Choose from the following modules

Get that job

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Review that CV and your cover-letter for effective networking.  Learn how to display commercial awareness, EQ, Integrity, resilience and softer skills that employers are looking for in order to give good account of yourself in interviews.  



Economic principles

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The basic principles of Economics and how they apply to you should be better understood in order to engage.  Supply and demand dynamics, interest rates, foreign exchange, tariffs, budget deficits are part of everyday news.   Get involved.    

Accounting, Maths basics

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Learn the basic standards of accounting, and how to read Balance sheets, Profit & Loss accounts and Cashflow statements. Numerical reasoning tests remind how percentages, statistics and basic maths have unavoidable everyday relevance.   

Money, and how to use it

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For when you have any, here's what you could do apart from spending it:  Choose between Cash, investing in stocks, bonds, derivatives, funds, ISAs, ETFs, private equity, property, precious metals, alternative assets or cryptocurrencies



Politics

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Know your left from your right, and what's in-between.  What goes on in the Palace of Westminster and Whitehall.  Know the workings of the Government, the role played by the Civil Service and the Public Sector. 

The Future of Work

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What will the workplace look like in the near future? Understand the role of Algorithms, the Internet Of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain.  Learn how technology is changing the work environment and will shape the world of work in the future.  

Financial Markets

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The role of Stock markets, Bond markets and Insurance.  Fund management, Investment banking and Corporate finance.  Long & Short trading.

Financial Analysis

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Valuation parameters, margins, investment styles and performance measures.  

Law

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Our system of principles, rules and procedures.  The UK court system.  Criminal and Civil Law.  Contract Law, Law of Tort.  Mediation as ADR

Marketing, PR, Advertising

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The similarities and the key differences between PR and Advertising.  The importance of Brands and Brand Management.  Useful terminology

Insurance Industry

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Mega-trends that will shape the industry.  How Lloyd's of London works, with the roles described, the  terminology explained and the current state of play. 

The Third Sector

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The qualities that are in demand, and how to get involved.  The pressures from local, national and global mega-trends.  

Working for Yourself

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You and the Gig Economy.  Is going it alone really for you?  If there's a gap in the market, is there a market in the gap?  Business plans for living the dream 

Miscellaneous

Everything you didn't know you didn't know, from World Organisations, everyday Latin, Credit scores,

Everything you didn't know you didn't know, from World Organisations, everyday Latin, Credit scores, Brexit, Livery companies, Renewable Energy,  Student loans and Universal Credit

Life in the Workplace

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How to be new, how to behave.  How to translate your payslip and make sense of your workplace pension.  How to handle/play office politics.  How to cope with harassment and what to do if you hate your job.