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E-learning for all

In the February edition of PCC Insight, we announced new courses for our annual contract clients and we are pleased to update you that we have now made our courses available for all customers to purchase.

We expanded our list of topics from our extensive library. The library of courses includes some short sessions of five to ten minutes, which are a good resource and introduction to some areas. The topics also fit with the importance of looking after yourself, your health and wellbeing.

The way e-learning is purchased is different to our previous offer, instead of purchasing individual courses you can purchase a pass for one named individual to access all the courses we have available for one year. We will add new playlists to the list of courses available over time. This provides great value for money.

Are you looking for mandatory training for your team? We will be introducing a new playlist for mandatory training which will include equality and diversity, cyber security awareness training, health and safety for homeworkers office health and safety module and GDPR awareness. Look out for the announcement about this soon.

New courses added to our library are:

Collaboration – working across organisations
Collaborative working can bring many benefits, including company performance and employee satisfaction. This playlist explores the reasons for collaboration in the workplace, the different types of collaboration, and the key to successful collaboration including establishing a strong team and picking the right tools for the job.

Influencing/Negotiation
What is your negotiating style? Deciding on your style should be a major part of your preparation before negotiation begins. In this series, you will learn about those processes as we cover appropriate use of power, influencing techniques, how to get others to follow your lead, win-win negotiations and maximising your core influence. This playlist provides an introduction to influencing and negotiation, using a range of realistic examples, scenarios and challenges.

Influence (1984) explains in detail the fundamental principles of persuasion. How do you get people to say yes? How do other people get you to say yes? This will help you understand the psychology behind their techniques, enabling you to unleash your own persuasive powers, while also defending against their tactics of manipulation.

Leadership
When it comes to leadership, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This playlist presents some key leadership styles and looks at why it’s important for leaders to adopt a variety of different styles. It provides an introduction to leadership, using a range of realistic examples, scenarios and challenges. It’s the ideal starting point to begin building your leadership skills.

Managing a team
Teams can be a challenge to manage well – for example, it’s common to experience conflict within a team, and there is usually the opportunity for most teams to work better towards their goal. This playlist demonstrates areas where managers can step up and provides practical advice on how to do this. Both established and new managers will learn how to delegate better and how to motivate their team to achieve greater things. It is for anyone looking for a clear, easy to understand introduction to team management.

MS 365 – Useful Excel functions and MS Office
This playlist has a range of resources on MS 365 Excel. This playlist has a range of resources on MS office products including MS Teams, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Resilience
Resilience is an important skill for all individuals as it relates to your ability to ‘bounce back’ and move on from challenging situations. Resilience is how you as an individual respond to daily pressures both during work and in everyday life. This playlist will help you to understand how you can build your resilience in the workplace

Team development
Everyone in your team is different but you succeed and fail together. In this playlist you’ll learn how you can manage your team members so they can flourish both together and as individuals, and better align your team’s development with organisational objectives.

Time management
Knowing which task to focus on at any time can sometimes be a real challenge. In this playlist you’ll discover the difference between urgent tasks and important tasks and learn how to prioritise your tasks for better time management. It is for anyone looking for a clear, easy to understand introduction to managing their time more effectively.

E-learning is a great way to learn at a time and pace that suits you. It is automatically included in our annual contract offers to clients and can be purchased under a credit contract agreement to provide a discounted rate (minimum annual credit contract is £5,000) which also allows you to access other support from PCC at a discounted rate. Alternatively, you can buy one-off access to the full library of courses for a one-year period. The cost for annual access to our e-learning £300 per person (excluding VAT). This will give one named person a full years access to the library of courses we make available which you can go to at any point during that period. For information about our e-learning offer, please contact enquiries@pcc-cic.org.uk.