve business functions. Learn the basics of administration, people and project management. Analyse your market and learn how to bid and pitch successfully. Identify your brand and learn how to be a powerful communicator.

Topics include 
  • Administration Fundamentals 
  • Budget Management
  • Building a Digital Marketing Plan 
  • Digital Communications 
  • Effective Meetings
  • Presenting and Pitching  
  • Project Management 
  • Report and Proposal Writing 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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