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Our top courses to help you guarantee the skills required for your job September 2, 2018

Our top courses to help you guarantee the skills required for your job

Our top courses to help you guarantee the skills required for your job

At London Training For Excellence, we not only help you overcome any barriers that may be between you and that vacancy you have your eyes on, we are committed to providing high quality training solutions that will help you find the job of your dreams.

A brilliant first degree, a PhD and a list of published papers on your CV may not be enough to secure a position. You have to be aware of what employers are looking for in any employee. And you have to demonstrate that you are employable as a person, a team member and as a contributing member of the employer organisation. 

The following are examples of what skills and attributes employers look for:

Personal attributes

  • A positive attitude: a ‘can do’ approach, good work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Good personal presentation
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Reliability
  • Timekeeping and personal organisation
  • Team working, collaboration and co-operation
  • Flexibility
  • Commercial awareness and customer focus 


  • Communication – oral and written
  • Numeracy
  • Computer literacy/IT skills. 

The following is an example of our top courses focusing on the above skills: 

Communication Skills

You will learn:

  • What are different styles of communication and what benefits each type provides?
  • How to ask the right questions at the right time.
  • What causes misunderstanding?
  • How can you minimise misunderstanding?
  • How to use active listening to gain rapport and commitment.
  • How to get what you want and stay friends.
  • How to be assertive.
  • How to be empathic.
  • How to use simple empathic techniques to construct sentences based on what you hear from others.
  • How to ask repeatedly until you get to the core part of issues.
  • How to provide feedback to others such as your team members, your colleagues or those managed by you.
  • How can you read people through their body language and understand their motives better? 

Communication Skills And Working Positively With Team Members

You will learn:

  • Communicate more effectively with your boss and co- workers.
  • Build stronger working relationships with co- workers up and down the ladder.
  • Feel at ease in any business setting: meetings, client lunches and social functions.
  • Deal with difficult co -workers and tough situations calmly and confidently.
  • Keep your attitude positive and your motivation high.
  • Communicate assertively and confidently, without coming off as overly aggressive.
  • Work more effectively with co -workers or bosses who’ve been difficult in the past.
  • Master “the new business etiquette” and feel at ease in all workplace situations.
  • Make a dynamic first impression with everyone you meet.
  • Double the amount of information you receive by using active listening skills.
  • Improve work relationships by building rapport with co -workers up and down the ladder.
  • Use the power of your voice to convey an authoritative image.
  • Earn the reputation of an effective communicator who’s a highly valuable asset to the organization.
  • Keep yourself motivated – every day.

Creativity & Innovation

You will learn:

  • What is creativity?
  • What is innovation?
  • What is the relationship between creativity and intelligence?
  • What are the tenets of creativity?
  • What is Mind Mapping Technique?
  • What is Alternative Opposites Techniques?
  • What are the 4 stages of creativity and how can you take advantage of knowing about them?
  • What are the fundamental principles of creativity?
  • What is Confirmation Bias?
  • What is Patterned Thinking?
  • How to avoid negative thinking
  • What is Expanding Problems Technique?
  • How to manage risk
  • What kind of attitudes can kill creativity?
  • How to ask questions
  • What is Morphological Mind Mapping?
  • What is Lateral Thinking?
  • What is 5 Whys Technique?
  • What is Six Thinking Hats? 

Problem Solving

You will learn:

  • Why people fail in solving problems?
  • What are the helpful attitudes that can help to solve problems more efficiently?
  • What are the ideal roles in a productive meeting?
  • What techniques help to improve problem solving? 

Presentation Skills

You will learn:

  • How to approach the design of a presentation and learn which areas you need to focus on most
  • What types of presentations exist and what are the differences between them
  • What techniques you can use to engage the audience such as laughter, story-telling, etc.
  • What to do to make your presentation viralso that your audience will spread your message through word of mouth
  • What steps to take starting from a blank sheet all the way to a detailed  and comprehensive presentation
  • How to make an engaging story that your audience will remember
  • How to have an impact
  • How to use interactive content to engage the crowd
  • What type of content you need to produce
  • What questions you need to ask yourself
  • How to do storyboarding
  • How to structure the slides to get maximum effect
  • What to avoid when designing slides
  • Why certain popular features of common presentation software packages such as Power Point are not useful and what can you do about them
  • How to avoid “Death by Power Point”
  • How to deliver a presentation with reduced anxiety
  • How to have the correct body language so you come across as a ‘great’ presenter
  • How not to bore the crowd
  • How to handle questions
  • How to take advantage of the environment
  • What not to do during presentations which may undermine you or your message

The above are just a few examples of training courses in UKand training courses in Londonthat we deliver here at TFE. Read more about what we provide on our personal training courses in UK.

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