Make a greater impact by improving business outcomes

Improve your commercial and business acumen to increase the value you bring to any organisation.

A refreshing approach to a traditionally "dry" subject.

Matthew Axon Contract law and drafting attendee, December 2018


  • Business skills for graduate engineers

    An overview of a number of different disciplines, allowing better understanding and interaction with other areas of a business.


  • Commercial risk awareness

    Learn to develop solution-based engineering contracts which protect the interests of both parties.


  • Commercial skills

    Learn to better manage engineering issues that may affect overall business profitability and commerciality.


  • Consultative selling skills

    Improve your understanding of clients’ needs and motivations, and your ability to add value to their organisation.


  • Contract law and contract drafting

    Drawing upon engineering examples and case studies, this course will support you to maximise your contribution to the contract process.


  • Financial management

    Learn how to assess the financial health of your organisation and interpret financial information in order to inform your decision-making.


  • Fundamentals of procurement for engineers

    Understand how secure resources including equipment, materials and services to gain value for the organisation from both local and global supply markets.


  • Introduction to cost estimating

    Develop a range of skills and techniques that may be applied to estimating tasks, whether they be simple internal tasks or complex programmes.


  • Supply chain management

    Learn how to collaborate with all key stakeholders across the supply chain to achieve full optimisation and to support engineering projects and activities.


  • Negotiation skills

    Learn new tools and techniques to negotiate in a variety of internal and external scenarios, seeking win-win outcomes in all negotiations.


  • Understanding intellectual property for engineers

    Understand the essential rules for protecting your own IP and the dangers of infringing third party IP.


  • Writing effective business proposals

    Write clearly and succinctly, with supporting facts that are expressed in ways your target audience will understand.


  • Customer service excellence

    Build customer relationships through powerful communication, trust and rapport building.


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Tell us your team’s development needs and we’ll come to you with a specialised training programme, customised for your organisation.

What options are available?

  • Off the shelf – we can deliver any of our training courses at your chosen location, providing you with a cost-effective and efficient solution
  • Tailored courses– our personalised programmes can help you work through issues specific to your team or sector and equip you with the practical tools you need to move forward
  • Blended programmes – we use a range of delivery methods, development subjects and performance resources to ensure your team have the knowledge and skills they need to help your business thrive

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Companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • bmt
  • Bombardier
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • Martin Baker
  • National Composited Centre
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • sse

Our training acumen

  • Over 25 years experience of delivering training
  • Designed by engineers for engineers
  • Seven locations across the UK
  • Tailored courses for your team, anywhere in the world
  • You come to us or we come to you
  • Online tools to improve the experience

Average customer rating:

4.75 out of 5

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