Training for Business

Training to help businesses develop their skills and knowledge, delivered by Dorset Chamber members

23/05/2022
Online course: Hospitality Finance – A deep dive for Non Financial Hospitality Managers

Ideal for aspiring hospitality leaders of the future, this course is held online over a period of 6 weeks using our online learning management tools. The topics are studied in depth with examples, illustrations and discussions to provide participants with a deep understanding of the managerial accounts. Topics included are: Module 1: Welcome and Induction Activities Module 2: A detailed review of the Income and Expenditure report in full and by department Module 3: Balance sheet and Cash Flow Management including Assets, Liabilities and Working Capital Module 4: Benchmarking and KPI's to monitor revenue, costs and profitability Module 5: Budgeting and Forecasting to improve revenue and bottom line results All learning materials are based on the best practice from the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry using examples of realistic data from hotels, catering and leisure.

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24/05/2022
Free webinar to learn how to improve product quality

With more than 1 million certificates issued in more than 185 countries, ISO 9001 is by far the most recognized management system standard in the world.

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06/06/2022
Health & Safety Awareness

This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site, providing practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date. Course Length - 1 Day

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08/06/2022
Asset Management and Capital Budgeting

This highly interactive online course has been devised to provide the delegates with an opportunity to develop their understanding of asset management techniques such as capital investment appraisal, business valuation and revenue management in the hospitality industry using a case study based on a hotel development. Asset Management is defined by the Association of Asset Managers as the management of (primarily) physical assets (their selection, maintenance, inspection and renewal) and plays a key role in determining the operational performance and profitability of industries that operate assets as part of their core business.

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09/06/2022
Free webinar: Using Flow Through to monitor GOP

Our free online webinar ‘Using Flow Through to monitor Gross Operating Profit’ is ideal for all those seeking to learn more about how to monitor and manage gross operating profit for their hospitality business. Operational managers, Revenue managers, general managers and asset managers will all benefit from this event. The session commences at 2.00pm on 6th June and will last for 60 minutes which includes time for questions and a quick quiz to complete the session.

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09/06/2022
Food and Beverage Cost Control

With increasing costs on the horizon over the next few months, it has never been more critical to manage operating costs, such as the cost of food and beverage as well as payroll and related costs to ensure that the bounce back for your business is profitable and sustainable. Our online ‘Food and Beverage Cost Control’ course is supported and powered by the award winning software from Kafoodle and is delivered over 2 half days over 4 sessions. The coaching from our tutor, Debra Adams ACMA, will help participants understand pricing methods and the control of gross profit, as well as assisting with the effective execution of daily tasks such as ordering, storage and issuing stock. Since payroll costs tend to be a significant cost for many, the course will also cover wage and salary controls. Kafoodle is a food technology company that have developed innovative software to help the foodservice industry create and manage recipes and meal plans, calculate nutrition, manage and communicate allergens, monitor stock, control costs and record waste.

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16/06/2022
Free webinar: How to evaluate a capital investment project

Our free online webinar ‘How to evaluate a capital investment project’ is ideal for all those wanting to learn more about CAPEX analysis for hospitality projects. The session commences at 2.00pm on 16th June and will last for 60 minutes which includes time for questions and a quick quiz to complete the session.

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16/06/2022
Bournemouth Business Expo 2022

Join hundreds of local businesses at the Bournemouth Business Expo which is taking place on Thursday 16th June 2022 at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth.

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30/06/2022
Finance for Non-Financial Managers in Hospitality

Our online ‘Finance for Non-Financial Managers’ course is delivered over 2 half days over 4 sessions and aims to improve commercial knowledge to ensure that hospitality business decisions regarding pricing and costing are made with insight. The coaching from our tutor, Debra Adams ACMA, will increase the commercial awareness of non-financial managers and improve the understanding and interpretation of budgets and monthly reports that all departments deal with on a regular basis.

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19/09/2022
Online course: Hospitality Finance – A deep dive for Non Financial Hospitality Managers

Ideal for aspiring hospitality leaders of the future, this course is held online over a period of 6 weeks using our online learning management tools. The topics are studied in depth with examples, illustrations and discussions to provide participants with a deep understanding of the managerial accounts. Topics included are: Module 1: Welcome and Induction Activities Module 2: A detailed review of the Income and Expenditure report in full and by department Module 3: Balance sheet and Cash Flow Management including Assets, Liabilities and Working Capital Module 4: Benchmarking and KPI's to monitor revenue, costs and profitability Module 5: Budgeting and Forecasting to improve revenue and bottom line results All learning materials are based on the best practice from the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry using examples of realistic data from hotels, catering and leisure. On completion of this course you will gain: 1. The skills to interpret the reports and language used in hospitality management accounts 2. The know how to interpret business data to make strategic decisions 3. The knowledge to be able to interpret business reports using a range of KPI's and benchmarks 4. The skills to build forecasts to improve revenue and profitability

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