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Training and Development

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Ken Dickson of Axiom-e is regularly invited to speak at international conferences.

Previous conference talks have included:
  • Built to Last,  Cambridge International Education Conference for school owners and head teachers Cambridge, February 2018:
    • "Financial Management - SAFETY FIRST" (seminar)
    • "Passing on Your School" (seminar)
  • Social Business: Building the Future [seminar at the Jubilee Plus Conference: Churches that Change Communities, UK, October 2017]
  • Adapting Education to Changing TimesCambridge International Education Conference for school owners and teachers Nigeria, August 2017:
    • "The Future of Education" [keynote talk]
    • "Managing Risks" [plenary talk]
    • "Building the Future" [seminar for school owners]
  • "Rising to the Challenge: Building the Future" [keynote talk at the Cambridge International Education Conference for school owners and leaders, February 2017]
  • "Mapping the Future: Checking the Compass" [a talk on business planning, finance and ethics for Cambridge International Education Conference, February 2016]

Training courses

runs a number of training courses. These can be customised to meet the specific needs of your organisation or could be open to a wider audience. The focus is on aspects of  accounting, financial management or general management relating to start-ups, early-stage or growing companies, social enterprises and charities (including churches).

Forthcoming courses include:
  • Pillars of Business Success - Lagos, Nigeria, 2018
  • Pillars of Business Success - Cambridge, UK, 2018
Courses run in the past include:
  • The Pillars of Business Success [a week-long course developed and run for Zambia 2050 in May 2017]
  • Financial Management: An Introduction [blended learning course developed for  five international groups of trainees from China]
  • Business Planning, Financial Forecasting & Presentational Skills [blended learning course for international group of trainees]
  • Business Planning for Success
  • Financial Management for Early-stage Businesses
  • Securing Suitable Finance
  • Managing Business Growth
  • Principles of Budgeting
  • Purpose, Plans and Profit: Accounting and Financial Management for Early-stage Organisations
  • Purpose, Plans and Profit: A Personal Perspective [uses story-telling to relate theory to case studies based on personal experience]
  • Managing Finance Throughout Your Life [some guidance on managing personal finances]
  • SAFETY FIRST: An overview of Accounting and Financial Management for non-financial managers.

Read what those attending the talks have said.

More detailed courses focused on individual elements such as developing budgets with spreadsheets have also been developed and run.

If you would like to invite Ken to run courses for you, please contact him now.


Ken Dickson, our Managing Director, has had several articles published in the general business press covering business, finance and IT. These generally include his own perspective on how things are or could be.

If you would like to commission Ken to write an article, please contact him now.

Talks to business groups

As part of his interest in developing the next generation of business people, Ken gives talks to charities and business groups.

Whilst the talks are generally pro bono, attendees or groups are encouraged to consider making a donation to The Turbo Trust , which seeks to raise money in order to fund the purchase of specialised elevating powered wheelchairs to provide independent mobility to severely disabled but active people.

Recent talks have included:
  • "'Feet to the lame': How Dragonmobility helps the disabled one step at a time" [talk given to various groups]
  • "Integrity in Financial Management & Accountancy" [talk given at CCPN]
  • "Principles of Budgeting" for staff at The Moller Centre
  • "Purpose, Plans and Profits - A Personal Perspective" - for CCPN
  • "Biblically based guidance and advice for managing personal finances throughout your life" - for Momentum
  • "Managing finances in all areas of life: some Biblically-based guidance" for RCCG (Cambridge)
  • "Managing finances throughout your life: some guidance" for staff at The Moller Centre
  • "Purpose, Plans and Profits: Accounting and Financial Management for Early-Stage Organisations" for 50th Generation
Read what those attending the talks have said.

 If you would like to benefit from Ken's experience and advice, please contact him now. 


Check out Ken Dickson's forthcoming speaking engagements

Axiom-e helps The Turbo Trust to transform lives and so can you  :