Learning resources

We have originated a wide range of learning materials that we make available to our clients and the participants who attend our learning events.  Below is a collection of materials and guides that are indicative of the areas we cover; we are pleased to share these with you - please click those of interest to request your copies.

Books dispatched for £15 within the UK; outside the UK we can supply a price on request.

  • The Economist Guide to Financial Management

    John Tennent


    Managers are constantly expected to make decisions fully understanding the financial consequence. In the absence of formal training few people are prepared for the responsibilities of dealing with management reports, budgets and capital proposals, and find themselves embarrassed by their lack of understanding. This book is a practical guide to understanding and managing financial responsibilities.

    Guide to Financial Management
  • The Economist Guide to Business Modelling

    John Tennent and Graham Friend


    This definitive guide to creating business models is now in its third edition and is widely used to evaluate opportunities ranging from a modest business proposal through to a major project.

    Guide to Business Modelling
  • The Economist Guide to Cash Management

    John Tennent


    The credit crunch has highlighted to businesses the importance of cash management, as those firms which ran short of cash discovered when they found themselves in trouble or even went bust. This tightly written guide clearly explains the six critical aspects of the effective management of cash and cash flow.

    Guide to Cash Management

Quick Guides

Blog series - Guide to Business Modelling

Blog series - Working with Macros and Visual Basic Series

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Financial Management

Enable managers from all disciplines to make improved business decisions with a clearer understanding of their financial impact on the business.

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Strategy & Planning

Reconcile the needs of your markets to your resources, in a changing world, to determine the direction and scope needed to achieve success for your organisation and meet the needs of your stakeholders.

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Excel Business Modelling

The key to understanding your business propositions is to construct business models; only by developing assumptions, applying scenarios and testing options can the real value be explored and evaluated.

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Value Added Marketing

Equip your people with the skills and techniques to identify and deliver market leading products or services that are fully aligned to changing customer needs.

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Supply Chain Effectiveness

Enable your people to apply best practice as they plan, source, make and deliver your products and therefore provide your business with greater flexibility, reduced costs and improved availability.

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Business Simulations

Develop a virtual reality representation of YOUR business to facilitate real strategic choices; or alternatively develop a tailored, interactive simulation for teams within a competitive environment to obtain real-world business understanding.

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Driving Sales Growth

The key to growing sales is to fully understand your customer, enabling you to create value propositions that really meet their needs better than the competition.

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Raising Consulting Performance

Developing the professionalism and competence of consultants, technical specialists and professional service deliverers, Elevation Learning (part of Corporate Edge group) specialises in raising consulting performance. 

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