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Leading Lancashire

EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUNDING SECURED TO DELIVER LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS TO LANCASHIRE BASED SME WORKFORCE

 

Lancaster and Morecambe College has successfully secured European Social Funding to support employees of all ages to develop effective leadership and management skills and behaviours. The programme of activity will enable people to progress into, develop and sustain leadership and management roles, as well as support for progression in work, tackling disadvantages and wider careers choices.

The project will work with SME’s and the self-employed in the following Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership priority sectors; Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy & Environment, Digital, Creative, Visitor Economy, Financial Services and Construction. 

The Leading Lancashire project will be delivered by a consortium of 11 organisations, including Lancaster & Morecambe College and will be led by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Activities will be delivered across the partnership through coordinated promotional campaigns and will be supported by robust needs assessment, focussing on upskilling, advice and guidance and coaching/mentoring activities. Lancaster & Morecambe College are proud to offer a range of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) awards and certificates in Leadership and Management delivered by a highly experienced team.

Key benefits to businesses and employees:

  • Increased confidence and skills
  • Networking and developing relationships with peers
  • Progress career path
  • Succession planning
  • Upskilling of the workforce with more employees gaining qualifications
  • Business growth supported through development of a more highly skilled workforce
  • Increase the level of employed women to encourage progression in employment, and help address the gender pay gap
     

Modules:

  • Managing Team Performance
  • Managing Change
  • Team Leading
  • Delivering Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Management
  • Resilience
  • Recruitment & Retaining Talent
  • Project Management

Leading Lancashire Courses:

For further information on any of the below courses, please contact us on 01524 521483 or email LMCBusinessAdminTeam@lmc.ac.uk

CMI Level 3 Award

Date and time: 
20 April 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
12 May 2020, 18:00 - 21:00
Duration: 3 weeks

This CMI accredited qualification gives first line managers the opportunity to develop an understanding of the management role and their skills in motivating the team, fostering effective communications and developing a sense of team/corporate identity.

Managing Facebook for Business

Date and time:
23 April 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
26 April 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1 day 

This course is a must for all businesses who wish to maximize the awareness of their business on Facebook. A practical course, where a Facebook Pro will guide you through the changes, hints, tips and features you need to increase your following,  reach and engagement.

Essential – bringing your laptop is essential for this course, a tablet or phone won’t do the job! You also need to bring your password and log on for your Facebook account and admin access to your Facebook business page if one exists.

Managing Conflict

Date and time:
28 April 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1 day 

Managing conflict takes resilience. This course is designed to equip you with strategies to manage conflict with confidence, find creative solutions and make difficult decisions.

CIPD Unit 3HRC

Date and time:
28 April, 06, 13 & 20 May 2020, 10:00 - 15:00
Duration: 4 weeks 

This 4 credit unit is a great introduction to the CIPD Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources qualification. 

CMI Level 3 Award - Managing Volunteers

Date and time: 
29 April, 06 & 13 May 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
18, 25 June, & 02 July 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration:
3 weeks

This CMI accredited award is a 3 week course designed to assist managers who work with volunteers. The aim of the unit is to equip managers with the knowledge of how to engage, motivate and support volunteers. As part of your learning outcomes  you will look at the reasons and benefits of volunteering as well as the legal and organisational requirements for managing volunteers. 

Managing Facebook Adverts for Business

Date and time: 
30 April 2020 or 01 May 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration:
1 day 

This course takes you from basic to advanced advertising on Facebook. You’ll learn, Facebook ad basics, how to set up the Facebook Pixel, how to create lookalike audiences, how to run retargeting ads to audiences, and how to create a Facebook ads strategy that works.

Essential – bringing your laptop is essential for this course, a tablet or phone won’t do the job! You also need to bring your password and log on for your Facebook account and admin access to your Facebook business page if one exists.

Managing LinkedIn for Business Professional Profile – Part 1 & 2

Part 1

Date and time: 
07 & 08 May 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
Duration:
2 evenings

This two part course provides an introduction to LinkedIn. Create a winning profile that works, attract high worth contacts and increases the reach of your profile. Learn how to gain interest, share articles, create business opportunities and create the right impression with logo’s, cover banners and profile statements.

Part 2

Date and time: 
14 & 15 May 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
Duration:
2 evenings

Build on your knowledge from the part 1 course in this step by step guidance to creating your company page on LinkedIn. Delivered by a LinkedIn Professional this course guides you through the setup of a company profile, create your company bio, add your keywords, connect into groups, create followers, interest and increase your network. 

Essential for Parts 1 & 2 – bringing your laptop is essential for this course, a tablet or phone won’t do the job! You also need to bring your passwords and log on for your LinkedIn account if a profile already exists. 

Managing Change

Date and time: 
12 May 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration:
1 day

Change is inevitable if an organisation is to maintain competitiveness and currency of practice. This course has been designed to enable you to evaluate types and reasons for change within organisations and be able to select and apply theoretical models for its management.

Time Management

Date and time: 
14 May or 05 August 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration:
1 day

Do you spend your working day being busy from the minute you arrive at work until the time you leave but achieve very little? If you do then this highly practical workshop is the course for you. You will learn an array of tools and techniques to help you work smarter not harder and control events rather than be controlled by them.

Managing Google My Business

Date and time: 
21 or 24 May 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
Duration:
1 day

Get found on Google, delivered by a Google Pro, this course is a must for all business owners who are wanting to increase awareness and make the most of all Google has to offer within this free service. Most businesses only use 10% of what is on offer, missing the opportunity to move up the ranking within Google.

Essential – bringing your laptop is essential for this course, a tablet or phone won’t do the job! You also need to bring your password and log on for Google My Business account if one exists, if not you will need a GMAIL account, bringing your log on and password with you. 

CMI Level 5 Certificate

Date and time:
08 August 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
Duration:
9 weeks

This Chartered Management Institute accredited qualification gives managers the opportunity to enhance their management skills, including self development and leadership, and further their skills in particular areas of their role.

Managing Instagram for Business – Beginners

Date and time:
28 May 2020, 10.00 - 16:00
Duration:
1 day

OR

Date and time:
28 & 29 May 2020, 18:30 - 21:30
Duration:
2 evenings 

Learn how to correctly set up and use your Instagram account, to grow your business Instagram stats and trends. What Instagram is and how does it work. How people use Instagram. How businesses are now using Instagram. How to gain followers and keep them.  How to create an engaging Instagram profile. How to take photos and post them correctly. How to Effectively use Instagram photos and create sales conversion. Also covering Stories, Newsfeeds, Highlight and InstaTV.

Essential – bringing your laptop is essential for this course, plus either a table or a smart phone too! You also need your password and log on for your Instagram account.