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organisation the cutting edge means choosing relevant blended learning solutions to
make things happen faster and more effectively. With the track
record and the resources to tailor training to any office or
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investment in IT and technology is a major one, but how confident
are you that your people can harness the power of your systems to
make maximum impact. More often than not, everyone dabbles in
Microsoft, using the bits they have picked up on the job and often
overestimating their competence.
The right training can maximise your people's output, helping them
to work quicker and more effectively so that they have time to focus
on proactive issues and the quality of what they do. Not only do you
get better results, the company benefits through a healthier and
less stressful environment leading to a more interested workforce
and improved staff retention.
Improved planning and document management on
Outlook for your PAs, in-depth expertise on Excel for the finance
team or evocative and powerful presentations on PowerPoint for the
sales team can all make a difference between profit and loss.
And don't forget Microsoft Office 2010 has arrived.
Ask about our great short courses on Ms Office 2010 - FAST!
The staff, facilities and location are excellent and truly outstanding
Your secretarial and
office support teams fuel the company's day-to-day activity, so it
pays to look after their development. Harness their commitment,
improve morale and engage their full interest through turning good
There are a raft of topics to make a difference from skills based
executive PA topics, refreshers and
You can select exactly the right topics for each individual's
development from their progress review or choose some 'common to
all' topics for team building or consistent performance standards.
has made me so much more
confident at work now
Finance and accounts
staff with little formal training could blossom with some Pitman
bookkeeping and accounts modules, or the very popular
Sage Line 50 course. Or grow
and promote your own accounts people through identifying talented
clerical staff with an aptitude for figures.
Growing your own is a much more cost effective and satisfying result
than just lobbing a fee at a
recruitment company. And you build
much more staff loyalty and retain tacit knowledge through
investment and retention of your people.
Training has given me the professional advice and confidence I
needed to develop my accounting knowledge
our open course schedule for a full development programme for all
levels of staff. Courses run in the City or on-site at your office or
another venue near you. Our trainers are hands-on professionals fully
committed to an interactive, practical and fun style giving people the
confidence to go back to work and put their learning into
They are equally at home with small and large group events or
one-2-one coaching for senior level staff or sensitive situations that
need that extra personal input.
useful day that opened up a lot of important and interesting
issues and questions
Do you have people using
their keyboard two hours per day and typing at 15-20 wpm?
Doubling their speed will save them one hour per day, over 6 weeks a
year per person! Much less stress, more achieved and Health & Safety
satisfied! There are several ways to learn.
in 2 Days – Accelerated Tutor-led
This is a unique intensive experience – blitz the problem in 2 days
out of the office on our open course or run one for your corporate
group. Excellent specialist tutor pulls you through with the ability
to touch type at the end. If you are frustrated with two-fingered
typing, and need an immediate fix, this works.
Difficult to release people from the office? Our web-based computer
keyboard course with a unique login, password and your course book
can be accessed anytime, anywhere!
With the emphasis on touch-typing accuracy, spend 20 hours and you
should reach over 25 wpm accurately without looking at the keys.
Each course has up to 3 month’s access so with a corporate group
you, or we, can monitor progress.
News for Budget Holders
Do you know that fifteen people each saving 6 weeks a year gains you
90 weeks? Equivalent to two extra hires, a resource of say £60,000pa
minimum for a total investment of less than £3,000 – not even one
Everyone was friendly and helpful. It was very flexible which was great for me
choose Pitman Training?
one has helped more people gain office and IT skills than Pitman
what really matters is how well we do it – 100% of corporate
delegates in the last 6
months have rated their Pitman Training IT experience as Good or
Excellent – and
we work with some of the world’s most prestigious organisations.
Some of the
main reasons you should choose Pitman Training are:
at its best, interactive, hands-on, engaging and
A range of
bite-sized one-and-a-half hour modules, half or full days.
locations in London near Bank or Oxford Circus,
alternatively bring us in-house or to a venue near you.
tested, off-the-shelf modules or tailored exactly to fit
generations, National Training Award winners and Institute
of IT Training Learning Centre of the Year 2006 and Finalist
It doesn’t cost
an arm and a leg and the results give you a fantastic
Skills for Proactive Performance
ECDL: Pitman Training also runs the ECDL course and exams
which are ideal
to achieve a consistent basic standard of computing skills.
Specialist: Need to boost your talent pool? Consider selecting
your most enthusiastic IT users and sponsoring them through their
qualification – Master or Instructor level. They are then empowered
excellent support to others, handle trouble shooting and more
pieces of work
famous after all this time.
We thought it worth a
mention as we do masses of
training for journalists
and PAs and have various ways to learn, starting today or joining a
Manual bookkeeping and
payroll courses and popular Sage courses start daily.
@ Risk programmes
Tailored packages of
skills and jobsearch modules if you are offering support to help
your people whose jobs are at risk – give them practical skills and
a huge confidence
boost for their CV.
Everyone was friendly and helpful. It was
very flexible which was great for me
Muddling Through Microsoft
Fewer people, more work means every minute counts. Upgrading skills helps to maximise output, turn out great work, beat deadlines – maintaining morale and avoiding stress.
Everyone benefits – from PAs and admin support on Outlook and Word, the finance team on the finer points of Excel or your marketing/sales professionals on stunning documents and PowerPoint presentations
Courses on all Microsoft applications start daily on our fully supported
self-paced, flexible learning programmes. Tutor-led dates are
2007 and 2010 have a different style and feel to previous versions and is much
funkier and fun. There are lots of wonderful new powerful
time-saving features, new look screens, different interfaces and
navigation paths which enable you to turn out better-looking
documents much quicker.
When you change, do it with the minimum of
downtime. The options below help your people get to grips with the
new features FAST!
2007 Part 1
Word, Excel and
2007 Part 2
Outlook, Access and
Both parts 1 & 2 each
consist of six hours, around 2 hours per module self-paced. Courses
start daily at City and Oxford Circus venues. Flexible learning with
individual training support, from one delegate or tutor-supported
Word, Excel, PowerPoint
on each topic for tutor-led corporate groups, run
as half-day or 1-day courses. Our London City venue or in-house.
for mega-busy teams, we have run this in London and New York –
feedback. Mix and match the topics for your specific groups.
Support your transition with some floor-walking help on launch week.