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Business skills

Essential to an organisation’s success are soft skills. In addition to technical support, we offer a range of materials to help GRC professionals increase their employability and effectiveness in skills such as chairing, negotiation, and leadership.

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Skills governing an individual’s ability to communicate, form relationships, and prioritise tasks are just as crucial to business success as the more recognised 'hard skills'. This section showcases the titles necessary to develop these skills and remain viable in the communication age.

Building a Resilient Organisation (ICSA Solutions)

Building a Resilient Organisation (ICSA Solutions)

Authors: James Crask, Charley Newnham, Jack Armstrong, Dr. Paul Robertson
Price: £14.35 | October 2014
ISBN: 9781860726453

Despite heavy investments in delivering risk management, organisations are still failing. This guide provides a wealth of indispensable information to lead boards through the complicated and interconnected factors that generate resilience, and help them to create a strong and robust organisation.

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Business Management in Practice

Business Management in Practice

Author: Dr Philip Kelly
Price: £44.95 | January 2017
ISBN: 9781860726989

The official study text for the Business Management in Practice modules of ICSA’s International Finance and Administration level 5 qualifications.

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Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Negotiating and Drafting

Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Negotiating and Drafting

Authors: Mike Griffiths, Stuart Williams
Price: £54.95 | July 2014
ISBN: 9781860724787

This book will be a guide to anyone involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts. By explaining and illustrating the implications of each stage in the making and implementation of contracts, it will help them avoid the pitfalls that can arise when agreement is reached without a full understanding of the relevant issues, both legal and practical.

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Effective Conflict Management

Effective Conflict Management

Author: CEDR
Price: £32.95 | June 2013
ISBN: 9781860725418

Difficult conversations are a natural part of human interaction and working life. Depending on how they are approached and how they proceed, they can present an opportunity to improve and make things work better, or they can lead to damaged relationships and lost business efficiency. This book is designed to help you recognise and prevent conflict, but also to deal with it when it does happen.

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Effective Minute Taking

Effective Minute Taking

Authors: Rob Robson, Archana Singh Karki, Philip Davis
Price: £27.95 | June 2013
ISBN: 9781860725463

People frequently find themselves called upon to take minutes, with little guidance on how they are expected to produce an accurate record of what took place. Ambiguous agreements, a vague agenda, interruptions, and a poor chairperson are just some of the factors that can make this a daunting task. This book will provide practical guidelines for overcoming the problems faced by minute takers and achieving accuracy in the minute-taking process.

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Fund Administration

Fund Administration

Authors: Haley Camp, Jo Carré
Price: £44.95 | January 2017
ISBN: 9781860727009

The official study text for the Fund Administration modules of ICSA’s International Finance and Administration level 5 qualifications.

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How to Run a Limited Company

How to Run a Limited Company

Author: Nicholas Currie
Price: £27.95 | July 2013
ISBN: 9781860724527

How to Run a Limited Company covers the entire life-cycle of a company, from formation and registration through core compliance tasks such as managing shares, meetings, and reports and accounts, through to wind-up and insolvency. The book will provide readers with the practical tools and resources required to successfully establish and operate a private limited company.

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How to Run an Academy School, 2nd edition

How to Run an Academy School, 2nd edition

Author: Katie Paxton-Doggett
Price: £29.95 | September 2016
ISBN: 9781860726828

How to Run an Academy School offers all those involved in running schools an essential guide to the legal and regulatory compliance required to fulfil the company secretarial function.

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One Day MBA

One Day MBA

Author: Richard Jones
Price: £27.95 | July 2012
ISBN: 9781860724947

This book is the definitive, pragmatic guide for business managers, business owners, company directors and business graduates and anyone considering taking an MBA course. One Day MBA provides you with everything you need to gain the necessary skills for creating winning strategies and suggests practical steps to allow you to immediately apply them to your business.

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One Stop Company Secretary, 8th edition

One Stop Company Secretary, 8th edition

Author: David Martin
Price: £27.95 | May 2014
ISBN: 9781860726095

This is an accessible and practical guide to keeping a company on track with a whole range of legal and best practice requirements.

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Trust and Company Administration

Trust and Company Administration

Authors: Colin Solomon, Colin Tanner
Price: £44.95 | January 2017
ISBN: 9781860726972

The official study text for the Trust and Company Administration modules of ICSA’s International Finance and Administration level 5 qualifications.

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