Workshops

We run a programme of half-day and full-day workshops to help upskill your staff. These are held at Maylands Business Centre by professional trainers and cover a wide range of business topics.

Click on the titles below to see the course outlines. If there is another topic that you would like to see covered, please get in touch.

To book places on our workshops, please email maylands.reception@dacorum.gov.uk or call 01442 531002.

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Workshop schedule

Schedule of workshops at the Maylands Business Centre
Course title When Cost
 Managing people for the first time (PDF 221KB) 6 February 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm)  £65 (plus VAT)
 Boost your business through marketing (PDF 109KB)  13 February 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm)  £65 (plus VAT) 
 Email marketing that works (PDF 179KB) 13 February 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Improve your website, marketing and sales using Google Analytics (PDF 166KB) 26 February 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm)   £65 (plus VAT)
 Yes, you can innovate. Discover your innovation strengths and develop your creative potential (PDF 239KB) 3 March 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Introduction to social media (PDF 131KB) 10 March 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Presentations that get results! How to wow your audience (PDF 238KB) 12 March 2020 (9.30pm to 4.30pm) £130 (plus VAT) 
 Excel formulae and functions (PDF 147KB) 17 March 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Excel - analysing data using pivot tables (PDF 181KB) 17 March 2020 (13.30pm to 16.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Power of persuasion (PDF 572KB) 24 March 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Linked In and Twitter - from follows and likes to handshakes (PDF 178KB) 25 March 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Data protection and GDPR - practical steps to compliance (PDF 182KB) 1 April 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Starting out - help for your own business (PDF 131KB) 21 April 2020 (9.30am to 16.30pm) £130 (plus VAT)
 SEO - why pay someone when you can do it yourself? (PDF 108KB) 23 April 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Finance for non-financial managers - basic (PDF 128KB) 29 April 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Finance for non-financial managers - intermediate (PDF 73KB) 29 April 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Tips and tricks for getting paid (PDF 235KB) 12 May 2020 (9.30pm to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Creating new ideas for your business (PDF 238KB) 14 May 2020 (9.30pm to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Meetings that get results! (PDF 236KB) 14 May 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Facebook and Instagram for business (PDF 110KB) 19 May 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Delivering great customer service - part 1 (PDF 167KB) 21 May 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Delivering great customer service - part 2 (PDF 169KB) 21 May 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Marketing on a shoestring (PDF 91KB) 9 June 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Maximising personal impact (PDF 176KB) 16 June 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Thinking yourself to success (PDF 177KB) 16 June 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Excel intermediate (PDF 148KB) 17 June 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Excel advanced (PDF 145KB) 17 June 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Telephone sales and cold calling (PDF 107KB) 2 July 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Finance for non-financial managers - basic (PDF 128KB) 1 July 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Finance for non-financial managers - intermediate (PDF 73KB) 1 July 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Starting out - help for your own business (PDF 131KB) 8 July 2020 (9.30am to 4.30pm) £130 (plus VAT)
 Introduction to social media (PDF 131KB) 15 September 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 SEO - why pay someone when you can do it yourself? (PDF 108KB) 16 September 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 LinkedIn and Twitter - from follows and likes to handshakes (PDF 178KB) 23 September 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Email marketing that works (PDF 179KB) 24 September 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Writing skills for business (PDF 160KB) 29 September 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Make the most of your time at work (PDF 171KB) 6 October 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Developing your management style using coaching (PDF 172KB) 6 October 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 How to improve your website, marketing and sales using Google Analytics (PDF 166KB) 14 October 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Finance for non-financial managers - basic (PDF 128KB) 21 October 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT) 
 Finance for non-financial managers - intermediate (PDF 73KB) 21 October 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Starting out - help for your own business (PDF 131KB) 22 October 2020 (9.30am to 4.30pm) £130 (plus VAT)
 Practical project management (PDF 178KB) 4 November 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Sales made easy - discover what works (PDF 148KB) 5 November 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Marketing on a shoestring (PDF 91KB) 12 November 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Content marketing - building your business and reputation (PDF 165KB) 12 November 2020 (1.30pm to 4.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)
 Facebook advertising - an introduction (PDF 109KB) 17 November 2020 (9.30am to 12.30pm) £65 (plus VAT)