Embracing Social Media

Duration: 1 Day
Course Dates: Fri 17 Apr 2015 / Tue 9 June 2015

Discover the intriguing world of marketing your business through the internet and develop techniques and skills to ensure that your Social Media is profitable. Get help with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging and so much more.

Course Content

Social Media is taking over the world – not quite but you would think so by the amount of ‘noise’ that it has generated over the past 12 months. And then there is Google+ to contend with!

This course will not only look at the What is social media – Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn – but will also consider the strategic and policy issues that need to be considered. In other words that juicy question: WHY?

At the end of the course you will not only have a greater understanding of how the tools work but how you can integrate social media into your business and leverage its financial capability.
Business Benefits

Like it or not, Social Media is here to stay (for the moment) and it can be a great tool to quickly and easily get your message out to world. Social Media can benefit your business by: Increasing traffic to your website, improving your brand awareness, monitoring conversations about your business, developing targeted marketing activities, giving you an insight into your target market, generating leads, developing customer relationships and identifying gaps in the market for new products or services.

Who is the Course For?

This seminar is ideal for anyone involved or interested in using social media to boost business.

Delivery Method

This session is delivered in one day with a variety of interactive activities and discussion.

Time Commitment

This seminar is a great way to boost your skills without taking too much time out of the office.

Assessment

There is no assessment for this session and you will receive a certificate of attendance following the seminar.

Cost

£95

Why Choose Truro and Penwith College Business?

  • One of the top ten Colleges in the UK
  • Awarded the Training Quality Standard for providing outstanding training and development for employers
  • Designated Outstanding status by Ofsted (2008)

How does our training benefit your business?

  • Our training improved the profits of 35% of the businesses we work with
  • 68% of businesses became more efficient after training with us
  • Training helped 84% of businesses we work with improve staff performance

Truro and Penwith College Business

Telephone: 01872 242711
Email: business@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Our postal address is:

Truro and Penwith College Business
Fal Building
Quay Street
Truro
TR1 3XX

 

Truro and Penwith College Business is open Monday – Thursday, 08.30 – 17.00, Friday 08:30 – 16:30

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Award in Technology in Care

Provides an understanding of how technology can help services to be more effective and efficient.

2 days / 09:00 – 16:30

Truro Campus: 1 May, 8 May 2015

Usual cost: £195*

*Fully funded subject to eligibility

Truro and Penwith College Business

Telephone: 01872 242711
Email: business@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Our postal address is:

Truro and Penwith College Business
Fal Building
Quay Street
Truro
TR1 3XX

 

Truro and Penwith College Business is open Monday – Thursday, 08.30 – 17.00, Friday 08:30 – 16:30

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Care Certificate in the Workplace

Fourteen of the fifteen standards within the Care Certificate require knowledge based answers, these are covered within taught sessions.

6 days / 09:00 – 16:30

Truro campus: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul

Usual cost: £575*

*Fully funded. Funding subject to eligibility

Truro and Penwith College Business

Telephone: 01872 242711
Email: business@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Our postal address is:

Truro and Penwith College Business
Fal Building
Quay Street
Truro
TR1 3XX

 

Truro and Penwith College Business is open Monday – Thursday, 08.30 – 17.00, Friday 08:30 – 16:30

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Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

Develop the ability to be assertive, motivated and confident in the workplace. On this one day seminar you will discover and develop techniques and strategies to increase self-confidence, allowing you to be more confident in influencing people and groups at work, whether it be managers, your team, colleagues or customers.

Delivery Method

This session is delivered in one day with a variety of interactive activities and discussion.

Time Commitment

This seminar is a great way to boost your skills without taking too much time out of the office.

Assessment

There is no assessment for this session and you will receive a certificate of attendance following the seminar.

Cost

£95

Why Choose Truro and Penwith College Business?

  • One of the top ten Colleges in the UK
  • Awarded the Training Quality Standard for providing outstanding training and development for employers
  • Designated Outstanding status by Ofsted (2008)

How does our training benefit your business?

  • Our training improved the profits of 35% of the businesses we work with
  • 68% of businesses became more efficient after training with us
  • Training helped 84% of businesses we work with improve staff performance

Truro and Penwith College Business

Telephone: 01872 242711
Email: business@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Our postal address is:

Truro and Penwith College Business
Fal Building
Quay Street
Truro
TR1 3XX

 

Truro and Penwith College Business is open Monday – Thursday, 08.30 – 17.00, Friday 08:30 – 16:30

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People Management for new Supervisors

Develop your communication expertise and become a more effective team leader by and enhancing essential people management skills, helping you get the best from team members.

Delivery Method

This session is delivered in one day with a variety of interactive activities and discussion.

Time Commitment

This seminar is a great way to boost your skills without taking too much time out of the office.

Assessment

There is no assessment for this session and you will receive a certificate of attendance following the seminar.

Cost

£95

Why Choose Truro and Penwith College Business?

  • One of the top ten Colleges in the UK
  • Awarded the Training Quality Standard for providing outstanding training and development for employers
  • Designated Outstanding status by Ofsted (2008)

How does our training benefit your business?

  • Our training improved the profits of 35% of the businesses we work with
  • 68% of businesses became more efficient after training with us
  • Training helped 84% of businesses we work with improve staff performance

Truro and Penwith College Business

Telephone: 01872 242711
Email: business@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Our postal address is:

Truro and Penwith College Business
Fal Building
Quay Street
Truro
TR1 3XX

 

Truro and Penwith College Business is open Monday – Thursday, 08.30 – 17.00, Friday 08:30 – 16:30

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Research Skills for Growth

This course is ideal for anyone wishing to develop a concept or idea for growth, development or diversification of their business where research is required to test its viability or reach a conclusion on which way to go next. You will attend an intensive two-day course to learn the required techniques and then receive support from a project supervisor. You will have access to the University’s online portal which includes significant market research intelligence.

What will I learn?

You will learn about:

  • How to investigate, analyse and research an idea to support business growth or diversification
  • Sources of information to support your research
  • Methods of quantitative and qualitative data generation & analysis
  • Methods used to conduct research e.g. case studies, interviews, questionnaires and on-line surveys
  • How to improve your skills of comprehension, critical analysis and communication
  • The professional ethics required when conducting research

Reusable and transferable skills to support the business

Truro College / 09:30 – 16:30 / 5 Feb, 6 Feb  (2015)

In addition to the taught days there will be a number of short, interactive sessions which will enable you to receive mentoring, peer support and review your progress with your Project Mentor.

13th Feb 1pm – 4pm

13th Mar 1pm – 4pm

17th Apr 1pm – 4pm

15th May 1pm – 4pm

Cost: £750

Funding Available If you are employed within a private sector business and do not already have a similar qualification at this level it is likely that due to current funding you will only have to pay half price.

Assessment Method Assessment is 100% coursework. By the end of the course you will have undertaken a substantial personal research project for your idea or concept

Progression You could study another single topic SUCCESS course or attain a Certificate in Professional development by completing any three modules of your choice. You could also progress to FdA Business.

Additional Information This course is a module from a Foundation Degree at Truro and Penwith College. It is 20 credit module at Level 5 accredited by Plymouth University.

SUCCESS – Higher Education Short Courses

Telephone: 01872 267502
Email: success@truro-penwith.ac.uk
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Book a place: Click here for the Booking Form

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