Welcome to our online training courses on soft skills development

We've selected a range of programmes from the leading e-learning provider, Video Arts to meet some of the most important learning needs: everything from brushing up your appraisal skills to project management.

Video Arts e-learning courses are especially designed to be entertaining and memorable. Each e-learning course is split into easy-to-use modules which include demonstrations, tutorials and video clips.

Watching the video below will give you a taster of why the online courses from Video Arts are the effective and engaging way of gaining new skills:

You can access your e-learning wherever you are and whenever you want it. So you can dip in and out of your courses when it suits you.

Have a look at the Video Arts course catalogue (see the column to the right) to check what's available. For more information on each course please log in to the Staff Development Virtual Learning Environment. Courses are grouped according to their subject areas and hopefully this will make your search easier and quicker.  

Are you interested in signing up for any of the online courses from Video Arts?

Please contact the Course Administrator - Anna Bak dos Reis  for more information and for the enrolment key.  

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Contact Details

Organisational & Staff Development
1st Floor, Stewart House
32 Russell Square

Tel. (020) 7862 8101/8098/8082

Fax. (020) 7862 8080


Available courses:

The Yes! Project: Attitude and motivation

Assert yourself: Learning to be assertive

Going to a meeting: Constructive and effective participation

I wasn't prepared for that: Overcoming the fear of making presentations

Meetings, bloody meetings: Making meetings more productive

Put it in writing: The complete communicator - the art of influence

Demanding customers: Customer care made PERFECT 

Inside information: A silo-buster’s guide to internal customer service

Absence minded: Managing absenteeism 

Essentials for interviewing: Interviewing skills for managers taking part in the selection process

Performance review: Every manager’s nightmare

Performance review: Every appraisee’s dream

First among equals: Leading a team

30 ways to make more time: Managing your time effectively

Project management: Leading a project team

Pass it on: Coaching skills for managers

Performance matters: The need for constructive criticism

The helping hand: Coaching skills for managers

Behavioural Interviewing: Taking the guesswork out of recruitment

The Ultimate Stress Show: Managing stress