From assertiveness to storytelling, negotiation to resilience, boost your professional skills with our new programme of interactive, intensely practical masterclasses taught by leading business practitioners.
Friday, 7 May 2021
How To Write Children’s Stories – a Three-Part Masterclass
From Barrie to Blyton, Dahl to Rowling, the storytellers we encounter in childhood shape the adults we become. Learn how to enchant young minds in this three-part online course.
Friday, 7 May 2021
How To Write a Comedy – a Three-Part Masterclass
As Cary Grant once said, ‘Dying’s easy – it’s comedy that’s hard’. From sitcoms to books and movies, Paul Dornan is a master of comedic storytelling – and joins us to share his insights with you.
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
How to Make Positive Changes That Stick – A Two-Part Masterclass
Willpower and self-control are not enough. In this livestream, interactive masterclass, Wendy Wood will give you the tools to change your behaviour and that of your organisation for good.
Friday, 28 May 2021
How To Write a Novel – A Three-Part Masterclass
The art of storytelling is both a skillset and a mindset. Taught by the award-winning Italian novelist Francesco Dimitri, this course will teach you how to live, breathe and think like a novelist.
Thursday, 3 June 2021
How to Write and Deliver Unforgettable Speeches – a Three Part Livestream Masterclass
Drawing insights from Cicero, TED talks and his own experience on the speech-giving circuit, JP Flintoff is here to help you overcome anxiety and face any audience with confidence.
Tuesday, 8 June 2021
How To Find Your Creative Voice Through Journaling
You have a creative voice. When was the last time you heard it? What does it sound like? How often do you make the time to listen to it? This workshop will help you tune in to the deep wellspring of creativity inside you.
Thursday, 10 June 2021
How To Be Clear – A Livestream Masterclass In Business Writing
Join Tony Blair’s former Chief Speechwriter and Times columnist Philip Collins for a masterclass in drafting clear, lucid, and inspiring writing for business.
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
How to Protect Your Privacy Online
This highly interactive and practical masterclass by journalist Adam LeBor will teach you to stay anonymous, private and secure as you uncover rich seams of hidden knowledge online.
Thursday, 23 September 2021
How To Write a Life Story: Five-Night Retreat in Trasierra, Spain
Taught by award-winning biographer Frances Wilson and bestselling author Katherine Rundell
Surrounded by three thousand acres of orange and olive groves, the sixteenth century house of Trasierra is the perfect place to discover the art of life writing and find your authorial voice.