Free learning events

Join us for breakfast or learn from your desk/commute/bathtub. Our regular breakfast briefings and online workshops adapt material from our courses so you can update your skills without taking a day out of the office.

Breakfast briefings 2017 – Vauxhall, London

Change your approach to time management

5th October
8:15 – 9:30
Henshall Centre

Organise yourself and your team better with some processes and hacks from our signature time management course.

Communicate your ideas visually

9th November
8:15 – 9:30
Henshall Centre

Words aren’t always enough to get your point across – whether you’re in meetings or publishing content. Learn to explain concepts visually through some practical exercises.

Use hidden structures for great storytelling

6th December
8:15 to 9:30
Henshall Centre

Three things will help you construct and tell engaging stories, whether you’re writing a pitch or planning a presentation.

Free online seminars – 2017

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Add your personal brand to LinkedIn

25th September
3:30 – 4:00
Online

Professional communicators need to look good on social media. Get practical advice about updating your LinkedIn profile to gain trust and attract attention.

Get more stuff done – hit those deadlines

26th October
3:30 to 4:00
Online

Stop missing deadlines, clear your to-do list and stop procrastinating. Learn three techniques for finding focus and completing tasks.

Say less, do more

30th November
3:30 – 4:00
Online

Learn to achieve more with fewer words. We’ll show you some of the quickest ways to make your communication more efficient. Adapted from our upcoming book Say Less, Do More.

Be more creative

13th December
3:30 – 4:00
Henshall Centre

Access your creative side quickly so you can come up with a regular stream of ideas. Adapted from Creativity Skills.

Free evening events 2017

Learning games night

26th October
6:30 – 8:30
Henshall Centre

Join our evening ‘lab’ event where we test games and course activities before they go in our courses. You’ll learn something and get to meet some of our other customers.

Christmas Funshop

6th December
6:30 – late
Henshall Centre

This is as casual as we get – games, drinks and a Christmas quiz. Yes, you can wear your ugly jumper.

Coming up in 2018

Plan and run effective workshops

Date – TBC
8:15 – 9:30
Henshall Centre

Do your training days or client kick-offs descend into long PowerPoint fuelled meetings? Want to do something better? Learn some of our facilitation techniques.

Make your meetings more interesting

Date – TBC
3:30 – 4:00
Online

If you can’t avoid meetings, make them more effective with a few simple techniques. Adapted from The Effective Account Manager.

Prepare someone for a media interview

Date – TBC
8:15 – 9:30
Henshall Centre

Learn how to get a colleague or client ready to deliver a brilliant interview. Get live advice from a journalist and a PR consultant.

Create a personal development plan

Date – TBC
8:15 – 9:30
Henshall Centre

Planning somebody else’s training is easier when you borrow a process from learning and development professionals – us, obviously.