School of Business and Computer Science

Programmes Offered

SBCS Ltd approved bridging course to BSc. Occupational Safety, Health & Environment Programme: Matriculation to BSc Occupational Safety, Health & Environment

This special programme of study to matriculate to the BSc Honours Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Programme, is the next step after completing any one of the qualifications as stipulated in the entry Requirements section below. This programme can be...

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Effective Business Communication - Writing & Speaking

Abstract Effective communication sets the foundation for individual and organizational success. When you master effective communication skills, you gain the power to get things done. This first course in Effective Business Communication focuses on developing effective writing, speaking and presentation...

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Purchasing with Business Ethics for Business Professionals

Abstract This unit enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of purchasing as it evolved through the years to procurement and supply management. Participants will develop an understanding of the driving forces behind this evolution and of the current role and...

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Electric Motor Control

This course attempts to present electric motor controls in a non-technical manner. It is 75% practical and it allows students to understand the workings of contactors, relays, thermal overload protection and manual and magnetic starters. This course is covered in...

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Inventory & Warehouse Management for Business Professionals

Abstract Almost all organisations have stocks of one kind or another. Clearly any organization that can achieve the right levels of stock will reduce their costs and thereby increase profits. In order to do this organisations need to forecast how...

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Logistics Management for Business Professionals

Abstract This module enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of logistics and its role in supply chain management. Participants will develop the ability to evaluate any logistics operations to which they are exposed and determine if it is working effectively....

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A Practical Approach to Taxation (Personal and Business)

Abstract This course is designed to provide the participant with a basic understanding of the taxation legislation and practice in Trinidad and Tobago. The requirements and guidelines for income, corporation and value added tax returns will be examined including computations,...

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Psychology & Emotional Intelligence for Business Professionals

Abstract This unit enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of psychology and their application in the workplace. The fundamentals of personality, behavioural, organizational and counselling psychology are covered, along with current developments in the area of...

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The Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management

Abstract This unit enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of Human Resource Management - how an organization acquires, rewards, motivates, and generally manages its people effectively. It provides a fundamental understanding of the Human Resource Management...

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The Professional Certificate in Supervisory Management

Abstract This course develops a personal awareness, as well as an awareness of the people, activities, and management issues involved in achieving results in a challenging and dynamic work environment. The programme further focuses on developing the required skills, through...

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The Professional Certificate in Office Administration

Abstract This course develops skills, helping persons to become effective and efficient Office Administration personnel. They will understand the importance of team work, delegation and managing their career.   Target Audience This course targets Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Support...

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Bid Evaluation Essentials Part 1 - Seminar

Abstract This course will provide participants with an excellent understanding of the processes, knowledge, principles and techniques involved in the evaluation of Bids based on International Lending Agencies Standards across industries.   Target Audience Procurement and project management personnel, engineers,...

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Bid Evaluation Essentials Part 2 - Seminar

Abstract Develop ability to evaluate bids across industries using innovative techniques with an ability to integrate the current issues involved in bid evaluation in the Caribbean and those of the international lending agencies.   Target Audience This course targets procurement...

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Advanced Writing Skills for Professionals

Abstract You are what you write.  Advanced Writing Skills for Professionals focuses on developing your business writing skills.  The objectives of business communication are to inquire, inform and persuade. On completion of this course participants will learn creative and effective...

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Contract Management for Business & Technical Professionals - Seminar

Abstract The course provides participants with an overview of basic principles of the end to end process, from the determination of the need, development of the specification and tender documents, tendering and selection, contract development and post contract administration. The...

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OSHA - General Industry (TT OSH Act) Training

Abstract The course teaches participants to understand the OSHA Construction Industry Standards. Those persons who have safety responsibilities will benefit from this comprehensive course, as it specifically applies to OSHA policies, standards and procedures for construction, safety, and health.  ...

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OSHA - Construction Industry (TT OSH Act) Training

Abstract The course teaches participants to understand the OSHA Construction Industry Standards. Those persons who have safety responsibilities will benefit from this comprehensive course, as it specifically applies to OSHA policies, standards and procedures for construction, safety, and health.   ...

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Computer Literacy

This is the starting point in the IT world.  This course introduces students to the workings of the Windows Operating System, for example, Windows 7, and an introduction to Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a brief history and introduction to...

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SBCS Ltd approved bridging course to BSc. Occupational Safety, Health & Environment Programme: Fundamentals of Health Safety and Environment

The Fundamentals of Health Safety and Environment (FHSE), from SBCS, is the next step after completing any one of the following qualifications stipulated in the "entry requirements" section below. This qualification can be earned in just three (3) months. Students...

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A Master's Course in Adobe Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is a powerful, industry-standard programme for image editing and manipulation.  Students will learn to combine knowledge of this design software with design theory, the information needed to create graphic compositions that successfully organise images, text and space...

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A Master's Course in Adobe Illustrator CS6

Adobe Illustrator CS6 is the industry-standard illustration software for print, multimedia and online graphics.  Students will learn to combine an understanding of this programme with design theory, the information needed to control visual ideas in order to communicate effectively. Students...

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Certificate in Programmable Logic Controllers

The certificate in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) provides basic technical skills and knowledge necessary to work with electrical control systems typically found in an industrial environment. This course is covered in 30 contact hours.

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Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

The aim of this course is to go beyond the basic concept taught in PLC 1 and introduce more advanced topics and practical programming projects. Course is 60% hands on. This course is covered in 30 contact hours.

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Certificate in Electricity & Electronics

This course offers fundamental technical knowledge of electricity and electronics and provides a basis for further study. This course is covered in 30 contact hours.

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Fundamentals of Computer Repairs

Fundamentals of Computer Repairs is a practical course that allows participants to understand how computers work by focusing on various components and operating systems. This course acts as a prerequisite to the internationally recognised CompTIA A+ certification course. This course...

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Leadership and Coaching Skills for Business Professionals - Seminar

Abstract This programme aims to identify the functions of management, the critical skills all Managers need and key concepts involved in the Management of Human Resources and Human Capital.  Participants will be made to recognize the authority, accountability and responsibility...

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A Practical Approach to Payroll and Budgeting

Abstract This course is an introduction to the processing of payroll in the organisation regardless of its size. All aspects of the payroll function would be examined including computations, accounting and statutory compliance. Personal spending, savings and investment decisions would...

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Professional Customer Service Training - Maximising Customer Satisfaction

AbstractThis course will train participants to be excellent customer service practitioners. The course will ensure participants learn the skills and knowledge required to satisfy diverse customers in diverse industries. Target AudienceThis course targets the following persons: customer services representatives, supervisors,...

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Project Management for Business Professionals

AbstractProject Management for Business Professionals is an introductory course to the world of project management. Learners will be introduced to the key concepts, principles and methods for managing projects effectively. The project life cycle and the project management processes will...

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A Master's Course in Digital Photography

A Master’s Course in Digital Photography is designed for persons with basic camera ability who wishes to enhance their skills. The course introduces participants to the fundamental components of photography, then challenges, reinforces, and deepens technical understanding. Exciting practical exercises...

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Professional Journalism - Getting It Write

This course is designed to introduce learners to the fundamental skills of the modern journalist. Participants will develop their skills in writing and research for print and other media. Participants will also further their understanding of the conceptual and practical...

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A Professional Certificate in Sales and Marketing

Abstract This certificate enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the sales and marketing functions within an organisation. Participants will understand how sales activities influence marketing activities and vice versa. Participants will be exposed to the steps...

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Facilities Management (Building Services Maintenance)

AbstractThis course conveys the process of managing facilities in all its complexity in sufficient detail, to allow the participant to gain a realistic grasp of contemporary facilities management policies and practices.  Target AudienceThis course targets Facility managers, office managers, building...

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Certificate in Three Phase Power & Plant Distribution

This course will give the student of electrical science a basic/general knowledge of three phase power and its use in the industry.

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Mastering Public Speaking and Presentations using PowerPoint

AbstractThis course will train participants to acquire, develop and improve presentation skills. Participants will review strategies to gain confidence and develop their skills to address an audience successfully. In addition, they will learn how to prepare, structure and deliver great...

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Supervisory Management - Workshop

AbstractThe workshop teaches participants to enhance their personal development in the field of Supervisory Management. It provides a practical understanding of key roles and responsibilities and it helps participants to learn the important skills required to be a successful Supervisor/Manager....

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Public Relations and Corporate Communications

Abstract This module enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of the public relations process and the strategies necessary to effectively communicate with the media and by extension the wider society. Learners will view public relations within a theoretical framework, with...

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Implementing Photovoltaic Systems for Solar Power Generation

The use of the Sun as an alternative means to provide electrical energy has always been around us. Solar Power generation has emerged as one of the most rapidly growing renewable sources of electricity. It has several advantages over other...

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Implementing Wind Power Systems for Residential Use

The use of the wind as a natural energy resource is implemented in a number of countries around the world. The technology to harness this abundant resource has made it possible to be used in a variety of ways and...

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A Practical Course in Air Conditioning and Maintenance

The objective of the Air Conditioning Course is to train and prepare individuals for entry level positions as service and maintenance technicians in the field of air conditioning and refrigeration. Upon successful completion of the course the individual should have...

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A Practical Approach to Starting your Own Business - Entrepreneurship 101

This course is designed to provide new entrepreneurs with everything they need to know in order to create, launch and operate any small business successfully, from preparing a business plan to launching the venture. This programme will provide the necessary...

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Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

AbstractThis course is focused on the concept of accounting as the basic language of business. Financial accounting is concerned with the manner in which an organization communicates its financial information to the persons (often non-finance personnel) who may make business...

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Train the Trainer with Emotional Intelligence - A Practical Approach to Teaching and Learning

AbstractThis course offers participants an understanding of the key philosophy of learning including learning styles and principles. The components of Emotional Intelligence as opposed to cognitive intelligence (intellect) would be discussed, as well as the many benefits of incorporating these...

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Certificate in Plumbing Technology

This course is geared towards perons who wish to carry out as well as understand basic plumbing maintenance for residential buildings and operation. Target Audience Persons who wish to learn how to install and maintain plumbing systems Tradesmen including persons...

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A Complete Course in Peachtree Accounting - A Practical Approach

Peachtree Accounting is designed to carry out the accounting functions of small to very large organizations. By recording and classifying data correctly, it allows for the maintenance and summarizing of business transactions in such a way as to generate the necessary...

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A Professional Certificate in Design Essentials - Adobe CS6 -Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

The Adobe CS6 is a powerful, industry-standard, suite of programs for image editing and manipulation, print and online graphic creation and desktop publishing.  Students will learn to combine knowledge of three robust design programs in the suite with design theory...

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Creating & Developing Websites

This course will introduce students to Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), Dynamic Hyper Text Markup (DHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) using Macromedia Fireworks and Website animation application package. Simple websites will be developed that include frames, tables and CSS. This...

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Advanced Website Development

This course will introduce students to webpage design with an emphasis on the importance of careful planning as the key to a successful website. Advanced Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) will be introduced and students will learn to create webpages to...

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Voice Articulation: The Art of Vocal Expression

This course is designed to offer the learner essential voice exercises which will include both radio and television techniques.  It will afford the learner the opportunity to make their voice as versatile as possible.  All the elements of a trained...

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A Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing

AbstractThis certificate enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of how technology has influenced the development of marketing and its evolution into a field now referred to as Digital Marketing. Participants will develop their understanding of the elements of digital marketing...

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Conversational Chinese for Professionals

Chinese Made Easy is a Mandarin Chinese program for young students ages 10 and up that emphasizes equally the development of oral communication skills and a solid foundation in character recognition and writing. With its attractive and colorfully designed pages,...

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Digital Audio Production and Engineering 101

This programme in digital audio production and engineering covers the fundamentals of the recording studio environment. The certificate programme is designed to aid the development of students’ problem solving skills, so that they will be able to effectively function in...

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A Master’s Course in Video Production for PC: A Complete Guide from Script to Screen

The general objective of this programme is to provide students with basic technical and creative skills, complemented by the requisite knowledge and understanding of the techniques of producing videos and short films.

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A Master’s Course in Video Editing for PC

This programme is designed to transform the participants into confident and competent video editing practitioners. By the end of this course all participants will be able to manipulate and combine various formats of video and images into finished video products...

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Adobe After Effects CS6 Fundamentals

This course introduces participants to the fundamentals of After Effects and will enable students to create motion graphics and visual effects to a professional level for video, multimedia, and the web. This course will allow students to animate and compose...

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A Practical Approach to Risk Assessment and Management (OSHE)

AbstractRisk assessments and management have been a key part of the occupational environment, but in recent years, it has become an increasingly important part of organizational best practices. Corporations have realized that effective risk assessments and management can reduce negative...

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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for Business Professionals

AbstractThis course will expose participants to a proven process for critical thinking. The skill learned can be used in a professional environment or in one's personal life and can lead to better decision making.Target AudienceManagers, professionals, students and anyone interested...

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Business Process Mapping, Analysis, Re-engineering and Quality Management

AbstractThis course will provide participants with an excellent working knowledge of the processes, principles and techniques involved in the theory and application of process mapping techniques aligned to international standards and based on proven industry practice. It will enable the...

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Effective Writing, Speaking and Critical Reading for Business Professionals

AbstractEffective communication sets the foundation for individual and organizational success. When you master effective communication skills, you gain the power to get things done. This first course in Effective Business Communication focuses on developing effective writing, speaking and presentation skills....

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A Practical Approach to Statistics and Probability for Business Professionals

AbstractThe main objective of this course is to provide participants with the foundations of statistical inference mostly used in business and economics.Topics include: discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and an introduction to linear regression.

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Image Management & Business Etiquette for Professionals

AbstractAwkward introductions, weak handshakes, poor communication, ineffective meetings, and lack of consideration can negatively affect anyone's career and business relationships. The skills acquired through this training will give participants a poised and convincing manner taking them into any professional setting....

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Networking, Collaboration and Teamwork for Professionals

Abstract:This course provides the knowledge, skills and competencies required to contribute more effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team. Participants would explore key strategies to enhance their abilities to interact and work collaboratively within the business setting.  The sessions will...

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Pre-MBA Accounting (Financial)

  Pre MBA Accounting (Financial)   It is well recognized that "few subjects in a degree course in Business Administration are approached by students with a greater sense of awe than accounting". Reasons profess for this are many, some include:...

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Pre-MBA Accounting (Managerial)

  Pre MBA Accounting (Managerial)   This course is focused on the concept of managerial accounting for organisations.  Managerial Accounting focuses on the costing mechanisms within the organisations as well as all the activities involved in the Planning, Control and...

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Pre-MBA Finance

  Pre MBA Finance   This course is focused on the concept of accounting as the basic language of business. Financial accounting is concerned with the manner in which an organization communicates its financial information to the persons (often non-finance...

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Advanced Graphics and Animation

This course will cover advanced methods used in current state of the art 3D graphics and computer systems. The course will also cover the developmental foundations, computational techniques and their use in creative practice.  This course is covered in 30...

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Computer Forensics

This course is an introduction to the computer forensic process. It is designed to give attendees a key understanding of basic Digital forensics, its requirements and processes involved in an investigation.          

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ITIL Foundation

This course is an introduction to the ITIL framework. It examines at a basic level all facets of Service management, the use of best practice and transitioning an organization into the ITIL framework and the benefits to the business.

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Computer Games Design and Development

This course provides learners with an understanding of computer games development as an underpinning technological concept in the fields of computer gaming and systems development. This course enables learners to use any suitable platform to explore design requirements and methods...

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Matriculation to Higher National Diploma (Engineering)

The Matriculation to Higher National Diploma (Engineering),  allows learners to pursue the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in either Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

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Supervisor to Manager: Making the Transition

AbstractThe focus of day 1 includes identifying the challenges and changes needed to make the transition from working as a supervisor to a manager. Target AudienceNew frontline supervisors/managers, recently-promoted supervisors/managers, team leaders, peer leaders, employees considering management opportunities.

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Strategic Human Resource Workshop

Abstract This workshop introduces the new strategic competencies and skills that HR professionals require to be successful in the future. In two action-filled days, learn how to leverage your HR background to produce the maximum value for your organization. Learn...

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The Strategic Leader: From Vision to Execution

AbstractWith strategy-savvy managers and leaders needed in nearly every type of organization in every sector and industry, now is the time to expand your strategic leadership and management skills. This course will provide participants with an excellent understanding of the...

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Introduction to SPSS: A Practical Approach

This course covers knowledge and application of statistical and data analysis from a non-mathematical perspective using SPSS.

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Managing Software Development Projects

Abstract This course is designed to allow participants to understand the various techniques for managing a software development project. It builds on core concepts in the field of software development and provides an understanding of both theoretical and methodological issues...

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OSH Act Awareness and Implementation Workshop

Abstract The Occupational Safety Act of Trinidad and Tobago (as amended 3 0f 2006) has been in effect approximately (9) nine years while some organisations generally those in the public view has been proactive and sought to ensure compliance with...

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Introduction to SQL

This course teaches the basics of SQL and introduces the concepts of database design. Students will get hands on experience with creating database tables and writing queries to retrieve data from the database.    

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Advertising and Promotion Seminar

Abstract This seminar enables participants to demonstrate and understanding of advertising and its various elements. Participants will develop their understanding of advertising and the resulting strategic decisions required. The course takes participants through the steps of designing and executing on...

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Sales and Marketing Intensive Seminar

Abstract This certificate enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the sales and marketing functions within an organization.  Participants will understand how sales activities influence marketing activities and vice versa.  Participants will be exposed to the steps...

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Applied IT Training in Microsoft Office 2013

This is an Advanced level of the Computer Literacy programme.  It is a combination of the core areas of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project 2013.  

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A Professional Certificate in Managing Construction Projects

  Abstract One of the issues that exist within the local construction industry is that while there might be the technical know-how in the area of construction practice, many times there is a lack of understanding in project management practices...

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Effective Management of Projects - An Introduction

The course will consist of six sessions, 1½ hour each, that will focus on the key elements of Effective Project Management. Sessions would be highly interactive involving case studies and group discussions.  

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