Courses related to building and maintaining your investigative business.
Approx time to complete is between 12 and 20 hours.
For more information see below.
See below the short courses included in the Business Bundle:
- Leadership and Influence
They say that leaders are born, not made. While it is true that some people are born leaders, the ability to lead and influence others can be learnt, particularly by those promoted to leadership positions. Once the techniques of Leadership and Influence are known, confidence and better decision-making follows. This course introduces new leaders to the key concepts.
- Basic Bookkeeping
This course deals with the fundamentals of accounting and bookkeeping terminology, balance sheets and financial planning, budgeting and control.
- Business Writing
Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it’s one that many people struggle with. Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important is the business world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving that extra edge in the workplace. The PICA Business Writing workshop gives participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common business documents.
- Cyber Security
Every organisation is responsible for ensuring Cyber Security. The ability to protect its information systems from impairment or even theft is essential to reduce risk. Implementing effective security measures will not only offer liability protection; it will also increase efficiency and productivity. With PICA’s Cyber Security workshop participants will understand the different types of malware and security breaches and develop effective prevention methods which will increase overall security. They will also understand the basic concepts associated with Cyber Security and what an organisation needs to stay secure.
- Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking provides the skills to analyze and evaluate information. With these skills participants are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from a piece of data. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision and minimises damages if a mistake does occur. PICA’s Critical Thinking workshop will lead participants to be a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce bias which will provide a greater understanding of their environment. This workshop will provide participants the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information which will provide an incredible boost in performance.
- Goal Setting and Getting things done
Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. This course touches on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills participants need to complete more tasks, and get things done. PICA’s Goal Setting and Getting Things Done workshop covers strategies to help participants deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in professional and personal lives. Participants will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.
- Risk Assessment Management
It is not possible to control or manage 100 percent of risk, but knowing what do before, during, and after an event will mitigate the damage and harm. Identifying potential hazards and risks and making it part of the day-to-day business is important. Safety should be the first priority as every business must face the reality of risks and hazards. Through PICA’s Risk Assessment and Management course participants will be aware of hazards and risk they didn’t realise were around their workplace. Identifying hazards through proper procedures will provide participants the ability to prevent an accident before it occurs. Limiting and removing potential dangers through Risk Assessment will be an incredible investment.
- Social Media Marketing
Social media is a staple of modern business and personal life. It is so enmeshed in the way we communicate that organisations have little choice but to engage social media as part of their marketing strategy. With PICA’s Social Media Marketing workshop, participants discover the specifics of how to effectively use social media marketing.
- Internet Marketing Fundamentals
Marketing has changed dramatically over the last decade. Marketing is all about communication and the Internet has completely changed the way people communicate. The Internet is a marketer’s dream come true, especially with Social Media.
PICA’s Internet Marketing Fundamentals provides participants with a great set of skills to market online. Content is the king of Internet marketing, and participants will need to know how to utilise content.
- Project Management
In the past few decades, organisations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size. PICA’s Project Management workshop gives participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that can be used every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout the organisation.