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Training for businesses available from Ara Institute

Wednesday, February 27, 2019   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, health, business, Courses, services, leadership, safety, management, finances, conflict

Enhance your effectiveness in the workplace with one of Ara's affordable and flexible business short courses.

Contact ARA for more information on these business courses (engagement[at]ara.ac.nz).

Apply online or get further details about this courses on the ARA website.

Accounting Principles and MYOB

Manage your day-to-day bookwork and save time by gaining an understanding of basic accounting principles and becoming a confident MYOB user.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2nd April to 7th May 2019.
Time:
5.30 to 8.30pm.
Cost: $300 per person including GST.

Conflict Management

Learn strategies to manage conflict, increase organisational performance and enhance group outcomes.

Date: Tuesday 5th March 2019.
Time:
9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

This course covers the pros and cons of conflict, practical steps in analysing conflict (what is conflict, types of conflict, contributing factors), approaches to conflict management and strategies to resolve a conflict.

Customer Service

Impress your customers with outstanding customer skills.

Date: Tuesday 5th March 2019.
Time:
9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

Effective Business Writing

Learn how to write a professional business document to get the right message across. The skills you gain on this course will enable you to prepare business communications suitable for reports, emails, letters and presentations.

Date: Thursday 21st March 2019.
Time:
9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

This course covers basic grammar, sentence structure, spelling, content, formats and utilisation of correct conversation styles for a given audience. You’ll also learn the essential elements of language and the importance of proof reading and editing.

Effective Leadership

Improve your leadership development and capabilities with practical tools and skills.

Date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019.
Time:
9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

This course covers leadership and management responsibilities, solution-driven leadership styles, adapting your style for high performance, understanding emotional intelligence, empowerment and delegation for effective leadership, trust and followership - leadership by consent.

First Line Management

Learn how to lead teams to achieve objectives by equipping yourself with the skills you need to be effective and successful.

Dates: Tuesdays from 5th March to 5th November 2019.
Time:
9am to noon.
Cost: $668 per person including GST.

This programme is ideal if you’re new to first line management and/or you’d like to prepare to take on such a role.

You will also learn about complying with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements, and how to promote an inclusive environment to value diversity.

Health and Safety: Risk Identification

Identify, minimise and mitigate risks to health and safety in the workplace.

Date: Wednesday 10th April 2019.
Time:
9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

Health and Safety: Understanding New Legislation

Equip yourself with essential knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015.

Date: Tuesday 9th April 2019.
Time:
9am to 4pm.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

Xero

Increase efficiency and streamline the way you manage your business.

Dates: Monday 11th and Wednesday 13th March 2019.
Time:
5.30 to 8.30pm both days.
Cost: $225 per person including GST.

This course will teach you all about this accounting software platform designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch