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Communicators in Business

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Event Date
5th Nov 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Standard Price
£485.00 + VAT
Members Price
£375.00 + VAT

Johnny Craike

Central London


You are a great communicator but how easy do you find it to speak the language of business? This course will help you to understand business terminology, how businesses plan and ways that you can build relationships and influence senior leadership within your organisation. It is designed for anyone who works in a communication role, in any sector, and wants to increase their presence amongst their colleagues. Come ready to share, have fun and learn how you can help yourself to stand out and be seen as a trusted advisor.


Building business acumen
Business lingo bingo - an introduction to the language of business
Understanding how businesses work

Increasing presence and impact in the business
Speaking truth to power - why people don't say things at work and how to deal with conflict
Thinking like your colleagues - the six hats of Edward De Bono

Building rapport and relationships with senior executives
Being seen as a trusted advisor
How to build trust based relationships
Building a blinding business case

Business plans, budgets and finances
How businesses plan
Understanding external environments, global context and globalisation
Budgets and financial planning in a nutshell
Creating a strategy on a page - SWOT and PESTLE analysis

Putting it into practice - conveying ideas and messages with confidence
Scenario planning - what would you do?
Taking it back to the office


The trainer

Johnny Craike is an accredited European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) coach, trainer and staff engagement specialist. He has a wealth of communications and engagement experience in senior leadership roles and regularly works with people to help build their confidence and impact in businesses. He prides himself on creating energising and interactive learning and development programmes and has designed and run more than 100 events and training courses across a wide range of organisations. 


Delegate feedback


'This course gave such a good grounding in business language and activity. I feel far more confident in my ability to represent myself to senior leaders, to be influential and effective', Fiona, NAHL Group

'The course exceeded my expectations and taught me not to be scared of business!' Debbie, Mott MacDonald

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