Understanding Client Needs
- Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).*
- Start Date(s): TBC
- Duration: TBC
- Study Mode(s): Short course
Please note: This course is delivered through the Enterprising Ashfield project, which is funded by the Government's Towns Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support individuals and employees of businesses that are based in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The standard fee would normally be £295.
This course will help you understand the needs of external clients, organisations, and other stakeholders to harness commercial opportunities for business.
You'll learn how to approach, engage, and initiate a commercial relationship whilst understanding your client's needs.
This course is important for anyone looking to develop their entrepreneurial skills, and equally important for businesses looking to create new opportunities for growth.
How you’re taught
In-person from the Summit Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
10 am - 4 pm
Tutor profile: Andrew Corcoran
Andrew provides enterprise and knowledge exchange training to the Higher Education sector.
He has an MBA and an MA in Education, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Chartered Marketer, a Fellow of the Institute of Knowledge Transfer, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Andrew works at the University of Nottingham where he specialises in business, economy, and technology.
Prior to this, he held Business Development roles both at Birmingham City University and the University of Worcester and is author of Academic Enterprise: A Field Guide.
No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.
To be eligible for a place, you must live or work in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield or Sutton-in-Ashfield.
How to apply
To book a place on this course, please download and complete the enrolment form
Completed forms should be returned to EnterprisingAshfield@ntu.ac.uk.
For any questions, you can also call +44 (0)115 848 2813.
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