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Warwick Skills Certificate - weekend intensive courses coming up soon!

Originally published 9 February 2004

Fancy a fun Weekend?

Want to unlock your creativity and try your hand at writing or drama? Have you ever thought about running your own business and would like a course to help you start? Need some evidence of team work, time management and communication skills for your CV?

The Warwick Skills Certifiate has a range of weekend intensive courses coming up that might meet your needs and it's not too late to enrol. Why not try something new, have an enjoyable interactive weekend, earn credits towards a qualification and gain a competitive edge in the graduate employment market all at the same time? Sign up on line NOW for one of the Weekend Intensive Modules offered as part of the Warwick Skills Certificate.

Coming up in Spring 2004:

Communication Skills (End of Week 6: Fri 13th and Sat 14th Feb 2004). This course looks at assertiveness, participation in meetings, and giving presentations. An excellent starter to gain confidence in expressing yourself more effectively in personal and professional situations.

Time Management and Team work (End of Week 7: Fri 20th and Sat 21st Feb) - a real confidence booster, and an asset to your CV for evidence of group work and communication skills.

Enterprise and Entrepreneurs Part One (End of Week 8: Fri 27th and Sat 28th Feb 2004) - If you've ever thought of running your own business this course is a must! Gain understanding and insight into what makes businesses tick and look at how to turn a business idea into an opportunity for the future. (This course runs in two parts, Part Two will take place Fri 7th and Sat 8th May 2004)

Problem Solving and Team work (End of Week 9: Fri 5th March and Sat 6th March) - based on a practical archeology project you will develop your team working skills and gain some insight into the work of archeology - no prior knowledge is needed.

Acting Up - Fun With Focus! ( planning ahead for the SUMMER TERM - End of Week 3: Fri. 7th May and Sat. 8th May 2004) - gain confidence in expressing your ideas and working collaboratively with others, enjoy a flirtation with drama skills. Absolute beginners especially welcome.

All weekend courses run over one and a half days with a session on Friday evenings 6-8 p.m. followed by a Saturday workshop 10 - 4.00 p.m. For further details on all the courses for the Warwick Skills Certificate, and to sign up on line to ensure a place, please go to:

The University of Warwick Skills Certificate is a qualification designed to help you develop your competence, confidence and credibility in a range of essential graduate-level skills. You can choose from a range of modules covering communication skills, career management, enterprise skills and much more!

Dont' forget, the Warwick Skills Certificate offers a range of Weekend Intensive Courses covering areas as diverse as creative writing and enterprise skills. You will not only gain new competencies, but useful evidence of them to enhance your CV in the future. Why not give yourself a competitive edge by joining one of the courses on the Certificate for 2004. Full details from our website -