Top Picks: Jobs & Courses to apply for in May

As a professional, it’s always important to stay on the cutting edge of skills that improve your chances of daily success. Here are our top five picks of opportunities to boost your work profile here in Grenada.

1.Kimron Corion’s Ultimate Social Media Masterclass

Back by popular demand, digital storyteller and social media strategist Kimron Corion, is delivering another MasterClass in Social Media.
People have been clamouring for this Canada based, son of the soil to continue sharing his expertise ever since his excellent micro workshop at the Caribbean Entrepreneurship Summit last December, This masterclass will be the 2nd of its kind held this year and promises to be one of the most worthwhile experiences you’ll invest in for 2019. You can contact Kimron at kimron@kimroncorion.com for registration. Hurry though, the Masterclass takes place on April 30th and space is limited.

2. GIDC’s Management Accounting Systems for SMEs

Having recently held a workshop on Taxation for SMEs, the Grenada Investment Development Corporation (GIDC) continues to offer opportunities for businesses to take charge of their finances. This 6 day evening course runs on specific days from May 6 – 15. Led by SGU Lecturer and Certified Quickbooks Facilitator, Troy Noel, the course will cover the basics of using the Quickbooks Accounting System. This includes how to set up items, estimates, invoices, customers, vendors etc, how to analyze financial reports & how to manage accounts payable, accounts receivable and much more. It is a must have skill for business in the 21st Century and at priced affordably at $400. Registration for this course closes on April 30th, so reserve your space by contacting GIDC at 444 1035 or email sgurley@grenadaidc.com

3. UWI’s Professional Development Courses

The University of the West Indies, through its Open Campus offers a new selection of Professional Development Courses for Grenadians. Courses including Public Speaking, Customer Service and Occupational Health and Safety among others, and can be accessed at the Campus on H.A. Blaize Street. The cost of accessing these courses, remain among the most competitive on the island, from an institution of this caliber and will go a long way to boosting your professional profile.  Registration is ongoing and will conclude by May 6th with classes scheduled to begin on May 13th. The University of the West Indies holds the distinction ranked among the top 5% of Universities Worldwide so quality of learning can be assured. The full list of courses can be accessed via the link below.

http://open.uwi.edu/grenada/local-programmes

4. Alice Roberts Protocol for Organizers Workshop

The event management industry has seen growing interest in the past few years and this means that organizers and MC’s need to stay at the top of their game. The Protocol for Organizers Workshop hosted by Mrs. Alice Thomas Roberts is a prime opportunity to bolster your knowledge of protocol for these events. If your events cater to VIPs  and dignitaries or you’re often the designated Master of Ceremonies then understanding protocol is a MUST HAVE Skill. With a seasoned facilitator and author at the helm, this full day (9:00am – 3:00pm) workshop may just turn out to be the easiest investment you’ll make in May 2019. Click the link HERE for more details.

5. Work Opportunities via OECS Tenders

We’re closing out this list with an alternative way to improve your professional profile. That’s with work experience.

After all, there’s nothing like putting the things you’ve learned into practice and if we’re being honest, there are few better feelings than earning from the investments you’ve made in yourself. There are several opportunities to make such earnings across the OECS Sub region and the OECS Commission has compiled a few of them on their website. Access internships, consultancies, and other work opportunities across the region via the link HERE

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