Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

NMITE is already up and running offering Continuing Professional Development courses for employers locally, regionally and nationally!

Our CPD courses also challenge norms. To ensure we deliver real learning, we work closely with you to identify and deliver the precise needs of your organisation and of your employees. Integrating disciplines covering engineering and business, our courses: 

  • Can be tailored to your business’s specific needs
  • Feature learning by doing at the core of the classroom experience 
  • Incorporate interdisciplinary learning
  • Provide real world case studies anchored by NMITE partners
  • Are delivered by experts in the field
  • Are interactive, applied, and engaging
  • Have delivery that suit you, from timetabled fact to face learning through to on-line, self-guided study packages

For 2020/21, NMITE CPD will focus on the following areas:

  • Engineering toolkits
  • Lean manufacturing and automation
  • Personal development
  • Business leadership and management
  • Technical skills
  • Resilience, security and defence

Please view some upcoming courses below.

The Brand of You

How to Market Yourself During Transitions

A two-day course designed for individuals making a significant career transition and covering CV preparation, marketing yourself, making an impact, presentation skills, psychometric assessments, business research, interview simulations and practice, and managing your interview nerves.

NMITE Partner Cost: £200/day/person

Non-Partner Cost: £240/day/person

Business Start Up

Great Planning for Starting a Business

A course designed for those who are serious about starting their own business.  Course content covers developing your Vision/Mission/Values, formulating and documenting your business plans, registering your business, understanding GDPR, understanding VAT, different business structures, understanding your customer needs, product and service design, marketing, networking, and business funding.  

NMITE Partner Cost: £200/day/person

Non-Partner Cost: £240/day/person

Lean Manufacturing

Six Session Course spanning six months, covering the key principles of Lean Manufacturing: Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Quality Management, Problem Solving and Concern Resolution, Process Control and Defect Reduction, Mistake-Proofing, Kaizen and 5S.

NMITE Partner Cost: £200/day/person

Non-Partner Cost: £240/day/person

Building Your Professional Identity

Making sure you create a great first impression

In this one-day workshop NMITE will guide you through the essentials of creating your professional identity:

  • How to build an attractive CV - Identifying the core components of a strong CV
  • How to sell your skills - Writing an opening statement and CV content
  • Your professional online presence - Creating a LinkedIn page that leaves a good impression
  • Online networking - Asking for recommendations and finding employment opportunities

NMITE Partner Cost: £200/day/person

Non-Partner Cost: £240/day/person

 

Website Design

Designing your new business website

When starting your own business, designing and building the website can often be expensive and confusing!  This one-day course unlocks the mystery behind designing a website and will start your website journey:

  • Design / Branding
  • Choosing the right platform for you (understanding the different options)
  • Planning a website (look, feel, objectives)
  • Techie or non-techie (what can be achieved with basic understanding)
  • Hosting requirements (what is hosting do I need it)
  • What now? (website live, but what now…lead into digital)

NMITE Partner Cost: £200/day/person

Non-Partner Cost: £240/day/person

Additional Courses

The following additional courses are also available. Please register your interest and a member of the CPD Team will contact you.

  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Improvement
  • Conflict Management
  • Discipline in the Workplace
  • Leading and Motivating a Team
  • Organising and Delegating
  • Performance Management
  • Planning and Allocating Work
  • Solving Problems and Making Decisions
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