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Elevating Executive Presence

2024-02-28T23:18:40+00:00February 15th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

Today's leaders are operating in an age of heightened complexity and perpetual change. Their choices and actions underpin organisational resilience. They need the right tools and mindset along with sustained vitality to skillfully drive change. Elevating Executive Presence program will empower and equip participants to step up and stay steady. They will examine the traits and behaviours of exceptional leaders through the lens of executive presence.

Next Level Women: Elevating Experts

2024-02-28T03:41:56+00:00February 20th, 2023|Tags: , |

Next Level Women: Elevating Experts is a leadership training program designed to equip talented experts with the tools and feedback to be able to open up the same breadth of opportunity as enjoyed by their male counterparts. This training provides high-impact skills development and tracks behaviour change to actually measure improvement.

Negotiation and Influence Skills for Data Professionals

2024-02-28T23:05:11+00:00October 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Using insights from neuroscience, this practical and interactive workshop explores the mechanisms underlying why influence attempts often go wrong, and what to do about it. We explore key threats inherent in communication and how they can unintentionally trigger resistance in others, resulting in disengagement and push-back. Participants will learn a framework and practical tools to help them influence more effectively by neutralising potential social threats and maximising the receptivity of others to their message.

Persuasive Presenting Masterclass

2024-02-28T05:46:23+00:00July 12th, 2019|Tags: |

This is a highly interactive masterclass that has transformed the careers of many analytics and technical teams in the past. It goes well beyond just ‘presenting’ and its influence and affect bridges across to communication as a whole. It is run by Michelle Bowden, a 20+ year veteran and recognised leader in persuasive presentation skills and a coach to many business leaders. Group sizes are limited to only 10 people – the learning experience is interactive, personalised, and packed with personal coaching from Michelle.

Optimising Business Engagement in Analytics

2024-02-28T04:08:40+00:00September 30th, 2021|Tags: , , |

The Optimising Business Engagement in Analytics workshop is to improve team engagement in analytics projects by providing a common understanding of the activities involved in an analytics project. Participants also learn a process that helps them elicit a clear definition of business, data and analytics outcomes.

Report Automation – Excel to PowerPoint with R

2023-09-01T06:37:03+00:00October 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Report automation can deliver powerful, time-saving results. This course teaches analytics professionals to automate the creation of PowerPoint packs from input Excel workbooks using R. Time is allotted for students to implement techniques taught so that, by the end of the course, students will have wrangled input data, created plots and tables, defined a PowerPoint template, and built a sample set of slides.

Data Visualisation and Communication

2021-09-08T03:57:01+00:00August 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

This course prepares data analytics professionals to communicate analytics results to business audiences, in a business context while being mindful of the skills, incentives, priorities and psychology of the audience. It also equips analysts [...]

Critical Thinking for Data Analytics

2021-09-08T03:54:32+00:00March 16th, 2020|Tags: |

This course is a vital first step in the data literacy journey, and the one that introduces the most vital and basic skills of the effective 21st century professional or leader. Working with data is not just about manipulating software tools : it is first and foremost about effective reasoning, using all available information. As such, this course loads the key “software” into the most vital hardware of the business - the human professional, enabling them to reason effectively with data, and thus realise the value that data analytics promises, deriving more reliable and correct insights and making better decisions.

Intro to R (+ data visualisation)

2021-04-13T04:19:20+00:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , |

This R training course will introduce you to the R programming language, teaching you to create functions and customise code so you can manipulate data and begin to use R self-sufficiently in your work. R is the world’s most popular data mining and statistics package. It’s also free, and easy to use, with a range of intuitive graphical interfaces.

Intro to Python for Data Analysis

2021-03-16T06:59:15+00:00January 21st, 2019|Tags: , |

Python is a high-level, general-purpose language used by a thriving community of millions. Data-science teams often use it in their production environments and analysis pipelines, and it’s the tool of choice for elite data-mining competition winners and deep-learning innovations. This course provides a foundation for using Python in exploratory data analysis and visualisation, and as a stepping stone to machine learning.

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