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Financial Times guide to management : how to be a manager who makes a difference and gets results.
A guide to becoming an effective manager, full of practical tips and advice on to the everyday challenges of: Managing yourself; Developing communication skills and emotional intelligence; Managing others; Setting strategic direction; Managing change; Managing money, resources and technology.
How to write reports and proposals
The pitfalls of writing business plans, the business communication skills, making numbers clear, making proposals persuasive, and the communicating and presenting an idea for maximum effect.
How to write a marketing plan
Intended as a study guide for group planning exercises, but contains useful tips for any students working on marketing plans. Includes sections on situation analysis, objectives and strategies for marketing plans, promotion and budgets, and communication and presentation skills. Also features an appendix with a sample marketing plan for the fictional company used in the book.
Better than bullet points
A guide for trainers to using Powerpoint to create engaging e-learning programmes. It provides in-depth guidance, specific instructions and helpful exercises. It also features a wealth of tools, templates, and examples.
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Discusses the five most important aspects of nonverbal communication, common mistakes and how non-verbal cues can be utilised in both face-to-face and virtual settings.
Improve your presentation slides
Article offering advice to accounting and finance professionals on effective design and preparation of presentation slides. Instead of relying on bullet points and blocks of text, the author emphasises the power of visuals in creating a more impactful presentation.
Slack's slick messaging software has convinced companies of all sizes that they can move past the inbox. But will what comes next be better — or worse?
Speaking to the board of directors
Speakers often come unprepared for the realities of communicating to the board room. They may spend days preparing for a board presentation only to be shot down, interrupted or derailed with objections and questions that take the entire presentation off track. This article offers a template for structuring presentations as well as practical presentation skills for handling Q&A sessions, interruptions, questions, and objections.
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