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Training and Development

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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).

Courses include:
  • The Pillars of Business Success [a week-long course to be run for Zambia 2050 in May 2017]
  • Financial Management: An Introduction [blended learning course developed for international group of trainees]
  • 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:
  • "Rising to the Challenge: Building the Future" [keynote talk at the Cambridge International Education Conference for school owners and leaders]
  • "Integrity in Financial Management & Accountancy" [talk given at CCPN]
  • "'Feet to the lame': How Dragonmobility helps the disabled one step at a time" [talk to Tuesdays Together at City Church, Cambridge]
  • "Mapping the Future: Checking the Compass" [a talk on business planning, finance and ethics for Cambridge International Education Conference]
  • "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 RCCOG (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. 

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