Courses

Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration is our specialist training division. We deliver a wide range of diverse courses, from personal development and soft skills training to management development, specialist technical, finance and HR subjects. Our members benefit from access to high quality courses at value for money rates.

Training providers and location

We do not directly employ any trainers, but we organise courses led by freelance trainers, national and international training companies and institutions such as Cambridge Judge Business School. They are all approved suppliers, having come recommended by our member organisations.

All courses on the Learning Collaboration calendar are hosted by our members, in or near Cambridge.CPD Accredited Courses

Members benefit from access to all courses at highly competitive rates.

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Assertiveness Skills Workshop

Assertiveness Skills Workshop

Assertiveness is not always about getting your own way, but it is about being able to confidently express your own needs. This workshop is about understanding what assertiveness really means to you, and how to be more assertive when you need to be.
The Chimp Model: An Introduction

The Chimp Model: An Introduction

An introduction to how we can improve the quality of our professional and personal lives. Our mind is a remarkable machine that represents our greatest asset and our biggest liability. This machine is what inspires us to pursue our dreams and goals, and at the same time it can sabotage us and stop us from doing the things that we want to do. How well do you understand the machine in your head and how effective are you in getting it to operate optimally in your workplace?
Coaching: an Introductory Workshop

Coaching: an Introductory Workshop

Coaching takes an individual and personal approach to learning and development. Well done, it is wonderfully effective in liberating performance. However, it isn't always well done. This single day’s programme will show you how to coach your team with confidence.
Confident Communication

Confident Communication

Aimed at anyone who needs to communicate/present with confidence, including technical people and introverts. This course is based around interaction and feedback. By the end of the session delegates will have the confidence to speak in their own character, the ability to write great content and techniques for engaging their audience.
Dealing with Difficult Behaviour - I'm not crazy, I'm just not you!

Dealing with Difficult Behaviour - I'm not crazy, I'm just not you!

It is said that ‘variety is the spice of life’ but sometimes the range and diversity of people we come across can be really challenging.
Developing Resilience at Work

Developing Resilience at Work

This workshop is for business professionals who are expected to perform effectively in a highly demanding environment. It is designed to help delegates understand how they can develop a resilient attitude to a range of business scenarios, that may in the past have created a high degree of anxiety.
Effective Communication

Effective Communication

Any review of essential management skills always puts effective communication close to the top of the list. Yet poor communication is at the root of many problems. This workshop will help managers understand their own communication style, the essentials of good communication and develop their confidence to communicate effectively.
Facilitation Skills Workshop

Facilitation Skills Workshop

This one day workshop will give you the skills, tools and confidence needed to facilitate effectively. This workshop is appropriate for anyone who needs to work with groups to achieve change and improve effectiveness.
Improving Personal Impact & Influence

Improving Personal Impact & Influence

This workshop will emphasise the need to consider both verbal and non-verbal communication when getting your points across. It will cover the importance of understanding others and their personalities, to then adapt behaviours to connect more effectively with others. An Insights profile will form part of the workshop and provide an opportunity to discuss your influencing style.
In House Course

In House Course

All of our courses are available in house. If you cannot see a course listed please contact us.
Intercultural Skills: Indian Cultural Awareness

Intercultural Skills: Indian Cultural Awareness

The objectives of this course are to understand the impact of cultural differences when managing and motivating Indians and enhance one’s communication (getting through) to Indian colleagues and 'speaking their language'.
Interviewing Skills

Interviewing Skills

Good recruitment is about finding the right person for the job. Although simple enough, it is often challenging to select the right candidate, especially in a competitive market. There are usually a number of people involved in the recruitment and selection process and this workshop is suitable for anyone who is part of that process and would like to develop their skills in this important area of responsibility.
Introduction to Project Management

Introduction to Project Management

This one day workshop is aimed at people who want to understand the fundamental principles of project working, typically team members with some elements of project management in their day-to-day role or for those who regularly participate in project teams. It assumes little previous project management knowledge.
Manager Masterclass - Delegation & Empowerment

Manager Masterclass - Delegation & Empowerment

Delegation is at the heart of good management and this workshop will help you break the ‘vicious circle’ of poor delegation, so you can take a fresh look at your style and task list.
Managing People for the First Time

Managing People for the First Time

Overview Taking a supervisory role is the first step into management - an exciting but often challenging move. This one day workshop covers all the essential skills that you will need to ensure that you feel confident to carry out this role effectively.
Maximising LinkedIn

Maximising LinkedIn

This half day workshop event is for people who are already on LinkedIn but want to take it up a level and get more value from it.
Microsoft Courses

Microsoft Courses

We can offer a range of MS courses and all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements.
Presentation Skills: Introduction

Presentation Skills: Introduction

This workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no experience of presenting. The workshop provides a safe and supportive environment for individuals to practice skills and gain confidence in their presentation ability.
Project Management for Non Project Managers

Project Management for Non Project Managers

This programme is designed to develop good Project Management Practice and is intended for those people who don’t normally manage projects.
Project Management & Leadership

Project Management & Leadership

This two day workshop is aimed at Managers that lead teams and projects. The content assumes that delegates have basic knowledge with some experience and understanding of project working, and that they are responsible for running at least one project. The focus is on the leadership aspects of project working, whilst still covering tools and techniques.
Psychology of Persuasion

Psychology of Persuasion

Whether you have to persuade someone to buy, invest, buy into, change, or do something, understanding the psychology behind how we are persuaded and why we resist is essential for an effective result. This workshop will give you an insight into the psychology of persuasion and the tools to enhance your approach.
Sales for Non-Selling Professionals

Sales for Non-Selling Professionals

According to Daniel Pink (author of To Sell Is Human), we are all in sales now whether or not we like to admit it. This one day course (with additional reinforcement to support implementation) is for professionals who are not in a formal sales role but have a responsibility to bring in revenue, client acquisition and/or grow existing clients as part of their role.
Time Management

Time Management

Time is one of the most important assets at work and everyone has a responsibility to ensure it is well managed. This doesn’t always mean being ‘maxed’ out – it’s about getting balance into your life to ensure your priorities are taken care of.
Train the Trainer

Train the Trainer

A Trainer needs to establish credibility within the first 30 minutes of any training intervention; and then build on that to make it both a valuable and enjoyable learning experience which changes performance. This one day workshop will provide the tools and techniques necessary for achieving this.
Transition to Management

Transition to Management

The first line manager role is unique in organisations as this person is the one level who manages non-managers. This brings its own set of hurdles to overcome, and for people new to managing others there is a lot to learn. This course is aimed at those new to management; those with about 6 months experience as a manager; or those you are looking to promote in the next few months.
Writing Skills for PR

Writing Skills for PR

A one day course that will enable you to write press releases and features in an editorial style that will raise your organisation’s profile.