Keeping your key staff in the workflow whilst delivering the training they need to maximise their performance can be a real challenge.
In answer to this headache, TrainingU have devised a series of high impact 90-minute training sessions to provide the relevant knowledge needed to boost performance whilst reducing your staff time out of the business.
Our Sprint sessions are fast learning, flexible and fun!
Face-to-Face at your office or via Virtual Classroom
To become an effective user of Excel and to get the best out of your data and calculating totals this course is for you.
The magic of Excel lays in the use of formulas and how to fix or leave them moveable.
During this hands on session, you will gain valuable skills about how to create different types of calculations using formulae and functions.
This session is designed for new users to Excel spreadsheets or for those who would like a refresher on the basics. It is essential you have hands on practice of using a computer and mouse.
Conditional Formatting is the process of formatting cells based on a set condition (rule). Thus when the condition in the cell is met, the cell takes on a specific pre-defined format. This makes Conditional Formatting a good way of visualising Excel data.
This session is designed for users who are familiar with using Excel and are able to create, edit and print Excel spreadsheets.
Range Names can be used to represent specific cells or ranges of cells, to make referencing them more accurate. Named cells/cell ranges are Absolute by default. Any cell in a worksheet can be named and that name used as a reference in formulas. For example: refer to a cell as VAT instead of B4. Once a name is set up in a workbook, it can be easily updated and managed.
This session is designed for users who are familiar with using Excel and are able to create to create basic formulae, and Absolute Cell Referencing.
Excel LOOKUP functions search for a value located in the original table and returns a required value from a column or row of another table that you specify. The VLOOKUP function can also incorporate other Excel functions such as IF and MATCH to increase its calculating capability.
This session is designed for users who are confident creating Absolute References formulas and range names, and using the IF Function.
The PivotTable feature is one of the most sophisticated components in Excel and can be described as a dynamic summary report generated from a database. The reason for using the PivotTable feature is to manipulate data, large or small in size and transform it into a meaningful presentation of data.
This session is designed for users who are very confident creating range of data or Table data, Sorting and Filtering data, and using Functions such as, SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, and COUNT.
Deciding what data to chart needs careful thought as it is easy to produce charts which really mean very little and not what you intended at all. Excel offers a wide variety of charting options both in two and three dimensional formats. Charts can also be easily formatted or customised as required.
A Sparkline is a small chart displaying one series of data in a single cell. It can be used to show trends in your data such as minimum and maximum values.
This session is designed for users who are confident using Excel and creating spreadsheets.
Learn how to enhance your basic presentations and use tips & tricks to apply various text formats, a range of slide layouts, and exciting transitions to make your presentation engaging and eye catching for the audience.
This session is designed for new users to PowerPoint or anyone who requires a refresher on how to create and modify slides and how to set up a slide show with accompanying notes and handouts.
To create professional looking slides is a skill and to keep the audience engaged is an art. This course will help you to create slides that not only grab attention but will enable the audience to retain the key information.
This session is designed for users who are familiar with PowerPoint and have created and modified a basic slide presentation.
Mail Merge is used to create a set of documents, such as a letter, mail shot or a form that is sent to many customers. Each document has the same kind of information, yet the content is unique. For example, in letters to your customers, each letter can be personalised to address each customer by name, and to add other unique information.
This session is designed for users who are confident using Word to create letters, and tables.
Most of us say “There are not enough hours in the day.” or “I’ve not started working on my to-do-list and it’s the end of the day already, where did that time go?”, sound familiar. Feeling this way most day can have an impact on your efficiency and effectiveness. In your work life and personal life if you spend hours working with emails and in meetings, this course will help you take back control to make your time more meaningful and manageable. It’s all about striking the right balance.
This session is designed for users who are time pressurised and do not have enough hours in the day to manage emails, meetings, and tasks.
Face-to-Face at your office
Change your reaction and relationship to stressful situations. Simple everyday strategies for managing stress and bringing your life into balance.
Add value to the company by learning how to delegate effectively and build a strong team by matching the requirements of the job to the abilities of the person.
Fascinating model to incorporate into communication principles that will help future thinking and behaviour to others.
A tool to identify and disrupt established ways of thinking in your product category. Leading the way for truly market leading innovation.
How to stand up for your rights and say no without being aggressive.
Understanding your creative brain - 6 tools to aid innovative thinking in your workplace.
Whether it be a presentation, an email or a corridor conversation, achieve your desired outcome and make your message heard.
Even the best proposals will encounter barriers. This session will show you how to reduce the amount of objections you encounter and effectively handle the ones that do arise.
Our bodies react to stressful situations, often in a way that can cause added anxiety. This session will help you understand the physical process of nerves and how you can make them your friend.
Face-to-Face at your office
This course is aimed at anyone who is faced with creating a budget. Learn essential tips to achieve financial control and create realistic budgets quickly and efficiently.
A range of practical exercises will demonstrate the common budgeting techniques. Allowing the participants to compile a simple budget.
Participants will use guides and tip sheets during the course and to refer to later.
Finance for Non-Financial Managers; Financial Insights for Sales People; Strategic Finance for Senior Managers and Directors.
Once you have chosen the best course for you, call our booking team on 0333 344 6630 and they will guide you and be able to secure your place on a date that fits in with your diary. Alternatively, please complete the Contact Us form, in the top right hand corner of this page, and we will contact you back at your convenience.
A single 90-min Sprint session can accommodate up to 10 participants at a cost from £26.50 per person. You also have the option of doubling up your sessions in a single day with our Olympic Sprint learning session, where any number of your staff can benefit from an additional 90-mins on an associated or entirely different subject!
If you need any help with finding the best course for you, please call us on 0333 344 6630
In-house training can be delivered anywhere in the UK and is a very powerful, convenient and cost effective solution.
"The training we receive from TrainingU is excellent, well delivered and the trainers are exceptional. TrainingU is very professional in all aspects of training and also the administration that goes with each training course. I would have no hesitation in recommending TrainingU."
Our approach is to provide the skills and knowledge to increase productivity and achieve attitudinal and behavioural change, leading to long-term improved performance, increased employee engagement, retention and consistent gains in profit.
Our i-Cornerstones Learning & Performance Model is dynamic, flexible framework that outlines the TrainingU philosyphy and key stage processes we work through to ensure we deliver the exact learning programme for your needs and within your budget.Read more...
We are an accredited training provider with the Learning and Performance Institute which gives you the assurance that we conform to a professional Code of Practice.