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

This first course in Effective Business Communication focuses on developing effective writing, speaking and presentation skills. This will be examined and practiced especially in memoranda, letters, reports, in class presentations etc.; and, an opportunity will be provided for each delegate...

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Purchasing with Business Ethics for Business Professionals

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

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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

In most manufacturing enterprises, material content is 40% to 80% of the product cost. In distribution, it can be even higher. Service industries typically see lower percentages, but inventory still has significant cost and service impact. Participants in this course...

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Logistics Management for Business Professionals

This course enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of purchasing as it evolved through the years to procurement and supply management.  Participants will develop their ability to evaluate any logistics operations to which they are exposed and determine if it...

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A Practical Approach to Taxation (Personal and Business)

Taxation is designed to provide students and business owners with a basic understanding of Trinidad and Tobago’s Income Tax, with focus on fundamental taxation concepts and the main aspects of legislation with tax rules. The purpose of this course is...

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Psychology & Emotional Intelligence for Business Professionals

This course is a study of the application of psychological principles and procedures in business and industry settings.  Consideration is given to topics such as selection, placement, employee motivation, morale, and leadership. 

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The Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management

  This unit enables participants to demonstrate and 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...

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The Professional Certificate in Supervisory Management

To provide supervisory level personnel (supervisors, potential supervisors, and professional level staff) with knowledge and skills required for effectively carrying out their responsibilities.  The course develops a personal awareness, as well as an awareness of the people, activities, and management...

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The Professional Certificate in Office Administration

This course develops skills, helping Managers, Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Support Staff, or anyone responsible for coordinating, managing, or being an effective member of an office team, to have a “take-charge” approach to better manage multiple bosses, manage multiple...

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Bid Evaluation Essentials Part 1 - Seminar

Provide participants with a knowledge of the principles and techniques involved in bid evaluations across industries

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Bid Evaluation Essentials Part 2 - Seminar

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.

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Effective Business Writing for Professionals

Effective Business Writing 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 ways of doing all three professionally. ...

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Effective Time Management for Business Professionals - Seminar

This course offers participants an understanding of the key factors of their personality and how these impact the way they use time. It also offers insight into the psychology behind the wastage of time, identifying the perpetrators (the key time...

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Event Management for Business Professionals Part 1

This course is a practical one, geared towards teaching the students how to successfully plan and execute an event. The course focuses on the many aspects of event management, as well as the critical "rules of thumb" that must be...

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Event Management for Business Professionals Part 2

The Advanced Event Management for Business Professionals course spans a wide range of topics from Starting Your Own Event Management Business to Sport Event Management. It delves into current international industry trends which will help the Event Planner to keep...

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Contract Management for Business & Technical Professionals - Seminar

Participants will learn how to manage risks and improve performance of suppliers and clients through the development of appropriate contractual agreements and the effective administration of contracts.  

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High Performance Teams Workshop - Seminar

This course aims to raise an awareness of the need for team work as a key component of business survival and success.   In addition, the programme strives to enhance the working relationship among the participants who attend this workshop.By the...

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Global Supply Chain Management for Importers/Exporters (Doing Business with China, India and Latin America)

Supply chain management seeks to enhance competitive performance by closely integrating the internal functions within a company and effectively linking them with the operations of its suppliers. Business owners, business managers, procurement and marketing personnel, and individuals influential in the...

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OSHA - General Industry Training

  The course teaches participants the OSHA General Industry Standards.  Those persons who have safety responsibilities will benefit from this comprehensive course, as it specifically applies to TT OSH Act policies, standards and procedures for general safety and health. It...

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OSHA - Construction Industry Training

The course is designed for health and safety personnel in the construction industry, supervisors, foremen, project managers, and contractor management personnel.  It teaches participants to understand the OSHA Construction Industry Standards. Those persons who have safety responsibilities will benefit from...

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Train the Trainer- Seminar

This course offers participants an understanding of the key philosophy of learning including learning styles and principles. Methods on training, developing training modules and learning aids would also be discussed. At the end of this course participants would be capable...

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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 pre-requisite to the internationally recognised Comptia A+ certification course. This course...

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Leadership and Coaching Skills for Business Professionals - Seminar

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:•    Identify the four functions of management•    Recognise the authority, accountability and responsibility involved in management•    Identify the critical skills all Managers need and key concepts involved in the Management...

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Designing and Implementing a Security Plan in the Workplace

Security involves the implementation of control measures in response to identified risks, while managing risk involves reducing risk to acceptable levels as determined by an organization.  Today’s managers, with direct responsibility for security, must confront this dilemma by leading management...

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Essential Business Operations Training for Administrative Professionals

At the end of the course participants will be able to identify the skills required by an executive assistant.  Participants will learn how to improve their skills in the required areas and how to deal with difficult situations and persons. ...

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A Practical Approach to Payroll and Budgeting

This course is an introduction to accounting for payroll.  Students will review areas including fixed assets and payroll, and perform financial analysis.  Additional topics include departmental accounting and budgeting.  Accounting for payroll will be examined thoroughly and participants will be...

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Professional Customer Service Training - Maximising Customer Satisfaction

Course Objectives: To offer a complete business product and perspective aimed at the professional development of Front Line and Managers or Supervisors in the area of Customer Service To enhance your current knowledge and skills in key customer service areas...

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Event Management for Business Professionals - Seminar

This course is a practical one, geared towards teaching the students how to successfully plan and execute an event. The course focuses on the many aspects of event management, as well as the critical "rules of thumb" that must be...

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Essential Business Training for Administrative Professionals and Executive Assistants - Seminar

Target Audience:This course is designed for those participants wishing to improve their administrative skills and to enhance their personal career goals in Business Administration.Course Objective: At the end of the course participants will be able to identify the skills required...

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Designing and Implementing a Security Plan in the Workplace - Seminar

Target Audience:This course is designed for security supervisors, Human Resource managers, business owners, security personnel, Facilities manager responsible for security and OSHA personnel.Course Objectives:Security involves the implementation of control measures in response to identified risks, while managing risk involves reducing...

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Project Management for Business Professionals

Upon completion of pursuing Project Management training you are able to: Understand the triple constraints of scope, cost, time and quality in projects Understand the full range of activities from the beginning to the end of a project and learn...

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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

Objectives: This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the relationship between the sales and marketing functions within an organization, as well as the impact of marketing activities on the sales function.  This will aid in the development...

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Technical Report Writing Skills

This workshop is designed for individuals wishing to understand and learn how to write effective reports.  It will also assist those individuals who currently write reports to improve their writing skills.   Objective: There are several types of reports including...

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Facilities Management (Building Services Maintenance)

The objective of this course is to convey 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. Facility managers, office managers,...

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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

This course is designed for executives, managers, sales people, trainers and those who want to acquire or improve presentation skills.  Participants will review strategies to gain confidence and develop their skills to address an audience successfully. In addition, they will...

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The Professional Certificate in Public Relations

This course aims to give students a solid grounding in both the conceptual and practical issues in the field of public relations. By the end of the course participants should be able to:  Explain how the process of communication works...

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Leading Effectively- Five Key Tools

Leadership is much more than just leading a team or supervising staff. It starts with leading self and extends to influencing and motivating others. Leadership is often hard to clearly define but one could easily recognize leadership when you see...

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Microsoft Excel 2013 - Intermediate & Advanced Seminar

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program you can use to enter and organize data and to perform a wide variety of number-crunching tasks. You can use Excel strictly as a program for manipulating numerical data or you can use...

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Microsoft Word 2013 - Intermediate & Advanced Seminar

You can use word to tackle any project involving text  such as letters, faxes, memos, reports, manuscripts and more. Word's versatile formatting features enable you to enhance your text documents with ease, changing the font size and colour, altering the...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 - Seminar

PowerPoint is a presentation program you can use to convey all kinds of messages to an audience. You can use PowerPoint to create slideshows to present ideas to clients, explain a concept or procedure to employees or teach a class....

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Supervisory Management - Workshop

The 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

This course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth examination of the fundamentals of communications and public relations. Participants will gain a better understanding of the best practices in communications/public relations and new ideas for implementing those practices into...

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Certified Associate in Project Management® - Intermediate Module

Launched in 2003, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® recognises individuals with a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes, and terminology as defined in "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK® Guide), the standard of...

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PMP® Certification

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® was initiated in 1984 to recognize an individual's demonstrated understanding of the knowledge and skills to lead and direct teams and to deliver results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources. Candidates of the...

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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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Introduction to Renewable Energy - A Practical Approach

Renewable Energy is all around us and today more and more people are using it to heat their homes, power their appliances and advance their careers. This course will give you the necessary knowledge about the various forms of renewable...

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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

  This program is designed specifically for the manager or other professional with limited exposure to the understanding of financial systems.  These people often have budgetary responsibilities and will perform those tasks much better with a clear understanding of the...

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

  This 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...

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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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A Practical Approach to Risk Management

Risk management has long been a key part of project management, but in recent years, it has become an increasingly important part of organizational best practices. Corporations have realized that effective risk management can not only reduce the negative impact...

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Accounting, Taxation and Law for Entrepreneurs

This course is an introduction to accounts, including what accounts are and how they work. Tax and VAT requirements would be addressed, as well as, what is required for filing accounts and returns. Legal considerations for establishing and operating various...

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Developing Efficient Business Structures and Processes with Controls to Prevent Loss from Theft or Fraud for Entrepreneurs

At the end of this session participants will gain a practical understanding of what controls to implement in one's business from an accounting and auditing perspective.   

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Office Administration and General Record Keeping for Entrepreneurs

At the end of these sessions participants will be able to:- Develop a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities as Office Administrator Learn more about setting office guidelines and procedures Learn the art and benefit of working together Understand...

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Health, Safety and Quality Issues for Food Entrepreneurs

This course is structured to enable its participants to learn about the issues of food safety; and aid them in the implementation and maintenance of safe food handling practices. Participants will learn how to build technical proficiency in undertaking food...

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Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Target Audience Entrepreneurs and Small Business personnel. Individuals who would like to understand how marketing can impact the development of a business.   Objectives                   This course gives participants a practical understanding of the fundamental concept and principles of marketing as...

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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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Drawing for Beginners

This course provides participants with the basic skills necessary to create a piece of artwork; learners will be able to use tools and techniques in a competent manner to achieve this goal.  On completion of this course, learners will be...

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A Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing

This 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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The Professional Certificate in Office Administration - Seminar

This course develops skills, helping Managers, Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Support Staff, or anyone responsible for coordinating, managing, or being an effective member of an office team, to have a “take-charge” approach to better manage multiple bosses, manage multiple...

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A Practical Approach to Taxation (Personal and Business) - Seminar

Taxation is designed to provide students and business owners with a basic understanding of Trinidad and Tobago’s Income Tax, with focus on fundamental taxation concepts and the main aspects of legislation with tax rules. The purpose of this course is...

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Facilities Management (Building Services Maintenance) - Seminar

The objective of this course is to convey 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. Facility managers, office managers,...

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Inventory and Warehouse Management for Business Professionals - Seminar

In most manufacturing enterprises, material content is 40% to 80% of the product cost. In distribution, it can be even higher. Service industries typically see lower percentages, but inventory still has significant cost and service impact. Participants in this course...

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Mastering Public Speaking and Presentations using PowerPoint - Seminar

This course is designed for executives, managers, sales people, trainers and those who want to acquire or improve presentation skills.  Participants will review strategies to gain confidence and develop their skills to address an audience successfully. In addition, they will...

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A Practical Approach to Payroll and Budgeting - Seminar

This course is an introduction to accounting for payroll.  Students will review areas including fixed assets and payroll, and perform financial analysis.  Additional topics include departmental accounting and budgeting.  Accounting for payroll will be examined thoroughly and participants will be...

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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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Image Management for Business Professionals - A Practical Approach to Creating and Managing a Professional Image

This course provides participants with a theoretical and practical approach towards achieving an enhanced professional image in their respective organisations. The course is designed to examine, assess and suggest image management options that could assist candidates in projecting a more...

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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: 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

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

Please contact our Port of Spain campus for all course details.

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Summer Camp 2014 (ages 11-13)

The ultimate camp experience at SBCS. Includes orientation and campus tour, movie moments, graduation and open house for parents.

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Summer Camp 2014 (ages 13-15)

The ultimate camp experience at SBCS. Includes orientation and campus tour, movie moments, graduation and open house for parents.

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Programming Camp

Software development is an area in which it is forecasted that hundreds of high paying jobs will be created worldwide over the next few years. A great opportunity to expose young students to the exciting and rewarding world of software...

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Developing Android Apps using App Inventor

An exciting five (5) day course that introduces the user to the app inventor tool which is used to design apps for the anfroid platform. The app inventor provides a very easy drag and drop interface and makes it very...

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Summer Programmes 2014

Full-time IT courses available during the summer period.

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Crafting and Implementing a Digital Marketing Strategy

  This seminar enables participants to demonstrate an understanding of how digital marketing has changed the landscape of marketing. Participants will understand the elements of digital marketing and the impact on traditional marketing models and strategies. This seminar takes participants...

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