Choose from the following modules
Get that job
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 shine in interviews.
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
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
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
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
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.
The role of Stock markets, Bond markets and Insurance. Fund management, Investment banking and Corporate finance. Long & Short trading.
Valuation parameters, margins, investment styles and performance measures.
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
The similarities and the key differences between PR and Advertising. The importance of Brands and Brand Management. Useful terminology
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
The qualities that are in demand, and how to get involved. The pressures from local, national and global mega-trends.
Working for Yourself
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
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
How to be new, how to behave. How to translate your payslip and make sense of your workplace pension. How to cope with office politics. How to deal with harassment and what to do if you hate your job.