Guide

Skills and training for directors and owners

Introduction

As a business owner or director, you need many different skills for your business to succeed.

You may be a first-class engineer, but unless you can sell your product, your business is likely to fail. Likewise, you could be a wizard financier, but unless the people you employ are well managed, your business could collapse.

Running a successful business means being able to access many skills. As your business grows, the range and complexity of skills your business needs will grow too.

This guide outlines the kind of skills that businesses need to function successfully and the skills required by those heading a business. It will also advise you on where to go to find help and training to ensure all these skills needs are met in your business.