Astex business catalogue

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Now ASTEX means business. In 2011 we are launching twelve business skills courses. These are not English courses about business but rather business courses in English; specifically designed to be immediately useful.. They aim to maximise trainee benefits and Human Resource budgets by bringing together the very latest in corporate training and the language of world business.
Many of our courses are available different formats: one day, two day and five day courses. Let us know your needs and we will tell you how ASTEX can satisfy them.

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Astex business catalogue

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  2. 2. Your Logo<br />ASTEX<br />25years of training excellence<br />Founded in 1986, ASTEXrepresents excellence in language training and is positioned as a consolidated leader in the sector, offering a personalised service for its clients.<br />In ASTEX, we have been working each day for 25years, to bring our students to the best language education in Spain.<br />Now ASTEX means business. In 2011 we are launching twelve business skills courses. These are not English courses about business but rather business courses in English; specifically designed to be immediately useful.. They aim to maximise trainee benefits and Human Resource budgets by bringing together the very latest in corporate training and the language of world business. <br />Many of our courses are available different formats: one day, two day and five day courses. Let us know your needs and we will tell you how ASTEX can satisfy them. <br />
  3. 3. Leadership Skills<br />Business Courses<br />Time Management<br />Effective Negotiations <br />Introduction to NLP<br />11<br />10<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />5<br />6<br />7<br />8<br />9<br />12<br />Modern Business Concepts<br />Contemporary Presentations Technique<br />Managing Teams<br />Media Relations<br />Cultural Difference in Business<br />Public Speaking<br />Six Sigma<br />Know How<br />This is an example text. Go ahead and replace it<br />Your Logo<br />
  4. 4. 1 Leadership Skills<br />“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” <br />Peter F. Drucker<br />Many leadership theories do not get past the Business School campus gates. Trainees on this course are given ample real world scenarios in which to test and adapt the ideas learned.<br />Your Logo<br />
  5. 5. 2 Time Management<br />“Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.”<br />Winston Churchill.<br />Thiscourse looks at theproblems and opportunities of time management in a 24/7 working environment. Participants will learn how to evaluate and harness time as the valuable resource it is.<br />Your Logo<br />
  6. 6. 3 Effective Negotiations<br />“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.”<br />John F Kennedy.<br />Basedonthe Harvard ‘Gettingto Yes’ and ‘GettingPast No’ publications, thiscourse shows traineeshowto:<br /><ul><li>Avoidzero sum negotiations,
  7. 7. Identify a BATNA
  8. 8. Negotiatewithaneyeonthefuture.</li></ul>Thiscourse has a highlypracticalelementthatwillenhancetrainees’ negotiatingskills.<br />Your Logo<br />
  9. 9. 4 Introduction to NLP<br />“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always got.”<br />Albert Einstein<br />NLP is the practice of understanding how people organise their thinking, feeling, language and behaviour to produce the results they do. NLP provides people with a methodology to model outstanding performances achieved by geniuses and leaders in their field.<br />This course introduces how NLP can massively impact on individual and group performance in a business setting.<br />Your Logo<br />
  10. 10. 5 Modern Business Concepts<br />“From ‘Adhocracy’ to ‘Web 2.0’, management has never quite decided whether it’s an art or a science.”<br />Edward Russell-Walling<br />Thiscourse introduces and explainsmodernbusinessconceptssuch as<br /><ul><li>Blue OceanStrategy
  11. 11. Pareto’sPrinciple
  12. 12. Globalization
  13. 13. Web 2.0
  14. 14. TheTipping Point
  15. 15. The 5 Forces of Competition
  16. 16. BPR</li></ul>Your Logo<br />
  17. 17. 6 Contemporary Presentations Technique<br />“It’s taken me all my life to learn what not to play.”<br />Dizzy Gillespie<br />90% of presentations are boring. Actually it’s closer to 99%. After this course no trainee will have to deal with comatose audiences.<br />Trainees learn about Presentation Zen, Bullet Point Abstinence and the three elements of a good, professional presentation.<br />The course ends with all students giving PechaKucha style presentation about an inspiring topic.<br />Your Logo<br />
  18. 18. 7 Managing Teams<br />“Talent wins games but teamwork wins championships.”<br />Michael Jordan<br />Going beyond lego and papier mache bridges, thiscourse looks at theelementsthatmakeyourteamtick and convertstraineesintoteamworkmechanics.<br />Your Logo<br />
  19. 19. 8 Media Relations<br />“For a politician to complain about the press is like a captain complaining about the sea.”<br />Enoch Powell<br />Thiscoursewill look at themodern media landscape and seehow a professional can navigatethedemandingenvironment:<br /><ul><li>PressReleases
  20. 20. Newspaper interviews
  21. 21. TV interviews
  22. 22. Radio interviews
  23. 23. Social Media
  24. 24. Spinning</li></ul>Your Logo<br />
  25. 25. 9 Cultural Differences in Business<br />“Everything was ok when I realised other people were simply different ; not defective versions of me.”<br />Andrew Clarke<br />Thiscourse looks at thedifferencecultural perspectivesthat can impactyourbusiness:<br /><ul><li>High and lowcontextsocieties
  26. 26. Individualist versus collectivistperceptions
  27. 27. Cultural Iceberg: Deep Culture
  28. 28. Monochronic versus polychronicoutlooks</li></ul>Your Logo<br />
  29. 29. 10 Public Speaking<br />“The best way to sound like you know what you're talking about is to know what you're talking about.”<br />Anon.<br />Public speaking is one of the most stressful situations for many people; especially when it has to be done in a workplace context. We can help your trainee<br /><ul><li>Overcome nerves
  30. 30. Look and feel confident
  31. 31. Build rapport
  32. 32. Use the voice to effect
  33. 33. Add impact and interest.</li></ul>Your Logo<br />
  34. 34. 11 Six Sigma<br />“If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.”<br />Kurt Lewin<br />Six Sigma seekstoeliminateimperfections in businessprocesses. Traineeswillbecome familiar with<br /><ul><li>5 Whys
  35. 35. Analysis of variance
  36. 36. Axiomatic design
  37. 37. Business Process Mapping
  38. 38. The DMADV approach</li></ul>Your Logo<br />
  39. 39. 12 Know How<br />““We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<br />Aristotle<br />Boot camp forbilingualbusiness. Thiscourse examines allcommonbusinessactivities and shows howtoaccomplishthemwithexcellence in English. Traineeslearnhowto:<br /><ul><li>How to discuss problems
  40. 40. How to discuss resources
  41. 41. How to be assertive
  42. 42. How to motivate someone
  43. 43. How to be an intermediary
  44. 44. How to report back on trip
  45. 45. &c</li></ul>Your Logo<br />
  46. 46. ASTEX<br />25years of training excellence<br />Contact : David Warner<br />David Warner: dwarner@astex.es<br />902 10 20 01<br />Your Logo<br />

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