Our Essential Business Toolkit is open to anyone looking to develop their business and management skills. Whether you are an aspiring leader, new manager, budding entrepreneur or business owner, you will find a wide range of subjects and courses to support you with your development needs.

The Toolkit offers an excellent way to progress your skills, grow your connections and discuss business concepts with like-minded individuals and business experts.

The Essential Business Toolkit is a flexible series of one day training courses. Participants can simply pick and choose courses that are most relevant to them or attend the full series.

Course Options

Simply pick and choose the course or courses that you want to attend! You don’t have to complete the full Toolkit, just register for the workshops that interest you the most.

Are there several courses that appeal to you? Why not buy them as a bundle; save money and secure the dates you want now. Simply pick the bundle, choose your courses and select your dates.

Single Course

Prices from £550 just for the one course in our Business Toolkit programme



Course Bundle

Get in touch to get a price for a bundle of courses in our Business Toolkit programme



Available Courses

Conflict Transformation: Tackling Conflict in the Workplace (1 day)

The aim of conflict transformation is to reduce the level of conflict in the workplace through a proactive approach.

Finance Management Essentials (1 day)

This one day course will help build an understanding of how to use financial information to support and develop your business area;

Introduction to HR management (1 day)

This one day course will equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to develop and implement practical HR initiatives in line with organisational objectives.

Introduction to Leadership (1 day)

This course will introduce a range of leadership approaches and theories and will focus on the application of these in the organisation to deliver improved performance.

A Marketing Masterclass (1 day)

This one day course delivers a translation of marketing theory and approaches into take-away techniques, allowing delegates to effect sustained business change and improvement.

Credit Control and Recovering Debts (1 day)
This one day course will increase your ability to set credit policies, assess and control risk, establish collections strategy and recover debt.
Understanding and Building Resilience (1 day)

This session will introduce cutting edge theory and practical application relating to how individuals, teams and organisations develop the resilience required to successfully navigate challenging circumstances and environments.

Effective Communication Skills (1 day)

This one-day course provides the techniques and knowhow to improve your communication skills and engage people effectively every time.

Introduction to Project Management (1 day)

This one day project management course gives participants the essential knowledge to confidently manage and influence a range of projects in the workplace.

Public Speaking and Presentation Skills: Building Confidence and Presence (1 day)

This course will help you stand up and stand out as a consistently confident communicator. It introduces no-nonsense insights from a multi award-winning presenter and speaking expert.

Negotiate Confidently (1 day)

This session will introduce theory and practical application relating to approaches to negotiation.

Digital Skills Masterclass

This one day masterclass will empower you to think both strategically and tactically, providing you with the tools to think and act as an effective digital leader

Benefits for attendees

We appreciate that your time is precious and budgets are limited so training programmes like our Essential Business Toolkit not only need to fit around you and your professional commitments but also deliver maximum return for your investment. Our Toolkit has therefore been designed to give participants the business support they need, with flexibility, choice and value for money.

The Essential Business Toolkit offers:

  • Flexibility
  • Value for money
  • High quality content
  • Interactive and engaging workshops
  • Practical and applied learning experience
  • Networking with peers
  • Access to a diverse and evolving business workshops
  • Sharing of best practice, ideas and business concepts
  • Access to free business support and consultancy services


As well as being a valuable source of information, the Business Toolkit Workshops provide the perfect networking opportunity to meet your peers, share best practice and speak directly to our business experts.


What to expect

Contemporary business concepts ideas and management techniques are fused with exemplary best practice from industry. The result is an innovative Toolkit that encourages participants to apply their learning to live and demanding challenges in their own organisational context. There is a strong focus on ‘action learning’, plus an innovative mix of group and individual learning experiences. Courses are not taught in large lecture theatres and offer a more personal style of teaching. Our approach provides an enhanced and collaborative learning experience.


In house and bespoke training

Don’t forget, if you have specific need we can provide bespoke in house training on all areas of business development or tailor one of our existing programmes to better suit your requirements.


Get in touch

One of our experts can call you back or help you with any enquiries. Call us on 0161 509 2999.

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Benefits of using in>pd

  • Our courses and programmes are delivered face-to-face in modern, convenient locations and can also be delivered in house on your premises
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